THURSDAY

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd.; Galvez, 40300 La. 42.; and Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73.
  • GOLDEN ROD PUPPETS WITH HOBEY FORD: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St.; and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Galvez and Gonzales.
  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, 17609 Old Jefferson Highway, Prairieville. The group invites people who have undergone bariatric surgery to network with one another, gain support and learn tips for ongoing success.

FRIDAY

  • MAKE AND TAKE CRAFT: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Participants will create star mobiles.
  • LA. STOCK HORSE-RANCH HORSE COMPETITION: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.
  • GOLDEN ROD PUPPETS: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales; and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Dutchtown.
  • PINTEREST PARTY: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. An event for tweens.
  • TWEEN SPA DAY: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.

SATURDAY

  • GROWING UP BOYS: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1125 La. 30, Gonzales. A class for preteen boys and their dads. steh.com.
  • BOAT SAFETY: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will instruct the course with information on choosing a boat, classification, hulls, motors, legal and equipment requirements, navigation rules, navigation charts, trailering, sailboats and related subjects that include canoeing, personal watercraft and more. Student will be issued a vessel operators certification card upon completion. The class is free, but pre-registration is required. Call (225) 765-2999.

SUNDAY

  • 18TH ANNUAL JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Louisiana Square, Railroad Avenue, Donaldsonville. There will be choirs from the area, the River Road African American Museum Sign Language Ensemble, comedians and musical performances.

MONDAY

  • MAD SCIENCE MONDAYS: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, all locations; and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Gonzales. Call (225) 647-3955 to register in Gonzales; (225) 622-3339, Galvez; (225) 673-8699, Dutchtown; and (225) 473-8052, Donaldsonville.

TUESDAY

  • MAKE AND TAKE CRAFT: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Gonzales; 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Donaldsonville; and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Gonzales. Children will create a Father’s Day craft and card.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • ALZHEIMER’S LITERACY WORKSHOP: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. The topic, facilitated by Kristi Mellion, will be “Learning to Make ‘Cents’ in Caregiving.” The class is free, but registration is required. A light lunch will be provided.
  • ROBOT RECRUITS: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.
  • HENNA TATTOOS: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Program for teenagers.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown. Program for preschool aged children.

WEDNESDAY

  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, all locations.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.

JUNE 12

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • HENNA TATTOOS: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Program for teenagers.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. For individuals who have experienced loss of any kind to receive help through the grieving process. The meeting is free, but registration is preferred.
  • TWEEN SPA DAY: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Galvez. Program for preschool-aged children.