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Closing Celebration for Prospect.3 Exhibitions at the Ogden Museum

DATE
Sat, Jan 24, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 10:00pm

Join us as the Ogden Museum of Southern Art remains open until 10PM for ONE NIGHT ONLY to celebrate the incredible exhibitions hosted in conjunction with Prospect.3. The day will feature activities for children and adults along with guided tours, while the evening will bring film screenings, dance parties, libations and much more! Free to Museum Members; $10 Non-members.

LOCATION

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Closing Celebration of Prospect.3

DATE
Sat, Jan 24, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 10:00pm

Held in Goldring Hall and the Patrick F. Taylor Library at Ogden Museum, 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Join us as the Ogden Museum stays open for twelve straight hours to celebrate the incredible exhibitions hosted in conjunction with Prospect.3. Festivities will include activities for children and adults along with guided tours, film screenings, dance parties, libations and much, much more!

LOCATION

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Closing Celebration for Prospect.3 Exhibitions at the Ogden Museum

DATE
Sat, Jan 24, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 10:00pm

Join us as the Ogden Museum of Southern Art remains open until 10PM for ONE NIGHT ONLY to celebrate the incredible exhibitions hosted in conjunction with Prospect.3. The day will feature activities for children and adults along with guided tours, while the evening will bring film screenings, dance parties, libations and much more! Free to Museum Members; $10 Non-members.

LOCATION

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Be In That Number: A Children's Second Line

DATE
Sat, Jan 24, 2015
TIME
10:30am - 1:30pm

The Louisiana State Museum in partnership with “DancingMan 504” present:

"BE IN THAT NUMBER"

A Children's Second Line

Who: This program is best suited for children ages 5-13, but steppers of all ages are welcome. We do require each family have one adult present for every three children participating.

What: Participants will join the LSM French Quarter 5 Steppers to learn second line traditions, dance moves, and create props before engaging in their own second line around Jackson Square.

When: Saturday January 24, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Presbytère in Jackson Square, 751 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70116

Cost: FREE! Space is limited so we recommend you pre-register.

For more information please contact:

Shelbie Johnson - (504) 568-2126 OR Cody Scallions - (504) 568-2123

LOCATION

The Presbytere
751 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Sunday Youth Music Workshops feat. Billy Iuso and Restless Natives

DATE
Sun, Jan 25, 2015
TIME
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Sunday Youth Music Workshops offer young, aspiring musicians the opportunity to play with and learn from some of the area’s most experienced and celebrated musicians. Every workshop offers students a hands-on, improvisational approach to music education.

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Tipitina's
501 Napoleon Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Burns Night at The House

DATE
Sun, Jan 25, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Robert Burns is Scotland's national poet. Born in Ayrshire in 1759, his poetry has survived as testament to the proud literary heritage of Scotland. Here is a selection of his greatest works.
http://www.scotland.org/whats-on/burns-night/the-poetry-of-robert-burns/

Join us for a night celebrating his creative genius!

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Carnival Edition

DATE
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 6:00pm
Hidden Treasures: Carnival Edition

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Carnival Edition

For all you hardcore Carnival fanatics, join the Friends of the Cabildo and the Louisiana State Museum for two nights only as they open the impressive Carnival Collection for an exclusive behind-the-scenes viewing of historic costumes and other rarely seen artifacts.  Wayne Phillips, Curator of Costumes and Textiles for the Louisiana State Museum, will guide you through an in-depth, first-hand look at Carnivals of years past through a tour of the storage rooms of the State Museum, usually off limits to the general public. 

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Carnival Edition takes place Tuesday and Thursday, January 27th and 29th.  Tours are at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm at the Louisiana State Museum’s Collection Storage Facility, located at 1000 Chartres Street in the French Quarter.  Cost is $30.00 per person or $20.00 per person for Friends of the Cabildo members. 

Reservations are required, and space is extremely limited.  No tickets are sold at the door.

For more details and to reserve your space, please contact Kaydee Nenninger at the FOC office at

504-523-3939.

