THURSDAY, MAY 7

  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. holly grovemarket.com.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 12:15 p.m., daily except Sunday and Monday; Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. Ranger provides information about the historic event. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • RANGERS’ CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. http://hollygrovemarket.comhttp://oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.comhttp://nolachessclub.yolasite.comhttp://albinas.orghttp://crescentcityfarmersmarket.orghttp://mandevilletrailheadmarket.comhttp://ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yogahttp://gretnafarmersmarket.comhttp://swapmeetnola.comhttp://frenchmarket.orghttp://camelliacitymarket.orghttp://crescentcityfarmersmarket.orghttp://swapmeetnola.comhttp://crescentcityfarmersmarket.orghttp://crescentcityfarmersmarket.org">crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music, and arts and crafts market. (504) 684-5410.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., also 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Benson Cancer Center, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. http://nationalww2museum.orghttp://sankofanola.orghttp://www.pflagno.orghttp://ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yogahttp://swapmeetnola.comhttp://frenchmarket.orghttp://wednesdayatthesquare.com">ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
  • “EISENHOWER THE LIBERATOR”: 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. presentation, U.S. Freedom Pavilion, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A panel discussion and Q&A featuring the grandchildren of Dwight D. Eisenhower as part of the museum’s 70th anniversary of V-E Day. RSVP required. (504) 528-1944 x 412. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • COCKTAILS AND POLITICS: 5: 30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Publiq House, 4528 Freret St., New Orleans. A benefit for Kingsley House, state Sen. J.P. Morrell, Speaker Pro Tem Walt Leger III and Rep. Helena Moreno provide interaction with residents. $35 suggested donation. www.kingslehouse.org.
  • CONCERTS IN THE PARK: 6 p.m., Al Copeland Concert Meadow, Lafrienere Park, Metairie. Louisiana Philharmonic and New Orleans Concert Band team to kick off the series with Swing in the Park, featuring movie and television music, as well as classics by Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Bring lawn chairs and a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest Food Bank. Rain date Friday at 7 p.m. www.lpomusic.org.
  • “THE FURNITURE BIBLE”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Christophe Pourny discusses and signs his overview of favorite techniques—ceruse, vernis anglais and water gilding, with step-by-step photographs to replicate each technique. (504) 895-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • “THE DOCTOR WILL SEE YOU SHORTLY — A PHYSICIAN’S FIRST YEAR” : 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Matt McCarthy reads and signs his book about the terror and adventure of the first year of medical residency. (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com.
  • ITALIAN COOKING CLASS: 6:30 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) presents Chef Andrea Apuzzo who will teach three dishes $85, $70 AICC members. www.americanitalianculturalcenter.com/events/cooking_class.
  • NOAC LECTURE SERIES: 7 p.m., New Orleans Athletic Club, 222 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Lisa Iancono of Nola Sewn is interviewed by Elizabeth Perrin, about the company that produces sewn product and garmet design development. www.neworleansathleticclub.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 8

  • ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND REAL ESTATE FORECAST SEMINAR: 8 a.m. ton 12:30 p.m., University Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Annual forecast for region, includes panels. Sponsored by UNO and Latter & Blum, Inc. Continuing education credits offered. $45. www.realestate.uno.edu.
  • V-E DAY CEREMONY: 11 a.m., U.S. Freedom Pavilion, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Ceremony commemorating the end of the war in Europe, featuring reflections of those who remember the events of the day. Led by Bill Detweiler, consultant for Military and Veterans Affairs. (504) 582-1944 x 229. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • LANTERN LIGHT’S FISH FRY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., behind St. Joseph’s Church, 1803 Gravier St., New Orleans. Annual benefit for the St. Joseph Rebuild Center which assist homeless. Walk-in or prepay and drive through; 10 or more must be pre-ordered. $10. (504) 273-5573 x 116. www.lanternlight.org.
  • SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Dermatology Clinic, Tulane Medical Center, 1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. The Tulane School of Medicine’s Dermatology Department will offer free screenings. No treatments of biopsies performed. 504-988-1700.
  • ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Daughters of Charity Health Center, 3201 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. LSU Health New Orleans ENT faculty and students will conduct free screenings on a first-come, first-served basis. Exam, counseling and referrals where warranted. (504) 568-4785.
  • “OPERATION SUSSEX” SCREENING: 5 p.m., Alliance Francaise de La Nouvelle-Orleans, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Viewing and discussion with local film company Alliance Productions of the story of a little-known WWII spy mission involving the Resistance network. $5, free for members. (504) 568-0770. www.af-neworleans.org.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, performance by Keith Burnstein. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • SIPPIN’ IN SEERSUCKER: 6 p.m., Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., New Orleans. Benefit for Ogden Museum of Southern Art with cocktails, entertainment, food and contests, plus shopping specials from the retailers. Southern attire, seersucker preferred. $50, $30 members in advance; $60, $40 at the door, includes parking. (504) 539-9616. www.ogdenmuseum.org/events/sippin.
  • MUSIC BOX ROVING VILLAGE: 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Arto Lindsay conducts final performances at City Park. (Enter on Harrison Avenue off Wisner). $15. Also Saturday. For more information, write to info@neworleansairlift.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 9

