• SUPPER AND MOVIE: 6 p.m. meal, 7 p.m. movie, St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd. “God’s Not Dead.” There will be a time of conversation and fellowship and a beef brisket supper with the movie to follow. The movie is about a college freshman who is challenged by his philosophy professor to prove God is alive. (985) 764-8292.



  • STILL STANDING — CELEBRATING 20 YEARS IN MINISTRY: 7:45 a.m., Enlighten Fellowship Southshore, 3326 Florida Ave. Pastor Darryl V. Phoenix marks two decades of ministry. (504) 453-6122.



  • OLD METAIRIE FEST: noon to 9 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church and School, 444 Metairie Road. Food, live music, activities for kids are hallmarks of this annual event. (504) 833-1498 or

Thursday through Sunday

  • CHURCH FAIR: 6-11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, Our Lady Of Divine Providence, 1000 N. Starrett Road. There will be games, rides and music performances.

Tuesday, May 5 through June 9

  • “JUDAISM DECODED — THE ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION OF JEWISH TRADITION”: noon, Chabad Jewish Center, 4141 W. Esplanade Ave.; and 7:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color30 p.m., Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Campus, 3747 W. Esplanade Ave. Rabbi Medel Ceilin conducts six course session to uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. The course appeals to people at all levels of Jewish knowledge, including those without prior experience or background in Jewish learning. (347) 351-6476 or



  • MAGNIFICAT BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. to noon, Manifested Miracles, 3101 Bruxelles St. The Magnificat New Orleans Chapter will host speaker Claire Winder for its next breakfast. Donation is $15 for the breakfast. For information, call Claudia Marshall (504) 650-1931 or Pat Heisser (504) 821-6309.


  • “LOVE’S, LOST & FOUND”: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. The Jefferson Chorale performs under the direction of Louise LaBruyere., (504) 670-2520 or

EXTRAORDINARY FORM LATIN MASS: 7:30 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church,. 6367 St. Charles Ave. The Mass is in Latin, with the homily in English. Music will be provided by Loyola’s College of Music and Fine Arts and members of the New Orleans Vocal Arts Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Meg Frazier. The repertoire includes Gregorian Chant, Mass for Four Voices by William Byrd and Renaissance motets. The presider is Fr. William Farge, S.J.


  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH AND CANDLELIGHT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Music director Albinas Prizgintas performs classical to rock to pop on the 5,000-pipe organ. (504) 670-2520 or


  • NAVY BAND SOUTHWEST: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. As part of Fleet Week in New Orleans, the band performs a patriotic concert. (504) 670-2520 or
  • TIBET & HH THE DALAI LAMA, STORIES AND PHOTOS BY THOMAS LAIRD: 6:30 p.m., Nims Center at Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St. Laird will share stories of the Dalai Lama and photographs of Tibetan murals. Park near the John James Audubon sculpture at the Zoo Entrance; enter the Nims Community Center.


  • “A WHITE LINEN NIGHT”: 7 p.m., Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 2805 Gen. Taylor St. A musical presentation.
  • JAZZ FEST SHABBAT: 7:30 p.m., Touro Synagogue, 4238 St. Charles Ave. Annual music-driven Sabbath service featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Panorama Jazz Band, the Synagogue Choir and Cantor David Mintz and will include the world premiere of two choral arrangements by Toby Singer. The service will also be live-streamed at the synagogue’s website. There is also a patron concert and dinner beginning at 6 p.m., tickets required. (504) 895-4843 or

Saturday, April 25

  • WILLWOODS COMMUNITY GRACE AND TRUTH RETREAT: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 3900 Howard Ave. Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will lead a day of enrichment and enlightenment for couples. Suggested donation is $20. (504) 830-3716, or

Sunday, April 26

  • SEELOS HEALING MASS: 1 p.m., National Seelos Shrine, 919 Josephine St. Annual Mass to celebrate the healing sacraments of penance and annointing. Fr. Byron Miller, CSR, vice postulator for the Seelos Canonization Cause is the celebrant, with guest Bro. Daniel Kom, CSR, iconographer. One-on-one intercessory prayer will begin at 11:45 a.m. (504) 525-2495 or
  • GOSPEL COLLECTIVE: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. The celebrated choir from France celebrates the first Sunday of JazzFest. (504) 670-2520 or

Sunday, May 3

  • 39TH YEAR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 7:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 2805 General Taylor St., New Orleans. (504) 891-7447 or