Ascension Parish calendar for Feb. 21, 2913

THURSDAY

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • MUSIC FOR YOUR SOUL: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. St. Catherine of Sienna choir will perform hymns. Registration required. Call (225) 473-8052.
  • CELEBRATING DIVERSITY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown. For children ages 4 to 9. Read “We All Sing with the Same Voice” by J. Philip Miller and “The Crayon Box that Talked” by Shane DeRolf. Decorate puzzle pieces. Call Donaldsonville at (225) 473-8052, Gonzales at (225) 647-3955, Galvez at (225) 622-3339 or Dutchtown at (225) 673-8699.
  • HAVE A STEAK IN EDUCATION: 6:30 p.m., Gonzales Civic Center. Rotary Club of Gonzales sponsors a fundraiser for The Ascension Fund. $100 per couple. For tickets, call (225) 644-8688.

SATURDAY

  • “KNUFFLE BUNNY” PARTY: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Party to highlight the “Knuffle Bunny” tale written by New Orleans native Mo Willems. Games and crafts. Free and open to children of all ages. Registration is not required, but is recommended. Call (225) 673-8699.
  • BENEFIT CAR SHOW: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. To pay for the funeral expenses of Remi Roussel. Spectators will be admitted for free. Car Show entry fee is $20 and jambalaya will be sold for 6 p.m. starting at noon. Car show, auction, music food and other activities.
  • TENNIS COURT DEDICATION: Noon, Municipal Park, Gonzales. The city will dedicate it’s new tennis courts in honor of three longtime tennis supporters, Gloria Berthelot, Allen Guillot and Frank Thomas.

MONDAY

  • JOB SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • ASCENSION CONCERT: 6:30 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 15208 La.. 73, Prairieville. Free concert with the choirs of Dutchtown, East Ascension, and St. Amant High Schools.

TUESDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • PRESCHOOL PROGRAM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • TEEN WRITERS’ WORKSHOP: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Galvez.
  • LET’S EXPLORE THE SOLAR SYSTEM: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.
  • TEEN OPEN MIKE NIGHT: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.

WEDNESDAY

  • PRESCHOOL PROGRAM TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown.
  • PRESCHOOL PROGRAM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Dutchtown.

FEB. 28

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • BOOK PAGE FLOWER BOUQUET: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Are the winter blues getting you down? Then join the library staff as they create a garden of book-page flowers. Craft project for youths in fourth through eighth grades. Registration is required. Call (225) 622-3339.
  • GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • SALT VOLCANOS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. A youth program to explore science. Children in second through fifth grades will make salt volcanos by mixing oil, water and salt. Register by calling (225) 647-3955.
  • CELEBRATING DIVERSITY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. For children ages 4 to 9. Read “We All Sing with the Same Voice” by J. Philip Miller and “The Crayon Box that Talked” by Shane DeRolf. Decorate puzzle pieces. Call Donaldsonville at (225) 473-8052.