"What's Up?

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Summer Blood Drive

Now through Aug. 31

St. Elizabeth Donor Center, Plaza 2

Suite 1070, La. 31, Gonzales

All donors will receive a free T-shirt and a chance to win an LSU Ice Chest.

(225) 743-2405

Fundraiser yard sale

July 25

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This That and More Flea Market. 43123 Weber City Road, Gonzales. Plate lunches available. 10% off everything in store sale. Participants are asked to park in the back of building.

Ordination Sacrament

July 24

7 p.m.

First Pilgrim Calvary Baptist Church

11453 La. 73, Geismar.

The ordination of Ministers Paul Cooper and Chris D. Plant Jr. at

‘Save Our Cities Now! Prayer Initiative’

July 25

8 a.m.

Louisiana State Capitol Grounds

Presented by World Link of Churches & Businesses. There will be a march from the Governor’s Mansion to the steps of the State Capitol.

saveourcitiesnow.org.

Singletary Courtney Reunion

July 26

10 a.m.

Faithful United Methodist Church

14253 La. 431, St. Amant.

Events to include Sunday School, church (11 a.m.), lunch (noon) and a singing and music program (1:30 p.m.).

NAACP Ascension Parish Branch Monthly Meeting

July 27

6 p.m.

St. Paul Baptist Church

10438 Boudreaux Road, Gonzales

Contact: Tyler Turner, at (225) 603-3159 or Tyroneka Fowler AT (225) 828-9838.

Food Distribution

July 28

10 a.m. to noon

Harvest Time Worship Center

4462 Jenkins Road, Darrow

All applicants must be recertified. Bring ID, proof of residency and income.

Teen Open Mic

July 28

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Ascension Parish Library

40300 La. 42, Prairieville

Teen End of Summer Party

July 28

5:30 p.m.

Ascension Parish Library

40300 La. 42, Prairieville

July 30

5:30 p.m.

Ascension Parish Library

13278 La. 73, Geismar

A murder mystery inspired night where youths can play a game of Clue.

Darrow Citizens United's 2015 Back to School Giveaway

Aug. 2

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Darrow Community Center

37112 Martin Luther King St., Darrow

Sponsored by Rubicon, LLC., the giveaway is open open to all 70725 area students attending Sorrento Primary, St. Amant Middle or St. Amant High schools. There will be jambalaya, snowballs and hot dogs.

Annual Parent and Youth Summit

Aug. 15

New Beginning Fellowship

39308 Worthey Road, Gonzales.

Hosted by The East Ascension Ministerial Alliance.

Ascension Council on Aging Calendar

July 27

Nutrition Ed Updates

Southern Ag./L. Weber

Donaldsonville

11 a.m.

Fast Exercise

Donaldsonville

9:30 a.m.

Gonzales 10:45 a.m.

Beading club

Gonzales 9 a.m.

Donaldsonville

10:30 a.m.

Bourre’ Card Group

Donaldsonville

10:30 a.m.

July 28

Songs & Fun

New Century

Hospice/Roxanne

Cookie Bake

Life Source /

T. Kaaiuhue

Gonzales 10 a.m.

Yoga

Gonzales

8:15 a.m. & 9:15 a.m.

Bridge – Gonzales

11:30 a.m.

Zumba Gold

Donaldsonville

9 a.m.

Gonzales 10:30 a.m.

Coupon Swap –

Gonzales 9 a.m.

Gonzales 9:30 a.m.

July 29

Your Health & Diet

People’s Health

Certified Nutritionist

available for questions

Donaldsonville

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

H. Falgoust/B. Roussel

Fast Exercise

Donaldsonville

9:30 a.m.

Gonzales 10:45 a.m.

Crafts

Gonzales 9:30 a.m.

Bourre’ Card Group

Donaldsonville

10:30 a.m.

July 30

Zumba Gold

Gonzales 10:30 a.m.

Pilates

Gonzales

8:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m.

Cajun Needlers

Gonzales 12:30 p.m.

PIYO – Donaldsonville

9 a.m.

July 31

Zumba Gold

Donaldsonville

9 a.m.

Scrap Booking

Gonzales 9 a.m.

Canasta

Gonzales 1 p.m.

Karaoke

Gonzales

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Send your upcoming events to Cheryl LeBlanc Babin, lifestyles editor, at cbabin@weeklycitizen.com or call (225) 644-6397, or drop by or mail to The Gonzales Weekly Citizen, 231 W. Cornerview, Gonzales, LA 70737.