Ascension Parish calendar for May 2, 2013

THURSDAY

BOOK CLUB: Noon, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Call (225) 473-8052.

JOB SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.

BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, Galvez and Gonzales branches. Call Dutchtown at (225) 673-8699; Galvez, (225) 622-3339; or Gonzales, (225) 647-3955.

SATURDAY

DORA THE EXPLORER MOTHER’S DAY TEA: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

BENEFIT FOR CAROLYN ANN RHEAMS: 11 a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 230 S. Irma, Ave, Gonzales. Benefit to pay medical expenses for Carolyn Ann Rheams. Jambalaya lunches will be sold for $5 at 11 a.m. and barbecue plates will be sold for $6 at 4 p.m. Auction at 2:30 p.m. Music, games, crafts for sale.

GOSPEL IN THE PARK: Noon to 8 p.m., Jambalaya Park, Cornerview Road, Gonzales. Singers, dancers and puppets will perform throughout the day. Call Darryl Hambrick at (225) 910-33302.

TUESDAY

SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Ascension Parish Library and SCORE-Baton Rouge offer free, on-site counseling for new business start-ups.

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

BAYOU PIGEON: Spirit of the Atchafalaya: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.

FAMILY STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.

WEDNESDAY

BUSINESS PROGRAM: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Small business owners can take advantage of the free business consulting the library offers. Potential small business owners can obtain individualized detailed assistance in areas including business plan development, financial projections,marketing, licensing requirements and site selection. Sponsored by the library in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University. All services are free and confidential. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 922-0998.

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PUBLISHER: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

MAY 9

INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

THE SWORD IN THE STONE MOTHER’S DAY TEA: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Youth program.

PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez and Gonzales. Preschool program.

CONNECTEENS REGISTRATION: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. A summer volunteer program for youths ages 12 to 17. Call (225) 644-7655 or email volasinfo@eatel.net.

ASCENSION IDOL: 7 p.m., Gonzales Civic Center. Singing competition. Tickets are $20, Call (225) 677-8902.