  • STAMP OUT HUNGER LETTER CARRIERS FOOD DRIVE: Leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable food items such as peanut butter, soups/stews, canned fruits/vegetables, canned meats, tuna fish, chili, cereals, beans, rice, or pasta next to your mailbox prior to regular mail delivery today. www.no-hunger.org.
  • JOB FAIR: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Marine & Land Systems New Orleans Shipyard, 19401 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans. Textron Systems host event to hire up to 250 full-time employees at Slidell and New Orleans facilities. www.textronsystems.com/job-search.
  • PILATES IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m., also Monday 6 p.m. New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. In conjunction with East Jefferson Wellness Center. $5. (504) 658-4106. noma.org.
  • CAMELLIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Griffith Park, 333 Erlanger St., Slidell. (985) 640-7112. camelliacitymarket.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans. crescentcity farmersmarket.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873. covington farmersmarket.org.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. (985) 764-9762.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna. gretnafarmers market.com.
  • MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. (985) 624-3147. mandevilletrailhead market.com.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.com.
  • GROW DAT FARM STAND: 9 a.m., 150 Zachary Taylor Drive, City Park, New Orleans. Produce grown in City Park, sold by youth. (504) 598-2743. http://growdatyouthfarm.org">growdatyouthfarm.org.
  • ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR AND SUMMER WATER SAFETY DAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., New Canal Lighthouse, 8001 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation presents fair with a variety of items, plus food, beverages and raffles. Fishing, boating and swimming safety programs will also be presented. (504) 836-7281. www.saveourlake.org.
  • SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., French Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Weekly market featuring produce, seafood, preserves, breads and baked goods. (504) 522-2621. www.frenchmarket.org.
  • FRIENDS OF THE NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Also Wednesday.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org.
  • YOUTH BIKE RIDE AND HEALTH FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Andrew Wilson Charter School, 3617 Gen. Pershing St., New Orleans. Family 5K ride through Broadmoor area, culminating at health festival at Keller Library, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. www.bikeasy.org/events.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD PET ADOPTION: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., NOLA City Bark, City Park, Zachary Taylor and Magnolia Drives, New Orleans. Louisiana SPCA adoptions. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.org.

MADE FROM THE MARKET: 11 A.M., FARMERS MARKET, 1235 N. PETERS ST., NEW ORLEANS. SOUTHERN FOOD AND BEVERAGE MUSEUM REPS WILL DEMONSTRATE. (504) 569-0405. SOUTHERNFOOD.ORG.

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 A.M. TO 4 P.M., 612 PIETY ST., NEW ORLEANS. INDOOR-OUTDOOR MARKET. (504) 269-3982.

  • SWAP MEET NOLA: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Margaret’s Church, 3525 Bienville St., New Orleans. An all-in-one farmers market, bakers market, arts and crafts market and flea market. (504) 813-5370. http://wednesdayatthesquare.com">swapmeetnola.com.
  • CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK PARTY: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St., New Orleans. Authors Kenny Harrison, Marti Dumas and Alex McConduit will be reading and signing their books. (504) 866-4916. www.maplestreetbookshop.com.
  • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret Street at Napoleon Avenue. More than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. freretmarket.org.
  • “CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL — THANKS TO MY MOM, 101 STORIES OF GRADITUDE, LOVE AND LESSONS”: noon, Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 Hwy. 190, Suite 10., Mandeville. Mary Beth Magee signs copies of this and other books she has written or contributed to. (985) 626-8884. www.barnesandnoble.com.
  • “NEW ORLEANS JAZZ PLAYHOUSE”: 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 3721 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. Irvin Mayfield signs and discusses his book with seven CDs on his experiences as a New Orleans native, jazz musician and the influences in his life including musicians, artists, photographers, chefs, teachers and mentors. (504) 455-4929. www.barnesandnoble.com.
  • “THE FURNITURE BIBLE”: 2 p.m., Gallier House, 1126 Royal St.; also, 6 p.m., Balzac Antiques, 3506 Magazine St., New Orleans.Christophe Pourny discusses and signs his overview of favorite techniques. Gallier, (504) 274-0746. www.hgghh.org. Balzac, (504) 899-2668. www.balzacantiques.com.

