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Southern University at New Orleans
Free

Malik Rahim will be honored at inaugural event at the university's Millie M. Charles School of Social Work, with reception and vendor's village, program featuring speakers, artists, performers and an addresses by the recipient.  Read more

National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen

Girl Scouts have their own days at the museum, with free admission to every Scout in uniform and reduced cost for family members, to tour exhibits and galleries and a variety of activities designed just for them. Advanced registration suggested. www.nationalww2museum.org Read more

Castine Center
$20

Think Spring will be the them for the St. Tammany Master Gardener Association's seminar with information on sustainable landscape practices and dual-purpose plants. www.stmastergardener.org/event Read more

Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle

In honor of Dr. King, a day of service will be held at the triangle, meeting at the Lower 9th Ward Observation Deck. Register at bi.ly/NolaML Read more

Jefferson Orleans North
$40

Fundraising event and auction for the 60-piece Post 377 band to compete and perform for the 100th anniversary of the Legion at the National Convention, with 10 percent going to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office's Band of Excellence. (504) 559-3029. Read more

The Sugar Mill
$300

The Link Stryjewski Foundation black tie fundraiser features a mask-required ball with music by Ram from Haiti, The Vermilionaires, Cha Wa, Original Pinettes Brass Band and The Roots of Music plus food and a silent auction. www.balmasque.linkstryjewski.org Read more

Mahalia Jackson Theater
$10-$140

Blend the live sounds of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the score of John Williams and Steven Spielberg's Bruce the shark for a heady evening of music and movie. www.lpomusic.org Read more

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George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center
Free

Annual event part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's National Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Initiative, featuring Sunni Patterson, Tanya Huang, Donney Rose, The Harbinger Project, Grayhawk Perkins, Antonio Garza and José Fermin Ceballos. www.ashecac.org Read more

National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen
$58.99

Dinner with a Curator series with Director of Curatorial Services Erin Clancey discussing how comic book superheroes were used as propaganda to encourage the nation to push aside isolationism and fight for "truth, justice, and the American way." www.nationalww2museum.org Read more

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National World War II Museum
Free

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the museum’s Sarah Kirksey interviews Koral, born in Poland, and in 1940 forced into the Łódź ghetto and then deported to Auschwitz where she was separated from her mother and two of her siblings. Registration requested. www.nationalww2… Read more

Crystal Palace Banquet Hall
$50

The Union Baptist College and Theological Seminary, National Alumni Association present 12 awards to distinguished alumni/citizens and silent auction, with Dr. Edward Alexander Jr. keynoting. (504) 341-4858.  Read more

Generations Hall
$40-$60

The Pussyfooters annual gala event, with music, raffle, silent auction and more to benefit Metropolitan Center for Community Advocacy. Patrons at 8 p.m. www.blushball.org Read more

National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Scouts BSA have their own days at the museum, with free admission to every Scout in uniform and reduced cost for family members, to tour exhibits and galleries and a variety of activities designed just for them. Advanced registration suggested. www.nationalww2museum.org Read more

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Delgado Community College Student Life Center
Free

Camellia Club of New Orleans hosts annual show, with entries accepted from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; plant sale featuring the rare yellow camellias begins at noon.  Read more

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East Bank Regional Library
Free

New Orleans Investors is a free club for people who want to invest primarily in long-term assets such as rental property, private equity, stocks, bonds, etc., with provide speakers who will talk about sources investors can use to find and learn about investing; it is not a business.  Read more

National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen

The museum's Victory Swing Orchestra provides music from the Big Band era, with cuisine from the American Sector.  www.nationalww2museum.org Read more

Mahalia Jackson Theater
$20-$400

A program of classical masterpieces from "Swan Lake," "Cinderella" and "Paquita" to contemporary ballroom works; followed by BRAVO (Ballet Resource and Volunteer Organization) fundraiser on stage with honorary chairs Gov. John Bel and First Lady Donna Hutto Edwards at a seated dinner. www.no… Read more

Jefferson Performing Arts Center
$75

Krewe of Stars third annual fete featuring incoming royals Chris Owens and Mark Davison, returning royalty Irma Thomas and Al “Carnival Time” Johnson; with local entertainers and bands. www.kreweofstars.com Read more

Jefferson Performing Arts Center

The Krewe of Stars annual Mardi Gras Ball features a variety show with hors d'oeuvres, buffet and cash bar. Guests enjoy a Red Carpet paparazzi, celebrities, and awards for Best Dressed. Tickets and info at kreweofstars.com.  Read more

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Champions Square
Free

Almost two dozen bakeries and vendors offer samples of king cake for honors at this festival, which benefits children at Ochsner Health System. There's also a fun run/walk, music and more. www.kingcakefestival.org/ Read more

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National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen
Free

Global screening event on International Holocaust Remembrance Day of award-winning documentary by Roberta Grossman about Emanuel Ringelblum’s clandestine archive of daily life and resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1940. www.nationalww2museum.org Read more

New Orleans Opera Guild Home
$25-$40

Sit with principals and creative team from "Abduction from the Seraglio" for an informative discussion followed by a themed reception catered by The Women's Guild of New Orleans. www.neworleansopera.org Read more

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