THURSDAY

  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales. The support group, facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center, is for anyone who has experienced loss of any kind. steh.com.

FRIDAY

  • TWEEN SPA DAY: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Ave, Gonzales.

SATURDAY

  • GROWING UP GIRLS: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. A matter-of-fact and reassuring discussion on the normal part of puberty. Designed for girls ages 9 to 11 and their moms. $15 admission, pre-registration is required.
  • LDWF WOMENS FISH TAGGING WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway, Gonzales. LDWF Office of Fisheries biologists will instruct 30 women participants in fish identification, fish tagging methods, best fish handling practices, preparing fishing equipment, basic fishing skills, as well as catching, cleaning, storing and cooking fish. Some participants will also get the chance to apply their newly learned skills on an overnight fishing trip to Grand Isle under the direction of LDWF Office of Fisheries biologists. Registration is required. www.ccalouisiana.com.
  • REPTICON-REPTILE SHOW: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. Reptile and exotic animal show.

SUNDAY

  • REPTICON-REPTILE SHOW: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center. Reptile and exotic animal show.

MONDAY

  • MAD SCIENCE MONDAYS: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, all branches. Registration is required. Call (225) 647-3955, Gonzales; (225) 622-3339, Galvez; (225) 673-8699, Dutchtown; (225) 473-8052, Donaldsonville.

TUESDAY

  • ASTRONAUT EXPEDITION: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar.
  • ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER NETWORK: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital. Supportive meeting for caregivers to network with one another.

WEDNESDAY

  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, all branches.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m. to noon, Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez, and Dutchtown branches.
  • CUBEECRAFTS: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville, Galvez, and Dutchtown branches.

KOKUSAIKA: 4 P.M. TO 5 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GONZALES.

JUNE 5

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown branches.
  • 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, 708 S. Irma Blvd., 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.