• BACK TO NATURE HEART WALK: Friends of Joe W. Brown Memorial Park and the New Orleans East Hospital sponsor the 6th annual Back to Nature Heart Walk from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the park, 5601 Read Blvd. There will be a heart health lecture by cardiologist Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, free health screens, heart-healthy food and more. Early bird registration by Thursday is $25; cost is $30 afterward. For more information and to register, contact Tangee Wall at (504) 427-2596 or email tangeyon@yahoo.com.