Tuesday, August 25, 2009

August 29th Planned Events

-- New Orleans, 8 a.m. Tulane students, faculty, alumni fan out across the city to perform volunteer work. Volunteers should meet at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life at 8 a.m., where they will be bused to the volunteer sites. Visit http://outreach.tulane.edu/ for information.

-- Shell Beach, 8:30 a.m. St. Bernard Parish honors the parish's 163 victims who died in the hurricane. Katrina Monument at Shell Beach.

-- Buras, 9 a.m., Roger Halphen Playground. Plaquemines Parish government will hold a prayer breakfast to mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Free food and drinks.

-- New Orleans, 9 a.m. Loyola University Academic Quad Sculpture Garden. Dedication of a bench as part of Hurricane Katrina Remembrance.

-- New Orleans, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. The New Orleans Museum of Art will host several events, including an 11 a.m. reading of the names of people who died during the hurricane and a screening of the Spike Lee documentary, "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts." Free admission for Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

-- New Orleans, 2-6 p.m., 1826 Tennessee St. The L9 Center for the Arts honors the Lower 9th Ward's first responders to Katrina.

-- Chalmette, 3 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Chalmette, followed by Mass.

-- New Orleans, 3-5 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St. Panel discussion on lessons learned from Katrina rebuilding.

-- New Orleans, 4 p.m. Rosa Keller Library, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. Broadmoor Community celebrates its post-Katrina revival.

-- Chalmette, 5:30- 8 p.m. Community celebration at Torres Park, W. Judge Perez Drive at Jean Lafitte, in Chalmette. The band Harvey Jesus performs from 6 to 8 p.m.

-- Metairie, 7 p.m. St. Catherine of Siena Church, 105 Bonnabel Blvd., will hold a holy hour in remembrance of those who died and those who are still suffering from the tragedies of Katrina, Rita and the storms of last year.

Sunday, Aug. 30

-- New Orleans, 3 p.m. St. Louis Cathedral. Marine Forces Reserve Band presents "New Orleans: The Spirit of Rebirth" concert. Free.

-- Metairie, 4:30 p.m. Congregation Gates of Prayer and Congregation Beth Israel will hold a program to commemorate the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. 4000 West Esplanade Ave.,

No comments: