Community events

KIDNEY WALK: 9:30 a.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Onsite registration begins at 8 a.m. The 5K walk also features food and fun, including an Easter Egg Hunt for children. (504) 861-4500 or

EASTER IN THE PARK: 11 a.m. to noon, Progress Park, North 30th Street. The Easter Bunny will visit the park. The event will also feature an Easter egg hunt, games, prizes, food and inflatable attractions.

EASTER PARADE: Noon, Scotlandville area. The 4th annual Easter Parade will begin on Rosenwald Road and will follow a route to Scotland Avenue. Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel will be the grand marshal. An Easter Basket & Clothes Give-A-Way will follow the parade at 6890 Plank Road. (225) 356-6148.