THURSDAY, FEB. 19

  • BRIDGE LESSONS: 9 a.m., Wes Busby Bridge Center, 2709 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. (504) 889-0869.

MORNING BIRDING: 9 A.M., BAYOU SEGNETTE STATE PARK, 7777 WESTBANK EXPRESSWAY, WESTWEGO. RANGER-LED ACTIVITY. (504) 736-7140. WWW.CRT.STATE.LA.US/LOUISIANA-STATE-PARKS.

  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekdays, 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. icdnola.org.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., also Saturdays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 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.
  • “CONNECTED TO GOODNESS — MANIFEST EVERYTHING YOU DESIRE IN BUSINESS AND IN LIFE” AUTHOR EVENT: 5:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Suite 10, Mandeville. Sports agent David Meltzer signs and discusses his book about the keys to attaining and maintaining success. (985) 626-8884.
  • “HOW TO TRAVEL THE WORLD ON $50 A DAY”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Matt Kepnes, “Nomadic Matt,” signs and discusses his book about making the most of a few dollars when traveling. (504) 895-2266.

FRIDAY, FEB. 20

  • WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, music by Dave Jordan, film “Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance,” 7:30 p.m. (504) 658-4100. www.noma.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 21

  • YOGA IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m., also Monday evening. 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. 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 FARMER’S 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. gretnafarmersmarket.com.

“ACADIE THEN AND NOW — A PEOPLE’S HISTORY” AUTHOR EVENT: 9 A.M., LOYOLA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW, MAIN BUILDING 308, 7214 ST. CHARLES AVE., NEW ORLEANS. WARREN PERRIN SPEAKS ABOUT HIS NEW COLLECTION OF 65 ARTICLES BY 55 AUTHORS ON THEE ACADIANS AND CAJUNS IN AMERICA TODAY. (504) 897-6101. WWW.ACADIANMUSEUM.COM.

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. OLDALGIERSHARVESTFRESHMARKET.COM.

  • 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 SATURDAY FOR LOUISIANA FAMILIES AT SOUTHERN FOOD AND BEVERAGE MUSEUM: 11 A.M. TO NOON., SOUTHERN FOOD AND BEVERAGE MUSEUM, 1504 ORETHA C. HALEY BLVD., NEW ORLEANS. FREE ADMISSION AND A CHANCE TO LEARN ABOUT VARIOUS HOLIDAYS AND TREATS. THIS MONTH, CHINESE NEW YEAR. (504) 569-0405. WWW.SOUTHERNFOOD.ORG.

“WHAT JESUS SAYS ABOUT IT”: 11 A.M. , BARNES & NOBLE, PREMIER CENTER II, 3414 U.S. 190, SUITE 10, MANDEVILLE. BREN DANIELS SIGNS HER INSPIRATIONAL BOOK. (985) 626-8884.

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.

“FIFOLET” AUTHOR EVENT: 11:30 A.M., MAPLE STREET BOOK SHOP, 7523 MAPLE ST., NEW ORLEANS. JOHNETTE DOWNING AND JENNIFER LINDSLEY READ AND SIGN THEIR BOOK ABOUT CHASING THE FIFOLET TO FIND A MYSTERIOUS TREASURE. (504) 866-4916.

  • STORYQUEST: 11:30 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Included in museum admission, program brings authors, actors and artists together to encourage museum exploration with ages 2-7. (504) 658-4106. www.noma.org.
  • 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.

“ACADIE THEN AND NOW”: 2 P.M., OLD U.S. MINT, 400 ESPLANADE AVE., NEW ORLEANS. WARREN PERRIN DISCUSSES AND SIGNS HIS BOOK, A COLLECTION OF 65 ARTICLES BY 55 AUTHORS ON THE ACADIANS AND CAJUNS TODAY IN LOUISIANA, TEXAS AND MAINE. (504) 897-6110. WWW.ACADIANMUSEUM.COM.

