Philippians Church will have 6-hours of miracles Wed., Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. until. Food will be served along with a bonfire and firework display. The new location for Philippians Church is 38390 Hwy. 42 in Prairieville. Families are invited to come fellowship with the Philippians Church family.


For more information, call 673-5851 and leave message. Everyone welcome.


Philippians Church to hold 6-hours of miracles

Philippians Church will have 6-hours of miracles Wed., Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. until. Food will be served along with a bonfire and firework display. The new location for Philippians Church is 38390 Hwy. 42 in Prairieville. Families are invited to come fellowship with the Philippians Church family. For more information, call 673-5851 and leave message. Everyone welcome.

DTHS to hosts Parish Financial Aid Workshop

Dutchtown High School will host a Parish Financial Aid Workshop for Ascension Parish high school juniors, seniors and their parents on Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium. A representative from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance will assist participants in completing the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for all federal and state programs including TOPS. Also, loan officers from area banks will be available to give you information regarding student loans.

Vote for your favorite book at the library

The Ascension Parish Library needs you to vote in this year’s Louisiana Young Reader’s Choice Award. The Louisiana Young Reader’s Choice Award was established by the State Library of Louisiana to find out what books you like the best.

Fifteen titles have been nominated in two reading categories: books for third to fifth graders and books for sixth to eighth graders. The list includes popular books by award-winning authors. Students are invited to visit the Ascension Parish Library to vote for their favorite title. Children who wish to vote must read at least three of the nominated titles for their grade level before voting.  Votes must be submitted by Jan. 23 to be counted. For further information concerning this program, contact the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales at 647-3955, in Donaldsonville at 473-8052, or in Galvez at 622-3339.

Ascension Council on Aging events

• Dec. 29 – Southern Ag Center, Lisa Weber – Nutrition Updates, D’ville 11 a.m.; Fast Exercise, D’ville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m.


• Dec. 30 – Gonzales Recipe and Coupon Exchange Club Day; Bridge Lessons, 1 p.m. Gonzales.


• Dec. 31 – Holiday, both centers closed.


• Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day holiday, both centers closed.

Send your upcoming events to Cheryl LeBlanc Babin, lifestyles editor, at lifestyles@weeklycitizen.com, call 644-6397, fax 644-2069 or drop by or mail to The Gonzales Weekly Citizen, 231 W. Cornerview, Gonzales, LA