THURSDAY

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

SATURDAY

  • JOLLY JINGLES HOLIDAY MARKET: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Also, see Santa from noon to 4 p.m. $3.

MONDAY

  • TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT EDUCATION CLASS: 9:30-11 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Free to register.

TUESDAY

  • GONZALES TREE LIGHTING: 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall, 120 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales.

SCORE — FREE SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING AND MENTORING: ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY GONZALES BRANCH, 708 S. IRMA AVE., GONZALES. CALL (225) 381-7130 FOR APPOINTMENT.

  • KOKUSAIKA (FOR TEENS): 4-5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales Branch.

DEC. 4

  • RIBBON CUTTING: 3:30 p.m., Alliance Safety Council, 1205 W. Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: noon, Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville.
  • BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30-7 p.m., Prairieville Clinic, 17609 Old Jefferson Highway. This group invites people who have undergone bariatric surgery to network with one another, gain support and learn tips for ongoing success. Free to register.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar; Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville; and Gonzales Branch.