THURSDAY

  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Potential small-business owners can obtain individualized, detailed assistance in areas including business plan development, financial projections, marketing, licensing requirements and site selection.
  • REINDEER GAMES: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.

PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES BRANCH, 708 S. IRMA BLVD., AND GALVEZ BRANCH, 40300 LA. 42., PRAIRIEVILLE.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY SOCIAL: 11:30 A.M., CLARION INN & CONFERENCE CENTER, 1500 W. LA. 30, GONZALES. ANNUAL HOLIDAY SOCIAL SPONSORED BY BATON ROUGE PHYSICAL THERAPY LAKE.

FRIDAY

  • CHRISTMAS MOVIE NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Jambalaya Park, 1015 E. Cornerview St., Gonzales. Double feature includes “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Free admission to everyone who brings a canned good or nonperishable food item.

RIBBON CUTTING: 11 A.M. TO NOON, SUBWAY RESTAURANT, FRAIS MARCHE SHOPPING CENTER, 14639 AIRLINE HIGHWAY SUITE 105, GONZALES. ASCENSION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES NEW SUBWAY RESTAURANT TO ASCENSION PARISH.

  • LIBRARY CLOSURE: All Ascension Parish Library branches closed for staff meeting. Regular hours resume Dec. 13.

SATURDAY

  • COOKIES AND COFFEE TREASURES: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville.

ART GUMBO MARKET: 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M., HOUMAS HOUSE PLANTATION, 40136 LA. 942, DARROW.

PAPA NOEL IS COMING TO TOWN: NOON TO 3 P.M., CABELA’S, 2200 W. CABELA’S PARKWAY, GONZALES. HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH PAPA NOEL FOR FREE AND RECEIVE A FREE 4X6 CABELA’S KEEPSAKE FRAME.

SUNDAY

  • GONZALES CHRISTMAS PARADE: 2 p.m., begins at East Ascension High, 612 E. Worthy St., Gonzales.

PAPA NOEL IS COMING TO TOWN: NOON TO 3 P.M., CABELA’S, 2200 W. CABELA’S PARKWAY, GONZALES. HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH PAPA NOEL FOR FREE AND RECEIVE A FREE 4X6 CABELA’S KEEPSAKE FRAME.

TUESDAY

  • SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING & MENTORING: Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch. Call (225) 381-7130 for appointment.

INTERNET BASICS: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES BRANCH.

BELLS JUBILATE: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GALVEZ BRANCH. CALL (225) 622-3339 TO REGISTER.

FUN WITH MRS. CLAUS: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, DUTCHTOWN BRANCH.

WEDNESDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2013: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch.

INTRODUCTION TO BLOGGER: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES BRANCH.

DEC. 18

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 10 a.m.to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • REINDEER GAMES: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • THE HOLOCAUST SURVIVAL STORY OF SIGGY BORAKS: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.