THURSDAY

  • ALZHEIMER’S LUNCH AND LEARN: Noon to 1 p.m., Sister Linda conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1125 La. 30, Gonzales. 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. 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. 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. STEH.COM.

SATURDAY

  • FISHING DERBY: 9 a.m. to noon, Cabela’s Pond, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway, Gonzales. Registration begins at 8 a.m. There will be food, free blood pressure screenings for children ages 3 to 17, and awards for largest fish caught in each age group. A $10 donation is suggested with proceeds to benefit the National Pediatric Blood Pressure Awareness Foundation. Call (225) 955-2770.
  • NALC DOG SHOW: 8 a.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.

JAMBALAYA FESTIVAL: 6:30 A.M. TO 6 P.M., KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL, 230 S. IRMA BLVD., GONZALES. FESTIVAL INCLUDES A COOKING CONTEST, CARNIVAL, LIVE MUSIC, AND ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW. TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORJAMBALAYATEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR FESTIVAL.ORGTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR.

GEOCACHING: 1 P.M., CABELA’S. OUTFITTERS WILL EXPLAIN HOW GEOCACHING IS AN INCREASINGLY POPULAR AND HEALTHY PASTIME FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL AGES. THE SPORT COMBINES TECHNOLOGY WITH ADVENTURE.

SUNDAY

  • NALC DOG SHOW: 8 a.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.

JAMBALAYA FESTIVAL: 6:30 A.M. TO 6:30 P.M., KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL, 230 S. IRMA BLVD., GONZALES. FESTIVAL INCLUDES A COOKING CONTEST, CARNIVAL, LIVE MUSIC, AND ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW. TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORJAMBALAYATEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR FESTIVAL.ORGTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR.

GEOCACHING: 1 P.M., CABELA’S. OUTFITTERS WILL EXPLAIN HOW GEOCACHING IS AN INCREASINGLY POPULAR AND HEALTHY PASTIME FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL AGES. THE SPORT COMBINES TECHNOLOGY WITH ADVENTURE.

CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT COURSE: 9 A.M. TO 3 P.M., CONFERENCE ROOM, CABELA’S. TOPICS INCLUDE NRA FIRST STEPS PISTOL COURSE, PISTOL KNOWLEDGE, AMMUNITION AND PISTOL SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS, DEADLY FORCE VS. CONFLICT RESOLUTION, HANDGUN SHOOT POSITIONS AND RANGE FIRING. COURSE FEES INCLUDE CLASS INSTRUCTION, RANGE FEES AND TARGETS. CALL (225) 931-1903.

MONDAY

  • LIBRARY CLOSURE: All Ascension Parish Library branches will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday.

TUESDAY

  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar.

WEDNESDAY

  • DISCOVERING EMAIL : 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales. Participants will learn the basic of emailing.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RÉSUMÉS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Participants will learn how to craft a résumé.
  • MAY 29
  • 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. steh.com.