LOCATION

Louisiana State Museum’s Collection Storage Facility
1000 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA

Monthly Yoga Series at The Pressery

DATE
Wed, Jan 28, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Monthly Yoga Series at The Pressery – Restorative Flow Yoga classes that will focus on meditation and relaxation are now being offered monthly. Instructor Chera Ward will lead attendees through a series of focused, calming mantras and yoga positions to relax and quite the mind. The first class is free and it will be $10 per class for each following class. Pressery subscribers may attend for free. To sign up for classes, please email: thepresserynola@gmail.com and join our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1563756740538092/.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

The Pressery
3005 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Explore Xavier Open House

DATE
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
TIME
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Xavier University of Louisiana will host its annual Open House for prospective students, parents, and counselors Jan. 29 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

"Explore Xavier" gives students and their parents the opportunity to learn about admissions, majors and fields of study, financial aid and scholarships, and student life. Attendees should go to the University Center (third floor) to begin Open House.

Campus tours will be available throughout the evening. For more info call 504-520-7388 or email apply@xula.edu.

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Xavier University of Louisiana University Center, 3rd Floor
1 Drexel Drive United States
New Orleans, LA 70125
Xavier University Logo

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Carnival Edition

DATE
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 6:00pm
Hidden Treasures: Carnival Edition

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Carnival Edition

For all you hardcore Carnival fanatics, join the Friends of the Cabildo and the Louisiana State Museum for two nights only as they open the impressive Carnival Collection for an exclusive behind-the-scenes viewing of historic costumes and other rarely seen artifacts.  Wayne Phillips, Curator of Costumes and Textiles for the Louisiana State Museum, will guide you through an in-depth, first-hand look at Carnivals of years past through a tour of the storage rooms of the State Museum, usually off limits to the general public. 

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Carnival Edition takes place Tuesday and Thursday, January 27th and 29th.  Tours are at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm at the Louisiana State Museum’s Collection Storage Facility, located at 1000 Chartres Street in the French Quarter.  Cost is $30.00 per person or $20.00 per person for Friends of the Cabildo members. 

Reservations are required, and space is extremely limited.  No tickets are sold at the door.

For more details and to reserve your space, please contact Kaydee Nenninger at the FOC office at

504-523-3939.

LOCATION

Louisiana State Museum’s Collection Storage Facility
1000 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA

Langleys Northshore Vape Meet

DATE
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
TIME
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Langleys Vapes, Covington’s first electronic cigarette shop, is launching an effort to help tobacco smokers transition into a healthier lifestyle by using electronic cigarettes as it hosts its inaugural “Northshore Vape Meet” benefitting the Covington Food Bank on January 29, 2015, at the Mellow Mushroom in Covington. The “Northshore Vape Meet” is a night for current cigarette smokers to experience a safer alternative with vaping as well as give electronic cigarette users an opportunity to meet other vapers on the Northshore. Langleys Vapes will have tables set up on the outdoor patio area at Mellow Mushroom where they will answer any questions that new or experienced vapers may have.

LOCATION

Mellow Mushroom
1645 U.S. Highway 190
Covington, LA 70433

Comedy Night

DATE
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
TIME
8:30pm - 10:30pm

Come join us for a night of laughs! $10 at door.

LOCATION

The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

Health Insurance Sign-up Assistance (ACA)

DATE
Sat, Jan 31, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 2:00pm

The City of New Orleans Health Department, in collaboration with local partners, will be offering health insurance assistance to anyone interested in learning more about how the Affordable Care Act applies to them and help enrolling in a qualified health plan. All assisters are certified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Please refer questions to 311.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Rosa Keller Library
4300 S Broad St
New Orleans, LA

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Hollaback! Round Table on Street Harassment

DATE
Sat, Jan 31, 2015
TIME
11:30am - 1:30pm

Hollaback! New Orleans, the newly launched local chapter of the international movement to end street harassment, will host a roundtable Saturday January 31. The roundtable is an informal discussion of street harassment experiences, programming ideas, and involvement opportunities.

“Hollaback! New Orleans empowers women and victims of harassment to ‘Hollaback’ by sharing their stories online and with the phone app,” said Hollaback! New Orleans Site Director Vanessa Smith, “The roundtable is an opportunity to have open dialogue and collaborate on ways to fight street harassment offline.”

For those who have witnessed street harassment and were not sure what to do, the roundtable will also discuss bystander intervention and victim advocacy. All are welcome to attend: victims, survivors, bystanders, and allies of the movement. The roundtable is free and open to the public.

