A weight loss seminar, map presentation and credit law information are what's on tap in Ascension.

1. Get the truths about weight loss: St. Elizabeth Hospital is hosting The Tooth-Fairy, Dr. Oz, and The Mediterranean Diet: Separating fact from fiction in weight loss seminar on Sept. 22 at 6 p .m. Dr. Drake Bellanger will discuss the truths and challenges with weight management and treatment solutions for weight loss.

2. Bring the kids to the library: The Ascension Parish Library in Galvez is holding Mother Goose: Maps! on Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. Children ages four to seven will learn about maps, how to read them and how to give directions. To register, (225) 622-3339.

3. Learn about the new credit laws: The Ascension Business Connection is hosting a free seminar on Sept. 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Hospital to discuss how the new credit laws will affect citizens. Donald Clement Jr., Southeast Regional Sales Manager at Credit Plus, Inc., will be the guest speaker. The event will feature a complimentary breakfast.