THURSDAY

  • MEMBERS LUNCHEON DATE: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elegant Affairs, 14190 Airline Highway, Gonzales. Ascension Chamber of Commerce meets. Fee is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers.
  • SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING AND MENTORING: Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Call (225) 381-7130 for appointment.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales; Galvez branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville.
  • METABOLIC AND INSULIN RESISTANCE: 6:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Physician’s Office, 17609 Old Jefferson Highway, Prairieville. Learn more about the condition and how to manage through diet, exercise and proper medication.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Support group facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help through the grieving process.
  • AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch. Receive answers to any questions. Sessions are appointment only. Call (225) 647-3955.

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES BRANCH.

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.

SATURDAY

  • BOOKWORM BASH: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.
  • SHARPIE TIE-DYE: 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • BUILDING A CAMPFIRE THE RIGHT WAY:10 a.m., Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway, Gonzales. See everything needed to build the perfect campfire.

CABELA’S INDUSTRIAL-GRADE SLICERS: 11 A.M., CABELA’S. LEARN HOW TO GET DELI-STYLE RESULTS WITH THE LINE OF CABELA’S INDUSTRIAL SLICERS. OUTFITTERS WILL DEMONSTRATE HOW TO GET THE PERFECT SLICE EVERY TIME.

  • INSTINCT EURO RIFLESCOPES: 2 p.m., Cabela’s. Outfitters will show the high-quality Cabela’s Instinct Euro Riflescopes.
  • COLD-WEATHER FISHING: 1 p.m., Cabela’s. Expert outfitters will show their best cold-weather gear and tackle needed for fishing in cold conditions.

MONDAY

  • LSBDC SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch. People wanting to start or improve a small business receive private, two-hour consulting sessions designed to provide professional help in areas of financing, marketing and accounting. All services are free and confidential. To schedule an appointment, call the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at (225) 774-9213.
  • DISCOVERING EMAIL: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.

TUESDAY

  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown and Donaldsonville branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville.

WEDNESDAY

  • LSBDC SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch. Sessions for anyone wanting to start or improve a small business. Private, two-hour consulting sessions designed to provide professional help in areas of financing, marketing and accounting. All services are free and confidential. To schedule an appointment, call the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at (225) 922-0998.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2013: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.

JAN. 15

  • SCORE FREE SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING AND MENTORING: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown branch.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez branch.
  • LEGO CLUB: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales branch.