“THE LOCALIST — THINK INDEPENDENT, BUY LOCAL AND RECLAIM THE AMERICAN DREAM”: 4 P.M., OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. CARRIE ROLLWAGEN DISCUSSES AND SIGNS HER BOOK ABOUT LOCALIST ADVENTURE AS SHE EMBRACES SLOW FOOD, SMALL BUSINESS AND THE LOCAVORE MOVEMENT. (504) 899-7323.

“A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES”: 6 P.M., OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. SARAH J. MAAS SIGNS THE FIRST BOOK IN HER NEW SERIES ABOUT FAERIES. (504) 899-7323. WWW. OCTAVIABOOKS.COM.

  • SWING IN THE PINES: 6 p.m., Bogue Falaya Park, Covington. Louisiana Philharmonic plays movie and television music, as well as classics by Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Bring lawn chairs and a non-perishable food item for Covington Food Bank. Rain date Friday at 7 p.m. www.lpomusic.org.
  • MUSIC BOX ROVING VILLAGE: 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Arto Lindsay conducts final performances at City Park. (Enter on Harrison Avenue off Wisner). $15. For more information, write to info@neworleansairlift.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 10

  • SECOND CHANCE SUNDAYS: noon to 4 p.m., Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. Half-off adoption for animals six months and older each Sunday in May. www.la-spca.org/adoptables.
  • NOLA CHESS CLUB: Noon, Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free, open to the public. http://www.pflagno.org">nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • MOTHERS’ DAY CONCERT: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Cabrini Park, 1200 Dauphine St., New Orleans. The View Carre Property Owners, Residents and Associates present the New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra. Face-painting, an a raffle and more are planned. Picnics and chairs are encouraged. www.vcpora.org.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 670-2520. www.albinas.org.
  • SWIM SAFETY LESSONS: 5, 6 and 7 p.m., Tulane University Riley Student Recreation Center, 31 McAlister Drive, New Orleans. Red Cross-certified water safety instructors teach 45-minute courses to anyone 5 and older. Registration required. Ashley Kelly Swim Program, sponsored by Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. (504) 836-2238. www.saveourlake.org.
  • POST-KATRINA EDUCATION FORUM: 7 p.m., Home L. Hitt Alumni and Visitors Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. UNO and Loyola University’s Institute for Quality and Equity in Education sponsor a panel discussion to examine changes in public schools. www.uno.edu and www.loyno.edu/iqee.
  • NEW ORLEANS CIVIC SYMPHONY: 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Works by Tchaikovsky, Faure, Mozart and Beethoven. (504) 393-8966. www.facebook.com/nocivicsymphony.

MONDAY, MAY 11

  • TOWN MEETINGS WITH COUNCILWOMAN NADINE RAMSEY: all 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; St. Jude Community Center, 400 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Also, Tuesday, Federal City Auditorium, 2485 Guadalcanal Blvd., Algiers; Wednesday, Holy Angels Convent, 3500 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans; and Thursday, Treme Community Center, 900 N. Villere St., New Orleans. Ramsey and City Department representatives on hand to discuss upcoming projects. www.nolacitycouncil.com.

TAI CHI CLASS: 6 P.M., NOMA SCULPTURE GARDEN, CITY PARK, 1 COLLINS DIBOLL CIRCLE, NEW ORLEANS. EAST JEFFERSON WELLNESS CENTER CLASSES OUTSIDE OR IN THE MUSEUM. $5. (504) 456-5000. NOMA.ORG.

  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., music room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (504) 442-7449 or (985) 898-0951. crescentcitysound.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 12

  • LITTLE DIGGERS — SUNSHINY SUMMER: 9:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardnes, 7 Bamboo Lane, New Orleans. For children 18 months to 5, explore in the Discovery Garden. Sunshine only. Fee cover child, adult. $8, $7 for additional child or adult. (504) 293-4722. www.longuevue.com.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. (504) 483-7037. hollygrovemarket.com.
  • SANKOFA MOBILE MARKET: 11 a.m. to noon, Lower 9th Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. sankofanola.org.
  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH AND CANDLELIGHT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Music director Albinas Prizgintas performs classical to rock to pop on the 5,000-pipe organ. (504) 670-2520. albinas.org.

“NEW ORLEANS JAZZ PLAYHOUSE”: 6 P.M., GARDEN DISTRICT BOOK SHOP, 2727 PRYTANIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. IRVIN MAYFIELD SIGNS AND DISCUSSES HIS BOOK WITH SEVEN CDS ON HIS EXPERIENCES AS A NEW ORLEANS NATIVE, JAZZ MUSICIAN AND THE INFLUENCES IN HIS LIFE INCLUDING MUSICIANS, ARTISTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, CHEFS, TEACHERS AND MENTORS. (504) 895-2266. WWW.GARDENDISTRICTBOOKSHOP.COM.

  • “FUN, FUNKY AND FABULOUS — NEW ORLEANS CASUAL RESTAURANT RECIPES” AND “ NEW ORLEANS CLASSIC CREOLE RECIPES” AUTHOR EVENT: 6:30 p.m., Cita Dennis Hubbell Library, 725 Pelican Ave., New Orleans. Authors Jyl Benson and Kit Wohl discuss their books about Crescent City cuisine. (504) 366-0657. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.com.
  • “THE HOLY MARK” AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Author Greg Alexander discusses dreams as a literary device. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us/
  • C. G. JUNG SOCIETY — “ON THE CUSP OF JOY AND DESPAIR”: 7:30 p.m., Parker United Methodist Church, 1130 Nashville Ave., New Orleans. Therapists William Thiele and Anna Maria Signorelli discuss how we can live on the cusp and yet embrace these seeming opposites. $15, $10 students, members free. www.jungneworleans.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

  • 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.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at East Lockwood and North New Hampshire streets, Covington. (985) 892-1873.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., French Market Farmers Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. (504) 522-2621. frenchmarket.org.
  • JAZZ PILATES: Noon to 1 p.m., New Orleans National Historical Park Visitor Center, Dutch Alley, 916 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Stephanie Jordan leads free class, participants to bring their own mats. (504) 589-4841. www.nps.gov/jazz.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET WEST BANK: 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 12715 U.S. 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. germancoast farmersmarket.org.
  • WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lafayette Square, between St. Charles Avenue and Camp Street across from Gallier Hall, New Orleans. Twelve-week series put on by Young Leadership Council. Food and beverages for purchase help support the event. (504) 585-1500. wednesdayatthe square.com.
  • BUSINESS MIXER: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Federal City Auditorium, 2485 Quadalcanal St., New Orleans. Hosted by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation. RSVP AEDFmixer.eventbrite.com. www.algierseconomic.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 14

  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. holly grovemarket.com.
  • RANGERS’ CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music, and arts and crafts market. (504) 684-5410.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., also 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Benson Cancer Center, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. ochsner.org/ochsner_ cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
  • “DO NOT OPEN FOR 50 YEARS” : 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Patty Friedmann signs her book about the aftermath of Katrina in the final installment of The Cooper Family Saga. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • BLOOM WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Lane, New Orleans. Create floral arrangements, with wine and cheese. Open to all levels. Register by Wednesday, 5 p.m. $40. (504) 293-4721. www.longuevue.com.
  • “LITTLE BOT AND THE STORY BOX,” “SECRETS OF THE TRUTH” AND “NOT AN ANGEL” AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Authors Jonathan Thomas Jones, Jessica Dragon Cheramie and Dawn Chartier discuss their works. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us/
  • PFLAG NEW ORLEANS MEETING: 7:30 p.m., Central St. Matthew United Church of Christ, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Monthly support meeting for parents, family, friends and members of the LGBT community. (504) 862-5912. www.pflagno.org
  • A CELEBRATION OF NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: 8 p.m., House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. More than 70 musicians perform in a benefit for the New Orleans South Africa Connection’s music education program. Also a silent auction of African art. $25 and up. (504) 310-4999. www.houseofblues.com/neworleans.