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.
  • ARTS AND ACTIVISM EVENT: 7 p.m., The Foundation Gallery, 1109 Royal St., New Orleans. Curatorial talk with Cora Lautze and Julian Wellisz of What Editions, presentation about Nola Community Print Shop’s Youth Program and a hydroform demonstration from exhibiting artist Andrew Schrock. A portion of the proceeds to benefit youth program. $15 suggested donation. (504) 568-0955. www.foundationgallerynola.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.
  • GREEN GAMES AWARD GALA: 7 p.m., Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Music, food and awards for sustainable community efforts. $45 door. www.mylifecity.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.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

  • SUITS AND SALADS LUNCHEON AND FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m., Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Annual event features cocktail hour, auction, raffle and keynote by Ti Martin. $85 and up. (504) 891-4337. www.neworleans.dressforsuccess.org.
  • MID-CITY BAYOU BOOGALOO: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., also 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday; 500 N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans. Music, food, pub crawls, foot races and now boat races are all part of this 10th anniversary of the festival. www.thebayouboogaloo.com.
  • 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 Cha Wa, lecture by Matthew Stanard on “Belgians Across the Kongo” nd also by Sarah Van Beurden. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • PLAQUEMINES PARISH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: 6 p.m., also 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, 449 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse. Food, crafts, music, rides, car show, oyster drop, pageants and more at this traditional festival. www.plaqueminesparishfestival.com.
  • INNOCENCE PROJECT NEW ORLEANS GALA: 6:30 p.m., The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Benefit for local organization includes cocktails, buffet, auction, keynote speaker Betty Anne Waters and music. $150. (504) 943-1902. www.ip-nol.org.
  • WARREN EASTON CHARTER FOUNDATION HALL OF FAME INDUCTION: 7 p.m., Warren Easton Auditorium, 3019 Canal St., New Orleans. Inductees include Louis Prima, Judge J. Skelly Wright, Courtney Garner, Dr. Cynthia Honoré-Collins, Harry B. Kelleher, Roy Wiegand and Joe Zimmerman. Scholarships from the foundation will also be presented. (504) 407-7111.
  • SaturDAY, May 16
  • 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.
  • ZULU-BAYOU BOOGALOO RUN/WALK: 8:30 a.m., Broad and Poydras Streets, New Orleans. 5K and half-mile fun run from downtown to the festival. www.nolarunning.com.
  • 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. growdatyouthfarm.org.
  • ANNUAL ART FESTIVAL AND OPEN HOUSE: 9 a.m., New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, 5256 Magazine St., New Orleans. Art sale, activities, raffle and more. (504) 899-8111. www.noafa. com.
  • JUMPIN’ INTO SUMMER: 10 a.m. to noon, Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. summertime activities for kids to enjoy and a magic show and pony rides, plus info on helping families get fit and eat healthy. www.covla.com.
  • 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.
  • FREE HOMEBUYER’S WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, 4533 Mendez St., New Orleans. Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America sponsors info session on federal program. (888) 302-6222. www.naca.com.
  • LOUISIANA VETERANS FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Northshore Harbor Center, 100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell. Food, car show, activities, information on veterans services, music and Gen. Russel L. Honore (Ret.) will be guest speaker. Funds will benefit the East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity Veters Build program. $8, $5 veterans. (985) 781-3650. www.laveteransfestival.com.
  • MEL OTT CRAWFISH COOKOFF: 11 a.m., Mel Ott Park, 2310 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna. Cooking competition, music, activities and more to benefit Gretna Recreation Department. $15, $5 12 and under. (504) 363-1597.
  • STORYTELLING FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Louisiana Children’s Museum, 420 Julia St., New Orleans. Games, music and poetry workshop. www.lcm.org.
  • “LOUISIANA’S SACRED PLACES”: 11 a.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St., New Orleans. Deborah Burst signs copies of her book about churches, cemeteries and Voodoo ceremonies. (504) 866-4916. www.maplestreetbookshop.com.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD PET ADOPTION: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 5300 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Louisiana SPCA adoptions. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.org.
  • FOUNDATION FAMILY FEST: 11 a.m., Guthrie Contemporary Gallery, 3815 Magazine St., New Orleans. Crawfish, beer, music, auction, games and activities to raise funds for Foundation Preparatory Charter School. $35 advance, $15 18 and under, $40 door. www.eventbrite.com.
  • 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. swapmeetnola.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.
  • “THE LITTLE FREE LIBRARY BOOK”: 2 p.m.,Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. New Orleans. Margret Aldrech reads and signs her book about the growing phenomenon of diminutive libraries. (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com.
  • THE MAKING OF RADIO STATION WHIV: 4 p.m., Dominion Auditorium, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. WHIV founder Dr. Mark Alain Bery discusses healthcare and the new station. www.whivfm.org.
  • TAILS BUT NO BLACK TIES: 4 p.m. gates open; 5:30 p.m. grandstands open; 6 p.m. Calcutta begins (auction of horse and rider teams); 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. Calcutta grand prix. Equest Farm, 1001 Filmore Ave., New Orleans. Fundraiser to replace roof on main barn and refurbish back barn. Watch the horses compete for the $10,000 prize. Ticket holders will enjoy a catered meal, an open bar, and a swing band. $175 grandstands, $15 general admission (bleachers and access to concession stands), $10 children. A shuttle will operate from parking on Marconi. (504) 982-0888
  • CRITTER CINEMA: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. Pizza, popcorn, puppies, kitties, movies and more, for kids 5-10. Bring sleeping bags, pillows and PJs. Registration required. $30 per child. (504) 368-5191 x 207. www.la-spca.org/crittercinema.
  • SEERSUCKER AND SAZERACS: 7 p.m., St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. Fundraiser features food, art, music and more. $40 advance, $45 door. www.sttammanyartassociation.org.
  • SUNDAY, May 17
  • LOCAL FOOD FEST: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Café Hope, 1101 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Fundrasier for Cafe Hope with food, music, craft beer, a car show and children’s activities. Presented by Zatarain’s. www.cafehope.org.
  • 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. nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • USA DANCE: 2 p.m., Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. Monthly lessons and dance event. Stela Howard will teach at 1:30 p.m. $10 members, $12 non-members, $5 under 21. (504) 607-1041. (504) 258-2220.
  • “THE LADIES OF MANAGUA”: 4 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Eleni Gage will discuss and sign her novel about 1950s New Orleans and war-torn Nicaragua and how it affects three generations of women. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • RENAISSANCE DINNER TO BENEFIT WALDORF SCHOOL: 5 p.m., Cochon Restaurant, 930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Four-course dinner benefits seventh grade class, designed and prepared by students with Cochon staff. $75 , $50 teachers, $20 children. (504) 588-2123. www.waldorfnola.org.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Tom Sancton Jazz Quartet. (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.
  • THE BIG 4-OH! GALA: 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. “Twilight”. Chevron Forum, NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. The New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts gala, hosted by Terence Blanchard and Robin Burgess. Entertainment will include Grammy Award-winner Pedrito Martinez plus NOCCA students and alumni. Food and art-filled silent and live auction. $75 alumni, $100 and up. (504) 940-2851. www.noccainstitute.com.
  • SIERRA CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Dominion Auditorium, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. “The Tulane Environmental Law Clinic as a Resource,” by director Adam Babich. (504) 807-0187.

