THURSDAY

  • FARM TO SCHOOL REGIONAL MEETING: 9 a.m., Langston Hughes Academy, 3519 Trafalgar St., New Orleans. LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Farm to School Alliance, Edible Schoolyard NOLA and USDA Farm to School hot meeting with training, goal setting and planning. (504) 658-2900. www.lsuagcenter.com.
  • ENCORE SHOP’S MIDSUMMER SALE: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Saturday, July 18, Encore Shop, 7814 Maple St., New Orleans. Symphony Volunteers resale shop annual event. (504) 861-9028. symphonyvolunteers.org/encore-shop.
  • PLACE MATTERS LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. National initiative to develop and implement community-based strategies to address social factors that determine health. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • 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.
  • CHARMING CHARLIE CHARITY EVENT: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Elmwood Shopping Center, 1126 S. Clearview Parkway. Louisiana SPCA will have adoptable dogs and information, plus retailer will donate a portion of the sales when SPCA is mentioned. (504) 733-1018. www.la-spca.org.
  • YAPPY HOUR: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rare Form, 437 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Courtyard happy hour for people and pets, with discounts and proceeds for Louisiana SPCA. rareformnola.com.
  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT CONCERT: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. $10. (504) 483-9488. neworleanscitypark.com.
  • “NIGHT WATCHMAN”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Tony Dunbar reads and signs the latest Tubby Dubonnet mystery. (504) 895-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • “SOUTHERN LADIES AND SUFFRAGISTS — JULIA WARD HOWE AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS AT THE 1884 NEW ORLEANS WORLD’S FAIR”: 7 p.m., Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Miki Pfeffer speaks about her book on voting and the exposition. (504) 596-2630. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.com.
  • HYMN FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1545 State St., New Orleans. “Jubilee Festival: The Big Easy.” Final celebration for national Hymn Society annual conference. Evening festival each day open to the public. www.thehymnsociety.org.

