thursday

Get Crazy with Quelf: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Have you ever balanced a shoe on your head? How long can you go without blinking? Have you ever wanted to sit underneath the kitchen table? If you’re a fan of randomness and a lover of board games, then you should Get Crazy with Quelf! When you play Quelf, there are no right or wrong answers. The point of the game is to be a little bit creative and a little bit zany. The program is open to all teens in grades 6 and above. Call (225) 673-8699.

Pajama Storytime: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez and Gonzales.

Flower Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Gonzales Garden Club is holding its annual Garden Club Flower Show.

Friday

Gonzales Junior Grand Prix Tennis Tournament: 5 p.m., Gonzales Municipal Courts. Youths from 7 to 18 will compete in this United States Tennis Association-sanctioned event. Play continues Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Saturday

Jambalaya Fundraiser: 11 a.m., Athletic Center, 1205 N U.S. 61, Gonzales and Sam’s Club, 10444 N Mall Dr., Baton Rouge. Jambalaya plate lunches will be sold for $5 to benefit the Ascension Sun Devils 12-year-old baseball team, which is raising money for a trip to Cooperstown, N.Y.

Battle in the Bayou: 7 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Professional Roughstock Series event featuring bareback, bull and saddle bronc riding. For tickets, go to http://www.prstickets.com.

Sunday

Art Extravaganza: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville. Reception for Children’s Community Art and Photography Show. Free and open to the public. There will be hands-on art activities and an opportunity to view the church’s second annual community art and photography show with artworks from area children. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit will be on display from Sunday through May 12. Viewing will be on Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and also by appointment. Email Katie Hartzog at katie@rivercommunity.org.

Tuesday

SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Ascension Parish Library and SCORE-Baton Rouge offers free, on-site counseling for new business startups and mentoring for existing businesses. SCORE is a nonprofit association and a resource partner of the Small Business Administration. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130.

Introduction to Microsoft Word: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.

Dance Dance Revolution: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. For youths in sixth grade and up. Play the video dance game.

Painting For Tots: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 can use paint, paper, paint brushes and sponges to create art. Call, (225) 473-8052.

Painting For Tots: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 can use paint, paper, paint brushes and sponges to create art. Call, (225) 673-8699.

Starting & Financing a Small Business: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.

Wednesday

SCORE: By appointment, Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Ascension Parish Library and SCORE-Baton Rouge offers free, on-site counseling for new business startups and mentoring for existing businesses. SCORE is a nonprofit association and a resource partner of the Small Business Administration. To schedule an appointment, call (225) 381-7130 or (877) 381-7130.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.

April 18

Teen Book Club: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Call, (225) 622-3339.

Preschool Program Painting For Tots: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 can use paint, paper, paint brushes and sponges to create art. Call, (225) 647-3955.

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fun — Jack and the Beanstalk: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Watch the movie, play a game and in honor of Earth Day, plant a bean seed in a cup.