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Fair Grinds Coffeehouse
3133 Ponce de Leon St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Sick of Street Harassment?
Hollaback! New Orleans

Mardi Gras Costume Sale!

DATE
Sat, Jan 31, 2015
TIME
12:00pm - 5:00pm

It's Carnival season, and that means that it's time to costume!

Come out to the Kingpin, and make it your one stop Carnival shop. We'll have costumes, headdresses, crowns, fancy hats, feather boa jackets, sparkly shoes, head pieces, weird accoutrements and many, many more things to assist you in your costume adventures. A variety of festive wear for all the fly ladies and dapper fellas.

Have a cocktail or two, browse our items, and plan your parade days and shenanigans this season. Carnival is here, y'all. Plan accordingly.

We'll see you on Krewe du Vieux Saturday, January 31st, from Noon-5pm at the Kingpin!

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WHAT: Mardi Gras Costume Sale!

WHERE: Kingpin Bar, 1307 Lyons
(at Prytania, behind the Zara's)

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015 from Noon-5pm

Contact:

Marigold Pascual
marigoldpascual@gmail.com
504.864.3569

LOCATION

The Kingpin
1307 Lyons at Prytania, behind Zara's
New Orleans, LA 70115

IBERIABANK Uptown Classic 5K and Family Fun Run

DATE
Sun, Feb 1, 2015
TIME
8:30am - 11:30am

The New Orleans JCC is hosting their 3rd annual IBERIABANK UPTOWN CLASSIC 5K and FAMILY FUN RUN on Sunday, February 1st at 8:30 AM. The run will start at the Uptown JCC on St. Charles Avenue and run through Audubon Park. There will be prizes, entertainment, food and of course fun for everyone. The cost is $25 for adults, $15 for children and seniors. To register or find out more information go to www.nojcc.org.

LOCATION

Jewish Community Center – UPTOWN
5342 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Sunday Sound Meditation with Sarah Quintana

DATE
Sun, Feb 1, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 11:00am

Sarah Quintana returns to the Marigny Opera House to perform this week’s Sunday Sound Meditation. Free to all; donations gladly accepted.

LOCATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

PechaKucha Night NOLA Vol. 15 "The Power of Design"

DATE
Tue, Feb 3, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ever wonder how design can prepare students for life? How it is applied in the real world? Join us in the Idea Lab to hear the professionals below speak about how they utilize design principles in their work.

Come join us in the special event curated by the folks at Idea Lab at St. Martin's School and join in on the conversation of " The Power of Design"

LOCATION

Idea Lab @ St. Martin's Episcopal School
225 Green Acres
Metairie, LA 70003

EVENT WEBSITE

PechaKucha Night NOLA Vol. 15 "The Power of Design"

DATE
Tue, Feb 3, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ever wonder how design can prepare students for life? How it is applied in the real world? Join us in the Idea Lab to hear the professionals below speak about how they utilize design principles in their work.

Come join us in the special event curated by the folks at Idea Lab at St. Martin's School and join in on the conversation of " The Power of Design"

LOCATION

Idea Lab @ St. Martin's Episcopal School
225 Green Acres
Metairie, LA 70003

EVENT WEBSITE

Nonprofit workshop: Creating and Managing an Individual Donor Program

DATE
Thu, Feb 5, 2015
TIME
2:00pm - 4:30pm

Nonprofit workshop:
Creating and Managing an Individual Donor Program
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com
Thursday, February 5
2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans

Individual donors give three quarters of all private charitable donations- more than foundation grants and corporate gifts combined.
How can your nonprofit find individual donors to support your work? What can you do to ensure that your individual donor program is as successful as possible?

Registration $35. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps members and organizations registering two or more people.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.

To inquire about discount codes or to reserve your seat & pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com. For more on workshops and other services offered offered by The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com.

