New Orleans area calendar for April 22-28, 2016 _lowres

Associated Press file photo by Butch Bill -- Justin Rose celebrates after making a birdie putt to win the Zurich Classic PGA golf tournament in 2015. Rose, the top money-winner at the PGA Tour's stop in New Orleans, is bidding to become the first back-to-back winner at the event since Carlos Franco in 1999-2000 and the fifth in its 67-year history.

FRIDAY

  • ROAST OF THE TOWN: 7 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theater, 8 Canal St., New Orleans. Delgado Community College Foundation benefit roast of Stephen Perry, of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, plus dinner, silent and live auctions. $150. (504) 671-5412. dcc.edu/alumni-giving/foundation/roast.aspx
  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND MARSHMALLOW MELT: 7:20 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Free for members and $5 for non members.

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St. Food demo by Covington Brewhouse and music provided by Abita Stumps.
  • MONK RUN: 8 a.m., Hubie Gallagher Park, 15th Avenue and Filmore Street, Mandeville. Benefit race to raise funds for restoration of St. Joseph Abbey, damaged in recent flooding. $30 day of race. getmeregistered.com/monkrun2016
  • “MY LOUISIANA LOVE”: 1 p.m., French Quarter Visitor Center, 419 Decatur St., New Orleans. Join the conversation with co-producer Monique Verdin and enjoy the film as it explores how the recent environmental crises in Louisiana have affected Houma Indian life and traditions.
  • REINHEITSGEBOT: 6 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 1023 Ridgewood Drive, Metairie. Celebration marking 500th anniversary of Bavarian pure beer law, with food and beverage. (504) 522-8014. deutscheshaus.org.

SUNDAY

  • 95TH ANNIVERSARY: 10:55 a.m., New Zion Baptist Church, 2319 Third St., New Orleans. Celebration with the Rev. W. Marshall Myles speaking. (504) 891-4283. newzion-baptistchurch.org
  • PARK RX DAY: 12:30 p.m., Barataria Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Join the preserve rangers for healthy family fun for mind and body.

“BICYCLING THE BACK TRAILS” AND “TIPS TO TRAIL RIDING”: 3 P.M., NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER, 23135 U.S. 190, MANDEVILLE. DAVID MOELLER WILL SHARE HIS LIFE-TIME PASSION AND EXPERTISE WITH TIPS TO RIDING THE TRAILS FOR THE BIKING ENTHUSIAST AND GUIDE YOU THROUGH BACK TRAILS.

MONDAY

  • ZURICH GOLF CLASSIC: 9 a.m., through Sunday, May 1; TPC of Louisiana, 11001 Lapalco Blvd., Avondale. PGA Tour event, with professional, pro-am and $26.25 single-day grounds pass. zurichgolfclassic.com

TUESDAY

  • DEEP RELAXATION AND MINDFULNESS IN MOTION: 6 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Join Barbara Maheu to learn the skill of deep relaxation.
  • A MAGNIFICENT EXPERIENCE: 8 p.m., W French Quarter, 316 Chartres St., New Orleans. Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas performs at W Happening that benefits American Cancer Society of New Orleans. $20 advance, $25 door. tabooatwfrenchquarter.eventbrite.com

WEDNESDAY

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m. to noon, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Visitors can pick up and try on original and reproduction uniforms and more. Free with museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. nationalww2museum.org

ONGOING

  • “ADAM PENDLETON — BECOMING IMPERCEPTIBLE”: 11 a.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. The exhibition frames the artist’s oeuvre as a complex dialogue between culture and system. On display through June 16. cacno.org

Chinese Lantern Festival: New Orleans Botanical Garden, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. See dozens of dazzlingly colorful lighted displays created at City Park by a team of 100 artisans and technical staff. Admission is $18 for adults, $12 for children 3 to 12, and free for children under 3. For information, visit cityparkpresentschinalights.com or call (504) 482-4888. Event will run through May 1.

DISNEY ON ICE: 7 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Audiences will be a part of the magic of Disney as Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of more than 50 beloved characters, starring Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana. Ticket prices start at $11. Show runs through May 1. disneyonice.com

“At Home and at War New Orleans, 1914–1919” Exhibition: The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. This exhibition displays the various sentiments throughout the city with letters, newspapers, film reels and records. Free. Through May 7.

“Awash with Color — Seldom-Seen Watercolor Paintings by Louisiana Artists, 1789–1989”: The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. Features some of the institution’s extensive holdings in watercolors. Free. Through May 21.

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II” will be shown through May 30. nationalww2museum.org

Teen Art Exhibition — Voice of a New Era: 11 a.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. An exploration of culture, identity, politics, and society through the eyes of young people. Runs through May 1. cacno.org

Voices of Progress — Twenty Women Who Changed New Orleans: 9:30 a.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. THNOC examines the stories of 20 women who helped shaped the city through photographs, letters, diaries and personal effects. On Display through Sept. 11.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones