New Orleans Events Calendar for June 9-15, 2016 _lowres

Photo provided -- Artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey will be the guest of honor at the Roaring '20s Gala Saturday to raise funds for the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, the Galatoire Foundation and Recreational Fisheries Research Institute. The $250 dinner will be at 6:30 at Galatoire's Restaurant, 209 Bourbon St., New ORleans. (504) 765-4325. rfri.net/upcoming-events.

THURSDAY

  • DINE OUT FOR PAWS: Various eateries throughout the metro area will donate 20 percent of their proceeds to the Louisiana SPCA. la-spca.org/dineout.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 10:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. daily, Chalmette Battlefield of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510. nps.gov/jela.
  • “GALVEZ/SPAIN — OUR FORGOTTEN ALLY IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR — A CONCISE SUMMARY OF SPANISH ASSISTANCE”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Judge Edward Butler Sr. discusses and signs his book about the Spanish involvement in the Revolution. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

FRIDAY

  • CRC WE ARE! WE SHARE! FISHING RODEO: also Saturday, with 2 p.m. Saturday weigh in, 6305 Delacroix Highway, St. Bernard. Rodeo to benefit Kenner Police Department. Adult and children’s divisions. $40, $20 nonfishing participant, free under 12. (504) 415-2121.
  • JOB FAIR: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fletcher Technical Community College, 1407 La. 311, Shriever. Companies with immediate openings in New Orleans and throughout south Louisiana, particularly for oil and gas industry. bayouopportunity.com.
  • SOUTHERN SPORTSMAN’S FESTIVAL AND EXPO: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., also 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego. Exhibitors, music, food for all-things hunting and fishing, including seminars. $15 weekend pass, $8 day. southernsportsmansfestival.com.
  • FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Artist Perspective talk, music by the G String Orchestra. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.

SATURDAY

  • PILATES IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m., also 6 p.m. Monday; New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park. In conjunction with East Jefferson Wellness Center. $5. (504) 658-4106. noma.org.
  • MAGNIFICAT BREAKFAST: 9 a.m., Chateau Ballroom, Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie. Magnificat Metairie sponsors Grace Marie Rose, director of Family Life and Youth Ministry at St. Pius X Parish. $20. (504) 466-2010 or (504) 884-6152.
  • DOUGLAS REDD CULTURAL SUMMIT: 10 a.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Panels, networking and organizing for artists and groups relative to cultural events. (504) 569-9070. ashecac.org.
  • CREOLE TOMATO FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., also Sunday; French Market District, from Dumaine and Decatur streets to Barracks Street, French Quarter, New Orleans. Music, food, activities and a celebration of the Creole tomato are accented with cooking demonstrations and culinary discussions. frenchmarket.org.
  • NOLA TIME FEST IV: 10 a.m., also Sunday; Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Drive, Kenner. Krewe du Who and the Consortium of Genius present a two-day science fiction fest. $25 adults, $15 under 12 online; $30 and $20 at the door. nolatimefest.com.
  • WORLD OCEANS DAY: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., also Sunday; Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, 1 Canal St., New Orleans. Activities, raffles and information by local organizations about the world’s oceans. audubonnatureinstitute.org.
  • PET ADOPTION: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., MidCity Veterinary Hospital, 3821 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Louisiana SPCA event with counselors and pets looking for homes. (504) 368-5191. la-spca.org.
  • “FATHERS DAY GIFTS”: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., RHINO Contemporary Craft Gallery, 1 Canal Place, New Orleans. Children’s workshop focusing on gifts for dad. $5 for materials. (504) 523-7945. rhinocrafts.com.
  • 610 STOMPERS BALL CRAWL: noon, Grit’s Bar, 530 Lyons St., New Orleans. The “ordinary men, extraordinary moves” guys host “Wet Hot American Stomper” fundraiser for Angel’s Place and STAIR. $40 advance, $50 day of. 610stompers.com.
  • “THE ROSE AND THE DAGGER”: noon, Barnes and Noble, 1601B West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Renee Ahdieh signs the sequel to “The Wrath and the Dawn.” (504) 263-1146. barnesandnoble.com.
  • IN THE SOFAB KITCHEN WITH “BOO” MACOMBER: noon, Rouses Culinary Innovation Center, Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Cookbook author and Abbeville native demonstrates dishes from her book “Taste, Tails & Tales with the High Priestess of the Bayou.” natfab.org.
  • PARADE OF HOMES: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., also Sunday; throughout the greater New Orleans metropolitan area. Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans open houses event of 17 new dwellings, including the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. hbagno.org.
  • “ZAK GEORGE’S DOG TRAINING REVOLUTION”: 3 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Zak George signs and discusses his pet book. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.
  • KENNER HISPANIC FEST: 3 p.m., Laketown. Live music, Latin food and family activities. Also Sunday, 3 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • FERRIS BUELLER’S LEISURE DAY PUB CRAWL: 3:30 p.m., Bayou Beer Garden, 326 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans. Mid-City crawl with Organ Grinders and Disco Amigos with liberal references to the movie, which is marking its 30th anniversary. $25 advance, $30 day of. saveferris2016.eventbright.com.

