JEWISH FEDERATION: Olivier Guitta, an expert on counterterrorism and foreign affairs, will discuss the challenges facing European Jewry during an event promoting the 2015 annual campaign of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans.

The event also will highlight the work of Carol Wise, the 10th recipient of the Roger Bissinger Memorial Award.

The Campaign Celebration is open to members of the greater New Orleans Jewish community who have made a minimum gift of $18 to the annual campaign. Tickets are $25, or $10 for students, and are available at

DAYLILY HYBRIDS: Henry Bradford, a local authority on daylilies, will give a presentation on the multiple forms, patterns and colors of daylilies when the Southeast Louisiana Daylily Society meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. This event is free of charge and is open to the public.

Bradford’s presentation, “Christmas from April to July,” will highlight the hybridization efforts and outcomes of the Bradford daylily gardens in Covington. Other experts will be present to answer questions about daylilies. For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, manager of adult programming for the library, at (504) 889-8143 or