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1. Christmas Crusade: On Saturday, December 9, Sheriff Wiley and the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office will host the annual Christmas Crusade toy giveaway to families in need, made possible by donations from over the past couple months. In Gonzales, the program will begin at 8 a.m. at the courthouse located at 828 S. Irma Boulevard. In Donaldsonville, the program will begin at 8 a.m. at the Donaldsonville Police Substation located at 1201 Maginnis Street. Moreover, the Donaldsonville Substation Park will host Christmas in the Park at 2 p.m. This event will feature Santa Clause, photo opportunities and candy giveaways.

2. Health - Al-Anon Meeting: On Tuesday, December 5, 12, 19 & 26. If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon Groups may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems. Meets Every Tuesday. 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Sr. Linda Conference Room. FREE! Call 225-924-0029 for more information.

3. Carols in the Courtyard: It’s time for the Ascension Parish Library’s annual Carols in the Courtyard! Meet us in the courtyard of the Gonzales branch on December 12 at 6:30 p.m., and we’ll sing some of your favorite holiday songs and then warm up with cookies, hot chocolate, and plenty of cheer!