MONDAY, MAY 18

  • 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.
  • BROADMOOR IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEETING: 7 p.m., Wilson School Cafeteria, 3617 Gen. Pershing St., New Orleans. Semi-monthly neighborhood meeting.
  • 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 19

  • 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.
  • “THE TAVERN”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Mother-son writing team Patrick and Pat Cheron discuss their book about the New Orleans’ underworld; and also their individual books. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us/

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

  • 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.
  • “AND A BOTTLE OF RUM — A HISTORY OF THE NEW WORLD IN TEN COCKTAILS”: 5 p.m., The Wine Market of Slidell, 2051 E. Gause Blvd., Slidell. Wayne Curtis discusses his book on the history of rum, followed by tastings. (985) 781-1177.
  • 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.
  • “WE’RE STILL HERE YA BASTARDS — HOW THE PEOPLE OF NEW ORLEANS REBUILT THEIR CITY”: 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 2903 Jefferson Ave., New Orleans. Roberta Gratz lectures and signs her book about the people who returned to the city following Hurricane Katrina and their work to revive the Crescent City. Octavia Books. (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com.
  • OPERA ON TAP: 7 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Bourbon and Toulouse Streets, New Orleans. New Orleans Opera Association’s free program of light operatic and live stage fare. www.neworleansopera.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 21

  • 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.
  • “AFRICAN AMERICAN REMEDIES”: 7 p.m., New Orleans Athletic Club, 22 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Eddie Boyd discusses his book about local “medicines” slaves brought to America and how some became templates for contemporary pharmaceuticals. (504) 525-2375. www.neworleansathleticclub.com.
  • PFLAG NORTH SHORE MEETING: 7:30 p.m., Grace Disciples Church, 975 Highway 190, Covington. Monthly support meeting for parents, family, friends and members of the LGBT community. (504) 862-5912. www.pflagno.org