THURSDAY

  • SMART START BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m., Mathnasium, 17316 Airline Highway, Suite Q, Prairieville. Coffee and networking.

COFFEE & CRAFTS: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY DUTCHTOWN, 13278 LA. 73, GEISMAR.

  • YOUTH PROGRAM: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown. Adults will make decorative mesh wreaths.

MOTHER GOOSE MEASUREMENTS: 6:30 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY GALVEZ, 40300 LA. 42, PRAIRIEVILLE. AGES 4-7 WILL LEARN ABOUT MEASURING.

FRIDAY

  • GUIDE TO WRITING RÉSUMÉS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, 708 South Irma Blvd., Gonzales.

ASCENSION HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL: 4 P.M. LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER, 9039 S. ST. LANDRY AVE. FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN, WITH BALLOON GLOWS AT 7 P.M. AND FIREWORKS AT 8:30 P.M. ADMISSION $2. STEINHAUER CRAFT SHOW. VISIT HTTP://WWW.ASCENSION BALLOONING.COM.

SATURDAY

  • ASCENSION HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL: 10 a.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Children’s village, food, barbecue competition, tethered rides, balloon glows, car show, fireworks. Steinhauer Craft Show from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Play Dirty Adventure all day.
  • LOCAL ARTIST EXHIBITION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., C&C Treasures at Cajun Village, 6482A La. 22, Sorrento. Exhibit of George and Ruth Stuart.

SUNDAY

  • STEINHAUER CRAFT SHOW: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

TUESDAY

  • ALOPECIA AWARENESS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville.
  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown.

WEDNESDAY

  • KOKUSAIKA: Teen Japanese culture club, 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.

OCT. 2

  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Noon, Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville; 6:30 p.m., Dutchtown, Gonzales, and Galvez.
  • LIBERTARIAN PARTY: 7 p.m., Frank’s Smokehouse in Prairieville. Libertarian Party Ascension Parish Executive Committee to meet.