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The Pitot House
$30

Stroll through 300 years of history in one of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood with a walking tour encompassing Pitot House, a mile walk around the Bayou St. John neighborhood, known as the Faubourg Pontchartrain, plus a brief stop in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 on Esplanade Avenue, led by doce… Read more

New Orleans Museum of Art

In partnership with One Book One New Orleans, the museum hosts a panel with author Zachary Lazar, photographer Deborah Luster and actor Bobby Wallace in coversation with Garnette Cadogan and music by Mario Abney. www.noma.org Read more

New Orleans Jazz Museum
$10-$15

Screenings of the Louisiana State Museum's collection of seven 16mm film reels from the festival, with Dr. Charles Chamberlain moderating and Band-In-A- Pocket Jazz Trio performing during sections of the film without sound. www.friendsofthecabildo.org Read more

The Advocate Gallery, The New Orleans Advocate
$40

Adore Magazine party celebrating 25 influential New Orleanians, publishing on April 26th, with food and beverage. A portion of the proceeds benefit Son of A Saint. www.theadvocate.com Read more

New Orleans Jazz Museum
$10-$15

Screenings of the Louisiana State Museum's collection of seven 16mm film reels from the festival, with Dr. Charles Chamberlain moderating and Band-In-A- Pocket Jazz Trio performing during sections of the film without sound. www.friendsofthecabildo.org Read more

Southeast Louisiana Refuges Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters (Bayou Lacombe Centre)

Guided bird walk for all ages covers endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker and views an active nesting cluster. Meet at the Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge’s Boy Scout Road Boardwalk, with loaner binoculars available on a first come, first served basis. Read more

1452 Jackson Ave.
$20-$25

Explore the architecture and influence of culture, climate, political events and famous figures on the area as well as the enduring statements of mid-19th Century Americans in New Orleans. www.friendsofthecabildo.com. Read more

Covington Trailhead

More than 60 juried booths with antiques, vintage furnishing, collectibles, fine arts and crafts, along with specialty foods and live music throughout the day, sponsored by the Covington Heritage Foundation. Also Sunday. www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com Read more

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Audubon Louisiana Nature Center
Free

Earth Day Family Service Day to make an impact on the environment by participating in outdoor service activities, such as invasive plant species removal, with Audubon educators and conservation partners. www.audubonnatureinstitute.org Read more

Sophie B. Wright Park
$20-$25

Explore this diverse home of working-class immigrants, natives and free people of color, from famous churches to Irish bars, unique architecture, historic figures and notable festivals, the tour reveals the many facets of this neighborhood. www.friendsofthecabildo.org Read more

New Orleans Opera Guild Home

Afternoon of college preparation and admissions information with refreshments and prizes, presented by National Coalition of 100 Black Women and The Links. RSVP Centrelle (504) 722-8563 or centrell@bellsouth.net. Read more

Covington Trailhead

More than 60 juried booths with antiques, vintage furnishing, collectibles, fine arts and crafts, along with specialty foods and live music throughout the day, sponsored by the Covington Heritage Foundation. Also Sunday. www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com Read more

Jefferson Performing Arts Center

Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful host a workshop on the care and preservation of tree canopy in the urban landscape featuring speakers and panelists on urban forestry, landscape architecture, forestry, and ecology. www.friendsofjeffersonthebeautiful.com Read more

Deutsches Haus
$90

Benefit concert featuring Dr. Michael White Quartet with Don Vappie, Sam Price & the True Believers, The Iceman Special, Haus Band 119, Wild Heart Records Revue and Ray Oyster Cult with Paul Sanchez; plus food, crawfish beverages and more for 10-hour event. www.thcfnola.org Read more

East Bank Regional Library

Paul Pastorek, director for the Greater New Orleans Iris Society and the Society for Louisiana Irises discusses "The Vanishing Louisiana Wild Iris - The Struggle to Conserve the Louisiana Wild Iris Amidst Human Development." www.friendsofjeffrsonlibrary.org Read more

NOLA Brewing Company
$25-$35

Two stages of crawfish, barbecue, brews, arts and crafts vendors, races, fire dancers and music with DMD, Lil Baby Jesus Peasant Party, Rumpelsteelskin With Naughty P Horns, Roosevelt Collier's NOLA Get Down, Corey Henry and The Teme Funktet, The Iceman Special and more. www.cosmiccrawfishba… Read more

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The Pitot House
$30

Stroll through 300 years of history in one of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood with a walking tour encompassing Pitot House, a mile walk around the Bayou St. John neighborhood, known as the Faubourg Pontchartrain, plus a brief stop in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 on Esplanade Avenue, led by doce… Read more

Calcasieu
$200

Link Stryjewski Foundation dinner series continues with select crawfish farmed by Chef Donald’s cousin Billy Link from Crowley in a four-course dinner with wine pairings to nourish, educate and empower New Orleans youth. Reservations at 588-2123. www.linkstryjewski.org Read more

Southeast Louisiana Refuges Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters (Bayou Lacombe Centre)

Fun-filled educational program for ages up to 6 about native animals, habitats and nature exploration. Children must be accompanied by an adult through the duration of the program. www.fws.gov/refuge/big_branch_marsh/ Read more

Audubon Zoo
$85-$175

The zoo's signature fundraiser with entertainment, cuisine and libations from local restaurants, plus a chance to see selected animals. www.audubonnatureinstitute.org Read more

A free, statewide program dedicated to teaching children how to start, own and operate their own business through the simple and time-honored act of building and running a lemonade stand. Young entrepreneurs are provided with free, detailed support materials to help them establish their lemo… Read more

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The Pitot House
$30

Stroll through 300 years of history in one of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood with a walking tour encompassing Pitot House, a mile walk around the Bayou St. John neighborhood, known as the Faubourg Pontchartrain, plus a brief stop in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 on Esplanade Avenue, led by doce… Read more

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