The Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans will honor Marjorie Bissinger and her daughter, Nancy Bissinger Timm, later this month at its annual Rhythm and Soul Fundraiser.
The New Orleans Recreation Department Commission Advisory Team that covers parks and playgrounds in the District A area is looking for new members before their next meeting later this month.
The 17th “PechaKucha” night in New Orleans — which features speakers who offer brief presentations on a variety of topics — focus on the theme of “Lost and Found” this week at Courtyard Brewery in the Lower Garden District.
Green Light New Orleans, a non-profit looking to make the city more environmentally friendly, will give away free spinach today and host a celebration in support of the Give NOLA fundraising efforts.
New Orleans will join the rest of the country in celebrating the first Independent Bookstore Day, just as soon as we get this little thing called Jazz Fest behind us.
Bridge House / Grace House will hold their 20th annual Women of Substance Luncheon next week to honor local women who are role models for those struggling with addiction.
F3, a free all-male bootcamp, happens twice weekly in Audubon Park.
New Orleans College Prep will present its spring concert to honor New Orleans’ musical legacy on Wednesday evening at Cohen High School.
The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans will dedicate Professor Longhair’s former home as a museum o Wednesday in a dedication ceremony complete, of course, with an array of local musicians.
Adrienne McFaul, a New Orleans artist, will showcase her new science-inspired artwork at Cafe Luna through the month of May.
Coffee on Your Corner, a program that brings city officials to meet with residents in their own neighborhoods, will be held at Village Coffee on Freret Street on Tuesday morning.
John Cummings, Loyola alumnus and retired lawyer, will speak at Loyola about the Whitney Plantation Museum he owns and the role of slavery in Louisiana.
This talk will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 in Nunemaker Auditorium in Loyola’s Monroe Hall.
On Friday, The Loyola University New Orleans Ballet will perform “An Evening of Divertissements”, a program of 19th century ballet, coupled with character dances and original work by local artists.
The performances, directed by Laura Zambrano, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 in Roussel Hall on Loyola’s campus.
The Junior League of New Orleans will host its tenth annual kitchen tour next weekend, showcasing 12 different kitchens in the Uptown area to raise money for the organization’s programs supporting local families.
Dr. Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, will give a lecture about the relationship between humans and animals, as seen through ancient Egyptian mummies.