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Upcoming Uncategorized Community Events in the New Orleans Area

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Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium seeking Bug Ambassador Volunteers

DATE
Fri, Mar 1, 2013
through Tue, Mar 1, 2016
DETAILS

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is seeking to fill open volunteer positions within our Bug Ambassador program. This is ongoing.

Bug Ambassadors serve as the link between the animals that we house at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and the thousands of guests that visit our facility each year. Bug Ambassadors interpret live animal exhibits, engage visitors in learning, and assist staff with live animal presentations.

Bug Ambassadors must be 16 years of age or older, complete the training course, and commit to one weekly shift for one year. A contribution of $30.00 helps cover costs of training materials and uniforms.

For more information visit our website at www.auduboninstitute.org/volunteers or by calling 504-587-2116.

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
423 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Bug Ambassador educates guests on butterflies in our butterfly garden.
Bug Ambassador educates guests on butterflies in our butterfly garden.
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Entrance
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Entrance

First Fridays at the Tap Room

DATE
Fri, Dec 6, 2013
through Sat, Dec 27, 2014
DETAILS

This event occurs on the First Friday of every month starting at 3PM right after the free tour of the brewery.

Come on down to the NOLA Brewing Tap Room on the First Friday of every month and help your Land Trust for Louisiana protect the land you love! Check out the newest flavors available EXCLUSIVELY at the Tap Room:

Girl Stout Cookie, Hurricane Saison, and Vanilla Coffee Stout just to name a few...

The Tap Room donates 10% of all sales that day to Land Trust for Louisiana. WOW! Great locally-brewed beer AND karma points to kick-start your month?? Conservation has never been this tasty.

"Saving Louisiana...
For You, For Me, Forever."

LOCATION

Nola Brewing Tap Room
3001 Tchoupitoulas
New Orleans, LA

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Abita Creek Flatwoods Reserve
Your donations help protect areas like the one pictured here.
Nola Brewing Tap Room
Sponsored in part by Nola Brewing

Adopt A Homeless Disabled Vet

DATE
Tue, Feb 18, 2014
through Tue, Jan 31, 2017
DETAILS

Everyday. Mon-Sun 7pm- 10pm

Veterans housing Outreach provides safe drug free shared housing to veterans, homeless, seniors, disabled and PTSD (Post Tramatic Stress Disease).
The housing is located in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Charles Parishes. Veterans Housing is seeking sponsors for an Adopt A Disabled Homeless Veteran Program which includes a veteran's living expenses of $1000 per month (rent, deposit, lights, gas water, furnishing, bedding, personal items, washer and dryer, medical items and transportation and food, paper plates, cups, napkins etc.)

LOCATION

St. Charles Parish
116 Byrd Lane 600 Garden Road Marrero 70072
Hahnville , LA 70057

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

The Market on LaSalle

DATE
Fri, May 2, 2014
through Sat, Dec 27, 2014
DETAILS

Every Friday and Saturday (weather permitting)
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Market on LaSalle is an urban market located in Central City. It has six moveable micro-retail spaces along with nine cabana style space with plenty of green space. The Market on LaSalle’s has created a community based Market for local vendors, crafters and artisans from diverse backgrounds to work together to build a sustainable market for Central City and New Orleans. Our Market has a diverse group of food, craft, and produce vendors. We also feature a variety of entertainment. Come to the Market on LaSalle, 3300 LaSalle Street (corner of Toledano St.) every Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. You are sure to find a good deal and have a good time!

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the Market on LaSalle, please contact us at 504-524-3919, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Market on LaSalle is a
Winner of AIA Honor Award in Urban Design!

LOCATION

Market on LaSalle
3300 LaSalle Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Treme Chess Club Monday night tournaments

DATE
Mon, May 26, 2014
through Mon, Dec 29, 2014
DETAILS

Weekly Monday night

Weekly Monday Chess tournament at Cafe Fatoush in the New Orleans Healing center, 2372 St. Claude Avenue. 4 rounds G/15. Cost $1. Starts at 6:30PM till around 8:30 PM. USCF rated available at the site. All ages and skill levels welcome. Anyone wanting to learn how to play can stop by and a current member will teach them.
Contact Jeffrey Vollmer at 314-502-3668 or jeffrey.vollmer@att.net

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Monday night chess club
2372 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Treme Chess Club Saturday Morning Chess tournaments

DATE
Sat, Jun 21, 2014
through Sat, Dec 27, 2014
DETAILS

Weekly Saturday tournaments. We also will plan on 5/31/14 and 6/7/14 but will not have the weekly club on 6/14/14

Weekly Saturday morning Chess Tournament. 10AM till 1PM Cost $1. 3 or 4 rounds depending on the number of players. G/40, USCF rated available at the site. All Players welcome regardless of skill level or age. We will teach anyone interested in learning how to play as well.

