• NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: Through Sept. 7. Templeman Galleries, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. “Ten Years Gone,” featuring work by six contemporary artists. (504) 658-4100.
  • TREO: “NOLA — 10 Years Later, Lest We Forget” is a collection of works by artists that explore the city’s “progress,” including Dan Tague, Ross Lunz, Healthcliffe Hailey, Paul Bouousquie, Jim Tannehill, Lyla Clayre, Morgan Maiolie, Kelsey Niebvert, T. Uhle, Mary McGinnes and more. Through Saturday. 3835 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. (504) 304-4878.


  • “NEW ORLEANS — TEN YEARS LATER”: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal St., New Orleans. Symposium about the city, the storm and the decade. Guests include government officials, journalists, authors, representatives from civic and business organizations, as well as top staff members from the magazine. RSVP required.
  • EDUCATION RECOVERY TOUR: 9 a.m., Chalmette High School 9th Grade Academy, 1100 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. (504) 301-2000. 1 p.m., Nunez Community College, 3701 Paris Road, Chalmette. (504) 278-6421.
  • PLAQUE UNVEILING: 6 p.m., Jourdan Avenue and North Johnson Street, New Orleans. dedicates historic marker at site of Lower 9th Ward breech.
  • ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISING DINNER: 6 p.m., La Petite Grocery, 4238 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four-course meal will benefit the St. Bernard Project. $200. (504) 891-3377.
  • INTERFAITH KATRINA PRAYER SERVICE: 7 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square. Commemoration of 10 years since Hurricane Katrina. Clergy from various denominations and faith traditions including Catholic, Episcopal, Baptist, Jewish and Islam will lead prayer and song. The event will be broadcast on WLAE at 8:30 p.m. (504) 525-9585.


  • CRITICAL FACILITIES RECOVERY TOUR: 1 a.m., Central Fire Station, 8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Also, 4 p.m., St. Bernard Parish Hospital, 8000 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorStBernardKatrina10Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.
  • KATRINA CONCERT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. The Matt Lemmler Trio performs. (504) 838-1100.


  • KATRINA “PEP RALLY”: 10 a.m., Kingsley House, 1600 Constance St., New Orleans. Lassie, Save the Children’s animal ambassador for disaster preparedness, appears at Kingley’s Head Start program for anniversary.
  • PREP DAY FOR PLAYGROUND PROJECT: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with team leader training 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., East Shore Playground, 14600 Curran Road, New Orleans. Preparation work and leader training for Thursday building project in observance of Katrina anniversary. RSPV.

KATRINA COMMEMORATIVE CONFERENCE: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Four-day event on health, environment and education under the banner Rise Katrina 10. A gala will be held Thursday highlighting the accomplishments of Katrina heroes. Through Aug. 29.

  • SPORTS AND MENTORING UPLIFTS NEW ORLEANS: 5 p.m., 6500 Press Drive, New Orleans. Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy Katrina 10 Commemoration and reception.
  • “TWO NATIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE 7TH WARD”: 6 p.m., Will W. Alexander Library, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy and Fatima Shaik present readings during Katrina 10 literacy week.

River House at Crevasse 22: 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras. Opening of “The Spirit of the People of St. Bernard — Portraits and Videos,” celebrating the residents with portraits and photography by a variety of artists. Through September.


  • KABOOM! PLAYGROUND BUILDING: 8:30 a.m., East Shore Playground, 14600 Curran Road, New Orleans. Volunteers needed to build playground. RSVP.
  • ROUNDTABLE WITH FEMA: 9 a.m., Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries, 4400 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Exploration of lessons learned 10 years ago and today. (504) 382-6538, (504) 899-4400.

“FAITH IN ACTION”: 10:15 a.m., Lawless Memorial Chapel, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Convocation and ecumenical service with video and keynote by the Rev. Anthony M. Bozeman.

HARRAH’S NEW ORLEANS’ KATRINA ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY: 2 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Casino, Canal Street entrance, 8 Canal St., New Orleans. Public commemoration includes opening procession by New Orleans Firefighters Pipes and Drums, in Masquerade, with closing second line by Kinfolk Brass Band.

“EMOTIONAL EMANCIPATION AND HEALING CIRCLE” INITIATIVE: 2 p.m., Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries, 4400 St. Charles Ave. Association of Black Psychologists present training on loss, racism and disaster. RSVP. (504) 382-6538.

ReFlections on Renewal through art and Community: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Lane, New Orleans. Exhibit commemorates the 10th anniversary of Katrina. Collages by Wayne Amedee and examination of Longue Vue’s recovery. Through Oct. 11. (504) 293-4712.

MID-CITY REBUILDING EVENT: 5:30 p.m., The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Mid-City Business Association honors businesses, schools, Carnival organization and first responders. $20.

Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series — Ten Year Katrina Anniversary: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. Paul Soniat and special guest artists will perform a program with emphasis on Songs of Katrina. $10. (504) 483-9488.

“Rising water trilogy —plays”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. John Biguenet discusses and signs his trio of plays about Katrina. (504) 895-2266.

“BIG CHARITY —THE DEATH OF AMERICA’S OLDEST HOSPITAL”: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. Documentary tells the story about the health care facility shuttered after Katrina and the impact on the city. $15 and up. (504) 528-9569.

“JOSHUA MANN PAILET — Recover, rebuild, Rebirth”: 6 p.m. opening reception, through Nov. 2, A Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres St., New Orleans. Exhibit of 20 photographs during Katrina and 20 take across the country after the storm through 2015. (504) 568-1313.

“Water, Water Everywhere”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Carolyn Kolb, Ph.D., author of “New Orleans Memories: One Writer’s City,” will discuss the city’s water infrastructure for the Jefferson Parish Historical Society, part of the library’s 10-year anniversary commemoration of Katrina. (504) 889-8143.

  • “BE A NEW ORLEANIAN — A SWEARING-IN CEREMONY”: 8 p.m., Thursdays to Saturdays, through Sept. 26, The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Jim Fitzmorris’ comic ride through what it takes to be a citizen of the Crescent City. A gala opening night includes pre-show performances and afterparty. $20, $40 gala; (504) 638-6326.

Thursday and Friday

  • 9TH WARD IMPROV OPERA: 7 p.m. Thursday, St. Maurice Church, 605 St. Maurice Ave., New Orleans; also Friday, Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans. Creative Alliance of New Orleans presents performance of a mixed-media work that expresses the struggle of 9th Ward citizens to rebuild and return after Katrina, using spoken word, music, dance and visual arts. $15. Friday part of Lower 9 Resilience Festival.


  • “SCHOOL REFORMS BUS TOUR —A TALE OF TWO CITIES”: 9 a.m., Christian Unity Baptist Church, 1700 Conti St., New Orleans. View selected neighborhoods to identify and document investment inequalities in schools. Registration required. (504) 365-3006.
  • TREE PLANTING AND COMMEMORATION: 10 a.m., Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Joe Brown Park, 11000 Lake Forest Blvd., New Orleans. Ten trees will mark the decade anniversary of Katrina.
  • JAZZ FUNERAL: 11 a.m., Avenue of the Oaks, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. “Burying the Past” will be a symbolic burial of Katrina.
  • KATRINA ARTISTICALLY REVISITED: noon to midnight, Theatres at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., New Orleans. Photography exhibit, books signings, multi-media presentations, films, speakers and music. $5 suggested donations for films.
  • KATRINA CONCERT: 7 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1210 Gov. Nicholls St., New Orleans. The Treme Brass Band and gospel choirs present a concert.(504) 525-5934.
  • “A TALE OF TWO CITIES” DIALOGUE: 7 p.m., Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ, 1914 N. Miro St., New Orleans. Discussion on uneven outcomes of recovery. (504) 259-8702.

Friday and Saturday

  • “KATRINA — MOTHER-IN-LAW OF ’EM ALL”: 8 p.m., also 2 p.m. Saturday, Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. Stage production by Rob Florence set in the famous Mother-in-Law Lounge depicting the storm experiences of six survivors, played by Troi Bechet, Zeb Hollins, Troy Poplous and Janet Shea, with Rudy Rasmussen and Sidney Smith playing themselves. $25 and up. (504) 528-9569.


