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 …

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
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…

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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…

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

OCTOBERFEST: Christ the King Lutheran Church will have a drive-through Octoberfest dinner from 5 p.m  to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the parking lot of the church, 1001 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner. Brats, German potato salad, sauerkraut and apple mu…

PANEL DISCUSSION ON EQUALITY: Louisiana Public Broadcasting and the Alexis de Tocqueville Project at the University of New Orleans will host a free panel discussion on economic and political equality at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 in Room 236 of the Liberal Art…

Sunday, September 25, 2016

CRESCENT CITY FALL CLASSIC: The New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce will hold the Crescent City Fall Classic golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 7, at Joe Bartholomew Golf Course, 6514 Congress Drive, New Orleans. Registration will begin at…

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

This week brings the official beginning of fall. Although we do not feel it quite yet, soon the cool fronts will be rolling in and we will notice a pleasant change when we are outdoors.

Alumnae of the Academy of the Holy Angels held a 60-year reunion recently at Bistro Orleans. Alumnae in attendance were Roselyn Boneno, Dolores Huddleston Brechtel, Sandra Pellandini Campbell, Barbara Casbon, Patsy Baumann Dover, Marie Catalanotto…

Daria & the Hip Drops, Stoop Kids and Flow Tribe will be the featured performers at the NOLA on Tap beer festival, which will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds.

As part of a national lecture series, Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir, assistant professor of history at Xavier University, will give a presentation Thursday on Nat Turner’s Rebellion and lead a discussion on slavery, abolition and resistance movements in…