The Look Good … Feel Better program, in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, will hold a session on helping women look their best during cancer treatment from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at St. Elizabeth Hospital’s Community Education Building, 721 E. La. 30, in Gonzales.

Experienced cosmetologists will teach cancer patients beauty tips to help minimize the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

There is no charge to attend. Reservations are required; call (225) 621-2906.

Preteen boys and puberty

“Growing Up: Boys, a Class for Preteen Boys” will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Sister Vernola conference room at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

This class, for boys ages 9 to 12 and their moms or dads, will help boys understand the physical and emotional changes they will experience as they go through puberty.

The fee is $15, and preregistration is required. Call (225) 621-2906.

Small-business seminar

Anyone interested in starting a small business can attend a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales.

Participants will learn how to determine the feasibility of their idea and how to obtain a small-business loan. The speaker will be a senior business consultant with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University.

Advance registration is required; call (225) 647-3955.

Appreciation banquet

The Knights of Columbus will hold its 40th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet on Sept. 30 at the St. Theresa Council hall on Irma Boulevard in Gonzales.

A social hour starts at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.

The program honors area law enforcement officers of the year from various departments.

Musical celebration

The Music Ministry of Hopeful Triumph Baptist Church, pastored by Sidney Tobias, will present a musical celebration honoring its musicians at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, on La. 22 in Darrow.

Contact Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or (225) 603-1996; fax, (225) 644-5851; or email, ascension@theadvocate.com or ddenstorff@the advocate.com. Deadline: noon Monday.