FRIDAY

  • SUMMER BEAD AND JEWELRY SHOW: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., also Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Fine and fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies and a variety of jewelry-making materials. $5 weekend pass. (504) 265-8830. www.akssshow.com.
  • KUUMBA INSTITUTE SUMMER CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAM: 3:30 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1724 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Final event of children’s summer program. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • “MOM AND DAD ARE PALINDROMES”: 4 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Mark Shulman hosts a “wordplay playday.” (504) 899-7323. www.octaviabooks.com.
  • CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Metairie Park Country Day School, 300 Park Road, Metairie. Parades, exhibits, indoor and outdoor theater and street performances are part of the event featuring the work from more than 100 of the program’s classes. Also food as art will be available for purchase and a s’mores bonfire. (504) 849-3188. www.countrydaycreativearts.com.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, One Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, music by Yvette Voelker. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • JOHNNY JACKSON JR. CANCER BENEFIT: 6 p.m., Roy A. Glapion Reception Hall, Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, 730 N. Broad St., New Orleans. Fundraiser with music, food and entertainment. $25. (504) 913-9336 or (818) 235-9095.
  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through Thursday, July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.
  • LOUIS “SATCHMO” ARMSTRONG SUMMER JAZZ CAMP CONCERT: 8 p.m., Music and Communications Building, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Performances by camp students and artists-in-residence following three-week program. www.louisarmstrongjazzcamp.com.
  • SaturDAY
  • PILATES IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m., also Monday 6 p.m. New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. In conjunction with East Jefferson Wellness Center. $5. (504) 658-4106. noma.org.
  • BEGINNERS BIRD WALK: 8 a.m., Barataria Presernve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, Marrero. Identify birds by sight and sound and how to use the park’s eBird kiosk to report sightings. For beginners age 10 and up, but all skill levels welcome. Reservations required. (504) 689-3690 ext. 10. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • “GREAT GARAGE SALE”: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 1534 Seventh St., Slidell. Household items, tools, art, furniture and more. Proceeds support church ministries. Early 8 a.m. admission $5. (985) 643-4531.
  • HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS CLASS: 9 a.m. (ages 5-8), 10 a.m. (ages 9-12), Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. Evacuation preparation, facts and coping skills for children are part of the workshop. (504) 596-2660.
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS SEMINAR: 9 a.m. to noon, Second Nazarene Baptist Church, 3062 Body St., Algiers. Share A Basket Foundation presents “No More Silence,” a panel discussion. Survivors share stories and strengths to help others in similar situations. (504) 427-0094.
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL RALLY FUN FEST: 10 a.m. to noon, New Orleans Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Music, food, exhibits, health screenings and a book and school supply giveaway are part of the library’s second annual fest. (504) 596-2565. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.com.
  • SUMMER BEAD AND JEWELRY SHOW: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., also Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Fine and fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies and a variety of jewelry-making materials. $5 weekend pass. (504) 265-8830. www.akssshow.com.
  • ICE CREAM SOCIAL: 10 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Annual event with ice cream, activities and adoptable pets from Animal Rescue New Orleans. $8, members free. (504) 293-4726. www.longuevue.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.
  • HOLLY DAZE SUMMER MARKET: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., also Sunday, Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Steinhauer Productions 25th annual Christmas in July event. $5. (985) 796-5853. www.steinhauerproductions.com.
  • ST. TAMMANY DUCK DERBY: 10 a.m., Bogue Falaya Wayside Park, 213 Park Drive, Covington. Rubber duck “derby” for a variety of cash and prizes, with games and food to benefit St. Tammany Humane Society. Adopt a duck for $5. www.sttammanyduckderby.com.
  • REPUBLIC STREET FESTIVAL: noon to 6 p.m., corner of Bruxelles and Treasure streets, New Orleans. Music, food and crafts for event for the Republic Street and Friends Neighborhood Watch Association. Also, a membership drive will be held for COPS3, a nonprofit community group in cooperation with the Third District of NOPD. www.facebook.com/NOPDCOPS3
  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through Thursday, July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.
  • RESURRECTION OF MAGDALENE: 1 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Discussion of role of Mary Magdalene in honor of her feast day, facilitated by Dr. Mari Ziolkowski. (504) 569-9070. www.ashécac.org.
  • CHESS CLUB: 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. All ages, skill levels invited. Every Saturday through August. (504) 596-2660.
  • CRITTER CINEMA: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans. Pizza, popcorn, pets and PJs for kids 5-10 with a G-rated movie shown. Pre-registration required. $30. (504) 368-5191 x 207. www.la-spca.org/crittercinema.
  • SOUNDS OF NEW ORLEANS: 7 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. This benefit for St. Jude Community Center features an array of music and musicians from the worlds of jazz, gospel, soul, folk, Cajun, blues and more. $40. (504) 287-0350. www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.
  • SUNDAY
  • SUMMER BEAD AND JEWELRY SHOW: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Fine and fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies and a variety of jewelry-making materials. $5 weekend pass. (504) 265-8830. www.akssshow.com.
  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.
