THURSDAY, FEB. 26

  • HEART HEALTH FAIR: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Jefferson Medical Center Auditorium, 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. Screenings, EKGs, games, demonstrations and information. RSVP. (504) 349-1798. www.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorwjmc.org/heartText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.
  • 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. hollygrove market.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.
  • CHEERS FOR CHARITY: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rusty Nail, 1100 Constance St., New Orleans. Benefit with 20 percent of sales going to Louisiana SPCA. www.therustynail.biz.
  • “MY SUNSHINE AWAY” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. M.O. Walsh signs and discusses his book about a Baton Rouge summer of adolescence, love and crime. (504) 895-2266.
  • “NEW ORLEANS MEMORIES — ONE WRITER’S CITY” AUTHOR EVENT: 6:30 p.m., Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Writer Carolyn Kolb discusses her book about her column “Chronicles of Recent History.” (504) 596-2630.

FRIDAY, FEB. 27

  • ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY SUMMIT: 7:30 a.m., also Saturday, 8 a.m., Weinmann Hall, Tulane University Law School, 6329 Freret St., New Orleans. Annual event with speakers, panels to discuss environmental and energy topics. Free for public. www.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColortulaneText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color environmentallawsummit.com.

PONTCHARTRAIN HOME SHOW: NOON TO 8 P.M., ALSO SATURDAY 11 A.M. TO 8 P.M., SUNDAY 11 A.M. TO 6 P.M., PONTCHARTRAIN CENTER, 4545 WILLIAMS BLVD., KENNER. HOME, GARDEN, CULINARY EXHIBITS AND MORE FROM LOCAL AND NATIONAL COMPANIES. DISCOUNT COUPONS AVAILABLE. $8. WWW.PONTCHARTRAINCENTER.COM.

  • ASHÉ POWER HOUSE GRAND OPENING: 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. Variety of events, including 1 p.m. ribbon-cutting, 8 p.m. Grand Evening event, plus Saturday events. Celebrating the addition to the Ashé Cultural Arts Center. (504) 569-9070. www. ashecac.org.

NEW ORLEANS WOMEN IN MUSIC FISH FRY: 11: A.M. TO 6 P.M., KING & QUEEN EMPORIUM, 2500 BAYOU ROAD, NEW ORLEANS. FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED BY CAJUN MOON CATERERS. PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE NEW NOWIM COOKBOOK AND CD COMPILATION.

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.

  • WORLD OF WHEELS: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., also 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Poydras St., New Orleans. Cars, trucks, celebrities, motorcycles and more. $18, $6 children 6-12. Discount coupons available. www.autorama.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, music by Dave Jordan, film “Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance,” 7:30 p.m. (504) 658-4100. www.noma.org.
  • STARLIGHT RACING: 5 p.m., Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Evening horse racing with live music, food pop-ups. (504) 944-5515. www.fair groundsracecourse.com.
  • “BIG CHARITY — THE DEATH OF AMERICA’S OLDEST HOSPITAL” SCREENING: 7:30 p.m., also Saturday, Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. $15. (504) 528-9569. www.thejoytheater.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 28

  • AL BRIEDE GOLD CUP RACE: 8 a.m., Lake Pontchartrain Lakefront, Metairie. The race is a 10K, 3-mile and 1-mile event benefiting the LA/SPCA. A Crescent City Classic qualifying race. www.runnotc.org/races/2015/goldcup.shtml.
  • 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. 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 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. www.gretnafarmers market.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. oldalgiersharvestfresh market.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.
  • EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES: 10 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, New Orleans. “Lessons with Lee” is a series of monthly horticultural classes taught by Lee Rouse, of the LSU AgCenter, on timely topics. “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” explores the world of roses and how to care for them. $10 with advance registration. (504) 483-9473. scapley@nocp.org
  • ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS: noon to 2 p.m., The Urban Farmstead, 1730 Clio St., New Orleans. Learn about preparing beds, choosing between starts and seeds, managing pests, fertilizing, mulching, composting and much more. $10 suggested donation. theurbanfarm stead@gmail.com
  • NEIGHBORHOOD PET ADOPTION AND BAKE SALE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Clearview Mall, 4436 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.org.
  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE TOUR: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., departs Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. The narrated bus tour surveys pre- and post-colonial African-American history, the civil rights movement and jazz heritage, and highlights relevant architectural sites. $40. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.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.

“BEAUTY OF THE BROKEN” AUTHOR EVENT: 5 P.M., TUBBY & COO’S MID-CITY BOOK SHOP, 631 N. CARROLLTON AVE., NEW ORLEANS TAWNI WATERS READS AND SIGNS HER NOVEL ABOUT A TEEN WHO SEEKS THE COURAGE TO CARE FOR ANOTHER GIRL DESPITE HER SMALL TOWN’S BIGOTRY AND HER FATHER’S VIOLENT THREATS. (504) 598-5536.

UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT PARTY: 9 P.M. TO 1 A.M., ASHÉ POWER HOUSE, 1731 BARONNE ST., NEW ORLEANS. MUSIC AND ART CELEBRATION OF THE OPENING OF THE ADDITION TO THE ASHÉ CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, FEATURING TANK AND THE BANGAS, DJ CHRIS STYLEZ. $10. (504) 569-9070. WWW.ASHECAC.ORG.

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

  • WOOFSTOCK: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Castine Center, Pelican Park, 63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville. St. Tammany Humane Society dog adoptions and contests. (985) 892-7387. www.sthumane.org.

