THURSDAY

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73 Geismar, and Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Blvd. Storytime features stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts.
  • SCORE FREE SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING AND MENTORING: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch.
  • RIBBON CUTTING: 4 p.m., 17497 Old Jefferson Highway, Gonzales. The event is free. Join the Chamber in a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming Z Aesthetic Dermatology to Ascension Parish.
  • PAINTING AT THE LIBRARY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St. Donaldsonville. The library will provide the brushes, paints and canvas, and those interested need to bring an apron. Seating is limited, call (225) 473-8052.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville.

A GUIDE TO WRITING RÉ SUMÉ S: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES BRANCH.

  • MOM & ME CRAFT TIME - HAND WARMERS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Tweens.

SATURDAY

  • 48TH ANNUAL FALL POW-WOW: Noon to 11 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry St., Gonzales.

A CAJUN FAMILY AFFAIR FESTIVAL: ALL DAY, LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER. CAJUN FOOD AND DRINKS. ADMISSION IS $10.

AVENUE EVENING STROLL: 5 P.M. TO 10 P.M., RAILROAD AVE., DONALDSONVILLE. A CULTURAL ROAD SHOW HIGHLIGHTING THE MERCHANTS, MUSIC, FOOD, ART AND CULTURE OF HISTORIC DONALDSONVILLE.

  • ANGEL AFFAIR WINTER GALA: Elegant Affairs, Gonzales. The Little Angels Foundation second annual Winter Gala featuring The Chee Weez. 1980s attire is required.

CLASSIC ARMS GUN & KNIFE SHOW: 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M., LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER. THE COST IS $8 FOR ADULTS, $2 FOR CHILDREN 6-11 AND FROM FOR CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER. UNIFORMED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WILL BE ADMITTED FREE. YOUTHS UNDER 18 WILL ONLY BE ADMITTED WITH A PARENT. THE EVENT IS ALSO ON SUNDAY.

SUNDAY

  • 48TH ANNUAL FALL POW-WOW: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.
  • MY HOPE WITH BILLY GRAHAM: 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., The Rock Church, 42080 Church Point Road, Gonzales. There will be a showing of the video “Heaven” at morning services.
  • LOUISIANA CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT COURSE: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway, Gonzales.

MONDAY

  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.

TUESDAY

  • ACT SCORES BACK SESSION: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch. Teens.
  • KIDS & CANVASES: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • CHAMBER BREAKFAST: 8 a.m., Ascension Chamber Office, 1006 La 30 W., Gonzales. Chamber members invited for breakfast with President/CEO Sherrie Despino. RSVP at ascension chamber.chambermaster.com.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.

NOV. 27

  • THANKSGIVING (CLOSURE): All Ascension Parish Library branches will be closed for Thanksgiving. Regular operating hours resume Dec. 1.