Ascension Calendar for Dec. 6, 2012

THURSDAY

  • COWBOY CHRISTMAS: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Rock Church, 42080 Churchpoint road, Gonzales. Program continues same times Friday and Saturday. Visit a re-creation of a Western town. Southern Gospel and Christmas music will be performed. Call (225) 276-5444.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room. Support group facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center.
  • BOOK CLUB: Noon, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch. Discussion on “A Redbird Christmas” by Fannie Flagg.
  • JINGLES AND BANGLES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Arts and crafts program for children in fourth through eighth grades. Learn how to make a bracelet.
  • BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch. Discussion on “The Princess Bride” by William Goldman.
  • BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Discussion on “Uncommon Reader” by Alan Bennett.

FRIDAY

  • LIBRARY STAFF MEETING: Ascension Parish Library closed.

SATURDAY

  • YOUTH PROGRAM FUN WITH MRS. CLAUS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Mrs. Claus will visit the branch for songs, stories and fun. Youth program.
  • PECAN GROVE WINTER CARNIVAL: 9 a.m. to noon, Pecan Grove Primary School. Community carnival featuring games, photos with Santa, face painting and more.

SUNDAY

  • GONZALES CHRISTMAS PARADE: 2 p.m. starts at East Ascension High School, travels on Worthey Road and Burnside Avenue.

MONDAY

  • BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital. American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Hospital invite all breast cancer patients and survivors to participate in a new monthly support group. Call (225) 621-2906.
  • LSBDC SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Small business owners can take advantage of free business consulting offered by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center. Call (225) 922-0998 to schedule an appointment.

TUESDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • CAROLS IN THE COURTYARD: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Sing holiday carols.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown branches.

WEDNESDAY

  • LSBDC SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Small business owners can take advantage of free business consulting offered by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center. Call (225) 922-0998 to schedule an appointment.
  • SCORE: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Free small business counseling and mentoring for small business owners. Call (225) 381-7130 to make an appointment.
  • TEENS FREEZE FRAME RECEPTION: 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Gonzales. Get helpful hints on how to take better photographs and share artistic vision. Free and open to teens in sixth through 12th grades. For information, call Donaldsonville at (225) 473-8052 or Gonzales at (225) 647-3955.

DEC. 13

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • JINGLES AND BANGLES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Arts and crafts program for children in fourth through eighth grades. Learn how to make a bracelet.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Galvez.