Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nora Ellersten, of The Funding Seed, will present a series of three fundraising workshops at libraries this fall. Since 2010, The Funding Seed has worked to help organizations develop skills that will make them successful for the long term.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING: The Regional Transit Authority is holding a series of community workshops to discuss and receive feedback on the Strategic Mobility Plan, which will serve as a road map for improving public transportation in the region ove…

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSING: Scharmaine Baker, a New Orleans nurse practitioner and author of the "Nola the Nurse" children’s book series, has been chosen for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. This award has been bestowed u…

PARKVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH: The Rev. Michael Pogue will preach his first sermon at Parkview Baptist Church, 6301 Camphor St., Metairie, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. Pogue previously served as pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Toomsuba, Mississip…

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: The deadline is Oct. 6 for community groups to apply for the service of Public Allies participating in a new program at Delgado Community College. Delgado has received a $170,000 Public Allies New Orleans grant through t…

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL HIGH SCHOOL: The Archbishop Rummel High School Parent Booster Club will meet in the gym at the school, 1901 Severn Ave., Metairie, after parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The club's 2017-18 board offficers are Am…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Wednesday, September 06, 2017

It may not feel much like fall yet, but the members of Jefferson Beautification, Inc., along with the members of the Shady Oaks Garden Club, want to put you in the mood by sponsoring a fall garden show and plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1…

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

BROTHER MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: Crusader Discovery Night will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Brother Martin High School, 4401 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. The event will provide opportunities for boys in grades five through eight to…

DELGADO SECOND START: Sept. 6 is the deadline to register for the 12-week mini session at Delgado Community College, and registration for Second Start classes is open through Sept. 27. Compressed mini session and Second Start classes offer full cr…

AFRICAN ON PARADE: The Usher Ministry at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church will present an African on Parade program at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the church, 6223 Sixth Ave, Marrero. Participants are encouraged to wear African attire. Church off…

AYURVEDA LECTURE: Meghan Hays will give a free lecture on Ayurveda, one of the world's oldest known forms of medicine, from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Unity of New Orleans Spiritual Center, 3722 St. Charles Ave.

CARVER CLASS OF 1972: The George Washington Carver Senior High School Class of 1972 will hold its 45th reunion Sept. 15-17. For information, call Janice Thomas at (504) 421-6237 or Jessie Jones at (504) 491-9724.

The Career Workshop Series, presented by Jessica Rareshide, a certified personnel consultant and staffing professional, will return this week. These workshops will provide strategies and techniques for job-seekers.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

At Mount Carmel Academy, the Aug. 21 solar eclipse meant more than just funny glasses and some exciting astronomy lessons. Clubs put up booths to create the Solar Eclipse Experience fair, with music, activities including face painting and eclipse …

The Aug. 19 Lighthouse Glow Run included a half-mile kids fun run, a 2-mile run-walk and, of course, an after-party, all to benefit the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.

Clark is sweet, shy and looking for the right person to fall in love with. He does well with other cats. For information, email adopt@animalrescueneworleans.org or visit animalrescueneworleans.org.

ST. ANGELA LADIES AUXILIARY: The St. Angela Ladies Auxiliary will hold its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Kern Center on the church campus, 901 Beverly Garden Drive, Metairie. Dues are $20 per year, and refreshments will be ser…

MEET THE SAINTS: The Touchdown Club of New Orleans will hold its Meet the Saints luncheon at noon Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St. The event is open to all Saints fans 14 and older; the dress code is business ca…

CARVER CLASS OF 1972: The George Washington Carver Senior High School Class of 1972 will hold its 45th reunion Sept. 15-17. For information, call Janice Thomas at (504) 421-6237 or Jessie Jones at (504) 491-9724.

ST. PIUS X: The Mothers Club at St. Pius X School will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the multipurpose room of the school, 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd. For information, call (504) 282-2811 or visit www.stpiusxnola.org.

The Fried Chicken Festival has a new name, a new location, a second day and a second music stage for its second year, which will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, at Woldenberg Park, 1 Canal St., New Orleans.