LOCATION

Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70113

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices at the Whitney Plantation

DATE
Fri, Feb 6, 2015
TIME
5:30pm - 7:30pm

On February 6, 2015, the Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices, a Denver- based group, will perform a selection of Negro spirituals in the historic Antioch Church on the grounds of the Whitney Plantation.
These songs arose out of communities of enslaved Africans in the 18th and 19th centuries. The BLW have performed this hauntingly beautiful music across the country to high acclaim.
Before the concert, Dr. Ibrahima Seck, author of Bouki Fait Gombo and Director of Research for the Whitney Plantation will speak on the enslaved community of Louisiana and the Whitney Plantation, illuminating the legacies that Africans left on the American landscape.
This event will begin at 5:30 PM with a light reception in the visitor center. The lecture and performance will follow at 6:00 PM.
There will be an opportunity after the performance to meet the choir and Dr. Seck.
Tickets are $40. Advance purchase recommended by calling 225 265 3300 or emailing Arogers@whitneyplantation.com

LOCATION

Whitney Plantation
5099 La Hwy 18 (River Road)
Wallace, LA 70049

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Health Insurance Sign-up Assistance (ACA)

DATE
Sat, Feb 7, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 1:30pm

The City of New Orleans Health Department, in collaboration with local partners, will be offering health insurance assistance to anyone interested in learning more about how the Affordable Care Act applies to them and help enrolling in a qualified health plan. All assisters are certified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Please refer questions to 311.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

New Orleans East Library
5641 Read Blvd.
New Orleans, LA

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Chewabacchanal

DATE
Sat, Feb 7, 2015
3:00pm - 2:00am

The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus will throw their annual Carnival Parade and Chewbacchanal on February 7th, 2015. The Parade rolls prompt at 6pm on an all new longer route through the Bywater and Marigny neighborhoods. The Science Fiction and Fantasy themed Krewe is doing a full-tilt religious parody theme this year… “Cult of the Sacred Drunken Wookiee”. The parade will feature an 11 foot tall golden wookiee effigy surrounded by a group of dancing devotees and over fifty sub-krewes rolling with their own satirical themes and group costumes.

LOCATION

Chewbacchanal
4300 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Krewe of Barkus | Bark Wars: Return of the K-9

DATE
Sun, Feb 8, 2015
TIME
2:00pm - 5:00pm

A short time from now in a parallel dimension not so far, the Mystic Krewe of Barkus will host its’ annual carnival parade on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2pm. The theme is set for Bark Wars: Return of the K-9.

Dogs who want to be members of the krewe should get their humans to register at
www.barkus.org. The pre-pawty parade at Louis Armstrong Park will start at 10:30am and the
23rd Annual Krewe of Barkus parade starts promptly at 2pm and follows a 15-block route
through the Vieux Carré, stopping at the VIP Reviewing Stand at Good Friends Bar, corner
Dauphine and St. Ann, where VIPs (and those who desire to be VIPs) will toast the Royal Court.

May the Bones be with us all.

EVENT WEBSITE

CASA Jefferson Recruitment Night with the Pelicans

DATE
Mon, Feb 9, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 10:00pm

CASA Jefferson is looking for people who want to become advocates for foster children going through the court system. CASA Jefferson is hosting a recruitment event during a Pelicans game. Come enjoy the game and learn about CASA Jefferson and how you can make a difference in a foster child's life.

Admission to the game includes:
- Group seating with CASA Jefferson
- Meal Voucher (hot dog, soda, popcorn)
- Post-game court access for group photo

To attend you must
- Be at least 21 years old
- Be able to pass a criminal background check

Space is limited, so RSVP and let us know you're coming.
We will get your information and get you your ticket.

RSVP to Carolyn Barras @ 504-620-5889
or cbarras@casajefferson.org

LOCATION

Smoothie King Center
1501 Dave Dixon Drive
New Orleans, LA 70113

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Health Insurance Sign-up Assistance (ACA)

DATE
Tue, Feb 10, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 1:00pm

The City of New Orleans Health Department, in collaboration with local partners, will be offering health insurance assistance to anyone interested in learning more about how the Affordable Care Act applies to them and help enrolling in a qualified health plan. All assisters are certified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Please refer questions to 311.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Bacchus Bash 2015

DATE
Sun, Feb 15, 2015
TIME
12:00pm - 8:00pm

Bacchus Bash is a day-long party that precedes the renowned Bacchus parade. The popular Mardi Gras tradition is an indoor/outdoor party showcasing several stages, some of the city’s best local bands and great drink specials. This year the extravaganza starts at noon on February 15 and features the bands Flow Tribe, Category 6, and the Top Cats. Bacchus Bash offers free live music as well as food and full service bars at the outdoor block party. VIP tickets are available with grandstand access outside, open bar, free food, private restrooms, and inside balcony access for $200. For VIP tickets, please visit metronightclubneworleans.com.

