THURSDAY

  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. (225) 647-3955.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Meetings are open to anyone experiencing a loss. Registration is preferred. Call (225) 621-2906.

TUESDAY

  • SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Counseling is free, but appointments are required. (225) 381-7130.
  • ALZHEIMER’S SERVICES OF THE CAPITAL AREA CAREGIVER NETWORK: 10:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month. (225) 621-2906.
  • THRIVING WITH DIABETES: 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Linda conference room. The group will hear from Julie Cacioppo, a certified health coach, who will discuss “Diabetes 101: Better Control through Understanding.” Free. (225) 621-2906.

WEDNESDAY

  • 2014 ASCENSION CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. A showcase of businesses from Ascension Parish. Vendors will have information and samples to woo potential customers. For details, email llaurent@ascensionchamber.com. ascensionchamber.com.
  • KOKUSAIKA: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Learn about Japanese culture.

SEPT. 4

  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Ascension Parish Library, noon at Donaldsonville and 6:30 p.m. at Dutchtown, Gonzales and Galvez.
  • BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Prairieville Clinic, 17609 Old Jefferson Highway. Those who have gone through bariatric surgery will share their experiences and tips for success. For more details, call (225) 621-2944 or angela.lambert@steh.com.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room. Meetings are open to anyone experiencing a loss. Registration is preferred. Call (225) 621-2906.