THURSDAY

  • ALZHEIMER’S LUNCH-N-LEARN: 11:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1125 West La. 30, Gonzales. Learn the art of redirection and other techniques to improve communication with Alzheimer’s disease patients. To register, call (225) 621-2906 or email deborah.cray@steh.com.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Noon, Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St., (225) 473-8052; and 6:30 p.m., Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, (225) 673-8699; Gonzales, 708 South Irma Blvd., (225) 647-3955; and Galvez, 40300 La. 42, (225) 622-3339. The books that will be discussed are “Blessings” by Anna Quindlen at Donaldsonville, “The Forgotten Garden” by Kate Morton at Dutchtown, “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand at Gonzales and “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel at Galvez.
  • BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: 4:30 p.m., Tags & Titles, 11296 La. 431, St. Amant. Come network after work. ascensionchamber.com.
  • 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. (225) 621-2906.

SUNDAY

  • BACK 2 SCHOOL N STYLE: Noon to 5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. Anointed Hands Salons and More and other area businesses are sponsoring free shampoo and hair styles for girls and hair cuts for boys. Health screenings and information will also be offered. Call (225) 675-8558 for information.

MONDAY

  • JOB SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.
  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: Ascension Parish Library Galvez. Counseling is free. Call the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at (225) 922-0998 to make an appointment.

TUESDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.
  • HEALTHY HEARTS: 11:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital. Dr. Paul Garrett, a cardiologist, will give a presentation on heart health. Call (225) 621-2906 or email Deborah.Cray@steh.com.

WEDNESDAY

  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville. Counseling is free. Call the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at (225) 922-0998 to make an appointment.
  • COFFEE CLUB: 8 a.m., Edward Jones, 37436 Ultima Plaza Blvd. Suite D, Prairieville. Ascension Chamber of Commerce will host the free event, which will include a brief presentation on the economy and a light breakfast. RSVP by Tuesday. (225) 677-8117 or ascensionchamber.com.
  • MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Palazzo Bernardo, 2244 La. 3120, Donaldsonville. The Donaldsonville Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting. Admission is $15 with reservations and $20 without reservations. For details, email info@ascensionchamber.com.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.

AUG. 14

  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown. Counseling is free. Call SCORE at (225) 381-7130 to make an appointment. scorebr.org.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2013: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales.
  • 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.