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. enlightenfellowshipchurch.com.
FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: New Salem Church of Christ Holiness, 1540 Mansfield Ave. The Rev. Lisa Davis of United Fellowship Full Gospel Baptist Church will speak. (504) 340-3613.
SELF-TRANSFORMATION AND THE ANCIENT WISDOM: 2 p.m., AV conference room, East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave. Various books and online resources are introduced and discussed relating to the process of “self-initiation” into the Ancient Wisdom Tradition. Free.
Thursday, April 23-26
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.
TEMPLE SINAI GALA: 6 p.m. patron party, 7 p.m. dinner, Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave. A gala event to celebrate its 145th year. There will be music by The Gold Standard and a performance by The Pussyfooters. templesinaino.org.
TIKVAT YISREAL - HOPE OF ISRAEL: 4:30 p.m., Lakeview Christian Center, 5885 Fleur De Lis Drive, second-floor conference room. Tikvat Yisrael, a Messianic women’s group sponsored by CJF Ministries, meets to explore the Scriptures from a Messianic Jewish perspective and learn about the Jewish roots of faith. There will be singing, dancing, learning, schmoozing and refreshments during an abbreviated Messiah in the Passover Model Seder. Reservations are required; deadline is April 10. Cost is $3. Instruction in Israeli folk dance starts at 4:15 p.m. Child care is provided by request. Call Michelle Beadle at (504) 738-3119 or (225) 410-1034. media.cjfm.org/pub/reps/michelle/beadle_fellowship.pdf.
MICAH PROJECT FEDERATION MEETING: 5:30 p.m., Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church, 5600 Read Blvd. There will be food and fellowship. (504) 528-9996.
PEACE PRAYER WALK: 6:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 923, Josephine St. Monthly prayer walk.
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.
Sunday, April 19
“LOVE’S, LOST & FOUND”: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. The Jefferson Chorale performs under the direction of Louise LaBruyere., (504) 670-2520. www.albinas.org.
Thursday, April 23
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. albinas.org.
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.
Friday, April 24
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 tourosynagogue.com.