Three things to do

Brandie Richardson @B_Lifestyles
  1. Attend a Anti-Valentines Day party: Teens can make their way to the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez for an Anti-Valentines party on Feb. 22. There will be a series of Minute-to-Win-It like challenges to take your mind off of relationships, flowers, candy and everything sappy that comes with Valentines Day. The party will kick off at 4 p.m. For more information call (225) 622-3339.
  2. Learn gardening and landscaping tips: The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners will host a educational workshop on Feb. 23 at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales. Participants will learn how to add new accents and colors to outdoor living spaces and how to maintain large landscapes, among other things. Local master gardeners will teach the basic fundamentals of container gardening. Registration required, (225)647-3955.
  3. Take the Plunge for the Special Olympics: On Feb. 27 the annual Polar Plunge, benefitting the Louisiana Special Olympics, will take place at Cabela's lake in Gonzales. The event will include a costume contest, musical entertainment, ice sculptures and giveaway. For more information or to register a team visit