Ascension Parish briefs for March 21, 2013

Agriscience to hold
spring plant sale

Members of the St. Amant High School Agriscience Department will hold their annual spring bedding plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the school’s greenhouse.

A large variety of bedding plants and spring vegetable plants will be available.

The group’s fruit tree sale is also under way.

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Day of fun slated in Oak Grove Park

Community volunteer Gwendolyn Hilliard is planning Easter in the Park on Saturday at Oak Grove Park.

The free day of fun starts at 1 p.m. and will include a magic show at 2 p.m., egg hunt and food, Hilliard said.

To register, go to http://www.eventbrite.com and search for Easter in the Park.

Easter Egg Fest planned Saturday

The parish of Ascension Recreation and Culture Department’s second annual Donaldsonville Community Easter Egg Fest starts at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Frank Sotile Pavilion, 610 D. Thibaut Drive, Donaldsonville.

Ajia Mitchell, program coordinator with PARC, said food, games and prizes will be provided.

For information or to volunteer, call Mitchell at (225) 473-3898.

Dutchtown Baptist sets Easter events

Dutchtown Baptist Church invites the community to its Community Easter Celebration on Saturday.

Family activities will begin at 10 a.m. at the church, 36495 C. Braud Road, in Prairieville.

Members of Dutchtown Baptist Church will share the Easter story and provide children an opportunity to show off their talents with activities such as painting eggs and decorating cookies.

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held for children through sixth grade.

Refreshments also will be provided.

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Council on Aging
to host Easter party

The Ascension Council on Aging will host its annual Spring Fling Easter party March 28 at the Gonzales Senior Center on Irma Boulevard.

Festivities will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Seniors can compete in an Easter hat contest and hunt for eggs.

Cliff Nickens will provide the music.

Monday is the deadline to register. Call the Donaldsonville COA at (225) 473-3789 or the Gonzales Senior Center at (225) 621-5750.

48 units to vie in Griffin indoor event

Dutchtown High School’s fourth annual Griffin Indoor Classic starts at 10 a.m. Saturday in the school gymnasium on La. 73 in Geismar.

Forty-eight percussion and colorguard high school and college units are expected to compete.

Admission is $7 and ages 5 and younger or 65 and older get in free.

Refreshments, T-shirts and other items will be on sale.

For more information, email Linda Cruz at
nomecruz@eatel.net.