THURSDAY

  • RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY AND OPEN HOUSE: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Smith Chiropractic Clinic, 208 E. Cornerview St., Gonzales.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: noon to 1 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.

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 6:30 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES, 708 S. IRMA BLVD., GALVEZ, 40300 LA. 42, PRAIRIEVILLE AND DUTCHTOWN, 13278 LA. 73, GEISMAR.

SATURDAY

  • TASTE OF CABELA’S: 11 a.m., 2200 W. Cabela’s Pkwy., Gonzales. Try culinary options such as seasonings, mixes and dips.

SUNDAY

  • LOUISIANA CONCEAL AND CARRY CLASS: 9 a.m., 2200 W. Cabela’s Pkwy., Gonzales. Contact instructor Phil Brocato at (225) 931-1903 for more information or to register.

TASTE OF CABELA’S: 11 A.M., 2200 W. CABELA’S PKWY., GONZALES. TRY CULINARY OPTIONS SUCH AS SEASONINGS, MIXES, AND DIPS

MONDAY

  • TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT EDUCATION CLASS: 9:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola Conference Room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Classes are held to provide an opportunity to meet others electing to have knee or hip replacement surgery and to meet the team of health professionals who will guide you through each step of the process from pre-admission to rehabilitation.

LOOK GOOD… FEEL BETTER: 10 A.M. TO NOON, ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, COMMUNITY EDUCATION BUILDING, 721 E. LA. 30, GONZALES. EXPERIENCED COSMETOLOGISTS TEACH CANCER PATIENTS BEAUTY TIPS TO HELP MINIMIZE THE APPEARANCE-RELATED SIDE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIATION. FREE. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

TUESDAY

  • GONZALES SENIOR CITIZEN CHRISTMAS PARTY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gonzales Civic Center, 219 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales.
  • 3RD ANNUAL SORRENTO CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 7471 Main St. Sorrento. A show presented by Center Stage Performers. There will be jambalaya, refreshments, hot chocolate, face painting, and hair painting. Each child will receive a gift from Santa’s helpers. Nonperishable foods will be accepted for donation to the Baton Rouge Food Bank.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville and Dutchtown branches.

DEC. 10

  • ANNUAL HOLIDAY SOCIAL: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 14190 U.S. 61, Gonzales. Sponsored by Baton Rouge Physical Therapy. Admission $20. For more information, email info@ascensionchamber.com
  • APPRECIATION CHRISTMAS PARTY: 6 p.m., The Clement Team real estate, 16395 Pascal Drive Prairieville. A night of appreciation for employees, clients, family and friends. Enjoy food, refreshments, and giveaways. Children are welcome.
  • 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.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales and Galvez branch.
  • APSO CHRISTMAS CRUSADE SHOPPING NIGHT: 6:30 p.m., Wal-Mart, Grocery side, Gonzales. Volunteers will receive family cards listing children’s ages and requested gifts and then proceed to checkout where those items are tagged by APSO deputies and paid for with funds raised from the program.