What's Happening: Area briefs

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Auditions April 18-20 for ACT show

Ascension Community Theatre will hold auditions for its July production of “Fiddler on the Roof” April 18-20.

Vocal auditions are set for April 18 from 1-4 p.m.

Those auditioning are asked to prepare a song.

Dance auditions will take place April 19 from 1-4 p.m.

Callbacks for reading from the previous auditions will be April 20 from 6-8 p.m.

For more information, call 225-647-1230 or go to

ACHS to present ‘Annie’

The Ascension Catholic High School Drama Club will present the 21st Annual Broadway Musical, “Annie,” Sunday, April 19 and Friday, April 24 at the Ascension Catholic High School Gym. Tickets will be available at the door.

The schedule follows: Sunday, April 19 at 7 p.m. - public performance; Wednesday, April 22 at 10:30 a.m.; area schools performance – Thursday, April 23 at 8:30 a.m. ACHS public performance – Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m.

Alexis’ Angel Sale Saturday

It’s that time of year again when the Porta family is busily working to promote the gift of life in memory of Alexis Cole Porta.

This year’s sale will be held April 18 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the home of Rhonda and Colin Porta, 14340 Villar Road, Gonzales.

All proceeds go to LOPA to help promote organ donor awareness. A blood drive is also held at the sale.

Boy Scouts’ Garage/Jambalaya Sale Saturday

A garage and jambalaya sale will be held Saturday, April 18 at Parkview Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The sale benefits Jamboree Troop 1, local boy scouts that will represent Louisiana at the 2010 National Jamboree in Virginia.

Senior Soc Hop scheduled for April 24

The Parish of Ascension Recreation and Culture Department has put together a event with the monthly Senior Soc Hop. The next scheduled dance is Friday, April 24 from 1-3 pm at the St. Amant Park Recreation Center.

Residents 50 plus are welcome to attend. Soft drinks are complimentary and the Senior Throw Together Band will entertain.