THURSDAY

  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: noon to 1 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville branch, 500 Mississippi St.
  • LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, and Galvez branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales.

FRIDAY

  • DOG PARK CEREMONY: 11 a.m., Gonzales Dog Park, near Jambalaya Park, Gonzales. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the city’s new dog park. Call (225) 647-2841

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • MAGNOLIA ARABIAN HORSE SHOW: Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. This is a qualifying show for Region 9 and Region 12 Regional Championship Shows. www.laarabians.net/magnolia-classic.html.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • VOLUNTEER BUILD: 8 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., 810 MLK Jr. Drive, Donaldsonville. Volunteer Ascension hosts building the Healthy Spaces for West Bank Faces community playground. The playground is a project of Leadership Ascension. To volunteer, register online at volunteerascension.org.

SUNDAY

  • MUSIC IN THE PARK: 2 p.m., Jambalaya Park, Gonzales. Hai Karate performs in a free concert. Presented by the Mayor’s Council on the Arts.

TUESDAY

  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville and Dutchtown branches.

TUESDAY-APRIL 14

  • WORLD LINK OF BUSINESS AND MINISTRIES MERGER: Life Cathedral, 2103 S. Philippe Ave., Gonzales. The organization serves as a support system to community churches and its members while reaching out to residents, businesses, schools and public officials throughout various regions. Join for food, dance and entertainment. www.wlcm.org.

APRIL 14

  • RIBBON-CUTTING: 9:30 a.m., Smoothie King, 320 W. La. 30, Gonzales. Celebrate the opening of the relocated building.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sister Vernola conference room, 1125 W. La. 30, Gonzales.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales and Dutchtown.