Ascension Belles Pageant



The first Ascension Belles Pageant will take place Oct. 6 at The Venue in St. Amant. Divisions: Baby Miss - Miss Ascension Belles Glitz Pageant. Entry for each division $100, all awards are included with entry.

First 20 to pay before Sept. 29 will have a chance to win entry back day of pageant.

If you need a dress they have them for sale/rent.

Email ascensionbelles@yahoo.com for entry form. If you have any questions please contact Penny Griffin at (225) 445-7101 or Jennifer King at (225) 313-5257 (after 5:30).

Ascension Belles Pageant

The first Ascension Belles Pageant will take place Oct. 6 at The Venue in St. Amant. Divisions: Baby Miss - Miss Ascension Belles Glitz Pageant. Entry for each division $100, all awards are included with entry.

First 20 to pay before Sept. 29 will have a chance to win entry back day of pageant.

If you need a dress they have them for sale/rent.

Email ascensionbelles@yahoo.com for entry form. If you have any questions please contact Penny Griffin at (225) 445-7101 or Jennifer King at (225) 313-5257 (after 5:30).

Revival this week

Apostotics of Ascension, 9542 E. Hwy. 936. St. Amant, will hold a revival at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 27 through Sat., Sept. 29 and Sunday (one service) at 2 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Glenn E. Henderson Sr. and the guest speaker will be Bro. Gary Wilson of California., If you need any directions, call (225)644-8622 or (225)803-1730.

Free decorating workshop

There will be a free decorating workshop title "The Healing Effects of Color," from 10 a.m.-noon, on Tues., Oct. 2, at Parc 73, 14379 Hwy. 73, Prairieville.

RSVP by contacting denisesmith711@cox.net or calling (225) 450-2512.

Door prizes and light refreshments will be served.

ARW to host Membership Reception

Ascension Republican Women will host a Membership Reception, from 3 until 5 p.m., on Sun., Sept. 30, at the home of Diane and Louis Cosenza in Gonzales.

Women interested in the organization and meeting and visiting with members and guests are invited to attend. Republican candidates and elected officials are also invited.

For directions and further information, RSVP to Lynette at (225)673-9150, Joyce at (225)644-5728 or ARWrUS@aol.com

St. John Primary Open House

St. John Primary, 15208 Hwy. 73, Prairieville, will host an "Open House" at 9 a.m., Tues., Oct. 2. Those parents who have students who would be interested in pre-kindergarten through third grade next year (2013-14) are invited to attend and view the school in action. Participants are asked to RSVP by calling 677-8238.

St. Amant Middle Fall Festival

St. Amant Middle School will host its second annual Fall Festival on Sat., Oct. 13, at 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Amant Middle School, 44317 Hwy. 429, St. Amant. The festival will be open to the public.

There will be lots of music, food, arts and crafts for kids, games, pictures with characters, raffle for some great prizes, face painting, a train ride, inflatables, "Cash for Gold," merchandise booths (great for Christmas shopping), even a talent show for St. Amant Middle students!

Anyone interested in renting an arts and crafts booth should contact Myrna Wright at myrnawright325@gmail.com. Do you have a performing group who would like to showcase their talent? Email Jodey Bruno at jodey.bruno@apsb.org. If you would like to make a donation for the raffle, contact Nacole Conyers at conye12@yahoo.com or (225) 933-0008.

Senior Soc Hop

The Parish of Ascension Recreation and Culture Department will host its monthly Senior Soc Hop Friday, Sept. 28, from 1-3 p.m. at Lamar-Dixon. Residents 50 plus are welcome to attend. Lunch is served before the Throw Together Band performs. For more information, contact Michelle or Beth in the Recreation Dept. at 621-9661 or 621-1165.

Car Wash Fundraiser

A Car Wash Fundraiser will be held at 9:30 a.m.. Sat., Sept. 29, 13353 Hwy. 44, Gonzales. The fundraiser is being held to raise money for Philippians Church dance team (Instruments of Praise).

For more information, contact Konchetta at 936-9636.

Wednesday Bingo

The American Legion Post 81, 421 E. City, Gonzales, holds bingo every Wednesday night. Everyone is welcome. Children are welcome, but must buy at least a $5 book.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 7:30 p.m.

Weekend Bingo

VFW Post 3693, bingo Friday and Saturday nights. Children six years and older are welcome, must buy at least a $5 book. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo starts at 7:30 p.m.

Located at 42430 Church Point Rd, Gonzales.

Pastoral Banquet

A Pastoral Banquet will take place at 6 p.m., Sat., Oct. 6, at Gonzales Civil Center, 219 Irma Avenue, Gonzales. The banquet is being held in honor of Pastor Ronald D. Harbin Sr., of Shekinah Glory Christian Fellowship Church. The guest speaker for this event is Bishop Eugene Harris of New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church, Baton Rouge. Donation is $20 per guest.

14th year anniversary celebration

A 14th year anniversary celebration will take place during the 9:15 a.m. worship service, on Sun., Oct. 7. at Fellowship Church, 10164 North Line Street, St. James. The celebration is being in honor of Pastor Ronald D. Harbin Sr., of Shekinah Glory Christian Fellowship Church. The guest speaker for this event is Pastor Christopher D. Smith of Fountain of Faith Christian Center, Donaldsonville.

Cajun Country Quilt Guild

Cajun Country Quilt Guild, meets second Thursday of the month, 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church on Burnside. Visitors and new members invited. Call 647-2720, for more information.

TOPS LA 422 meet

Take Off Pounds Sensibly LA 422 Prairieville meets Thurs. evenings. Private TOPS weigh-ins, 5:30-6 p.m. and meeting, 6-7 p.m. Visitors welcome to attend first TOPS meeting free of charge. Call TOPS at 313-3180, for more information.

Ascension Council on Aging events

• Sept. 28 – Gospel Music, Donaldsonville 10 a.m.; Zumba Gold, Donaldsonville 9 a.m., Gonzales 10:30 a.m.

• Oct. 1 – Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m.; Beading class, Gonzales 9 a.m.

• Oct. 2 – Blood Pressure Checks, Gonzales 9:15 a.m., Southern Care

Yoga – Gonzales 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.; Bridge Lessons, Gonzales 1 p.m.; Zumba Gold, Donaldsonville 9 a.m., Gonzales 10:30 a.m.

• Oct. 3 – Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m.

• Oct. 4 – Fast Exercise, Gonzales 10: 45 a.m.; Pilates – Gonzales 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.; Cajun Needlers – Gonzales 1 p.m.

Send your upcoming events to Cheryl LeBlanc Babin, lifestyles editor, at lifestyles@weeklycitizen.com, call 225-644-6397, fax 225-644-2069 or drop by or mail to The Gonzales Weekly Citizen, 231 W. Cornerview, Gonzales, LA 70737. Twitter Cheryl @Cheryl_whats_up.