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  • ROARING ’20S GALA: 6:30 p.m., Galatoire’s Restaurant, 209 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Benefit for Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Galatoire Foundation and Recreational Fisheries Research Institute. Harvey will be guest of honor. $250. (504) 765-4325. rfri.net/upcoming-events.
  • MAGNOLIA BALL: 9 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Spring fundraiser for museum, with music, food trucks, silent auction and dance party. $150, $100 members. (504) 539-9650. ogdenmuseum.org.

SUNDAY

  • PET FIRST AID/CPR COURSE: 9 a.m., Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. How-to course on pet emergencies. Pre-Registration required. $50. la-spca.org/cpr.
  • FAMILY EQUALITY DAY: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Children’s activities, informational exchange and opportunity to picnic celebrating the LGBT parenting and family community. (504) 293-4724. longuevue.com.
  • ST. ANTHONY FEAST: noon, Israelite Divine Spiritual Church, 3000 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. (504) 866-0088.
  • KENNER HISPANIC FEST: 3 p.m., Laketown. Live music, Latin food and family activities.
  • “LOUISIANA NATURAL AND SCENIC RIVER SYSTEM AND OUR FLORIDA PARISHES STREAMS”: 7 p.m., Dominion Auditorium, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Orleans Sierra Club presents Matt Weigel to speak about Louisiana Scenic Rivers Art and recreational opportunities and threats. (504) 307-0187.

MONDAY

  • HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS MEETING: 6 p.m., City Council Chambers, Slidell City Hall, 2055 Second St., Slidell. Public meeting with city, parish and state officials on storm readiness. (985) 646-6181. slidellpd.com.
  • “THE CLASP”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Sloane Crosely is joined by Nathaniel Rich to discuss her book and sign. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.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.
  • WWE RAW : 6:30 p.m., Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans. World Wrestling’s John Cena returns to the Crescent City plus a six-man, tag team main event. $20 and up. smoothiekingcenter.com.
  • HAM RADIO COURSE: 6:30 p.m., also Monday and Wednesday; East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Crescent City Amateur Radio group hold seven-night course. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.
  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (601) 550-0983. crescentcitysound.com.

TUESDAY

  • “BILL CLINTON — NEW GILDED AGE PRESIDENT”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Patrick J. Maney discusses and signs his book about the president from Arkansas. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • “FINANCIAL STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL RETIREMENT”: 7 p.m., also June 21 and 28; West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. Course for planning or those already retired. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.
  • “THE DARKNESS THAT WAITS”: 7 p.m. East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Sally Jackson discusses and signs the fourth case in her series of the Heilsing team. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

WEDNESDAY

  • 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.
  • 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 a free class; participants bring their own mats. (504) 589-4841. nps.gov/jazz.
  • GENEALOGY SERIES FOR BEGINNERS: 1 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Sal Serio, American Italian Research Library curator, leads a series on basic research. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.
  • ITALIAN LANGUAGE CLASS: 6:30 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Alessandro Steinhaus, director of Language and Cultural Programs at the American-Italian Cultural Center, will lead Wednesdays through June 29. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

JUNE 16

  • CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOODS: 6 p.m., Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Dr. Eugene Cizek, professor emeritus of architecture and preservation studies at Tulane, discusses the topic, including successful projects. $5, members free. (504) 581-7032. prcno.org.
  • “MARC-ANTOINE CAILLOT AND THE COMPANY OF THE INDIES IN LOUISIANA — TRADE IN THE FRENCH ATLANTIC WORLD”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Erin M. Greenwald discusses and sign the history of the company in early Louisiana. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • “DOING THE DEVIL’S WORK”: 6:30 p.m., Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop, 631 N. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Bill Loehfelm launches his third book in the Maureen Coughlin series with a “Clue”-theme mystery party. (504) 985-5536. tubbyandcoos.com.
  • MARKETS

    THURSDAY

    • 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 buy a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. hollygrovemarket.com.
    • 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.

    SATURDAY

    • CAMELLIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 1808 Front 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. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
    • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMERS 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.
    • 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.
    • ST. BERNARD SEAFOOD & FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 409 Aycock St., Arabi. visitstbernard.com.
    • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne avenues). Arts and crafts vendors plus food, music and a kids tent. (504) 523-1465. artsneworleans.org.
    • 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. frenchmarket.org.
    • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St., New Orleans. (504) 269-3982.
    • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret Street at Napoleon Avenue. More than 90 vendors. Food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. freretmarket.org.

    TUESDAY

    • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway Ave., 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.?

    WEDNESDAY

    • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Covington Trailhead, East Lockwood and North New Hampshire streets, Covington. (985) 892-1873.
    • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., St. Charles Plaza, 12715 U.S. 90, Luling. (985) 764-9762. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
    • 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.
    • AROUND THE STATE

      • Thursday to Saturday
      • LOUISIANA CORN FESTIVAL: Lake Street, Bunkie. Rides, food, music, sports tournaments, pageants, parades and cooking competitions are part of this festival. bunkiechamber.net/cornfestival.

      FRIDAY TO SATURDAY

      • COQUILLE PARK JUNEFEST: Coquille Park and Recreation Center, Covington. Indoor arts and crafts festival. steinhaurerproductions.com.
      • LAKE ARTHUR REGATTA: Downtown, Lake Arthur. Held along the water in Lake Arthur the event provides top-rated musical entertainment, Cajun dishes, swimming and boating activities. lakearthurfestivals.com.