- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- “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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.?
- 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.