  • K10 ON THE LEVEE: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., sunset concert 6:30 p.m., Holy Cross levee, 500 Deslonde St., New Orleans. Yoga and music event. Proceeds go to Common Ground Relief, a non-profit in the Lower Ninth Ward. Donations optional.
  • BROADMOOR KATRINA 10 COMMEMORATIVE GATHERING: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. Neighborhood gathering with service projects as part of the citywide day of service, activities, entertainment, video and food. (504) 249-5130.!10th-anniversary-commemorative-event/c1gco.
  • KATRINA 10 DAY OF SERVICE: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Joe W. Brown Park, Shelter 1, 5601 Read Blvd., New Orleans. Friends of the park sponsors. Register at (504) 427-2596.
  • “THE MEDIA IGNORES US — A HUMAN ART EXHIBIT”: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Crescent City Boxing Club, 3101 Erato St., New Orleans. Honoring African-American youth who have accomplished outstanding achievements since Katrina. (504) 473-4602.
  • RISING TIDE X NEW MEDIA CONFERENCE: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., University Center, Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans. Civic activism and conference featuring DeRay Mckesson, Cynthia Joyce, Bob Marshall, Gary Rivlin, Rebecca Theim and Melanated Writers’ Collective.
  • LOWER 9TH WARD MARCH: 10 a.m., Toni and Ren Streets, New Orleans. Traditional Katrina march to Hunter’s Field Park at St. Bernard and Claiborne Avenues for rally with speakers, entertainment, booths. (504) 342-6977.
  • “SECOND LINE TO HEALTH” HEALTH FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., parking lot behind Andrew “Pete Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans. Services and enrollment for programs available. Participants encouraged to bring state-issued ID for certain program eligibility. (504)734-1322.
  • “FLAG” DEDICATION: 10 a.m., neutral ground, Canal Street and Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans. Ceremony for installation of 52 Katrina-themed banners.
  • 10TH ANNIVERSARY KATRINA COMMEMORATION: 11 a.m., Andrew “Pete” Sanchez Community Center Auditorium, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans. Officials will observe landfall of the storm with a program, a silent procession to the Katrina Memorial at Claiborne Avenue and Reynes Street, and a wreath-laying at noon. (504) 658-1050.
  • HANDS AROUND THE DOME MARCH AND CEREMONY: 1:30 p.m., Duncan Plaza, 343 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. March from plaza across from City Hall to encircling of Mercedes-Benx Superdome on plaza level, followed by rally at Duncan Plaza to advocate equality. (504) 251-1005 or (713) 376-3364.
  • GRACIAS LATINOS KATRINA ANNIVERSARY CONCERT: 3 p.m., Casa Borrega, 1719 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Music, speakers, food and drink to celebrate Latin community contributions. (504) 292-3705.
  • INTERFAITH PRAYER SERVICE: 3:30 p.m., Church of the Annunciation, 4505 S. Claiborne Ave, New Orleans. Service will end in a second line to the Keller Library and Community Center for the community gathering. (504) 249-5130.!10th-anniversary-commemorative-event/c1gcText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloro.
  • KATRINA ANNIVERSARY MASS: 4 p.m., Chotin Center, Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church, 312 Lafitte St., Mandeville. Vigil Mass with a reception in the cafeteria. (985) 626-5422.
  • KATRINA ANNIVERSARY MASS: 4 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, 531 Avenue A, Westwego. Mass will be dedicated to all first responders and citizens of Westwego. (504) 341-9522.
  • K10 THE POWER OF COMMUNITY: 5 p.m., Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans. A Katrina 10 Commemoration featuring an interfaith prayer service with musical and cultural performance.

Hurricane Katrina Prayer Commemoration: 5 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2320 Paris Road, Chalmette. “Challenged by Hurricane Katrina, Ten Years of Rebuilding, Woven Together in Faith” will be the theme. (504) 271-3441.

KATRINA 10 COMMEMORATIVE PARADES: 5:15 start, Booker T. Washington High School, 1201 S. Roman St.; 5:30 p.m. start, Louis Armstrong Park, Basin and S. Peters Streets, New Orleans. Dual second lines will meet at Charity Hospital on Tulane Avenue, proceed to the Smoothie King Center on Dave Dixon Drive then second line to the Ashé Cultural Arts Center at 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd. for a block party.

  • KATRINA 10 COMMEMORATION AND GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA: 6:30 p.m., Drexel Center, St. Katharine Drexel School, 5116 Magazine St., New Orleans. Commemoration and concert, plus a pre-event for the centennial celebration of St. Katharine Drexel. $10. (504) 899-6061.
  • NEW ORLEANS PHOTO ALLIANCE: 1111 St. Mary St., New Orleans. Opening of “Catalyst” focuses on themes of rebirth, rejuvenation and transformation celebrating the cultural vibrancy post-Katrina. Through Nov. 15, reception Sept. 5. (504) 264-1855.


  • KATRINA VICTIMS TRIDENTINE MASS: 12:30 p.m., St. Stephen Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave. The Good Shepherd Parish will offer a Latin or Extraordinary Form of the Mass of the Roman Rite. The Good Shepherd Choir will sing the Gregorian “Missa de Angelis” with Brian Morgan, director of music and principal organist; Phyllis Treigle, soprano soloist; and Bart Folse, chanter. (504) 899-1378. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText .

Katrina Memorial PROGRAM: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Special presentation of Trinity Artist Series, featuring the U.S. Marine Concert Band and OperaCreole! with Donnie Ray Albert. (504) 670-2520.

REMEMBRANCE MASS: 5 p.m., St. Anselm Catholic Church, 306 St. Mary St., Madisonville. Reception to follow in Weseman Center. (985) 845-7342.

Monday, Aug. 31

  • “HURRICANE KATRINA — THE HISTORY THAT INFLUENCED MOVEMENTS FOR A CULTURE OF PREPAREDNESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM”: 1:30 p.m., Human Development Center, LSU Health Sciences Center, 411 S. Prieur St., New Orleans. Retired Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré will mark the 10th anniversary of the storm with a story on the events before, during and after Katrina.