JEFFERSON PARISH SUPERINTENDENT: The Jefferson Parish School Board will host an open forum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the public to provide input on the ongoing search for the next school superintendent. The forum will be in the boardroom of the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s administration building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.

AN EDIBLE EVENING: Five school gardens and two teaching kitchens will benefit from the proceeds of the Edible Evening garden party and fundraiser that Edible Schoolyard New Orleans will hold from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Dreamkeeper Garden at Langston Hughes Academy, 3519 Trafalgar St., New Orleans. Shon Baker and Alice Glenn are co-chairwomen of this year’s event. Tickets are $60 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, visit

ART AUCTION: Morris Jeff Community School and Homer A. Plessy Community School will be the beneficiaries of an art auction to be held from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans.

The auction will feature works by artists such as Dr. Bob, George Rodrigue, Devin De Wulf, Virginia Waldrop and Oscar Brown.

For information on the auction event, contact or

HOLY NAME OF JESUS: The Holy Name of Jesus Parent-Teacher Club is presenting its Spring Fling from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday in the school basement, 6325 Cromwell Place, New Orleans. The theme is “Around the World Spring Fling,” and there will be music, food, beverages and raffles. Cost is $25 per person in advance and $30 at the door. Costumes are encouraged.

For information, visit or call Rosalie Tomeny at (504) 861-9709.

ISL JEFFERSON: The Jefferson Parish campus of the International School of Louisiana is accepting kindergarten applications for the 2015-16 school year.

ISL, a French and Spanish language immersion school for kindergarten through eighth grade, was named Charter School of the Year by the Center for Education Reform, and a Certified World Language School and Top Gains School by the state Department of Education.

Spots are open for Jefferson Parish residents only. To apply, call (504) 229-4391 or email The International School of Louisiana-Jefferson Parish Campus is at 8101 Simon St. in Metairie.

ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL: The Ray Laiche Memorial Golf Tournament benefiting St. Charles Catholic High School will be Friday, April 10, at Belle Terre Golf and Country Club, 111 Fairway Drive, LaPlace.

There will be a morning flight at 8 a.m. and an afternoon flight at 1 p.m., with a scramble format. The entry fee for the tournament is $100 per player. A silent auction will be held.

To register, visit stcharles Questions about the golf tournament should be addressed to coach Frank Monica at (504) 915-0374 or (985) 652-3809, ext. 108. Questions about the silent auction should be addressed to Courtney Millet at millet.courtney@stcharles

AFTER-PROM PARTY: St. Charles Catholic High School is recruiting supporters for the after-prom party it will hold from midnight to 4 a.m. Sunday, April 12, beginning half an hour after prom sign-out begins Saturday night.

The party will offer students and their dates music, dancing, games, food and prizes at no charge. Last year, 77 percent of eligible students attended the after-prom party.

Supporters may donate money or a prize, or sponsor a game or activity. Tax-deductible donations marked “Attn: APP Chairperson” can be dropped off by April 3 at the school, 100 Dominican Drive, LaPlace.