THURSDAY

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales and Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73., Geismar branches.
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch.
  • SCORE: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown Branch. A free small business counseling and mentoring program.
  • ADVENTURE TIME!: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. A teen program.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2013: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. An adult program.
  • HOT WHEELS PARTY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown branch. A youth program.

LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, SISTER VERNOLA CONFERENCE ROOM, 2647 S. ST. ELIZABETH BLVD., GONZALES. FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED LOSS OF ANY KIND. FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS PREFERRED. (225) 647-8511 OR WWW.STEH.COM.

MAXIMIZE YOUR MONEY: 6:30 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY DONALDSONVILLE BRANCH, 500 MISSISSIPPI ST., DONALDSONVILLE. AN ADULT FINANCE PROGRAM.

SATURDAY

  • LDWF BOATING SAFETY CLASS: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will offer the boating class that includes information on choosing a boat, classification, hulls, motors, legal requirements and equipment requirements, many navigation rules, navigation charts, trailering, sailboats and related subjects that include canoeing, personal watercraft and more. Completion of the course will result in the student being issued a vessel operators certification card. Free. (225) 765-2999.
  • ART GUMBO MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, 40136 La. 942, Darrow.
  • POLYMER CLAY EARRINGS: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch.

MONDAY

  • FIT TO A T: Noon to 1 p.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. Bone health and osteoporosis education presented by Charla Johnson, RN, MSN, ONC. A light lunch provided. Free, but registration is preferred.
  • ADVENTURE TIME!: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville branch. A teen program.

TUESDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch.
  • RIBBON CUTTING: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Alliance Safety Council, 1205 W. Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales.
  • ADVENTURE TIME!: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. A teen program.
  • HOT WHEELS PARTY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch.
  • STARTING AND FINANCING A SMALL BUSINESS: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library all branches.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown branches.
  • SHARING THE JOURNEY RESOURCES 101: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sister Linda conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. Supportive educational workshops for caregivers and individuals with dementia. A light lunch will be provided. Free, but registration is required.

OCT. 23

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales and Dutchtown branches.
  • ADVENTURE TIME!: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown branch. A teen program.
  • DENTAL CARE GROUP’S ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dental Care Group, 16270 Airline Highway, Suite B, Prairieville. Open house and reception.
  • HALLOWEEN FUN!: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez branch and 6:30 p.m., Gonzales branch.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales branch. An adult program.