Mary Ann Sternberg, author of Along the River Road and River Road Rambler, has spent decades researching the road between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, and all the sights in between. She'll be at the Gonzales branch of Ascension Parish Library this evening to discuss the rich and diverse history of the great road. 6:30 pm, with reception and book signing to follow. Registration required. 708 S. Irma Boulevard. (225) 647-3955.