• AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Kesha Wilson Turner, author of a new book titled “A.,” will discuss and sign copies. Free.



  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Old Algiers Harvest Fresh Market, 922 Teche St. Produce, seafood and more available for purchase.
  • PRESENTATION AND BOOK SIGNING: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. A presentation and signing with writer and Tulane University professor Thomas Beller featuring his new biography, “J.D Salinger: The Escape Artist.”
  • SAVE THE VILLAGE BENEFIT CONCERT: 6 p.m., The Den at Howlin’ Wolf, 907 S. Peters St. Featuring local musicians and poets and a meal. Tickets will be on a sliding scale. All funds go to saving the Village.


  • GREEK FESTIVAL: 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd. Greek cuisine, live music, dancing and more. $5; free for children 12 and younger. Call (504) 282-0259.


  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Magazine Street Market, Magazine and Girod streets. The market features produce, flowers and food. Call (504) 861-5898.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. The market features vegetables, fruits, flowers and other items.
  • LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Lafourche Central Market Pavilion, 4484 La. 1, Raceland. Shop fresh, shop local at the Lafourche Central Market with local farmers, fishermen, artisans and more. Open every Saturday. Free. Call (985) 438-1231.
  • ST. BERNARD SEAFOOD & FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Aycock Barn, 409 Aycock St., St. Bernard. The market showcases fresh seafood, local produce, jams and preserves, baked goods, crafts, live entertainment and children’s activities. Call (504) 355-4442.
  • BOOK SIGNING: 1 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Regina Charboneau discusses and signs “Mississippi Current Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Down America’s Greatest River.” Call (504) 895-2266.
  • NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM FAMILY FILM SCREENING AND WORKSHOP: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Screening of NOVA “D-Day’s Sunken Secrets.” Segments of the film will be paired with hands-on activities exploring sonar and engineering. Designed for children ages 9-14. One adult is required per three children. Reservations required. Email annie.tete@nationalww2 or call (504) 528-1944, ext. 315.
  • MOVIES IN THE PARK: 8 p.m., Heritage park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. No pets or outside food or drinks. Concessions will be sold. Movies are shown on a 25-foot outdoor screen. This week’s film is “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.” Free. Call (504) 468-7231.


  • YOGA AT THE CABILDO: 8:30 a.m. Saturday; 7:30 a.m Tuesday and Thursday, Louisiana State Museum Cabildo, 701 Chartres St. Yoga classes for all experience levels. Call (504) 568-6968.


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. The market offers local produce. On Saturday, Spanish R Us will be serving a sampling from their menu and music by Sweet Jones begins at 9:30 a.m. Call (985) 892-1873.


  • SWAP MEET NOLA: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Margaret’s, 3525 Bienville St. New animal-friendly mini-enterprise sponsored by the Humane Society of Louisiana offers 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 humane programs around the state.
  • NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY MASTER CLASS SERIES: 10 a.m., Encore Studio of Dance, Tumbling, Music, 1999 Hickory Ave. Featuring guest artists Thelma Goldberg, Nora Clark and Laura Sicignano in three master classes for dancers of all ages.
  • MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS AT CHALMETTE BATTLEFIELD: 12:30 p.m., Chalmette Battlefield, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. Hosted by VFW Post 3798, the event will include a color guard, bagpiper and recognition of the 150th anniversary of the cemetery. The visitor center will be open Monday. Volunteers are needed to place and remove flags at the 15,000-plus headstones. Flags will be placed at 7:30 a.m. Friday and removed at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Call (504) 281-0511, ext. 32.
  • ‘MISLEAD, AMERICA’S SECRET EPIDEMIC’: 12:45 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle. Screening of upcoming documentary feature film “MisLEAD: America’s Secret Epidemic.” This is a preview of the current cut of the film, which is 94 minutes. The screening will be followed by a one-hour discussion with the film’s director, local experts on lead poisoning prevention and local parents of lead-poisoned children. Refreshments will be served.
  • EMERGENCY CIRCUS KICKOFF CARNIVAL: 4 p.m., The Old Firehouse, 720 Mandeville St. All-ages carnival featuring music, games, food, prizes, ponies, and circus acts of inspiration and wonder. The Emergency Circus, an all-volunteer-run division of Patch Adams’ Gesundheit Institute, is throwing the Kickoff Carnival to raise funds for their spring “Tour to the Rescue.” Admission is by donation ($5-20). Call (520) 405-7814.
  • SWINGIN’ SUNDAYS: 8 p.m., AllWays Lounge and Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave. Free dance lessons at 8 p.m. are followed by a live band at 9 p.m. Call (504) 758-5590.


  • NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM MEMORIAL DAY: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St. Performance at 10:30 a.m. by the Marine Corps Quintet, outside U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center. 11 a.m., Memorial Day Ceremony at the pavilion. 3 p.m., Memorial Day National Moment of Silence & Bell-Ringing at the pavilion. Call (504) 528-1944, ext. 315.
  • The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Grand Opening Memorial Day Celebration: 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m., The Outlet Collection of Riverwalk, 500 Port of New Orleans Place. Featuring the World War II Museum’s Victory Belles. Free.


  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with admission. Call (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. http:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color//
  • Reading Between the Wines: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Pearl Wine Co., 3700 Orleans Ave. 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.
  • NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM PUB QUIZ: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II. American Sector Happy Hour specials will be extended to players, who can also order off the restaurant menu. Call (504) 528-1943.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Raul Llanos, M.D., author of a new book titled “The Power of Self-Healing,” will discuss the book and sign copies. Free.