-Yule Ball: Harry Potter fans will rejoice during the Yule Ball were muggle teens will be sorted into their Hogwarts House, make a wand, decorate a snitch and dance the day away. There will be chocolate frogs and butterbeer too! Wizardly and formal attire is welcome. The ball will be held July 26 at 4 p.m. in Dutchtown and July 31 at 4 p.m. in Galvez.

-Gun & Knife Show: The Gonzales Gun and Knife Show will be held Saturday July 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday July 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. There will be hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militia and related discounted prices. Admission $9 adults and $2 children 6-11. Law enforcement officer in uniform admitted free.

-Job Searching on the Internet: The Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales is hosting a workshop on July 31 at 6 p.m. Attendees will learn how to use the Internet as a vital tool, post resumes, send them via email, find jobs listings, and network with others in your job field.