THURSDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch, 708 S. Irma Blvd.

SCORE BUSINESS COUNSELING: 1 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY DUTCHTOWN BRANCH.

  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville.
  • KNOT AGAIN! LET’S MAKE A BAG!: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch, 500 Mississippi St.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. For those who have experienced loss of any kind. Facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help through the grieving process.
  • THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. The who, what, when, where, why and how of some of the most extraordinary events in U.S. history will be answered.

SATURDAY

  • SNOWMAN SELFIE MAKE AND TAKE: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales and Donaldsonville. Enjoy quality time crafting as you make a cute and cheerful snowman selfie. This craft is designed for children ages 3-7. All ages are welcome.

REMODELING SHOW AND RALPH’S FOOD FEST: 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M., LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER, 9039 S. ST. LANDRY AVE., GONZALES. THE SHOW WILL SHOWCASE THE LATEST IN KITCHENS, BATHROOMS, SIDING, SOLAR PRODUCTS AND MORE. SHOP AND COMPARE THE RIGHT PRODUCTS AND THE BEST PRICES FOR ALL OF YOUR HOME IMPROVEMENT NEEDS. THERE WILL BE FREE SAMPLES, TASTINGS, COUPONS AND RECIPES FROM OVER 30 VENDORS, AS WELL AS A $500 GIVEAWAY TOWARD GROCERIES AT RALPH’S MARKETS.

SUNDAY

  • REMODELING SHOW AND RALPH’S FOOD FEST: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. The show will showcase all of the latest in kitchens, bathrooms, siding, solar products and more. Shop and compare the right products and the best prices for all of your home improvement needs. There will be free samples, tastings, coupons and recipes from over 30 vendors, as well as a $500 give away toward groceries at Ralph’s Markets.

MONDAY

  • CHAMBER 101 SPONSORED BY EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., chamber office, 1006 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Breakfast with President and CEO Sherrie Despino. A chance to get insider tips on how to market your business to the Ascension Parish community.
  • OPERATION CHANGE: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. Learn how to easily create, customize and publish materials such as newsletters, brochures, flyers, etc.

TUESDAY

  • LET’S EXPLORE INSECTS!: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch. Watch a short film on the amazing world of bugs, play insect trivia and conduct a science experiment with honey.
  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch. Bring your talent and 10 minutes of material, or two songs, to perform in front of a crowd.

WEDNESDAY

  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. The workshop will cover a brief history of email, discuss its uses and cover the various types of email.
  • MOTHER GOOSE ASKS “WHY?”: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown branch. Will introduce concepts such as same and different, predicting variations and patterns in sound, and making things work. This program is designed for preschoolers ages 3-5.
  • RIBBON-CUTTING AND OPEN HOUSE: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 39279 Tommy Moore Road, Gonzales. Celebrate the new location of IMTC Inc.
  • LIBRARY BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown branch.

JAN. 28

  • SMART START BREAKFAST: 8 a.m., Total Care Injury & Pain Center, 219 Eastbank Drive, Gonzales. All are welcome to join in for a hot cup of coffee and some morning networking. Free for chamber members.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. With hands-on practice, participants will become familiar with how to use the basic components of a computer, as well as how to open files and programs in Windows 10.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RÉSUMÉS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch.
  • KNOT AGAIN! LET’S MAKE A BAG!: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville branch.
  • “SESAME STREET!”: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez branch. Listen to a “Sesame Street” story, and have fun making a “Sesame Street” craft and playing “Sesame Street” games. This program is designed for children in pre-K through second grade.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. For those who have experienced loss of any kind. Facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help through the grieving process.