Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS IN LULING: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host an emergency preparedness information session from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center in Luling. Presenters will …

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

LOYOLA COMPUTER SCIENCE: Loyola University New Orleans is introducing a major in computer science this fall; students will be able to choose a focus on game programming. These degrees complement the existing Bachelor of Science degree in computer …

JEFFERSON PARISH PUBLIC SCHOOL REGISTRATION: K-12 registration for students entering the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 24-28 at the school your child will attend. You can learn what school your child will…

RUMMAGE SALE: The Women's Society of St. John Bosco Church, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22. For information, call (504) 340-0444.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

LSU CANCER RESEARCH: The Al Copeland Foundation has donated $100,000 to LSU Health New Orleans for cancer research. The money was raised during a nine-day campaign, and the check was presented during the Chicken Jam on National Fried Chicken Day o…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Swing dominated the music scene in the '30s and '40s. It was on the wane but still the thing during World War II, so a Sunday Swing is a perfect fit for the National World War II Museum. The event took place July 9, with lessons by Decuers and mus…

The Summer Engineering Experience for Kids was hosted recently by the National Society of Black Engineers for third- through sixth-grade students. Kids built remote-control vehicles then used them to complete tasks in competitions. The camp was he…

Jazz funerals, Mardi Gras Indians and second-line parades are among the rich ingredients of New Orleans culture that photographer Randolph “Mookie” Square Jr. has documented for more than 15 years. A collection of his work, called “Live on the Str…

A free program for young adult readers based on a collection of scary campfire stories with Louisiana settings will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: St. Bernard Chapter 1398 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Palms Too Restaurant, 8001 St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. For information, email pamela.e.marks1…

PEACE MASS: The Mary Group at St. Rita Catholic Church, 7100 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, will hold its monthly Peace Mass in cooperation with the MIR Group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13. Confessions will be followed by a patriotic rosary at 7 p.m…

PARENTING LGBTQ TEENS: An educational support group for parents with teenage children in the LGBTQ community will meet Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., from July 12 through Aug. 16, at Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, 3300 W. Espl…

ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART: Megan Barry Kepper is the new director of alumnae at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans. A member of the Sacred Heart Class of 2006, Kepper attended Louisiana State University and returned to New Orleans, w…

NUNEZ REGISTRATION: On-campus registration days for the fall semester will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 17-19 at Nunez Community College, in the Student Success Center at 3700 Fenelon St., Chalmette. Students who are still completing the admissio…

Joseph Stephany was recently installed as commander of American Legion Thomas J. Hanly Jr. Post 350 in Metairie. Other officers are Angela L. Gomon, adjutant; Monté Briggs and E. Morris Gray III, first vice commanders; Rickey Ashley, finance offic…

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

It was an art show with icing as the preferred medium when the Big Top Cake Competition put a sweet spin on the Southern Food and Beverage Museum on June 24. Nineteen bakers competed in cake-decorating categories for both professionals and student…

Of all the less-than-favorable habits our dogs can have, eating poop is probably the worst. Known officially as coprophagia , the act of eating their own or another’s poop can be happening for a variety of reasons.

UNO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Two projects led by researchers from the University of New Orleans are among seven that have been chosen for funding through the first round of Louisiana's RESTORE Act Center of Excellence grant process. Funding comes fr…

ST. CHARLES PARISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS: The National School Public Relations Association has presented its highest honor, the Award of Excellence, to the St. Charles Parish Public Schools for the school system's 2016 Quality Profile, in the category of…

ST. STEPHEN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, 1738 L.B. Landry Ave., New Orleans, will celebrate its 89th anniversary with 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. services on July 9. The Rev. Sean Elder, of Mount Herman Baptist Church i…

WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER: Monica Bologna has been named chief nursing officer for West Jefferson Medical Center, after serving as interim chief nursing officer since January. Previously, she served as vice president of inpatient and outpatien…

ALGIERS KIWANIS: Ron Swoboda, announcer for the New Orleans Baby Cakes, will be the guest speaker when the Kiwanis Club of Algiers meets at 7 a.m., Thursday, July 6, at the Aurora Tennis and Swim Club, 5244 Gen. Meyer Ave., New Orleans. Guests are…