The Rock Church is hosting its TRC Fun Fair starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gonzales church.

The event will feature games, hayrides, inflatables, food, drinks and activities.

All proceeds go to the church’s Send a Champ to Camp program.

For more information, call (225) 763-1860.

RPCC sets training classes

River Parishes Community College is gearing up to offer a variety of cost-effective accelerated workforce training classes including electrical, industrial carpentry, instrumentation, millwright, pipe fitting and welding.

These programs will allow students to attend and complete accelerated workforce training in a shortened flexible class schedule, earn credentials and earn more pay as experience and classroom learning progress, says a news release from the college.

Classes, set for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, will begin May 18.

For more information or to register for classes, call (225) 675-5397.

Schools ‘Say No to Mojo’

Students from Dutchtown, East Ascension, St. Amant and Donaldsonville high schools are premiering their original public service announcements warning of the danger of synthetic marijuana during a red carpet program at 6 p.m. Monday at Malco Gonzales Cinema.

The “Say No to Mojo” PSAs were developed by teams of students from each school, with the winning PSA to be shown before selected movies during the summer months at Malco, a news release said.

The red carpet showing and contest is sponsored by a Leadership Ascension team.

Service remembers babies

Paracletia, Inc. a nonprofit organization in Prairieville, is holding its Remembering Love 2015 memorial service at 1:30 p.m. May 3 at Paracletia’s Azalea Gardens, 18642 Magnolia Estates, Prairieville.

Residents are invited to the memorial service and balloon release held to remember the babies “we aren’t able to hold because of early pregnancy loss,” a news release from the nonprofit said.

Recycling Road Show slated

The next Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show is set from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville.

A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the store parking lot.

Ascension Parish residents can drop off newspapers, magazines; catalogs; phone books; paperback books; milk and juice cartons; cardboard; aluminum; tin or bimetal cans; and metal lids; and No. 1 through No. 7 plastic containers.

Don Hysell, parish environmental manager for Ascension Parish, said Recycling Road Shows take place every other month on the first Saturday at the Prairieville Wal-Mart. Future dates include July 11, Sept. 5 and Nov. 7.

For more information, call Hysell at (225) 450-1308, or visit

Contact Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215, (225) 603-1998; fax, (225) 388-0371; email, or Deadline: noon Monday.