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Tuesday, April 19

Early Voting Continues, can be done in person at the registrar’s office, 15475 Club Deluxe Road, Hammond, from 8:30 am to 6 pm daily through Saturday, April 23.

Tangipahoa Parish School Board meeting, 6 pm at the Central Office, 59656 Puleston Road, Amite.

Hungarian Language classes, 6:30 to 8 pm Tuesdays at St. Margaret Catholic Church Hall of Saints in Albany. Through May 10. Call 985-507-8664 or 225-294-5732.

Wednesday, April 20

Weekly Prayer Meeting, 11 am at Kentwood Assembly of God, 205 Ave. A, Kentwood. All welcome.

Thursday, April 21

Free Joint Pain Seminar, 6 pm at The Mezzanine Event Hall, 308 S. Cate St., Hammond. Dinner will be provided; registration is required at www.northoaks.org/joint or by calling 985-230-2255.

Youth Suicide Prevention Panel and Film Screening, 5:30 pm at Fontainebleau High School Auditorium, 100 Bulldog Drive, Mandeville. Admission is free.

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Note that masks are still required due to the pandemic.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church Hammond Community Outreach Center, 406 W. Thomas St. Every Thursday. Call 985-320-1242 for more information.

Gam-Anon Meeting, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church Hammond Community Outreach Center, 406 W. Thomas St. Every Thursday. Call 985-320-3925 for more information.

Friday, April 22

Open Mic Night, 6 pm at Hammond Branch Library, 314 E. Thomas St. All ages are welcome to present poetry readings, music, jokes and short dramatic sketches. Special guest Will’nesha Williams will present a reading from her book “Chocolate Covered Strawberries” and hold a signing. For more information, call 985-345-0937.

The Italian Festival, 6-11 pm on US Highway 51, Tickfaw.

Saturday, April 23

Early Voting Ends.

The Italian Festival, 8 am to 11 pm on US Highway 51, Tickfaw.

TARC Tickfaw River Regatta, 8-11 pm at Boopalu’s Bar and Grill, 31995 LA-22, Springfield. A family-friendly fundraiser event, homemade boat race and scavenger hunt. Category 6 will perform. For more information, see the fundraiser page at tarc-hammond.com.

Great American Cleanup Love the Boot, 8-10 am, meeting at Tangipahoa Chamber, 400 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond. Water, pick-up sticks, vests, gloves and trash bags will be distributed. For more information, call 985-277-5955.

Amite City Cleanup Day, 8 am Schools, churches, organizations, businesses and individuals are invited to participate. For more information, call Carol at 985-284-7075 or email at cbrooke@townofamitecity.com, or call Cathy at 985-748-8761 or email at cemetery@townofamitecity.com

Ponchatoula recycling, 10 am to noon at the Ponchatoula maintenance facility. Every second and fourth Saturday.

Hammond Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Masks are required due to the pandemic.

Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, 10 am to 5 pm at Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St. For more information, see www.covingtonheritage foundation.com or send an email: sbonnett@covla.com.

Sunday, April 24

The Italian Festival, 10 am to 6 pm on US Highway 51, Tickfaw.

Monday, April 25

Library Book Sale, 9 am to 6:30 pm at Amite Community Center, 101 W. Chestnut St. Attendees can take as many books as they want; donations encouraged; event is free and open to public. Wide variety of book types and genres will be available as well as audio books and DVDs. For more information, call 985-748-7559, ext. 200.

Monday Morning Crafters, 9-11 am, Loranger United Methodist Church, 19403 Magnolia St. Every Monday. You can call Vonna Pinney at 713-419-8734 for information.

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Note that masks are still required due to the pandemic.

Tuesday, April 26

Library Book Sale, 9 am to 6:30 pm at Amite Community Center, 101 W. Chestnut St. Attendees can take as many books as they want; donations encouraged; event is free and open to public. Wide variety of book types and genres will be available as well as audio books and DVDs. For more info, call 985-748-7559, ext. 200.

Thursday, April 28

Veterans Breakfast returns, 8:30 am at Michael J. Kenney Recreation Center, 601 W. Coleman Ave., Hammond. This is a monthly event. Those interested are asked to RSVP at their earliest convenience. To RSVP or for more information, call 985-277-5905, 985-277-5903 or 985-277-5908.

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Note that masks are still required due to the pandemic.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church Hammond Community Outreach Center, 406 W. Thomas St. Every Thursday. Call 985-320-1242 for more information.

Gam-Anon Meeting, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church Hammond Community Outreach Center, 406 W. Thomas St. Every Thursday. Call 985-320-3925 for more information.

Saturday, April 30

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Note that masks are still required due to the pandemic.

Thursday, May 5

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Note that masks are still required due to the pandemic.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church Hammond Community Outreach Center, 406 W. Thomas St. Every Thursday. Call 985-320-1242 for more information.

Gam-Anon Meeting, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church Hammond Community Outreach Center, 406 W. Thomas St. Every Thursday. Call 985-320-3925 for more information.

Saturday, May 7

Recycling Day, 8 am to noon at Zemurray Park, 406 S. Oak St., Hammond.

Youth Fishing Rodeo, 8:30 am at Ponchatoula Area Recreation District #1 Pete’s Lake Pond, 19030 Ponchatoula Park Drive. Pre-registration must be completed by May 5. Prizes will be awarded; must be between 4 and 15 years old to participate. Participants must bring their own fishing pole and equipment.

Hammond Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Masks are required.

Saturday, May 14

Riff Ridgel Crawfish CookOff, 11 am to 4 pm at Tickfaw Festival Grounds, 50081 US Highway 51. Live music by Zydeco Mike, boiled crawfish samplings, other food and drink, merchandise, and kids’ tent. Tickets are $30 and available at riffridgelcrawfishcookoff.com; Admission is free for children under 11.

Second Saturday Breakfast, 8:30 am, at Tangipahoa African American Heritage Center, 1600 Phoenix Square Drive.

Life Time Narcotics Anonymous: 7 pm at the Parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 West Hickory St. in Ponchatoula. Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Masks are required.

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