Jan 122011

Matt McPayne (front) Sarah Amering, Naomi Jones and Jeff Amering pick up trash in Hollygrove at Fight the Blight Volunteer Day in December. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Public meetings — about schools, blight, crime, and neighborhoods — dominate the Uptown calendar for the next two days. The second RSD meeting takes place tonight at Andrew Wilson School, and tomorrow sees the fourth city Blightstat meeting as well as the Second (moved from Wednesday) and Sixth District COMSTAT meetings. Tomorrow both Carrollton-Riverbend and the Irish Channel neighborhood associations have their monthly meetings; for further details about these and other events going on, see below.


Friends of NOPL Weekly Used Book Sale. 10am-2pm, Latter Library, 5120 St Charles.

Young Leadership Council January Leadership Luncheon. 12-1.30pm, Mia’s Balcony, 1622 St Charles. $30.

Pitchapalooza: Book Publishing Event. 5.30-7pm, Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania. Free.

Recovery School District Meeting for District B. 6-8pm, Andrew Wilson School, 3617 General Pershing.


City Blightstat meeting. 8am, Amoco Building, 9th Floor conference room, 1340 Perdido.

Historic District Landmarks Commission. 9.30-10.30am, City Council Chambers, 1300 Perdido.

NOPD Second District COMSTAT meeting. 1pm, Children’s Hospital, 200 Henry Clay Avenue.

NOPD Sixth District COMSTAT meeting. 2pm, Sixth District Station (roll call room), 1930 MLK Boulevard.

Plan a Healthy Baby. 6-7pm, Zukababy, 2124 Magazine Street. Call 504-596-6540.

Choral Evensong. 6.30-7.30pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Avenue.

Carollton-Riverbend Neighborhood Association meeting. 7-9pm, Squeal Bar-B-Q, 8400 Oak Street. Call 232-1809 to confirm location.

Irish Channel Neighborhood Association meeting. 7-8.30pm, 819 First Street (Irish Channel Christian Fellowship).

For more details on any of these events, see the UptownMessenger.com calendar. If you’d like to add an event to our calendar, email uptown@nolamessenger.com with the details.

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