Mercy Endeavors Senior Center will hold its inaugural “Jazzin’ on Jackson Gala” tonight (Thursday, March 21) at St. Alphonsus Art and Cultural Center in the Irish Channel.
More than 20 of New Orleans’ finest restaurants will meet Thursday night (March 19) at Samuel J. Green Charter School in a benefit for FirstLine Schools five “seed-to-table” food-education gardening programs across the city.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is holding the “Race Judicata” one-mile fun run/walk on Saturday morning (March 9) to benefit Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans.
Robert P. George, a legal theorist, former presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and former president of the National Organization for Marriage, will speak on issues of faith and social justice in a lecture titled “Five Pillars of a Decent and Dynamic Society” on Wednesday (March 6) at Loyola University.
The Recovery School District, in partnership with the Orleans Parish School Board, will host two application fairs for families this month, one for middle school families at KIPP Central Academy Wednesday (March 6) and another at Crocker Elementary on March 15.
The Orleans Public Education Network will host a networking night for young professionals at Oak Wine Bar on Sunday evening (Feb. 24) that will also include a presentation to Leona Tate, who in 1960 was one of four African-American schoolgirls to integrate a previously all-white New Orleans school.
The “Step Up, Reach Out!” anti-bullying summit will be held at Loyola University Saturday (Feb. 19) for students and educators from several New Orleans schools.
Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton Avenue campus relocation to McDonogh No. 7 would require a variance from the city according to Operations Manager Alisa Dupre.
Dupre said the move would require four modular classrooms to be placed at the McDonogh No. 7 site, which would require a city variance. Dupre said the Orleans Parish School Board is currently working with the city on the variance while simultaneously doing repair work on the building.
Rev. Arturo Sosa Abascal, president of a Catholic university in Venezuela, will present a lecture on “Political Implications of a Humanizing Globalization” tonight (Thursday, Jan. 31) at Loyola University.
Author Aimee Bender, Tulane’s Zale-Kimmerling Writer in Residence this year, will give a public reading and interview followed by a book-signing and reception on Monday (Jan. 28).
McKeown’s Books will host another “Evening of Difficult Music” on Saturday (Jan. 19) with jazz by Bodhi 3.
Cult classic “The Room” Live with writer/director Tommy Wiseau and actor Greg Sestero will run back-to-back shows at Prytania Theatre both Friday (Jan. 18) and Saturday (Jan. 19).