Three things to do

Brandie Richardson @B_Lifestyles
  • Go to a book lecture: The Ascenion Parish Library in Galvez is hosting a book lecture on Feb. 25. Dr. Cassandra Chaney, Associate Professor at LSU School of Social Work, will discuss some of the greatest challenged black families in America are facing. Registration required. (225) 622-3339.
  • Attend a beauty pageant: On Feb. 28 VFW Post 3693 will host their annual pageant for girls ages infant to 20 years old at the Gonzales Civic Center. Entries will be accepted at the door. For more information contact Carrie Person at (225) 715-9120 or email 
  • Buy a chicken dinner: The Sorrento Lions Club is hosting a chicken dinner fundraiser on Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ryan's Family Grocery, 9283 Airline Highway, Sorrento. Plates are $7 and include chicken, dirty rice, green beans, bread and dessert. Email sorrentolionsclub@ for tickets. All proceeds will support the Lions Club.