Ascension Parish calendar for June 20, 2013

THURSDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL:10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • TIME CAPSULES: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Teen program.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • AN EVENING WITH ARTIST RUTH WILLIAMS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.
  • CREOLE TROMBONE — KID ORY AND THE EARLY YEARS OF JAZZ: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Presentation on New Orleans jazz.

FRIDAY

  • OLD WEST AFTERNOON: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • GNOMELYMPICS: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Youth program. Create a gnome catapult and compete as library staffers send the little people flying through the air.
  • TWEEN SPA DAY: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.
  • A VISIT WITH MARY MANHEIN: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Teens listen to presentation by forensic anthropologist Mary Manhein. Registration required, call (225) 647-3955.

SATURDAY

  • KIDS, LET’S GO FISHING: 7:45 a.m. to noon, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center pond. Register online at http://www.ascensionfair.com by Thursday/ Call Anthony christy at (225) 7 15-1952.
  • STASH THE TRASH: 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Donaldsonville City Hall, 609 Railroad Ave. The Donaldsonville Downtown Development District and Keep Louisiana Beautiful will host the litter pick and beautification day event. For more information, call (225) 323-2555 or email directorddd@gmail.com.

MONDAY

  • LEAF PRINTS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Youth program.
  • MAD SCIENCE: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Youth program.
  • STEAMPUNK OWLS: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Youth program. Use an assortment of recycled materials, nuts, and bolts to create an owl with steampunk flair.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PUBLISHER: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Adult program.

TUESDAY

  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • GRASS HEADS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Youth program. This messy craft is fun for everyone. Boys will love getting their hands dirty, and girls will love styling their grass head with bows. Most of all, everyone will love cutting their grass head’s hair once it grows.
  • CRAFTING A WREATH: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Nan Riffe teaches youths how to build a wreath.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 am., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • EGYPTIAN DIG: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Get the dirt on ancient civilizations, their customs, even the tools used in times long past during this program.
  • GRASS HEADS: 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Youth program. This messy craft is fun for everyone. Boys will love getting their hands dirty, and girls will love styling their grass head with bows. Most of all, everyone will love cutting their grass head’s hair once it grows.
  • CALAVERAS PAINTING: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Teen art program.
  • RESIN JEWELRY: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Teen craft program. Call (225) 622-3339.
  • A READING AND TALK BY LOUISIANA POET LAUREATE JULIE KANE: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Adult program.
  • OPEN MIKE NIGHT: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Teens perform.

WEDNESDAY

  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, and Dutchtown.
  • DINO PARTY: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Learn how paleontologists discover and dig up dinosaurs. Youth program.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Dutchtown.

JUNE 27

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • GNOMELYMPICS: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Youth program. Create a gnome catapult and compete as library staffers send the little people flying through the air.
  • GUY STUFF: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Make survival gear, transplant gummy bear heads and other fun projects. Teen program.
  • TIME CAPSULES: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Create a time capsule. Teen project. Call (225) 473-8052
  • RESIN JEWELRY: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Teen craft program.
  • FLY TYING WITH DARRYL CRAWFORD: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Adult program. Call (225) 673-8699.