Call Jeffrey Vollmer 314-502-3668 for more information.

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Cafe Fatoush
2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans Healing Center
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

BrassXcise

DATE
Mon, Jun 23, 2014
through Mon, Jun 22, 2015
DETAILS

Every Monday and Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, except major holidays

A fitness class to brass band music as you learn to 2nd Line dance with Dancingman504.A beginner can hang with the advanced in this always fun style of movement.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Rhythmic Arts Center
2358 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Sarsaparilla Popup Tuesdays @ Dante's Kitchen

DATE
Tue, Jul 1, 2014
through Wed, Jul 1, 2015
DETAILS

Every Tuesday from 7pm-1:30am

This will be a once weekly event, every Tuesday. It is a pop up bar @ Dante's Kitchen. Features... live music throughout the summer and hopefully beyond. We feature weekly changes to both our craft cocktails, as well as seasonal and locally sourced small plate offerings. All weekly cocktails and plates are affordably priced at 7 $ each, allowing for a brief and inspired treat or an all evening affair with a date or friends. We are open every Tuesday from 7 pm until 1:30 am. We are as casual as you would like, and as playful as you might hope. Join us!

LOCATION

Sarsaparilla @ Dante's Kitchen
736 Dante St
New Orleans, LA 70118

EVENT WEBSITE

Sarsaparilla features locally sourced and playful bar-fare.
Bacon and goat cheese mousse stuffed beets with jicama and rosemary candy
Sarsaparilla... craft cocktails and craft aluminum can o' suds!
Just one weekly inspiration and an old standby if you can't seem to decide...

The Movement Studio: Free Saturday Movement & Etiquette Program

DATE
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
through Sun, May 31, 2015
DETAILS

Every Sat 12:30-5:15p.m., except major holidays

Young Royalties of Nouvelle Orleans is The Movement Studio's free Saturday program that was created to educate our youth (ages 4-17)about life and to prepare the next generation to become global leaders in their career passions. Our non-profit organization enriches our young royalties in practices of etiquette, business management, fashion 101, fitness, outreach, communications/public speaking, relationships, health, sex education, career mentorship, tutoring, and the arts (dance/drama/visual), to cultivate them as well-rounded individuals, “dream-big” thinkers and humanitarians in society. For more information contact 504 327 8587 or movementstudiollc@gmail.com

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Dance Studio Claiborne
1520 North Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116

Prospect.3: Notes for Now

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
through Sun, Jan 25, 2015
DETAILS

Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015.

Prospect.3 opens to the public starting with a Ribbon Cutting and Second Line from Louis Armstrong Park to The African American Museum. Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. “Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations, including museums, community centers and independent sites throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans.

LOCATION

Louis Armstrong Park
701 N Rampart St United States
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

Figure Drawing Sessions at Forstall Art Supplies

DATE
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
through Tue, Feb 24, 2015
DETAILS

Every Tuesday at 7:00 pm-9:00pm

Professional Nude Model, $10 fee. Non-instructional. Moderated Sessions. Long and Short Poses. Bring your own drawing supplies or purchase them from us. Must be 18 or over. Please call 504-866-4278 to register If you pay for 10 sessions in advance you get the 11th for free.

LOCATION

Forstall Art Supplies
3135 Calhoun Street
New Orleans , LA 70125

EVENT WEBSITE

Miracle on Fulton Street

DATE
Mon, Dec 1, 2014
through Fri, Dec 26, 2014
DETAILS

Everyday, December 1-26, 2014

MIRACLE ON FULTON STREET
DECEMBER 1-26

LIVE MUSIC, FRIDAYS 6-9PM

Experience a new Miracle on Fulton Street filled with dancing lights, snowfall, a 30-foot Christmas tree and a larger-than-life St. Louis Cathedral gingerbread house! Experience it all in the heart of downtown New Orleans on Fulton Street.

For more information, please visit: www.miracleonfulton.com or www.facebook.com/FultonStreetNOLA

LOCATION

Fulton Street
Fulton Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Christmas in the District

DATE
Wed, Dec 3, 2014
through Wed, Dec 24, 2014
DETAILS

December 3 - December 24, 2014. Lights start at 5pm till 10pm nightly.

Celebrate the season in New Orleans' historic Warehouse District with dazzling lights along Convention Center Boulevard. Bring the family and dine, drive, and stroll while enjoying Santa, carolers, children’s activities, concerts, and more. Don’t miss the fun! For more details on events and entertainment please visit the website, christmasinthedistrict.com.

LOCATION

Convention Center Blvd
900 Convention Center Blvd. United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

New Orleans Kinderchor

DATE
Mon, Dec 15, 2014
through Mon, Dec 18, 2017
DETAILS

Every Monday from 7-8PM

The New Orleans Kinderchor, the New Orleans German-American Children's Chorus, is a music program celebrating German culture in the vibrant city of New Orleans, with a home at the Deutsches Haus. We meet every Monday evening from 7-8PM and offer a chance to learn traditional seasonal and holiday German children's songs, including translation, meaning, history, pronunciation and singing along with friends. Each season offers a new selection of music, with seasonal blocks from November-January, February-April, May-July and August-October, including seasonal performances. Membership is open and there is no fee to join and no need to have previous experience in singing or German - just bring your curiosity and spirit and contribute your unique voice to our chorus :)

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Deutsches Haus
1023 Ridgewood St
Metairie, LA 70001

EVENT WEBSITE

Open Call for Performing Artists

DATE
Thu, Dec 18, 2014
through Tue, Jan 6, 2015
DETAILS

Physical Auditions will take place on 1/13 and 1/14. Performers will be called if they have received an audition on 1/12th.

Open call for physical performers -initial submission online

LOCATION

Online Submission
Open Call

Jesus Christ Superstar at Le Petit Theatre

DATE
Fri, Jan 16, 2015
through Fri, Jan 30, 2015
DETAILS

January 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, @ 7:30 pm; Jan. 25 @ 3:00 pm

Broadway’s first rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart. Jesus' meteor-like rise provides a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. Performances January 16 – 30 at the historic Le Petit Theatre, steps off Jackson Square.

LOCATION

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
616 Saint Peter Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands

DATE
Thu, Feb 12, 2015
through Tue, Feb 17, 2015
DETAILS

During every Mardi Gras parade beginning with Muses on Thursday, February 12, 2015 and ending on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Come experience the best of Mardi Gras with Tipitina's Foundation! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the most spectacular floats, the most impressive marching bands, and enjoy it all from a comfortable, one-of-a-kind vantage point.

Our grandstands are adjacent to a luxurious hospitality suite where guests can enjoy a fresh buffet, fine beverages, and clean restrooms while taking a break from the action. Once recuperated, it's only a few short steps back to the heart of it all!

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, please contact Marissa Allweiss (marissa@tipitinas.com) or Nathan Wendte (nathan@tipitinas.com); 504-309-7934.

Ticket purchases are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands are sponsored by New Belgium Brewing, WWLTV, and supported by Cook Me Somethin' Mister and Marcello's.

LOCATION

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
828 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
Stand eye-level with impressive floats!
Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
Bands marching past the Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands.

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands

DATE
Thu, Feb 12, 2015
through Tue, Feb 17, 2015
DETAILS

During every Mardi Gras parade beginning with Muses on Thursday, February 12, 2015 and ending on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Come experience the best of Mardi Gras with Tipitina's Foundation! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the most spectacular floats, the most impressive marching bands, and enjoy it all from a comfortable, one-of-a-kind vantage point.

Our grandstands are adjacent to a luxurious hospitality suite where guests can enjoy a fresh buffet, fine beverages, and clean restrooms while taking a break from the action. Once recuperated, it's only a few short steps back to the heart of it all!

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, please contact Marissa Allweiss (marissa@tipitinas.com) or Nathan Wendte (nathan@tipitinas.com); 504-309-7934.

Ticket purchases are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands are sponsored by New Belgium Brewing, WWLTV, and supported by Cook Me Somethin' Mister and Marcello's.

LOCATION

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
828 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
Bands marching past the Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands.
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