  • VETLAUNCH GALA: 7 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Dinner and screening of “MURPH: The Protector” film to benefit VetLaunch, an organization devoted to providing veterans the resources to make the change from military to civilian life. $150. www.vetlaunch.org.
  • Monday
  • NEW ORLEANS PIANO INSTITUTE: Through Sunday, July 24; Music and Communications Building, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Intensive solo performance program for advanced and intermediate college, high school and junior high school pianists with Showcase Recital. Master classes, presentations and competitions open to the public. www.masno.org.
  • SUMMER ART CAMP: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., NOMA, City Park, One Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. “Decorative Designs” first and “Puppet Theater” second, weekly camps for ages 8-10, exploring artwork and creativity. (504) 658-4100. www.noma.org.
  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.
  • TAI CHI CLASS: 6 p.m., NOMA Sculpture Garden, City Park, One Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. East Jefferson Wellness Center classes outside or in the museum. $5. (504) 456-5000. www.noma.org.
  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., music room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (601) 550-0983. crescentcitysound.com.
  • TUESDAY
  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through Thursday, July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.
  • CHILD PASSENGER SEAT FITTING STATION: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop L, 2600 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville. Troopers host free check to help parents safely and properly install child seats based on age, height and weight of child. www.lsp.org.
  • STAGE DOOR IDOL: 6 p.m., BB’s Stage Door Canteen, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The second round of preliminary competition where selected contestants sing a song in the style of the 1940s. $5. (504) 528-1944 x 267. www.stagedoorcanteen.org.
  • “THE KATRINA DECADE — IMAGES OF AN ALTERED CITY”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. David G. Spielman discusses and signs his book of black and white photographs of the city following the storm. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • 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. albinas.org.
  • 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.
  • FAIRY GARDEN WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Children of all ages create teacup-sized gardens. Registration required. $22, $18 members. (504) 293-4722. www.longuevue.com.
  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.
  • 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 to bring their own mats. (504) 589-4841. nps.gov/jazz.
  • SIPPIN’ IN THE COURTYARD: 5 p.m., Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Music, food and a cork pull for wine. Portion of proceeds from specialty cocktail benefits Cafe Reconcile. (504) 586-8000. maisondupuy.com.
  • WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT: 5:30 p.m., Algiers Ferry Landing, 200 Morgan St., New Orleans. Live music during eight-week summer concert series. Food and drink vendors will be on hand. wednesdaysonthepoint.com.
  • “BOOM AND BLACKOUT — ONE HUNDRED DAYS IN AMERICA’S COOLEST HOT SPOT”: 5:30 p.m., The Cabildo, 701 Chartres St., New Orleans. Brian Boyles reads and signs his book for the preseason opener of Young Leadership Council’s One Book One New Orleans series to foster literacy and access to resources through the city. www.ylcnola.org.
  • “THE GREAT NEW ORLEANS KIDNAPPING CASE — RACE, LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA”: 6 p.m., Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Michael A. Ross lectures and signs his book about the 1870 kidnapping of an Irish child by two African-American women. The book is the winner of the 2014 Kemper and Leila Williams Prize in Louisiana History. (504) 523-4662. www.hnoc.org.
  • “CENTER OF GRAVITY”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Laura McNeill discusses and signs her book about a woman’s life as it unravels. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • 2014 FIFA CUP SCREENING: 7:30 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 1023 Ridgewood Drive, Metairie. Germany vs. Argentina in this screening of the complete German broadcast of the 2014 soccer match. (504) 522-8014. www.deutscheshaus.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 23

  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: Through July 23, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Array of French films, including documentaries, biographies, classics and recent releases. $11 per screening, packages available. www.prytaniatheatreneworleans.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.
  • YAPPY HOUR: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rare Form, 437 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Courtyard happy hour for people and pets, with discounts and proceeds for Louisiana SPCA. rareformnola.com.
  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT CONCERT: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. $10. (504) 483-9488. neworleanscitypark.com.
  • “FLEXIBLE WINGS”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Veda Stamps discusses and signs her book about a military kid and the quest to tackle life’s challenges. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • “N.O. LIT —200 YEARS OF NEW ORLEANS LITERATURE”: 7 p.m., Mid-City Library, American Can Building, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Nancy Dixon discusses two centuries of local writing. (504) 596-2654. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.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 purchase 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, 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 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.
    • 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.
    • GROW DAT FARM STAND: 9 a.m., 150 Zachary Taylor Drive, City Park, New Orleans. Produce grown in City Park, sold by youths. (504) 598-2743. growdatyouthfarm.org.
    • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne avenues). The market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids tent. Free. (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. 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.

    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 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 Highway 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.