THURSDAY

  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Counseling is free. Call SCORE at (225) 381-7130 to make an appointment. scorebr.org. (225) 673-8699.

TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY GALVEZ, 40300 LA. 42, PRAIRIEVILLE. (225) 622-3339.

LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 P.M., ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, SISTER VERNOLA CONFERENCE ROOM, 1125 WEST LA. 30, GONZALES. 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.

SATURDAY

  • GROWING UP: 9 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room. The class is for girls, ages 9-11, and their moms. The cost is $15. Registration is required. (225) 621-2906.

TUESDAY

  • OPEN MIC NIGHT: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown. Perform 10 minutes of material in front of a live audience at the library.

AUG. 28

  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. (225) 647-3955.
  • 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.