THURSDAY, APRIL 23

  • ZURICH CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT: 7 a.m., also Friday through Sunday; TPC, 11001 Lapalco Blvd., Avondale. Professional golf tournament with live music events at the end of Saturday and Sunday play. $25 per day and up. (504) 342-3000. www.zurichgolfclassic.com.
  • “CAPITAL DAMES — THE CIVIL WAR AND THE WOMEN OF WASHINGTON, 1848-1868”: 10 a.m., Benjamin Franklin High School, 2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans. Political commentator and author Cokie Roberts will present and sign copies of her new book that chronicles the women of the era. Reservations required. Octavia Books. (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com.
  • 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. hollygrovemarket.com.
  • IKEBANA CLASS: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2011 Magazine St., New Orleans. Alison Scott leads a class in the art of Japanese floral arranging. $25, includes lunch. (504) 235-1558.
  • CRIME VICTIM OUTREACH AND RESOURCE FAIR: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, 819 Broad St., New Orleans. The event will include a ceremony to honor families impacted by violence. www.opcso.org.
  • 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.
  • “SCORE FOR UNITY” WORLD PREMIERE: 3 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave.; also 7 p.m., Wednesday, Lupin Hall, NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Composer Michael Rihner conducts the NOCCA Jazz Ensemble in this work commissioned by the National Park Service to commemorate the Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial. The work will be accompanied by a narrative by a park ranger about the history of the battle. Also an exhibit by graduate students of UNO History Department. (504) 589-4841. www.nps.gov/jazz.
  • 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.
  • YAPPY HOUR: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rare Form, 437 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Cocktails, music, dining with four-legged friends in the courtyard helps benefit Louisiana SPCA. www.la-spca.org.
  • “DEAR HANK WILLIAMS” BOOK EVENT: 4:30 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans Kimberly Willis Holt signs and discusses her book which is a series of letters from a Louisiana girl to the rising star. (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com
  • “ABOVE AND BEYOND” SCREENING: 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. screening, Solomon Victory Theater, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Filmmaker Nancy Spielberg and director Roberta Grossman will be on hand for a post-screening discussion of the documentary about a group of Jewish-American pilots who secretly flew for Israel in its 1948 “war of independence.” www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • 1970 JAZZ FEST MOVIES: 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Friends of the Cabildo shows Louisiana State Museum’s collection of seven different 16mm film reels from the first Jazz Fest. Dr. Charles Chamberlain will moderate with a band performing in sections that do not have sound. $25, $20 FOC. www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
  • NAVY BAND SOUTHEAST: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. A patriotic concert featuring Armed Forces medley, military, popular songs and selections of marches by John Philip Sousa. This concert is part of Fleet Week New Orleans 2015. www.albinas.org.
  • “IN THE WAKE OF THE FLAGSHIP” BOOK EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans Fredrick Barton discusses and signs his satire chronicling one man’s battle against bureaucracy and corruption. (504) 895-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • “TIBET AND HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA —STORIES AND PHOTOS BY THOMAS LAIRD”: 6:30 p.m., Nims Center, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Laird shares stories of his time with the Dalai Lama and photographs of Tibetan murals. (504) 885-3513.
  • “GETTING THE LEAD OUT — THE INTERSECTION OF LEAD, CRIME, HEALTH AND PRESERVATION”: 6:30 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Explore how legacy lead has an ongoing effect on New Orleans through its impact not just on physical health, but on societal health and behavior, and ways to decrease legacy lead. (504) 482-0312. www.louisianalandmarks.org.
  • “THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL” AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Gary L. Stewart discusses his book about his decade-long hunt for his birth father. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us.
  • “LOYOLA OPERA SCENES — A MUSICAL MENAGERIE”: 7:30 p.m., Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Animal-themed mix of opera, operetta and musical theater, with selections from “Turandot,” “Madama Butterfly,” “Roméo et Juliette,” “Orpheus in the Underworld,” “Guys & Dolls,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Into the Woods.” www.cmfa.loyno.edu/montage.
  • “DRAWING THE LINE” SCREENING: 8 p.m., through May 8, 700 Frenchman St., New Orleans. Artist Alex Beard premieres his documentary about Kenya’s struggle to save wilderness and species. He will also be creating a piece of to be auctioned online for “The Watering Hole,” a foundation dedicated to saving wildlife, along with other artists’ work in May. www.wateringholefoundation.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

