CALENDAR: Upcoming Ascension Parish events
Moon Griffon to speak at GOP Roundtable
Louisiana radio host Moon Griffon has been scheduled to be the featured speaker Feb. 16 at the Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women.
The roundtable begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Clarion Inn, located at 1500 Hwy. 30, Gonzales.
Livestock show planned for Gonzales
Participants from across Louisiana will gather in Ascension Parish for the 88th annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
AgCenter officials expect more than 2,000 4-H and FFA exhibitors to bring thousands of animals for competition through Feb. 18.
Ascension Catholic seafood and auction event set
Ascension Catholic will hold its annual seafood and auction fundraiser event Feb. 18 at the high school gym at 311 St. Vincent St., Donaldsonville.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:45 p.m.
Tickets are $60.
Relay for Life planned for Gonzales
The Ascension Parish Relay for Life will be March 18 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the River Parish Community College campus.
RPCC is located at 925 West Edenborne Pkwy., Gonzales.
Eighth grade night scheduled
The remaining eighth grade informational night for the Early College Option has been set for March 20 at 6 p.m. at River Parishes Community College.
It will be in Room 140 at RPCC, which is located at 925 W. Edenborne Pkwy., Gonzales, LA.
Alternative Certification Program sessions set
Two virtual information sessions will be held in February for those interested in applying for Ascension Parish Public Schools' Teach Ascension Academy in March.
TAA is an on-the-job professional development program for aspiring new teachers in the parish's primary, middle, and high schools.
- 6 p.m., Feb. 27: meet.google.com/wtc-byvv-otr
- 6 p.m., Feb. 28: meet.google.com/sgm-bgxh-ait
Bulls, Bands, and Barrels scheduled
Bulls, Bands, and Barrels will be Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
The event features Bailey Zimmerman.
Easter event planned
The “Easter Eggstravaganza” will be March 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Colonial Stables, 38297 Cornerview, Gonzales.
The event will feature an Easter egg hunt, food trucks, shopping, a kids' zone, and photos with the Easter Bunny.
Jambalaya Festival set for May 26-28
The 56th annual Gonzales Jambalaya Festival will be held during the traditional time, Memorial Day weekend.
The festivities will be May 26-28.
Dancing For a Cause scheduled for July 8
Dancing For a Cause, a fundraising event for The Arc of East Ascension, is in its 14th year.
WAFB-TV's Elizabeth Vowell and Greg Meriwether return as masters of ceremonies.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. at the REV Center at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. The event starts at 7 p.m.
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