THURSDAY

  • SMART START BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Total Care Injury & Pain Center, 219 W. East Bank St., Gonzales. Start the morning with a hot cup of coffee and networking.
  • TAI JI QUAN MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE:10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales.
  • RIBBON CUTTING: 1 p.m., Bayou Safety & Supply, 6071 Industrial Drive, Geismar. Join the Ascension Chamber in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
  • SUPER HERO BOTTLE CAP NECKLACES: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville and Dutchtown branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RÉSUMÉS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • FLORAL HAIR CLIPS CRAFTING: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital, 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. Free registration. Meets every Thursday.

FRIDAY

  • TWEEN SPA DAY: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch.
  • MAKE AND TAKE CRAFT: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch. Superhero mask craft project.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

  • SECOND ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE TRAINING SEMINAR: 8 a.m., Cabela’s south parking lot, $50 entry fee includes lunch and a competition shirt. Participants are required to supply their own motorcycle and helmet. Riders are not required to participate in the competition to receive expert training. For registration packets, call Baton Rouge Police Sgt. David Wallace at (225) 389-3874.

MONDAY

  • A MATTER OF BALANCE: Managing Concerns about Falls: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • BEHIND THE MASK: Superheroes at Play: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.

TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT EDUCATION CLASS: 9:30 A.M. TO 11 A.M., ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, SR. LINDA CONFERENCE ROOM, ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, 1125 W. LA. 30, GONZALES. IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING KNEE OR HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY, YOU AND A LOVED ONE MAY ATTEND THE TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT CLASS EVEN BEFORE A SURGERY DATE IS SET. MONTHLY CLASSES ARE HELD TO PROVIDE PARTICIPANTS WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET OTHERS ELECTING TO HAVE KNEE OR HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY AND TO MEET THE TEAM OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AT ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL WHO WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGH EACH STEP OF THE PROCESS FROM PRE-ADMISSION TO REHABILITATION. FREE. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

DISCOVERING EMAIL: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES BRANCH.

TUESDAY

  • SCORE SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING AND MENTORING: 9 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • ALZHEIMER’S SERVICES OF THE CAPITAL AREA CAREGIVER NETWORK: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Monthly supportive meetings for caregivers to network with one another. Meets first Tuesday of each month.
  • RIBBON CUTTING: 10:30 a.m., Direct Auto and Life Insurance, 1029 N. U.S. 61, Gonzales.
  • TAI JI QUAN-MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE: 10:30 am, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • TEEN SPA DAY: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville.
  • CAMP APPLE: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.
  • “STAR WARS” PARTY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzale branch.
  • THRIVING WITH DIABETES: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Wellness Clinic, 1937 S. Burnside Ave., Gonzales. An interactive session designed to improve your health habits and diabetes self-management by a diabetes nurse educator. Test your knowledge on diabetes, risk factors, and preventing complications. Free.

WEDNESDAY

  • A MATTER OF BALANCE: Managing Concerns about Falls: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • FLORAL HAIR CLIPS: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch.
  • KOKUSAIKA: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.

JUNE 4

  • TAI JI QUAN MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • BOOK CLUB: noon, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch.
  • SUNSHINE FESTIVAL: noon, Louisiana Fair Grounds, Donaldsonville. Carnival rides, games, and food vendors.
  • SUPER HERO BOTTLE CAP NECKLACES: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital, 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. Free registration. Meets every Thursday.
  • BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, Gonzales and Galvez branches.