5 Things to do

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

1.Small Business Power Week: Free Workshops on "Power of Peer Learning" all week, across the parish. Wednesday, August 16 (2-5 p.m.) Ascension Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Presented by St. Elizabeth. Lamar Dixon. Thursday, August 17 (6 p.m.) Lemann Memorial Center (1100 Clay Street, Donaldsonville). Saturday, August 19 (10 a.m.) Crystal Chateaux (36501 Mission Street, Prairieville). 

2.DHS Football Scrimmage: DHS Tigers scrimmage against Tara @ Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium, Thursday, August 17 at 6 p.m.

3.Women of Excellence: New Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church, 57701 Court Street, Plaquemine, LA 70764. You and your congregation are cordially invited to worship with us on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. as we celebrate our women's day program, entitled "Women of Excellence." Rev. Andrew Richardson- Pastor, Sis. Claudia Brumfield- Secretary. 225-473-7505.

4.Make a Documentary: The New Orleans Film Society, #CreateLouisiana, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, and Kyotocolor are offering a $40K grant opportunity for a documentary feature film from a Louisiana-based director-producer team. Applications are now open for this grant opportunity. The final deadline is September 8, 2017, at 5 p.m. (central time). For more info visit www.createlouisiana.com.

5.The Circus is in Town!:With three rings of affordable family fun, "The Jordan World Circus" will thrill fans of all ages. See the death-defying aerial acts, animal attractions including tigers and elephants. In addition to the performing acts, kids will have the unique opportunity to ride and pet different types of animals. Lamar Dixon, Tuesday, Aug. 22. Show is at 7 p.m. For information visit https://www.facebook.com/TheJordanWorldCircus.