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Kids Musical "The Dressing Room"

DATE
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 7:00pm

The It Factor Acting School presents kids musical "The Dressing Room". Written by Alexis Jones and Directed by Alexis Jones and Robin Kindrick.

Writer & Director Alexis Jones has traveled the globe performing with some of the best musical acts, and now she's is bringing it back to her hometown! She recently started a Kids Acting Summer Camp and has been working on an amazing Musical with the local kids from New Orleans. The show starts on August 1,2014 at 6pm. Doors Open at 5:30pm. (Strongly suggest early arrival, seating will be on a first come first served basis). For more info, visit the website!

LOCATION

City Of Love Sixth St Location
818 Sixth St
New Orleans, LA 70115

EVENT WEBSITE

It Factor Acting School

A Streetcar Named Gaza

DATE
Fri, Aug 1, 2014
TIME
7:30pm - 11:00pm

On August 1st, the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee will hold a community event in response to Operation Protective Edge. New Orleanian supporters will respond to this tragedy with a peaceful demonstration called #AStreetCarNamedGaza.

The streetcar ride will be held on the Canal Streetcar, beginning at the Carrollton stop at 7:30 PM on August 1st. The candlelight march will begin at Canal and Decatur at 8:30 PM, and the last meeting point is Mona’s Cafe on Frenchman at 9 PM. Any supporters are welcome to join the group at any point along the route.

Contact astreetcarnamedgaza@gmail.com

Follow #AStreetcarNamedGaza on Facebook

LOCATION

Canal Streetcar, Carrollton Stop
Canal and Carrollton
New Orleans, LA

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

PechaKucha Night Vol. 13

DATE
Thu, Aug 7, 2014
TIME
7:00am - 10:00am

Come join us for PKN | NOLA Vol. 13 on August 7, 2014 at the Marigny Opera House. The theme will be "What I do for FUN!" The lineup is incredible and each presenters will have 6 minutes and 40 seconds to share their point of view of the theme and start the conversation of what they do for FUN!

ALSO - Ms. Linda (aka THE YAKAMEIN LADY) will be at the event serving up her famous dish!!!!

LOCATION

Marigny Opera House
725 St Ferdinand St
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Senior Care Workshop

DATE
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Industry experts will cover some of the various long-term care options that are available – including independent living, assisted living, nursing, home care and hospice – and what each model entails. These experts will talk about when it is necessary for seniors or their caregivers to seek additional assistance; how to determine the most appropriate living environment for the senior based on their specific needs; things to look for when choosing a long-term care provider; how insurance, Medicare and Medicaid factor into the various long-term care options; and more. Speakers will include representatives from St. Margaret’s (nursing and hospice), Belleville Assisted Living, HomeLife in the Gardens (independent living), R&R Home Care, Inc., and Daul Insurance.

The workshop is open to seniors and caregivers. The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Call 504-362-7166 or email abergman@bellevilleno.org to register.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Belleville Assisted Living
813 Pelican Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

Senior Care Workshop

DATE
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Industry experts will cover some of the various long-term care options that are available – including independent living, assisted living, nursing, home care and hospice – and what each model entails. These experts will talk about when it is necessary for seniors or their caregivers to seek additional assistance; how to determine the most appropriate living environment for the senior based on their specific needs; things to look for when choosing a long-term care provider; how insurance, Medicare and Medicaid factor into the various long-term care options; and more. Speakers will include representatives from St. Margaret’s (nursing and hospice), Belleville Assisted Living, HomeLife in the Gardens (independent living), R&R Home Care, Inc., and Daul Insurance.

The workshop is open to seniors and caregivers. The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Call 504-362-7166 or email abergman@bellevilleno.org to register.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Belleville Assisted Living
813 Pelican Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

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

EVENT WEBSITE

Pelicanpalooza

DATE
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
TIME
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Benefit family concert to raise money for Camp Pelican, a weeklong free camp for children with pulmonary disorders. Pelicanpalooza is the largest fundraiser for Camp Pelican.
Groovy 7, MoJEAUX, Weathered, and iRob featuring Chuck Credo and Friends (with Rob Schulte of the Topcats and Chuck Credo of The Mixed Nuts, along with other musicians) are providing entertainment. Returning to emcee this year’s event is local comedian, James Cusimano, and Fox 8’s Bruce Katz.
The cover charge is $20.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 5-12, and 100% of the proceeds benefit Camp Pelican’s campers. Lots of raffle drawings, and silent and live auctions for gift certificates to local businesses; autographed items from LSU and Saints; tickets to New Orleans attractions; hotel stays; and, more! Games2u is participating with entertainment for the children, and there will be a Spacewalk.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Southport Hall
200 Monticello Ave
Jefferson, LA 70121

EVENT WEBSITE

Louisiana Legacy Beef & Wine Dinner at The Red Maple

DATE
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 10:00pm

Join The Red Maple for a Louisiana Legacy Beef & Wine Dinner benefiting the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center on Thurs., August 21.

An informal reception with live music and a cash bar begins at 6:30 p.m. in the courtyard, and a seated five-course dinner follows at 7 p.m. in the main dining room. The dinner features Louisiana Legacy Beef and a selection of premium Alexander Valley wines to complement each course.

Tickets are $120 inclusive of set menu, wine pairings, tax and gratuity. Twenty percent of proceeds from the Wine Dinner and all proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center.

Visit the restaurant or call Mary Romano at 504-508-4211 for tickets. Details and the full menu are available at www.theredmaple.com.

LOCATION

The Red Maple Restaurant
1036 Lafayette Street
Gretna, LA 70053

Cirque d'Licious Clowns and Queens

DATE
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
10:00pm - 12:30am

Cirque d'Licious is a sexy circus variety show that graces New Orleans with vaudevillian circus arts, burlesque, fire, magic and sideshow.
This month’s Clowns and Queens edition is hosted by the hilarious Ben Wisdom. Producer, Ginger Licious, performs burlesque, stilt dancing and fire. Ooops the Clown will soar high as an aerialist and show us animal tricks with her beloved Mr. Cheez. Chatty the Mime is the clownlesque queen and hat trickster. Out on a Limb Acrobatics perform partner stunts and contortion. Vinsantos is the Macabre Snob. Krys Sta will be balancing swords and bellydancing. And lastly but not leastly, the incredible Dante will awe us with his magic. Together they are the all-star cast for Clowns and Queens Cirque d'Licious August 21!

CIRQUE D’LICIOUS
August 21st, 2014 Thursday
HI HO LOUNGE, 2239 St. Claude Street
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm
Tickets $10 General Admission, $15 VIP seating
Advance Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/809572

LOCATION

Hi Ho Lounge
2239 St Claude
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Belle Reve Breeze Gala

DATE
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
TIME
8:00pm - 11:00pm

What more can you ask more in August than a nice breeze?

That's the idea behind the Annual Belle Reve NOLA Benefit Gala themed “Belle Reve Breeze” and sponsored this year by Avita Drugs. Serving the HIV/AIDS population of New Orleans, Belle Reve NOLA was the first non-profit, assisted living facility of its kind to be licensed in the State of Louisiana. Belle Reve (501(c)3 non-profit status) has provided a home and full support services for low-income, homeless adults and families affected by HIV/AIDS.

Proceeds of the Gala will support the organization’s mission in providing the residents of Belle Reve NOLA with necessary housing and supportive services.
So be there on Saturday, August 23rd at Generations Hall for the Belle Reve Breeze Gala for an amazing night on the dance floor surrounded by some of the best food, drinks and entertainment that New Orleans has to offer! And for more information on Belle Reve NOLA, visit www.bellerevenola.org.

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Dr United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Gambit's Emerging Chefs Challenge

DATE
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Gambit's 2014 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of talented culinary leaders around the New Orleans area. The event features drinks, tastings from each chef’s prepared dish, music and crowd participation. Event attendees vote to determine which chef will be crowned the 2014 champion.

LOCATION

The Cannery
3803 Toulouse St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Senior Health and Wellness Symposium

DATE
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
TIME
9:00am - 12:30pm

Belleville Assisted Living and the St. Margaret’s Foundation will host a FREE Senior Health and Wellness Symposium for local seniors ages 55+. The event will include presentations by industry experts on a variety of topics pertaining to physical, mental and emotional health. Event speakers will include representatives from West Jefferson Medical Center, Smiles 2 Geaux, Live 2 B Healthy Senior Fitness and Peoples Health. Presentations included are:

• Physical Fitness At Any Age (Presentation to include a short exercise class tailored to all physical abilities)
• Maintaining Oral Health
• Nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits for Seniors (Presentation to include a light brunch)
• Controlling Stress, Anxiety and Depression
• Understanding Memory Loss – Tips for Improving Memory and Cognition
• Understanding Insurance, Medicare and Medicaid

Registration is required as seating is limited. Call 504-362-7166 or email abergman@bellevilleno.org to register.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Belleville Assisted Living
813 Pelican Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

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

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Refrigerator Art Auction and Gala

DATE
Sat, Sep 27, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Refrigerator Art Auction and Gala
Presented By: International School of Louisiana
September 27, 2014 at Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Dr. New Orleans, LA 70130
6 p.m. Patron Party and 7-10 p.m. Gala
For more information email development@isl-edu.org
or call(504)229-4375
Sponsorship opportunities available

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Dr. United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

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

FOC Battle of New Orleans Symposium

DATE
Sat, Jan 10, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Cabildo is proud to announce a symposium in conjunction with the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans Weekend (Saturday, January 10th). Held at the Old U.S. Mint 3rd Floor Performance Space, Dr. Alan Taylor, 2014 and 1996 Pulitzer Prize Winner in History and University of Virgina Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, will present on the War of 1812 and his newest book The Internal Enemy: Slavery and the War in Virginia, 1772-1832.

A panel discussion will take place with Dr. Lawrence Powell and Dr. Clarence Mohr, moderated by Dr. Charles Chamberlain. Other lecturers include Dr. Lo Faber, recent Princeton University graduate and visiting Loyola University-New Orleans Visiting Professor, United States Military Academy – The History of Warfare Historian Dr. Joseph Stoltz and more to be announced.

Space is limited for the event so please purchase tickets below.

LOCATION

Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

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