  • SPRING BOOK SALE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Book Nook, 14966 River Road, Hahnville. Friends of St. Charles Library event, with prices $1 and under. (985) 764-1044.
  • “CAPITAL DAMES — THE CIVIL WAR AND THE WOMEN OF WASHINGTON, 1848-1868” AUTHOR EVENT: 10 a.m., Benjamin Franklin High School, 2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans. Political commentator and author Cokie Roberts will present and sign copies of her new book that chronicles the women of the era. Reservations required. Octavia Books. (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com.
  • “ESSENCE OF LIFE”: 3 p.m., Bobet Hall Room 332, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Loyola and the Consulate General of Poland in Chicago present a free screening of the new documentary about geneticist and “father of synthetic biology” Dr. Waclaw Szybalski. It will include a Q&A with director Anna Ferens as well as Polish Consul for Culture and Education Konrad Zielinski. www.loyno.edu.
  • 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 Arpa Quartet, film “The Buddha —The story of Siddhartha. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • “THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG”: 6 p.m., Hardin Park, North Dorgenois and Allen Streets, New Orleans. NORDC Movies in the Park program featuring Disney animated movie based in the Crescent City, plus a sing-along. Field games at 6 p.m., fitness activities at 6:30 p.m., film at 7:15 p.m. www.nola.gov/nordc/movies-in-the-park.
  • ST. JOAN OF ARC FAIR DEAUX DEAUX: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., also 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday; St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 529 W. Fifth St., LaPlace. Food, fun, rides, a run, silent auction and entertainment. (985) 652-9100. www.sjachurch.com.
  • ROAST OF THE TOWN: 7 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theater, 8 Canal St., New Orleans. Delgado Community College Foundation fundraiser of port president Gary LaGrange, with M.C. John “Spud” McConnell. Includes a silent and live auctions, dinner and roast. $150. (504) 671-5412. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorwww.dcc.edu/alumni-giving/foundation/roast.aspx.
  • “THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL” BOOK EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Gary L. Stewart discusses his book about his decade-long hunt for his birth father. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us.
  • JAZZ FEST SHABBAT: 7:30 p.m., with 6 p.m. patron party, Touro Synagogue, 4238 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Annual service featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Panorama Jazz Band and the synagogue choir. The service is free. Patron event ticketed. (504) 895-4843. www.tourosynagogue.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

