THURSDAY

  • LET THE WII GAMES BEGIN: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville.

TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 P.M. TO 6:30 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, GALVEZ, 40300 LA. 42, PRAIRIEVILLE.

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.WWW.STEH.COM.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • GUN & KNIFE SHOW: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St Landry Ave., Gonzales. Admission is $8 for adults; $2 for children ages 6 to 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call (985) 624-8577 or www.capgunshows.com.

THE CAJUN INJECTOR BATTER BOWL: NOON, CABELA’S, 2200 W. CABELA’S PARKWAY, GONZALES. CAMPING OUTFITTERS WILL TEACH PARTICIPANTS HOW TO GET THE PERFECT COATINGS USING THE BATTER BOWL.

RELOADING MADE SIMPLE: 1 P.M., CABELA’S. THE CLASS WILL SHOW PARTICIPANTS WHAT EQUIPMENT IS NEEDED, HOW TO USE IT AND SOME SAFETY TIPS FOR RELOADING. IT ALSO WILL LOOK AT THE LATEST RELOADERS AND ACCESSORIES.

  • TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT PFD: 2 p.m., Cabela’s. Life jackets are available for many uses and come in many sizes, colors and styles. Cabela’s will help individuals make the right choice for their needs.

MONDAY

  • JOB SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Ave, Gonzales.

TUESDAY

  • LET’S PUT IT IN WRITING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. The event is a poetry reading.

WEDNESDAY

  • LET’S PUT IT IN WRITING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. The event is a poetry reading.
  • SKIN CANCER SCREENING: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Suite 1040, St. Elizabeth Medical Plaza II. As a partnership with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, the free skin cancer screenings are available to anyone who has not had such a screening by a physician in the past 12 months. www.steh.com.
  • JAMBALAYA FESTIVAL CARNIVAL: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Gonzales Civic Center, 219 South Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Admission is $20.
  • MAY 22
  • ALZHEIMER’S LUNCH AND LEARN: Noon to 1 p.m., Sister Linda conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. The program is for individuals to learn how to cope and care for those suffering with dementia. The speaker will be Dr. Mohammed Saeed. Admission is free but registration is required. www.steh.com.
  • JAMBALAYA FESTIVAL CARNIVAL: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Gonzales Civic Center. Admission is $20. There will be games, rides, cooking contests, live music and a 5k and 1 mile fun run. www.jambalayafestival.org.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. The support group, facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center, is for anyone who has experienced loss of any kind. www.steh.com.