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Drive
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sea Shanty Night

DATE
Thu, Feb 19, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for a night of nautical merriment! The New Orleans Sea Shanty Krewe will be performing sea shanties and other maritime songs at the pub.

LOCATION

The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

Tulane NROTC Fallen 5K

DATE
Sat, Feb 21, 2015
TIME
9:00am - 12:00pm

The Tulane Naval ROTC Unit will be hosting a 5K race in Audubon Park to raise money for the training of midshipmen. This race is held in commemoration of the officers of Tulane's Naval ROTC unit that have gone before us, paying the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Audubon Park
6500 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70118

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Sunday Musical Meditation with Amelia Clingman, violin and viola

DATE
Sun, Feb 22, 2015
TIME
5:00pm - 6:00pm

New Orleans violinist and violist Amelia Clingman will perform this week’s Sunday Musical Meditation. Amelia will be playing selections from J.S. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitias for Solo Violin and the Six Suites for Violoncello (played on the viola). Other solo works and improvisations may be included in the program. Free to all; donations gladly accepted.

LOCATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

6th Annual Recycled Fashion Show

DATE
Sun, Mar 1, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 9:00pm

A fashion show featuring clothing from the Bridge House Thrift Store that local designers have transformed into fashionable outfits. The event also features over 15 restaurants, a silent auction (featuring items modeled on the runway), a cash bar, and entertainment!

The event serves as a fundraiser for Bridge House / Grace House's substance abuse treatment program--provided regardless of one's ability to pay.

LOCATION

Rock N Bowl
3016 South Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Leprechaun Pub Crawl: LEPRECRAWL

DATE
Sat, Mar 7, 2015
TIME
3:00pm - 10:00pm

Leprecrawl brings a St Patrick's holiday pub-crawl party to Faubourg St John and Mid-City with music, costume contests, discounts, and specials. Wristbands are $10 to raise funds for Gradeuxity, a positive reinforcement education initiative that awards graduating seniors a check of $50 in a booklet of life skills at a college/career expo in May.

• 3:00 – 4:30 – NONNA MIA & CAFE DEGAS & HALF SHELL & SWIRL
• 4:30 – 6:00 – PALS
• 6:00 – 7:30 – PARKWAY BAKERY
• 7:30 – 9:00 – BAYOU BEER GARDEN
• 9:00 – tbd – HOLY GROUND

Leprecrawl and Gradeuxity are the projects of The Creativity Collective. www.facebook.com/events/749024295163442. Purchase wristband at www.creativitycollective.com/store. Tickets are $15 at the door. Twenty-one and older. ID required.

LOCATION

Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Gambit's Food Revue

DATE
Wed, Mar 11, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Gambit's 5th Annual Food Revue is a restaurant sampling event where attendees try small plates from 30+ local eateries all in one night. Restaurants range from fine dining to casual.

For a list of participating restaurants, and to purchase tickets, visit www.bestofneworleans.com/foodrevue or https://www.facebook.com/GambitsFoodRevue.

VIP tickets include special tent access and early admission. Attendees must be 21 or older.

LOCATION

Pavilon of Two Sisters City Park
101 Victory Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70124

Lark in the Park

DATE
Fri, Mar 13, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 11:00pm

Help ensure New Orleans City Park’s legacy is sustained for future generations by attending Lark in the Park, Friday, March 13, 2015. Friends of City Park’s premier fundraiser is a celebration of all the wonderful accomplishments that have been made in the last decade and it will benefit the continued preservation of New Orleans City Park.

The exclusive Patron Party will be in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters from 7:00-8:00 PM, with entertainment by John Michael Bradford, and exquisite cuisine from Commander’s Palace. The Gala will be held in the Botanical Garden from 8:00-11:00 PM and feature live music from Luke Winslow King, a live auction, raffles, over 40 of New Orleans' best restaurants, and premium libations.

Tickets to Lark in the Park are $100 per person, $90 per Friends member, and $75 per Party Flock ticket (ages 21-35). Tickets are limited and attendees must be 21 years or older.