“A PENGUIN NAMED PATIENCE — A HURRICANE KATRINA RESCUE STORY” AUTHOR EVENT: 11 A.M., OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. SUZANNE LEWIS LAUNCHES HER BOOK ABOUT A SOUTH AFRICAN PENGUIN FROM THE AQUARIUM OF THE AMERICAS AND HER TRAVAILS FOLLOWING THE STORM. (504) 899-7323.

NOLA CHESS CLUB: NOON, LATTER LIBRARY, 5120 ST. CHARLES AVE., NEW ORLEANS. FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. WWW.NOLACHESSCLUB. YOLASITE.COM.

“HERE COMES THE BRIDE” BRIDAL SHOW: 1 P.M. TO 4 P.M., NORTHSORE HARBOR CENTER, 100 HARBOR CENTER BLVD., SLIDELL. WEDDING EXPO WITH VENDORS, TASTINGS AND PRIZES. (985) 956-1262. WWW.BRIDALSHOWEXPO.ORG.

BRYAN HYMEL: 3 P.M. THE OPERA STAR WHO GRADUATED FROM LOYOLA UNIVERSITY IN 2001 WILL CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF HIS DEBUT CD, “HÉROÏQUE”; SING SELECTIONS, AND SPEAK. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY’S NUNEMAKER AUDITORIUM. FREE.

OPERA ORIENTATION AND DISCUSSION: 4 P.M., NEW ORLEANS OPERA GUILD HOME, 2504 PRYTANIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. CAST MEMBERS FROM UPCOMING “LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR” DISCUSS THE SHOW. $30 NONMEMBERS. (504) 267-9539. WWW.NEWORLEANSOPERA.ORG.

TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 P.M., TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 1329 JACKSON AVE., NEW ORLEANS. (504) 522-0276. WWW.TRINITYARTISTSERIES. COM.

GREATER NEW ORLEANS YOUTH ORCHESTRAS BENEFIT: 5:30 P.M., SOUTHPORT HALL, 200 MONTICELLO AVE., JEFFERSON. ROCKIN’ DOPSIE JR., WALTER “WOLFMAN” WASHINGTON AND MORE, PLUS FOOD, DRINKS, CHARITY RAFFLES. $50. (504) 835-2903. WWW.GNOYO.ORG.

RECYCLED FASHION SHOW: 6 P.M., ROCK ’N’ BOWL, 3000 S. CARROLLTON AVE., NEW ORLEANS. BENEFIT FOR BRIDGE HOUSE FEATURING PIECES FROM BRIDGE HOUSE THRIFT STORE TRANSFORMED BY LOCAL DESIGNERS. ALSO, FOOD, SILENT AUCTION. $25 IN ADVANCE, $30 DOOR. (504) 821-7134. WWW.BRIDGE HOUSE.ORG.

“DANCE A LA CARTE”: 5:30 P.M., THE DANCE QUARTER, 1719 TOLEDANO ST., NEW ORLEANS. BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS, A MIXER AND LIVE MUSIC BY ORQUESTA FLEUR, THE CITY’S ONLY TANGO ORCHESTRA. $10, $8 DANCE QUARTER STUDENTS. (404) 401-9966. WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ORQUESTAFLEURTANGO.

TRINITY JAZZ VESPERS: 9 P.M. TO 9:30 P.M., TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 1329 JACKSON AVE., NEW ORLEANS. JAZZ AND GOSPEL ARTIST MATT LEMMLER SINGS AND PLAYS AT THIS 30-MINUTE PROGRAM OF MUSIC AND SCRIPTURE. (504) 522-0276. WWW.TRINITYARTISTSERIES.COM.

MONDAY, MARCH 2

  • “WINGS OVER NEW ORLEANS” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 Broad St., New Orleans. John Taylor discusses his book of photography about the recording sessions of the rock group Wings while they were working at Allen Toussaint’s studio. Octavia Books will sell copies. (504) 596-2660.

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. CRESCENTCITY SOUND.COM.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

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.

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.

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.

“WHO BURIES THE DEAD” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 P.M., GARDEN DISTRICT BOOK SHOP, 2727 PRYTANIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. C.S. HARRIS READS AND SIGNS HIS BRITISH MURDER MYSTERY SET IN THE EARLY 1800S. (504) 895-2266.

“ONE BOOK, ONE NEW ORLEANS — UNFATHOMABLE CITY” AUTHOR EVENT: 7 P.M., EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY, 4747 W. NAPOLEON AVE., METAIRIE. REBECCA SNEDEKER DISCUSSES HER REINVENTION OF THE TRADITIONAL ATLAS BASED ON THE CRESCENT CITY. (504) 889-8143.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

  • 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. www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.

Opera on tap: 6 p.m., Rusty Nail, 1100 Constance St., New Orleans. Casual, free, 90-minute concert of opera, Broadway and more. (504) 525-5515. www.neworleansopera.org.

“Lemonade Farm” Author event: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Laura Cayouette discusses and signs her book about a Maryland farm in the late 1970s. (504) 895-2266.

REading between the wines: 7 p.m., Pearl Wine Co., American Can Company, 3700 Orleans Ave. Local authors Dawn Chartier, Erica Spindler, Deborah Burst and Alys Arden will discuss their books in a salon-type atmosphere. Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop coordinates. (504) 598-5536.

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