- WHITNEY ZOO-TO-DO: 7 p.m., patron party; 8 p.m., general admission, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Adults-only black tie gala featuring food and drinks, silent auction, raffle and live music. (504) 861-6160.
- ‘A LOVE LIKE THIS — THE BOAZ AND RUTH STORY’: 7 p.m., L.B. Landry Theatre, 1200 L.B. Landry Ave., New Orleans. $20, advance; $25, door. eventbrite.com
‘THIS SWEATY CITY,’ EPISODE 3: 8 P.M.-9 P.M., THE SHADOWBOX, 2400 ST. CLAUDE AVE, NEW ORLEANS. A LIVE PERFORMANCE OF THE SERIAL RADIO DRAMA. THIS EVENT WILL SERVE AS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM PLAY/WRITE. $10. THESHADOWBOXTHEATRE.COM
- GREATER NEW ORLEANS BROMELIAD SOCIETY SHOW & SALE: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Lakeside Shopping Center, Metairie. Free.
- DISNEY ON ICE: Times vary, UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Tickets start at $18. (504) 280-7171 or arena.uno.edu
- ‘THE ANDREWS BROTHERS’: 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. Sunday, The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific, and The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a flu outbreak quarantines the girls, stagehands Max, Lawrence and Patrick, along with pinup girl Peggy Jones, hatch a plan to save the day. (504) 528-1943.
- ‘KISS ME KATE’: 8 p.m., Friday-Sunday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. Through May 18. (985) 641-0324.
- COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Local health and fitness businesses along with the Covington Mayor’s Council on Healthy Lifestyles will provide information on living a healthier lifestyle. MText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorarket vendor Nanette Schoenewe will present “Wellness Day” using only the bounty of the Farmers Market to prepare her sampling dish. Music byText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorthe Petty Bones beginning at 9:30 a.m. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
OPEN DANCE: 8 P.M.-MIDNIGHT, ST. LUKE’S FAMILY CENTER, 910 CROSS GATES BLVD., SLIDELL. SETUPS, SNACKS, DOOR PRIZES. DRESSY CASUAL AND SMOKE FREE. SPONSORED BY SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES. $15. (985) 285-8174 OR (985) 285-4662
- SWAP MEET NOLA: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Margaret’s, 3525 Bienville St., New Orleans. New animal-friendly mini enterprise sponsored by the Humane Society of Louisiana offering items from more than 30 local vendors that range from original artwork to indigenous plants to handmade organic/vegan soaps, lotions and shampoos. Proceeds from some of the market’s sales will help support the Humane Society programs around the state. swapmeetnola.com.
- JUNIOR PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY: 2 p.m., Tulane University’s Dixon Hall, New Orleans. Performances by student artists. Free. jrphilnola.org
- GIVENOLA DAY: midnight-11:59 p.m. GiveNOLA Day is an online event, making it easy and accessible to give to local nonprofits. Visit GiveNOLA.org to support your favorite nonprofit or cause. Anyone can donate with a minimum donation of $10.
- ‘BE SAFE I LOVE YOU’ AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Cara Hoffman will sign copies of her book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com
- SWING IN THE PARK: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra plays classical, pop. (504) 523-6530 or jeffparish.net
- VICTORY BELLES’ ‘SPIRIT OF AMERICA’: 11:45 a.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Red, white and blue celebration featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American Song Book. Includes dining by chef John Besh and the American Sector restaurant. $40. (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org
- READING BETWEEN THE WINES: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Pearl Wine Co., 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Local authors will discuss and sign their books. Pearl will offer $5 glasses of wine, and Indochow will provide a food pop-up. Maple St. Book Shop will sell books. Free. fleurdelit.com.
WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 11
- ROMANCE SLAM JAM 2014: 7 p.m., Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Drive, Kenner. Theme is Romancing the Big Easy with Angie Daniels as the keynote speaker. Call (504) 469-5000.
- ‘TRADITIONAL MUSIC IN COASTAL LOUISIANA’: 6 p.m., Old US Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Joshua Caffery will discuss his book. Free.
- ‘SHOUT, SISTER, SHOUT! THE BOSWELL SISTERS OF NEW ORLEANS’: The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Exhibition on view through Oct. 26. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662
Compiled by Emily Beck Cogburn