Ascension Parish calendar for March 7, 2013

THURSDAY

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown. Call the Gonzales branch at (225) 647-3955; Galvez, (225) 622-3339 and Dutchtown, (225) 673-8699
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • BOOK CLUB: Noon, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Discussion on “Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd. Call (225) 473-8052
  • BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Discussion on “Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls.
  • BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Discussion on “Howards End” by E. M. Forster.

FRIDAY

  • SPRING RODEO: 7 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Southeast Louisiana High School Rodeo Association will hold its annual Spring Rodeo through Sunday. Admission is $6, and children under 5 are admitted free.

SATURDAY

  • COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. James Lutheran Church, La. 30, Gonzales. Proceeds from the sale will help the church’s youth attend a national youth gathering in Texas this summer. For information call the church office at (225) 644-2432 or Lori at (225) 266-0644.
  • MINI MUSEUM: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Tweens can make mini pieces of art using different types of mediums.
  • SPRING RODEO: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Southeast Louisiana High School Rodeo Association will hold its annual Spring Rodeo through Sunday. Admission is $6, and children under 5 are admitted free.

SUNDAY

  • SPRING RODEO: 10 a.m. Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Southeast Louisiana High School Rodeo Association will hold its annual Spring Rodeo through Sunday. Admission is $6, and children under 5 are admitted free.
  • MUSIC IN THE PARK: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Jambalaya Park, Gonzales. 90 Degrees West to perform. No concessions will be sold. Sponsored by the Gonzales Mayor’s Council on the Arts. Free.

MONDAY

  • LSBDC SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Free business consulting offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University. To schedule an appointment, call LSBDC at (225) 922-0998.
  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital Sister Vernola conference room. American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Hospital invite breast cancer patients and survivors to participate in a monthly support group. Free and registration preferred. Call (225) 621-2906.

TUESDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • MINI MUSEUM: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Tweens can make mini pieces of art using different types of mediums.
  • STARTING AND FINANCING A SMALL BUSINESS: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • PRESCHOOL PROGRAM PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown.
  • GROWING UP: 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital Sister Vernola conference room. A class for preteen boys and their parents. Help your son understand the physical and emotional changes he will experience as he goes through puberty. Fee is $15 and pre-registration is required. Call (225) 621-2906 for more information.

WEDNESDAY

  • LSBDC SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Free business consulting offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University. To schedule an appointment, call LSBDC at (225) 922-0998.
  • SCORE: By appointment from 9 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Free small business counseling and mentoring offered by the Ascension Parish Library and SCORE — Baton Rouge. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown.
  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Dutchtown.

MARCH 14

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • STEP BY STEP: Line Dancing Made Easy: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Galvez.