Mardi Gras is for everyone, and the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center ensured that their older residents could take part in the celebration of carnival season.
Bring your family even your dog for a 5k race and one-mile fun run (or walk) at Audubon Park on March 8, and help the Loyola University College of Law raise money for Boys Hope Girls Hope to provide safer environments for at-risk children.
High school juniors can take a virtually free trip to the emerald Isle this summer to study for two weeks at the University College of Dublin. The winners of the Irish Network-NOLA scholarship competition will receive free return flights, tuition, accommodation and food in the historic city, but the application is due Monday.
Need help with your taxes and don’t know where to start?
The Loyola University College of Law is offering to assist people with low to moderate income in their tax preparation for free, now through April 10.
Signing up for healthcare can get complicated, and visiting a doctor’s office is never fun. Luckily the Delassize Community Garden will host a free pop-up clinic providing medical testing services and more this Saturday Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Mercy Endeavors Senior Center’s second annual “Jazzin on Jackson” gala is slated for March 20, the center recently announced.
The event, which is to be held at St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center on 2030 Constance Street, will benefit the elderly living uptown, according to Cherie Moore, the center’s Director of Development.
Wilson Charter School will host a Masquerade Gala to benefit a project designed to send inner-city kids to Washington, D.C., according to a release shared by the school.
The gala, to be held on at Propeller Incubator at 4305 Washington Avenue on Feb. 8 at 8 p.m., will feature music, entertainment and a silent auction.
As part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, Tulane Law School students will help prepare tax returns for New Orleans-area residents who couldn’t otherwise afford it, according to a news release issued by the school.
An organization dedicated to reducing poverty in New Orleans will help low-income Uptown residents help pay their utility bill, according to a press release issued by Total Community Action, Inc.
On Saturday in Central City, volunteers, both local and visiting, came out to fix up A.L. Davis Park as well as Carter G. Woodson School as part of the sixth NOLA for Life Day effort.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8973 — located Uptown, just off Wisner Park — is collecting American flags that are no longer fit for public display and will give them a proper disposal ceremony at noon Saturday.
Efforts to revitalize the area around A.L. Davis Park with a showing from a wide range of city agencies will take place in the NOLA For Life Day on Saturday, officials said.
The Exodus Place Community Center — which coordinates job training and placement, educational and housing opportunities in an effort to treat the causes of violent crime — will celebrate the grand opening of its building at Fourth and Dryades on Wednesday (Dec. 4).
Darkness to Light, a national child-abuse prevention organization, will present its training film “Stewards of Children” in a special screening at Children’s Hospital tonight (Tuesday, Dec. 3) at Children’s Hospital, hosted by the New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center.
The Fifth Annual Magazine Street Blues Festival in Lawrence Square park on Saturday will feature a music lineup headlined by Rockin’ Dopsie, plus food, an artist’s village and kids’ activities — all in an effort to raise money to support the officers of the New Orleans Police Department’s Uptown-based Second District.
Local members of the Federal Bar Association and the Pro Bono Project will offer free legal advice to veterans this afternoon (Monday, Nov. 11) at the VFW post on Lyons Street in Uptown New Orleans.
The New Orleans Mission is hoping to raise $250,000 to increase the number of beds for homeless women from 16 to 38, officials announced Tuesday.