Ascension Parish calendar for March 14, 2013

THURSDAY

  • 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.
  • 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. Free. Registration preferred. Call (225) 621-2906

SATURDAY

  • ACT PRACTICE TEST: 9 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. For teens preparing to take the ACT.
  • ART GUMBO MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., under the trees at Houmas House Plantation, 40136 La. 942, Darrow. Free outdoor market.

SUNDAY

  • MUSIC IN THE PARK: 2 p.m., Jambalaya Park, Gonzales. Phat Hat to perform in free concert series.

TUESDAY

  • SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Free small business counseling and mentoring. The Ascension Parish Library and SCORE — Baton Rouge provide free, on-site counseling for new business start-ups and mentoring for existing businesses. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130.
  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • BE A BUTTERFLY: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Listen to the story “Waiting for Wings” by Lois Ehlert and make a flower complete with nectar and butterfly winds. For children age 2 through 5, but all ages are invited. Call (225) 473-8052.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • BE A BUTTERFLY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Listen to the story “Waiting for Wings” by Lois Ehlert and make a flower complete with nectar and butterfly winds. For children age 2 through 5, but all ages are invited. Call (225) 673-8699.
  • TOO DARN HOT — BUT NOT FOR TROPICALS: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association, under the direction of the LSU Agricultural Center, talks about tropical plants in a south Louisiana landscape. Call (225) 622-3339 to register.

WEDNESDAY

  • SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, Free small business counseling and mentoring. The Ascension Parish Library and SCORE — Baton Rouge provide free, on-site counseling for new business start-ups and mentoring for existing businesses. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130.
  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Dutchtown.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • EAT RIGHT FOR LIFE: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. In recognition of National Nutrition Month, registered dietician and personal trainer Amanda Perron shares tips on healthy eating habits. To register, call (225) 473-8052.

MARCH 21

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Gonzales.
  • ASSASSIN’S CREED TO ZELDA: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Flaunt your gamer expertise during a video game jeopardy designed for gamers. A Guitar Hero jam session will follow. Free and open to students in sixth-grade and older. Call (225) 673-8699.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • BE A BUTTERFLY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Galvez. Listen to the story “Waiting for Wings” by Lois Ehlert and make a flower complete with nectar and butterfly winds. For children age 2 through 5, but all ages are invited.
  • ALMA MATER: the Story of LSU: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Barry Cowan, assistant archivist at the University Archives, will talk about the history of the university. To register, call (225) 647-3955.