Ascension Parish calendar for May 16, 2013

THURSDAY

TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.

A GUIDE TO WRITING RÉSUMÉS: 6 p.m. Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

FRIDAY

PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gonzales city hall, 120 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Gonzales Garden Club’s annual plant and bake sale.

SATURDAY

FARM DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., For children with disabilities and their families, Petite Farms, 35486 Blaine Petite Road, Prairieville. Rescheduled from May 11 due to rain. Call (225) 673-3276.

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FREECYCLING: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. If you are looking for the biggest discount, then try 100 percent off at the library. Bring any gently used items, and trade for any other freecycled items. Clean out your closet, make room in the garage, bring in the toys the kids don’t play with, and get something in return. It’s the area’s largest free garage sale. Children are welcome as long as they’re accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. For more information call (225) 647-3955.

MONDAY

PRESCHOOL SUMMER STORYTIME REGISTRATION BEGINS: All library locations.

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. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or toll-free (877) 381-7130.

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

PARASPRITE PANIC: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. In Parasprite Panic!, a fan-made board game based on the “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” episode “Swarm of the Century,” each player assumes the role of any of the Mane 6 and sets about trying to rescue every pony, while keeping the swarm under control. This program is free and open to all in sixth-grade and above. For more information, call the Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown at (225) 673-8699.

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

WEDNESDAY

BUSINESS PROGRAM SCORE: By Appointment. Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Ascension Parish Library and SCORE-Baton Rouge offer free, on-site counseling for new business start-ups. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or toll-free (877) 381-7130.

USING OVERDRIVE WITH YOUR KINDLE: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

HEALTHY HEARTS: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Linda conference room. Join Debra Landrum, registered nurse, and Kourtney Wingate, registered dietician, to learn seven key factors in heart health. Registration required. Call (225) 621-2906.

MAY 23

YOUTH SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2013 REGISTRATION BEGINS: All library locations.

WRITING YOUR VOICE: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Teen Bloggers Make an Impact program.

BOARD GAME NIGHT: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.