THURSDAY

  • RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY: 9:30 a.m., Firehouse Subs, 2706 S. Cabela’s Parkway, Suite 130, Gonzales.
  • TAI JI QUAN: : 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RÉSUMÉS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch.
  • CRAFTING TOGETHER: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch, 13165 La. 73, Geismar.
  • LEGO CLUB: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch.
  • 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. Free registration. Meets every Thursday.

FRIDAY

  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • ASCENSION HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Festival will combine hot air balloons, entertainment, music, food, fun and surprises. For more information and schedule of events, visit ascensionballooning.com.
  • STEINHAUER INDOOR CRAFT SHOW: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.

SATURDAY

  • ASCENSION HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Festival will combine hot air balloons, entertainment, music, food, fun and surprises. For more information and schedule of events, visit ascensionballooning.com
  • STEINHAUER INDOOR CRAFT SHOW: 11 a.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.

MONDAY

  • JOB SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Blvd.

TUESDAY

  • RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY: 1 p.m., Sport Clips, 2706 S. Cabela’s Pkwy., Suite 110, Gonzales.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10:10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • TAI JI QUAN: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • LOUISIANA HISTORY: Perspectives on the Pelican State: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St.
  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch.
  • TODDLER FUN: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL PROGRAM FAMILY STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • LEADERSHIP ASCENSION ALUMNI DAY: 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Clarion Inn and Conference Center, 1500 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Graduates from years past will be able to look back on their Leadership Class, enjoy guest speakers focused on leadership, receive a State of the Parish update from local officials and learn about the current Leadership program. Admission $40 per person.
  • ONLINE LEARNING AT THE LIBRARY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.

OCT. 1

  • TAI JI QUAN: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: noon, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville Branch.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, Gonzales, and Galvez branches.
  • 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. Free registration. Meets every Thursday.