Recycling collection set for Prairieville
The Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday at the Walmart store in Prairieville.
A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For information, call Terance Irvin at (225) 621-5722.
American Legion plans ceremony
American Legion Howard Johnson Post 557 in Gonzales will hold a building rededication ceremony and brunch starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at its Toby Avenue location.
All veterans and area officials are invited to attend, event organizer Sonia Mulberry-Percle said.
Church festival to start Friday night
St. Mark Catholic Church’s Light Lane Festival starts at 6 p.m. Friday with food, carnival rides, bingo, music and a silent action.
Kenny Fife is set to play at 8 a.m.
The fair continues at 8 a.m. on Saturday with a car show, jambalaya mini pot cooking contest, food and music.
Things get started on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and the fair closes at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Spartanettes taking dance applications
The East Ascension High School Spartanettes are accepting applications for a summer dance camp set for June 25 through June 29 at the school’s gym.
The camp is for girls ages 3 and older and will be held each day from 9 a.m. to noon.
For information, call (225) 715-7588.
Cheerleader camp scheduled for June
Registration is under way for the Dutchtown High School cheerleader mini camp set for June 4 through June 8.
The camp cost is $50 through May 25 and $60 for registrations forms received after May 25.
The week long camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day with a show-off event at 6:30 p.m. June 8.
For information, call Jennifer Morrill at (225) 621-8250 or email Jennifer.Morrill@apsb.org.
Gonzales Garden Club sets plant sale
The Gonzales Garden Club’s annual plant sale is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 next to the Gonzales City Hall.
Plants, vases, used garden tools and baked goods will be for sale, club spokeswoman Diane Cosenza said.
All funds raised will be used for the club’s public service and beautification projects.
CASA schedules training program
Child Advocacy Services is looking for volunteers for its next Court Appointed Special Advocates training program.
CASA spokesman Krisy McAdams said there are 71 children in foster care in Ascension parish “that need someone in their corner.”
CASA training for Ascension Parish volunteers will begin at 6 p.m. June 12 the Child Advocacy Services office, 1026 E. Worthey Road, Suite C, Gonzales.
Call McAdams at (225) 647-2005 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the training.