  • “DOLLBABY”: 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Suite 10, Mandeville. Author Laura Lane McNeal will sign her coming-of-age in the Civil Rights-era of New Orleans. (985) 626-8884.
  • “WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. T. Geronimo Johnson signs and reads his novel that is a coming-of-age tale for a new generation. (504) 899-7323.

COOKIES AND COCKTAILS: 7:30 P.M., HARRAH’S THEATER, 228 POYDRAS ST., NEW ORLEANS. INAUGURAL BENEFIT FOR GIRL SCOUTS. FOOD, LIBATIONS, SILENT AUCTION AND MUSIC. $60 OR $100 COUPLE. (504) 355-5885. WWW.GSLE.ORG.

SUNDAY, FEB. 22

  • PET FIRST AID/CPR CLASS: 9 a.m. to noon, Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. Taught by a Red Cross-certified instructor. $65. Pre-registration required. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.org.
  • NOLA CHESS CLUB: Noon, Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free, open to the public. www.nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: 2 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. “Animals” will be the theme of program for ages 5-8 with instruction. $5 NOMA members, $5 plus admission for nonmembers. (504) 658-4106. www.noma.org.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. The U.S. Air Force Bank of the West, Dimensions in Blue, jazz big band will perform. (504) 522-0276. www.trinityartistseries.com.
  • OSCAR SCREENING PARTY: 6 p.m., Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Watch the annual awards on the big screen, sponsored by the New Orleans Film Society. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. (504) 309-6633. www.neworleansfilmsociety.org.
  • TRINITY JAZZ VESPERS: 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Jazz artists Charmaine Neville and Amasa Miller will open this 30-minute program of music and scripture. (504) 522-0276. www.trinityartistseries.com.

MONDAY, FEB. 23

  • 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. AUDITIONS FOR NEW MEMBERS OF LOCAL CHAPTER OF SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CHORUS. (504) 442-7449 OR (985) 898-0951. CRESCENTCITYSOUND.COM.

TUESDAY, FEB. 24

  • AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie. Learn defensive driving techniques, safety strategies, new laws and rules. Receive a multi-year discount on car insurance. Advanced enrollment required. $15 for members, $20 nonmembers. (504) 887-5269.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • LITTLE DIGGERS WINTER EXPLORATION: 9:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Children 18 months to 5 years and an adult explore in the Discovery Garden. $8 for nonmembers, free for family members. (504) 293-4722. longuevue.com.
  • 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 Ninth Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. sankofanola.org.
  • BABY ARTS PLAY: 1 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Series of 12 workshops for caregivers and children 1 to 2. $5 and admission for nonmember caregivers. (504) 658-4106. noma.org.

“FUN, FUNKY & FABULOUS — NEW ORLEANS’ CASUAL RESTAURANT RECIPES” AUTHOR EVENT: 4 P.M., COQUETTE, 2800 MAGAZINE ST. AUTHOR JYL BENSON AND SAM HANNA SIGN THEIR BOOK ABOUT AFFORDABLE RESTAURANTS AND HISTORY. BOOKS THROUGH GARDEN DISTRICT BOOK SHOP. (504) 895-0111.

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. WWW.ALBINAS.ORG.

  • HONDURAS UNKNOWN, UNDERRATED, MISUNDERSTOOD AND DATS UNDERSTATED: 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 6690 Fleur de Lis Drive, New Orleans. Orleans Audubon Society presents an exploration of the country with a unique connection to New Orleans. www.jjaudubon.net.

“WE AS FREEMEN — PLESSY V. FERGUSON” AND “BLACK LIFE IN OLD NEW ORLEANS” AUTHOR EVENT: 7 P.M., NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY, 219 LOYOLA AVE. KEITH WELDON MEDLEY DISCUSSES HIS BOOKS DURING A BLACK HISTORY MONTH TALK. (504) 596-2560.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • “GLASS HOUSE” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St., New Orleans. Chris Wiltz signs and discusses her novel about the yawning racial divide in New Orleans. (504) 866-4916.
  • “BLACK LIFE IN OLD NEW ORLEANS”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Keith Weldon Medley discuses his book on 300 years of history, focusing on the African-American communities’ social, cultural and political pasts. (504) 889-8143.