THURSDAY

  • BABYTIME STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., and Dutchtown branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar.
  • TAI JI QUAN: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch. Also Oct. 29.
  • JOURNEY TO LEGAL PREPARATIONS: 11:30 p.m. to 1 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Linda Conference Room. Light lunch provided. Free supportive educational workshops for caregivers and people with dementia. Participants will “share the journey” of Alzheimer’s with a staff member or trained facilitator. Registration required.
  • ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT GROUP: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Ascension Counseling Center, 419 Memorial Blvd., Donaldsonville.
  • YOUTH PROGRAM CAMP CSI : 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville.
  • ADULT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT GROUP: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ascension Counseling Center, 1112-A S.E. Ascension Complex, Gonzales.
  • YOUTH PROGRAM CAMPFIRES AND MARSHMALLOWS: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch.

LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT MEETING: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, SISTER VERNOLA CONFERENCE ROOM, 1125 W. LA. 30, GONZALES. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED LOSS OF ANY KIND. FACILITATED BY THE GRIEF RECOVERY CENTER TO HELP THROUGH THE GRIEVING PROCESS. FREE REGISTRATION. MEETS EVERY THURSDAY.

SATURDAY

  • CAJUN VILLAGE FALL FEST: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Cajun Village, Sorrento. Cajun music, architecture, local arts and crafts, antiques, pottery, wine tasting, jewelry and open historical art gallery.
  • HAUNTING TALES OF OLD NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch.
  • ART GUMBO MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Houmas House Plantation, Darrow. A monthly open-air sales event featuring arts and crafts booths by members of River Region Art Association. Includes complimentary food tasting from Latil’s Landing Restaurant.
  • SEARCH FOR THE LOST COLONY OF NEW ACADIA: 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.
  • ST. AMANT MIDDLE SCHOOL ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW/FALL FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Amant Middle School, Over 40 craft booths, a car show, hayrides, games and food.
  • BOO AT THE BARN: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., St. Amant High School back parking lot. The St. Amant High School FFA holds its annual fundraiser with a petting zoo, hayride, games, pumpkin decorating and costume contest. Admission is $1 or a canned food item.

SUNDAY

  • CAJUN VILLAGE FALL FEST: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Cajun Village, Sorrento. Cajun music, architecture, local arts and crafts, antiques, pottery, wine tasting, jewelry and open historical art gallery.

LITTLE ANGELS FOUNDATION 3RD ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL: 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M., 9039 ST. LANDRY, GONZALES. COSTUMES ARE ENCOURAGED. ADMISSION $1 FOR AGES 3 AND UP. WWW.THELITTLEANGELSFOUNDATION.ORG

MONDAY

  • TAKE BACK THE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Jambalaya Park, 1015 E. Cornerview St., Gonzales. An eve of remembrance and education on domestic violence awareness. The event will kick off with a silent march starting at the courthouse and ending at Jambalaya Park. Hear testimonies to empower survivors, prevent relationship violence and promote justice for victims.
  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.

TUESDAY

  • GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING: 10 a.m., Quality Building Systems, 17329 U.S. 61, Prairieville.
  • TAI JI QUAN: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • GARDENING SERIES: Discovering Louisiana’s native plants: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.
  • YOUTH PROGRAM CAMPFIRES AND MARSHMALLOWS: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • TODDLER STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, all locations.

OCT. 29

  • LAWYERS IN LIBRARIES: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • BABYTIME STORY TIME : 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Dutchtown branch.
  • BILINGUAL STORY TIME: 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • BUSINESS PLAN DEVELOPMENT SERIES: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.
  • CAMPFIRES AND MARSHMALLOWS : 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch.