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Upcoming Uncategorized Community Events in the New Orleans Area

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Youth DJ Workshops

DATE
Sun, Jul 13, 2014
TIME
12:00pm - 1:30pm

St. Claude Main Street and NOLA Mix are offering two FREE 90-minute DJ & Music Production Workshops this summer on JULY 13TH and AUGUST 10TH.

NOLA Mix is dedicated to providing mentoring and musical education to the next generation of DJs and music producers in the New Orleans area.
Both workshops will include learning about:
• Scratching, Mixing & Beat-Matching
• Looping, Recording & Arranging
• Vinyl Art Projects
Plus there will be snacks!
Space is limited! RSVP today at nolamixdjs@gmail.com. Get more info about NOLA Mix at www.nolamix.com

LOCATION

Youth DJ Workshop with NOLA Mix
3700 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117

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'The Color Party' benefitting Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center of St Tammany Parish Hospital

DATE
Sun, Jul 13, 2014
TIME
3:00pm - 7:00pm

Over the past four years, Benefits of Home Gala has raised nearly $500,000! Every dollar raised was dedicated to outreach, education, and research efforts in our local communities. Specifically, these funds provided thousands of free cancer screenings; expanded prevention and early detection efforts, and funded research and development of new treatments.

Team Looney Birds of Hub International Insurance Brokers is hosting ‘The Color Party’ to be held on Sunday, July 13th starting for 3pm at Tulane Avenue Bar, located at 3813 Tulane Ave. We invite everyone to wear the color of ribbon you support and join us for an afternoon of food, raffles, Qu-ingo & entertainment by The Divas of Engender. All funds raised go directly to the cancer center.

Donations may be made online at the following website: https://marybird.ejoinme.org/teamlooneybirds.

LOCATION

Tulane Ave Bar
3813 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

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“Royal & St. Louis” Book Launch

DATE
Tue, Jul 15, 2014
TIME
1:30pm - 8:00pm

Louisiana native, LSU law school graduate and author Renée Austell will launch her first book, the fast-paced thriller “Royal & St. Louis,” on July 15 at the Omni Royal Orleans hotel, which is situated at the corner of Royal & St. Louis streets in the French Quarter and one of many local landmarks featured in the book.

“Royal & St. Louis” takes readers from the streets of Paris to New York, Los Angeles and New Orleans, where Austell, whose family is from the Lafayette, La., area, lived as a child at Jackson Barracks.

Austell will be available for meet and greets beginning at 1:30 p.m. and a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
For the book, Renée was asked by co-author Robin Gohsman to spearhead the female lead character and scenes taking place in New Orleans, South Louisiana and Paris. The book portrays the author's love for South Louisiana and has received excellent reviews on Amazon since its release.

LOCATION

Omni Royal Orleans
621 St. Louis St.
New Orleans, LA

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Jazz Camp Benefit Concert

DATE
Wed, Jul 16, 2014
TIME
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Benefit Concert for 20th Anniversary of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp

LOCATION

Little Gem Saloon
445 S. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

Lu-Wow at Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar

DATE
Sat, Jul 19, 2014
12:00pm - 2:00am

Annual Block Party hosted by Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant - New Orleans!
Slip n'slide, pools, water slide, tiki bars and food
Free live music from 5pm on featuring Nick Name and the Valmonts, The UnNaturals and Clockwork Elvis

LOCATION

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant New Orleans
701 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Mr. Legs XIV

DATE
Sat, Jul 19, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Mr. Legs is a fundraising event involving male contestants who show a little leg for charity. As a parody of a beauty pageant, Mr. Legs contestants don costumes and perform on stage for a few minutes to entertain the crowd during the event. Contestants solicit funds before and during the event. The money raised will be used for the Bridge House / Grace House substance abuse treatment program.

Event features food, a complementary bar 6-8 PM, music, a raffle and silent auction.

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Drive
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Mr. Legs XIV
Mr. Legs XIV
Bridge House / Grace House

Cirque d'Licious July 24th

DATE
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
TIME
10:00pm - 11:59pm

Cirque d'Licious is a sexy circus variety show that graces New Orleans with vaudevillian circus arts, burlesque, fire, magic and sideshow.
This month is hosted by the dangerous Sideshow Matt. Producer, Ginger Licious, performs burlesque and partner acrobatics with the master boylesque acrobat Monsier Lind. Scarlett Rose is a sassy stilting superstar. Darling Darla James is the sideshow showgirl. Lilly Von Legs is an aerialist and a roller skating beauty. Together they are the cast for Cirque d'Licious July 24th!

CIRQUE D’LICIOUS
July 24th, 2014 Thursday
HI HO LOUNGE, 2239 St. Claude Street
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm
Tickets $10 General Admission, $15 VIP seating
Advance Tickets available: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/759134
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1425807384368137/

CIRCUS! VAUDEVILLE!! BURLESQUE!!! SIDESHOW!!!!

Join us for AN ADVENTURE INTO THE ABSURD.

For more information, contact cirquedlicious@gmail.com or www.cirquedlicious.com

LOCATION

Hi Ho Lounge
2239 St Claude
New Orleans, LA 70117

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SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Slow Burn Burlesque presents The Peepshow Freak Show

DATE
Sat, Jul 26, 2014
10:00pm - 12:00am

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Perverts and Devil's Converts, prepare yourselves to be captivated, amazed, and bewildered as Slow Burn Burlesque brings you the Peepshow Freak Show, an evening of dancing ladies, freaks of nature, sideshow, feats of danger, music, and more! On July 26th at the Howlin' Wolf, Slow Burn travels back in time to the glory days of the traveling carnival sideshows when burlesque dancers and sideshow freaks followed the big carnivals across America to entertain the masses. In that tradition we will unleash our inner freak to entertain you with bawdy burlesque beauties, pain proof demons of danger, famously freakish fiends, hilarious and humorous hams, and the wildest weirdoes in New Orleans and the World.

LOCATION

Howlin' Wolf
907 S. Peters
New Orleans, LA 70130

Parliamentary Procedure Workshop

DATE
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
TIME
10:00am - 4:00pm

Learn ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER, including Deliberative Assemblies * Parliamentary Terms * Governing Authorities * Meetings * Motions * Minutes * Boards and Committees* Agenda and Order of Business

By taking this course, you will be prepared to join the National Association of Parliamentarians, by taking the membership exam on fundamental parliamentary concepts. Register here: www.eventbrite.com/e/roadmap-to-membership-in-national-association-of-pa...

There is a free study guide available for download at: http://parliamentarians.org/getdocument.php?id=33
There is no charge for the course; dues to join NAP in August are $37.

For more information, contact Alison Wallis, Professional Parliamentarian, at 504-261-6111 or alisonwallis@mac.com

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Rosedale Library
4036 Jefferson Highway
Jefferson, LA 70121

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

More Than Skin Deep: Outsmart psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

DATE
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
TIME
9:30am - 12:30pm

Learn from dermatologist Dr. Erin Boh who specializes in psoriatic diseases about risks for developing other serious health conditions like heart disease, diabetes and depression. This free event will arm you with the information you need to live well with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Free continental breakfast included.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Tulane Medical Center, J. Bennett Johnston Bldg
1324 Tulane Ave. Conference Room 111A
New Orleans, LA 70118

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Bridal Crawl

DATE
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
2:30pm - 12:00am

Join us for the second annual pub crawl through the French Quarter in wedding dresses—September 20. Party in style, help break the world record for the largest gathering of brides and raise money for Covenant House! The brides congregate at 2:30 p.m. for the official world record count. A referee and notary will officiate it while The Creativity Collective award the classiest, craziest and most creative ensembles and throw the bouquet. The pub-crawl will commence through the French Quarter stopping for drink and food specials as well as mechanical bull rides, dancing and Bourbon balcony access. This year, The Collective is adding The Bachelorette Party, a pre-registration event September 12th at the House of Broel. Help support Covenant House that serves at-risk and homeless teens and young adults. Tickets: www.creativitycollective.com/store.

LOCATION

Galvez
914 N Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70116

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28th Annual Great 100 Nurses Celebration

DATE
Wed, Oct 15, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

The 28th Annual Great 100 Nurses Celebration honors 100 great nurses and their contribution to our state and their profession. This event is free to the public and features live music, local gourmet food, silent auctions, and the company of Louisiana's finest nurses for you to enjoy. We invite you to participate as a supporter of this organization. Your contribution will help honor these amazing people and support the nursing profession.

LOCATION

The Pontchartrain Center
4545 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA 70065

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UMOJA Village at the Evening of African Elegance

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
7:00pm - 12:00am

UPDATED LOCATION AND DATE: The UMOJA Committee is a 25 year old community organization dedicated to the education and cultural development of the children of Greater New Orleans. Comprised of volunteers that are retired teachers, health care providers and parents, together we host the Celebration of the African American Child which creates the "UMOJA VILLAGE" and enhances children’s self-esteem and models positive parenting skills and youthful creativity. Everything about this event happens because of donations of time, talents and funding. Join us at our Night of African Elegance Fundraiser that supports the UMOJA Village (Silver) 25th Anniversary Celebration of the African American Child in 2014!

Tickets prices: $40 Ad and Family package 2-Ad & 2-Ch $100
Sponsorship Packages are also available and are tax deductible.

Online purchases: http://theumojacommittee.brownpapertickets.com
Contact UMOJA for more information at theumojacommittee@att.net or call 504-410-5194

LOCATION

The Regency Hall
7300 Downman Rd Corner of Morrison Rd.
New Orleans, LA 70126

EVENT WEBSITE

25th Anniversary Logo
25th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser to benefit the children of our Village called New Orleans
The UMOJA Village
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