The Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show set for Saturday has been rescheduled for Sept. 8, organizers said.
The event will take place at the Wal-Mart store on Airline Highway in Prairieville.
A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Residents can recycle newspapers, magazines, catalogs, phone books, paperback books, mail, colored paper, envelopes, milk and juice cartons, cardboard, aluminum, tin or bimetal cans and metal lids, and No. 1 or No. 7 plastic containers.
For more information, call Terance Irvin, parish environmental manager, at (225) 621-5722.
Youth book club planned
The Community Sisterhood Youth Book Club plans to meet at Sept. 10 at the First Pilgrim Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 6211 La. 73, Geismar.
The book club is for students in sixth through 12th grades.
The September book is “Schooled” by Gordon Korman.
The club meets once a month for about an hour to discuss the selected book.
The goals of the program are to promote literacy and encourage better reading habits, a news release from the Community Sisterhood states.
Time to get library card
Children are encouraged to register for a library card during National Library Card Sign-Up Month, which starts Saturday at the Ascension Parish Library.
Children in kindergarten can obtain their own library cards, a news release from the Ascension Parish Library states.
Children entering kindergarten through eighth grade who sign up for their first card and check out at least one book that day will receive a free gift from the library.
Supplies are limited, so be sure to stop in early to sign up for a new library card.
Holiday ornament class
Learn how to hand-stitch wool felt holiday ornaments during a Sept. 13 program at the Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown.
The free program starts at 6 p.m.
Local artist Cathy Gaubert, whose work can be found in magazines and on her blog “handmade ... cathygaubert” will teach the class.
Attendees will need to bring needles and scissors. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
Space is limited.
Call (225) 673-8699 to register or for more information.
Donaldsonville author Will LeBlanc will talk about the rich and varied history of Donaldsonville during a Sept. 13 program, “A Trip Down Memory Lane.”
LeBlanc will share images captured in his latest book, “Donaldsonville: Images of America,” during the 6:30 p.m. program at the Donaldsonville branch of the Ascension Parish Library.
LeBlanc also will sign copies of his book.
Registration is required and can be completed by calling (225) 473-8052.
Contact Darlene Denstorff: phone, (225) 336-6952; fax, (225) 644-5851; email, email@example.com. Deadline: noon Wednesday.