Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wetlands educator Bob Thomas will receive the 2016 Parkway Partners Green Spirit Award at the group's annual jazz brunch fundraiser, this year called Feast With Leah. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Dooky Chase Restaur…

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The National African American Male Wellness Walk Initiative came to New Orleans on Sept. 17, in an event that promoted exercise and healthy habits and included screenings for diabetes, blood pressure and HIV. There was fun to be had as well, with …

More than 400 volunteers armed with gloves, trash sticks and garbage bags scoured the Mandeville Lakefront for litter on Sept. 17.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

There were live demonstrations and chances to meet the artists, but the lifelike carvings were the stars of the Louisiana Wildfowl Carvers and Collectors Guild show and sale Sept. 10 at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville. 

A dress-down day at Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling brought in more than $1,200 to purchase school supplies for Lake Elementary School in St. Amant, where most of the materials and supplies were ruined during the recent Louisiana floods. T…

ALGIERS KIWANIS: Bob Becker, CEO of New Orleans City Park, will be the guest speaker when the Kiwanis Club of Algiers meets at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Aurora Tennis and Swim Club, 5244 Gen. Meyer Ave. Guests are welcome at the Kiwanis me…

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

ST. ANN FAMILY FEST: St. Ann Catholic School will hold its annual Family Fest, held from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Music will include the Bench Warmers, Bag of Donuts, Lakeshore Drivers, P…

Sarah Reckhow, an assistant professor of political science at Michigan State University, will lecture on "The Nationalization of School Board Elections" at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Lavin-Bernick Center at Tulane University in New Orleans. 

The 2016-17 parent-teacher organization officers at Ascension of Our Lord School in LaPlace are Stacey Barber, president; Richelle Lyons, vice president; Kodi Duhon, treasurer; Brandi Wheelahan, recording secretary; Anne Matherne, corresponding se…

Harold and Myrtle Lehmann, of Jefferson, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 8, 1951, in New Orleans. They have two sons, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Their son Gary lives in Metairie wit…

Four seniors at Christ Episcopal School in Covington have been chosen as finalists in the National Merit Scholarship program, on the basis of the standardized PSAT/NMSQT test they took in October 2015. The 16,000 students named as semifinalists re…

HANNAN MEMORIAL MASS: A memorial Mass celebrating the life of Archbishop Philip M. Hannan will be held at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the gymnasium at Archbishop Hannan High School, 71324 La. 1077, Covington. Hannan died Sept. 29, 2011, at a…