LOCATION

New Orleans Botanical Garden New Orleans, LA 70124

Parkways Tree & Plant Sale

DATE
Sat, Mar 14, 2015
TIME
8:00am - 12:00pm

Parkways Plant Sale with the Department of Parks and Parkways and Parkway Partners.
Mark your calendar for our BIGGEST plant sale, conducted on the Gentilly site of the Department of Parks and Parkways. Department staff will guide your purchases.
Dan Gill will be on site to offer support in plant selections. Warrington and Gentilly Boulevard, just behind Dillard.

LOCATION

Department of Parks & Parkways
2829 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Parkway Partners
Parkways biggest plant sale
Department of Parks and Parkways joins with Parkway Partners
Parkways Plant Sale is the biggest and best.

The Flesh Art Show

DATE
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
7:00pm - 12:00am

A fine art body paint cabaret featuring Gravity A as the live musical backdrop. Body painters and performers from all over the country will participate in this one of a kind event. One Night and 2 shows only! 8 and 10:30 pm

LOCATION

One Eyed Jacks
615 Toulouse St
New Orleans, GA 30662

EVENT WEBSITE

Body Painting flesh art show
Body Painting- Rosemary Kimble, Model-Kim Nicole, Photo-Awalt Art Images
Body Painting/Photo- Craig Tracy, Model- Trixie Minx

Soirée of Feathers

DATE
Sat, Mar 21, 2015
6:00pm - 3:00am

 New Orleans Black Indians Alliance (NOBIA) and Friends of NOBIA are hosting the inaugural Black Masking Indians Soirée. The evening is titled a “Soirée of Feathers”. This will definitely be a night of colors, to live, laugh, and remember.

The following information is provided for your review:
Who:         New Orleans Black Indians Alliance (NOBIA)
What:       "Soiree of Feathers", Bury the Hatchet, Raise the Flag
When:       Saturday, March 21, 2015 Patron party 6-7 pm,
            Dinner/Ceremony 7:30-10:00pm, Entertainment 10:00-3 am
Where:      Sheraton New Orleans Hotel 500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130
Why:         To celebrate a rich and storied New Orleans Culture and Tradition
How:         Single Vision, Collective Work, Self-determination, Creativity, and Purpose
Proceeds:   To fund our high quality program services and activism and other
            charitable organizations in support of our community
RSVP:      NLT February 14, 2015

 

 

LOCATION

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street
New Orleans , LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

Mardi Gras Indians
A Night of Colors, A Time, To Live, Laugh, & Remember

Cochon Cotillion XIX

DATE
Sat, Apr 18, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Krewe of Pork and Beads present the first Mardi Gras Ball of the 2016 season. The Cochon Cotillion is a wonderful party with food complements of many of New Orleans finest restaurants, a complimentary bar, silent auction, raffle, music and dancing. Costume and tacky attire is requested.

The event serves as a fundraiser for Bridge House / Grace House's substance abuse treatment program--provided regardless of one's ability to pay.

LOCATION

Mardi Gras World
1380 Port of New Orleans Pl.
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

20th Annual Women of Substance Luncheon

DATE
Fri, May 8, 2015
TIME
11:00am - 2:00pm

The 20th Annual Women of Substance Luncheon will honor outstanding women in our community under the theme "New Beginnings". In addition to lunch and an awards ceremony, the event also features a raffle, a silent auction, and a live auction. Seating is limited so please visit the website to purchase tickets in advance.

The event serves as a fundraiser for Bridge House / Grace House's substance abuse treatment program--provided regardless of one's ability to pay.

LOCATION

Audubon Tea Room
6500 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Mr. Legs XV

DATE
Sat, Jul 11, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

A parody of a beauty pageant featuring male contestants in costumes and shorts. The contestant that raises the most money for Bridge House / Grace House through ticket sales, sponsors or donations is Mr. Legs. This event also features food, a complementary bar 6-8 PM, music, a raffle and silent auction.

The event serves as a fundraiser for Bridge House / Grace House's substance abuse treatment program--provided regardless of one's ability to pay.

LOCATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Rockin' with the NOLA Stars VI

DATE
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

A “Dancing with the Stars” event featuring local stars dancing their way to the championship. The winner is the dancer that raises the most money for Bridge House / Grace House through ticket sales, sponsorship, and donations. The event features food, music, a cash bar, and a raffle and silent auction.

The event serves as a fundraiser for Bridge House / Grace House's substance abuse treatment program--provided regardless of one's ability to pay.

LOCATION

Marriott New Orleans Downtown at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

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