The Louisiana Regional Airport is hosting its Girls Fly it Forward activity at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Gonzales airport, 6255 Airport Industrial Blvd., Gonzales.

The event is held during Women of Aviation Worldwide Week and will provide flights and activities for girls interested in learning more about aviation.

This year’s theme is “It’s a jungle out there. 60 years of female bush pilots.”

For more information, call (225) 717-2077 or visit

Family Fun Day rescheduled

COEA-The Arc of East Ascension has rescheduled its annual Family Fun Day due to anticipated bad weather.

The event, held during Disability Awareness Month, was set for Friday but has been moved to March 24.

St. Joseph’s Altars planned

A St. Joseph’s Altar presentation will be held at 2 p.m. March 14 at Azalea Estates, 2305 Pupera Ave., and at 2 p.m. March 16 at Gonzales Healthcare Center, 905 W. Cornerview St.

Food donations are being accepted.

For more information, call Nell Bercegeay at (225) 715-3395.

March Into Art Youth Show

The River Region Art Association is looking for artwork from area students for its March Into Art Youth Show 2016. The exhibition is March 12-19 at the association’s Depot Gallery, 1008 W. La. 30, Gonzales.

Artwork will be accepted from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Entries are judged by age divisions of 6-11 and 12-17, and by categories of painting, drawing, photography and three-dimensional. Entry fees are $1 each, with a limit of three per category per person. Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded.

The public is invited to the closing reception from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. March 19.

To receive an entry form, go to or visit the Depot Gallery.

For more information, call Betty Marks at (225) 647-0595 or the association office at (225) 644-8496.

Umpires sought

The West Ascension Youth Baseball and Softball Association is looking for umpires for the 2016 season.

Interested officials can call President Troy LeBoeuf at (225) 715-7389.

Fees will be paid for umpires who are properly registered through Ascension Parish. Games are played in Donaldsonville.

Calling all cooks

Jambalaya and cracklin cooks have one more contest to enter thanks to the Jambalaya Festival Association and the Louisiana Sportsman’s Show at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

The contests start at 7 a.m. March 19, and the cooking continues until the winners are announced about 1:30 p.m. March 20.

For details or to obtain an entry form, email or visit the association’s Facebook page.

Contact Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or (225) 603-1996; fax, (225) 644-5851; or email, or Deadline: noon Monday.