THURSDAY

  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown. Counseling is free. Call SCORE at (225) 381-7130 to make an appointment. scorebr.org.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2013: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.
  • 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.

FRIDAY

  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville.

SATURDAY

  • ART GUMBO COMMUNITY MARKET: 10 a.m., Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, on River Road close to the intersection with La. 44, Darrow. The River Region Art Association holds the market on the third Saturday of each month outside the plantation. It will feature arts and crafts from local artisans and a complimentary tasting of dishes from Jeremy Langlois, chef at Latil’s Landing Restaurant.

MONDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.
  • INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 8: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.

TUESDAY

  • RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY: 10 a.m., Body Wrap D.I.V.A.S., 719 S. Burnside Ave., Gonzales. Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce will welcome Body Wrap D.I.V.A.S. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. ascensionchamber.com.
  • SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales. Counseling is free. Call SCORE at (225) 381-7130 to make an appointment. scorebr.org.
  • HOLLYWOOD ON THE BAYOU: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales. Ed and Susan Poole, authors of “Louisiana Film History: A Comprehensive Overview Beginning 1896,” will visit the library to discuss the state’s filming background.

WEDNESDAY

  • CHAMBER 101: 8 a.m., Ascension Chamber Office, 1006 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Sherrie Despino, Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, will host a breakfast luncheon for new chamber members who will learn how to promote their businesses. Reservations are required by emailing Kelly Bourgeois at info@ascensionchamber.com. ascensionchamber.com.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD 2013: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.

AUG. 21

  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown. Counseling is free. Call SCORE at (225) 381-7130 to make an appointment. scorebr.org.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez.
  • 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.
  • PARISH COUNCIL: 6 p.m., Gonzales Courthouse East, 815 E. Worthey St., Gonzales.