I'll tell you what's up (Jan. 27)

Cheryl LeBlanc Babin
"I'll tell you what's up" by Cheryl LeBlanc Babin

American Legion Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

The American Legion Gautreau/Williams Post 81 will sponsor a veterans appreciation banquet for all area veterans and their families Jan. 31. Breakfast will be served beginning at 8 a.m. “Come by and enjoy a free breakfast in the company of your fellow veterans,” said Joe Harris, Post 81 member.

Any veteran interested in becoming an American Legion member are asked to bring a copy of their DD-214 form.

School of Faith & Miracles offered

The Pentecostals of Ascension, 205 E. City Park, Gonzales, presents “School of Faith & Miracles” Jan. 28-31 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1 at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 647-7202 or 644-2411.

Ascension Council on Aging

• Jan. 28 – Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville, 9:30 a.m., Gonzales, 10:45 a.m.; Line Dancing, Gonzales, 1 p.m.; and Capital Area Legal Aid Services, Gonzales Senior Center 10 a.m., Information/Legal Updates, Margaret Jefferson.

• Jan. 29 - Southern Ag Center, Lisa Weber, Donaldsonville, 11 a.m.; Fast Exercise, Gonzales, 10:45 a.m.; and Pilates, Gonzales, 9:15 a.m.

Family workshop Jan. 29 at library

Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge presents the “Who & How Can I help My Family?” workshop  Thursday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Gonzales Library. Learn about the different agencies and how they can help you and your family. 

A resource and health fair will also be included in the workshop. This workshop is open to the public and completely free. Refreshments will be served.

‘The Truth About Paying for Long Term Care’ seminar Feb. 4

Legacy Center of Louisiana, LLC will host a seminar  entitled “The Truth About Paying for Long Term Care” Feb. 4 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the St. Elizabeth Medical Plaza, 17609 Old Jefferson Hwy., Prairieville. The topics will include Medicaid, veterans pensions and long term care insurance.

Participants are asked to RSVP by calling 744-0027. For more information, visit www.legacycenterla.com

Doll Show and Sale Feb. 7

The Bayou Bebes of Baton Rouge presents “The Journey of Doll Collecting” Feb. 7. The doll show and sale will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Milton J. Womack Park (A BREC facility) 6201 Florida Blvd.

The day will also include a special display, door prizes and raffle.

For additional information call, George Orgeron at 985-386-4291 or e-mail: georgeorgeron@bellsouth.net

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 70737.