• DRESS FOR SUCCESS: Lauren LeBlanc, owner of Fleurty Girl, will be the keynote speaker at the Suits & Salads Luncheon held by Dress for Success New Orleans at 11 a.m. Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel New Orleans. The theme will be “A Toast to Mothers,” and the highlights will include a fashion show highlighting local mothers and daughters. Ticket prices begin at $85 and are available at www.501auctions.com/dressforsuccessnola; the proceeds will go toward Dress for Success programs promoting economic independence of women in the community. It operates a boutique at 6117 Magazine St. For information, visit www.neworleans.dressfor success.org or call (504) 891-4337.
  • FRENCH MOVIE CLUB: The ciné-club of the Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will present the comedy “Agent Trouble” by Jean-Pierre Mocky, in French with English subtitles, at 7 p.m. Friday at the Alliance Française, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. The event, which will include a wine reception, is free for alliance members and $5 for others. For information, call (504) 568-0770 or visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloraf-neworleans.org.
  • RUMMAGE SALE: The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will hold a rummage sale, or brocante, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Vendors will donate a percentage of their profits to the alliance as payment for their spot. For information, call (504) 568-0770 or visit af-neworleans.org.
  • ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY: The radio storytelling of “Israel Story,” inspired by the slice-of-life stories featured on “This American Life,” will be highlighted during an Israel Independence Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. May 11 at the Uptown Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Using a dazzling combination of radio-style storytelling, live art, music, singing, video and other multimedia magic, “Israel Story–Live!” provides an intimate glimpse of modern Israeli life. The evening is free and open to the community.
  • FRENCH BOOK CLUB: The book club of the Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will discuss “Au Bonheur des Dames” by Emile Zola from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Alliance Française, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Some of the books are available for purchase at the alliance’s front desk. The cost is $12, with a discount for members. For information, call (504) 568-0770 or visit af-neworleans.org.
  • C.G. JUNG SOCIETY: Laura Tuley will give a lecture on “Conscious Cruelty and the Numinosity of Violence” when the C.G. Jung Society of New Orleans meets at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Parker United Methodist Church, 1130 Nashville St., New Orleans. Admission is $15, with discounts for students.
  • WINE TASTING: Jodie Smit,h of Geaux Geaux Wine Promotions, will lead a wine tasting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. The deadline to register is May 15. The cost is $25, with a discount for members. For information, call (504) 568-0770 or visit af-neworleans.org.
  • JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE: Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans will honor former Executive Director Julanne Isaacson during its Rhythm & Soul fundraiser at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. For tickets, visit www.jfsrhythmandsoul.org.
  • FRENCH MOVIE CLUB: The ciné-club of the Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will present the dramatic comedy “Le Bal des Actrices” by Maïwenn Le Besco, in French with English subtitles, at 7 p.m. Monday, May 30, at Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. The event is free for alliance members and $5 for others. For information, call (504) 568-0770 or visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloraf-neworleans.org.

FRENCH MOVIE CLUB: The ciné-club of the Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will present the dramatic comedy “Le Bal des Actrices” by Maïwenn Le Besco, in French with English subtitles, at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Alliance Française, 1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. The event, which will include a wine reception, is free for alliance members and $5 for others. For information, call (504) 568-0770 or visit af-neworleans.org.