  • 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.
  • BIRD WATCHING IN CITY PARK: 8 a.m., Couturie Forest (meet at the trailhead on Harrison Avenue in City Park), City Park. Lee Meunier leads a group to view its avian inhabitants. Registration required. $10 (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.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. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873. covingtonfarmersmarket.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.
  • LEMONADE DAY UNIVERSITY: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Junior League of New Orleans Headquarters, 4319 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Certification course for youth 8-12 for upcoming state-wide event May 2. Registration required, limited. www.louisiana.lemonadeday.org/lemonade-day-university.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna. gretnafarmersmarket.com.
  • MARCH FOR BABIES: 9 a.m., registration begins at 7:30 a.m., Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. Fundraiser for March of Dimes. (504) 836-2087. www.marchforbabies.org.
  • MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. (985) 624-3147. mandevilletrailheadmarket.com.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. oldalgiers harvestfreshmarket.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.
  • KINDER GARDEN — THE GREEN GRASS GROWS: 9:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo St., New Orleans. Hands-on intro to gardens for toddlers 18 months to 5 years and an accompanying adult. Sunshine only, registration required. Fee covers one child and one adult. $10 members; $12 for nonmembers; siblings discounted; $5 each additional adult. (504) 293-4722. www.longuevue.com.
  • GARDEN PEST MANAGEMENT: 10 a.m., Garden Study Center, Botanical Garden, City Park, New Orleans. “Lessons with Lee” series, taught by LSU AgCenter extension agent Lee Rouse. Topics include a systematic approach of organic and conventional pesticides, as well as how to calibrate a home sprayer. Registration required. $10. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org.
  • ITALIAN FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., also Sunday to 6 p.m., 50081 Hwy. 51, Tickfaw. Celebration of Italian culture and heritage, beginning with a parade, food, rides, entertainment and activities. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorwww.theitalianfestivalorg.com
  • OLDE TOWNE SLIDELL SPRING STREET FAIR: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., also Sunday, First, Second and Erlanger Streets, Slidell. More than 200 vendors showing antiques, furniture, depression glass, collectibles, vintage jewelry, art, pottery, dolls, toys, handmade crafts, food and live music. www.slidellantiques.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.
  • GIRL POWER MOVEMENT: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Second session of Empowerment series for girls ages 10 and up, with informational courses, entertainment and speakers from various aspects of empowerment. Registration required. www.1stprioritymgt.wix.com/1stprioritymgt.
  • BEYOND THE BATTLE OF LAKE BORGNE — THE NAVAL BACKGROUND TO THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS: 11 a.m., Chalmette Battlefied of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chamlette. Park rangers discuss War of 1812. On Dec. 14, 1814, American gunboats spotted a British flotilla on Lake Borgne closing in on their city. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • 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.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD PET ADOPTION & BAKE SALE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Clearview Mall, 4436 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. Louisiana SPCA adoption counselors and volunteers will be on hand with a variety of shapes, colors and sizes of four-legged friends for adoption. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.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 CASQUETTE GIRLS” AUTHOR EVENT: 3:30 p.m., Robert E. Smith Library, 6301 Canal Blvd., New Orleans. Alys Arden discusses and signs her book about physical and metaphysical storms in New Orleans. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

  • KAYAKING ON THE BAYOU: 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 Hwy. 190, Mandeville. Gear and guide will lead aquatic adventure on Bayou Castine. $5 non members. (985) 626-1238. www.northlakenature.org.
  • NAVY WEEK SEAFOOD COOK OFF: 11 a.m., Spanish Plaza, foot of Canal Street, New Orleans. British, Canadian, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard chefs will partner with local chefs for a Battle Royale to see who cooks the best seafood dish during Navy Week. The event benefits organizations that serve the homeless and teach lifelong career skills. www.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colornolanavyweek.com/event/seafood-cook-off-2Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.
  • NOLA CHESS CLUB: Noon, Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free, open to the public. nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • “MAIDEN, MOTHER, MUSE — THE WOMEN IN THE CANTIGAS OF ALFONSO X”: 3 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor National Shrine, Ursuline Academy, 2701 State St., New Orleans. New Orleans Musica da Camera performs eight songs that are stories of miracles attributed to the Virgin Mary. The collection, Las Cantigas de Santa Maria, joins the literary, musical and visual arts. Also May 3 in Algiers. (504) 895-1972.
  • NICKEL-A-DANCE: 4 p.m., The Maison on Frenchmen Street, 508 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Weekly concert series during March sponsored by New Orleans Jazz Celebration. nojc.org/nickel.
  • SPRING INTO FEST 2015: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Live music, cocktails and tours of the museum. $30 in advance, $35 door. (504) 267-7490. www.southernfood.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 27

