The Gillespie Memorial Community Breakfast will present a program entitled “Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery: Greater New Orleans, United States, and Global Manifestations” at its monthly community breakfast Saturday (Dec. 8).
A fundraiser tonight (Tuesday, Dec. 4) will help launch Exodus Place, a new community center being developed by a Central City resident at the corner of Fourth and Dryades.
The International School of Louisiana will host its winter bazaar and gumbo cook-off fundraiser Saturday (Dec. 8) at the Camp Street campus.
The Irish House will host the fifth annual “Side Splitting Sleigh Ride of Insanity” Friday (Dec. 5) with local comedians in an effort to collect for Toys for Tots.
A holiday toy drive hosted by Tulane staff members is entering its final week, but there is still time to send gifts for abused or neglected children and to enter a drawing for prizes that include original art and Saints tickets.
With food, art and music, Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will host its second annual winter market fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 8.
Andrew H. Wilson Charter School in Broadmoor will host its third annual High School Fair on Tuesday (Dec. 4), inviting seventh- and eighth-grade students from around the city to meet with representatives of several Orleans Parish high schools.
The Loyola Opera Theatre, backed by the largest orchestra ever used in a Loyola opera, will perform Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ Friday (Jan. 18) and Sunday (Jan. 20).
Snow will cover the Marquette Horseshoe lawn at Loyola University, along with a visit from Santa and other holiday festivities on Wednesday evening (Dec. 5).
Police hope that surveillance video from a nearby business will lead to arrests in the violent robbery of a college student earlier this week, investigators said Wednesday at their weekly internal leadership meeting.
A panel of prosecutors, federal officials, Loyola University professors and social-justice advocates will discuss the United States immigration detention system at Loyola University in an all-day symposium Friday (Nov. 30) called “Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System”.
PhotoNOLA, the seventh annual citywide festival of photography, kicks off Thursday (Nov. 29) with opening weekend events through Sunday. More than 40 exhibitions will run throughout December, including openings Saturday in several Uptown galleries.
Tulane University will host a free family concert of “Peter and the Wolf” next week.
Loyola University will premiere “El Nogalar,” a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” set in Mexico, Wednesday (Nov. 28) with five performances running through Dec. 2.