LIFESTYLE

At the Library (Feb. 10)

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

How to raise happy, healthy pets program

Do you ever wonder if your pet is healthy or is getting the best care? If you have questions about the kind of care your pet needs, join us at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales for a presentation in honor of Responsible Pet Owner Month.

At this program, Michael LeBlanc of Ascension Parish Animal Shelter will be addressing common pet issues and answering audience questions about pets. This program will be held on Thursday, Feb.12, at 6 p.m. for parents and children of all ages. Registration is required. To register or for more information about this program, call the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales at 647-3955.

Elmo’s 30th birthday Thursday

Elmo is celebrating his birthday this month. Elmo loves to learn, laugh, play, and look at books. In celebration of Elmo’s birthday and all the things he loves to do, the Ascension Parish Library is hosting three fun-filled evenings of activities, stories, and songs as they celebrate this Sesame Street character’s 30th year on the show. 

Elmo birthday parties are scheduled Feb. 12 at the Donaldsonville and Galvez locations and on Feb. 18 at the Gonzales location. All Elmo parties will begin at 5:30 p.m. To ensure enough materials for everyone, register in advance. This program is designed for children of all ages who love Elmo. 

To register or for more information on this program, contact the library in Gonzales at 647-3955, Donaldsonville at 473-8052, or Galvez at 622-3339.

A place to practice Guitar Hero III skills

If you’re looking for a place to practice your Guitar Hero III skills, visit the Ascension Parish Library.  The library will have its Playstation, PS guitars, and game ready for participants to use. No experience or minimum level of expertise required to participate.

Guitar Hero III sessions are scheduled starting at 4 p.m. at the Gonzales location Friday, Feb. 13. Equipment will be available to interested teens to use until 5 p.m. This program is limited to teens in sixth grade and above. 

For more information about this program, contact the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales at 647-3955.