  • WAREHOUSE DISTRICT/CANAL STREET TOUR: 10 a.m., Lafayette Square (Henry Clay statue), 500 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Tour guides trained by the Friends of the Cabildo lead history and architecture tour. $25 by advance registration. (504) 523-3939, www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
  • SYNC UP CINEMA 2015: 3 p.m., also Tuesday and Wednesday, George and Joyc Wein Jazz and Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Three days of screenings, panels and events focusing on Louisiana filmmaking, culture and music in conjunction with Jazz Fest. Registration required. www.novacvideo.org.
  • “FLOOD OF IMAGES — MEDIA, MEMORY AND HURRICANE KATRINA” BOOK EVENT: 5 p.m., Cafe Instanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Author Bernie Cook and filmmakers Katherine Cecil, Luisa Dantas and Rebecca Snedeker discuss his book and screen and discuss scenes from “Land of Opportunity,” “Race” and “Faubourg Treme.” (504) 975-0286. www.cafeistanbulnola.com.
  • INSTRUMENTS A COMIN’: 6 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. Outdoor festival, battle of the bands and silent auction, with proceeds used to purchase new instruments for New Orleans area school band programs. $50. (504) 895-8477. www.tipitinas.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.
  • PIANO NIGHT: 5 p.m. patron party, 7 p.m. show, House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. Annual benefit for WWOZ 90.7 FM, with three stages of piano artists, auction of a George Rodrigue print signed by artists throughout the year at the station and live painting. $52 general admission. (504) 310-4999. www.houseofblues.com.
  • 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, APRIL 28

  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT TOUR: 10 a.m., Prytania and Terpsichore Streets (Muses statue), New Orleans. Tour guides trained by the Friends of the Cabildo lead history and architecture tour. $25 by advance registration. (504) 523-3939. www.friendsofthecabildo.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.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

  • SOCIAL MEDIA 101 FOR BUSINESSES: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce seminar on strategy, content and analytics. Registration required. www.jedco.org/events.
  • 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.
  • FAUBOURG MARIGNY/ESPLANADE WALKING TOUR: 10 a.m., Old U.S. Mint, Esplanade Gates, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Tour guides trained by the Friends of the Cabildo lead a history and architecture tour. $25 by advance registration. (504) 523-3939. www.friendsofthecabildo.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. germancoastfarmersmarket.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. wednesdayatthesquare.com.
  • SIPPIN’ IN THE COURTYARD: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Food, beverage and jazz in the courtyard, plus a cork pull chance to win a bottle of wine. A portion of the proceeds benefits Cafe Reconcile. (504) 586-8000. www.maisondupuy.com.
  • LECTURE ON WHITNEY PLANTATION: 7 p.m., Nunemaker Auditorium, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Loyola alumnus and plantation owner John Cummings and director of research Dr. Ibrahima Seck will speak about the museum dedicated to the history of slavery in the United States. www.loyno.edu.

POETRY EVENT: 7 P.M., EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY, 4747 W. NAPOLEON AVE., METAIRIE. POETS JOSE TORRES TAMA AND MELINDA PALACIO PRESENT WORKS. (504) 889-8143. WWW.JEFFERSON.LIB.LA.US.

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

  • JAZZ BRUNCH AND SECOND LINE PARADE: 10 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Brunch and free concert featuring Grammy Award-winning artists Terence Blanchard and Poncho Sanchez on the front steps with a second line from NOMA down Lelong Drive, along Esplanade Avenue to the Fair Grounds for a second performance at the gates of Jazz Fest.

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. hollygrovemarket.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.
  • DISNEY ON ICE “FROZEN”: 7 p.m., also Friday, May 1, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, and noon Sunday, May 3; UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. The smash hit animated movie about Elsa and Anna hits the ice in this skating extravaganza. $20 and up. (504) 280-7222. www.arena.uno.edu.
  • SHORTY FEST 2015: 7 p.m., Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, New Orleans. Benefit concert for the Trombone Shorty Foundation with three stages of music, Mardi Gras Indians and local talent. $55 general admission, $250 VIP, $500 patron. www.tromboneshortyfoundation.org.
  • NOAC LECTURE SERIES: 7 p.m., New Orleans Athletic Club, 222 Rampart St., New Orleans. Anne Brett, author of a new book on the National Leprosarium at Carville, speaks about her parents’ lives as patients. www.neworleansathleticclub.com.