Ascension Parish Calendar for Jan. 17, 2013 


THURSDAY

  • Ribbon Embroidery Basics: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch. Learn how to embroider silk ribbons in a wide array of colors into decorative fabric to make flowers and stems. Ribbons, fabric and embroidery needles will be provided. Registration is required and space is limited. Call (225) 622-3339.
  • Coffee & Craft: Jewelry Making: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch. Learn the basic skills needed to make jewelry. All participants will be able to design and make a necklace, bracelet or set of earrings to take home. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Call the Ascension Parish Library at Dutchtown at (225) 673-8699 to register or for more information. The program is free and open to the public.
  • Groovy Pete the Cat Party: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Read "I Love My White Shoes" by Eric Litwin and take part in craft projects. For children of all ages and their families. Call (225) 647-3955.
  • Loss and Grief Education and Support Meeting: 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room. Facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help residents through the grieving process. Free. Registration preferred. Call. (225) 621-2906.
  • 4-H Pet Show: Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and show starts at 6 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center's 4-H Building. The show is open to all Ascension Parish 4-H members. Public invited to attend.

FRIDAY

  • Introduction to Word 2007: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.
  • Stick Horse Rodeo: Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 6:30 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center's 4-H building. For youth ages 11 and younger. Entry fee is $5. For more information, call the Ascension 4-H office at (225) 621-5799.

SATURDAY

  • Blood Drive and Jambalaya Lunch Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Amant Fire Department, Stringer Bridge Road, St. Amant. Lunches are $6 and blood will be collected to replace blood used by Addison Englade, who was born Nov. 9 with neuroblastoma. Call (225) 717-5436.

MONDAY

  • Library Closed for Martin Luther King holiday.

TUESDAY

  • SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Free small-business counseling and mentoring. Offered by Score - Baton Rouge. Call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130 to register.
  • Introduction to Windows: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • Teens Black History Month Biography Database Help: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown and Galvez.
  • Starting and Financing a Small Business: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.

WEDNESDAY

  • SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Free small-business counseling and mentoring. Offered by Score - Baton Rouge. Call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130 to register.
  • You Can Count on Mother Goose: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. For children ages 3 to 6. To register, call (225) 673-8699.
  • Introduction to Excel 2007: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

JAN. 24

  • Impact Craters: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Youth program to explore science. To register, call (225) 622-3339.
  • A Guide to Writing RÉsumÉs: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • Teens Black History Month Biography Database Help: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Gonzales.