HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN NEW ORLEANS

June 12- 13 Louisiana Factory Building Systems Symposium, Highlighting the latest technology in home building using automated factory-built housing components Baton Rouge River Center. For registration and more information, please visit www.LouisianaBuildingSystems.com.
June 13 Hospitality Industry Appreciation Day at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hall E 11:00am – 1:30pm. In preparation of the first of this year’s major meetings, the NOMCVB is hosting a Lunch and Customer Service Training for our all front-line employees. There is no charge for this event, and great prizes are available! Complimentary parking will be available on Convention Center Blvd, across the street from Halls H, I & J. For more information call 504-566-5011.
June 13 CENTER STAGE: Readings by Sarah Vowell & writer/actor Eric Bogosian at The NOCCA Institute, Freda Lupin Memorial Hall. For more information call 504 940 2808.
June 13 Hospitality Education & Networking Association (HENA) Networking Social at the Crescent City Brewhouse, 527 Decatur Street. For more information call 269-9600.
June 13 New Orleans Zephyrs vs. Iowa Cubs. Chicago Cubs All-Star pitcher Mark Prior is scheduled to make a rehab start tonight at 7:00 PM as a member of the Iowa Cubs. The Zephyrs are offering a non-refundable discount to the game – all reserved tickets will be only $5. For more information about the New Orleans Zephyrs or to purchase tickets, call the Zephyrs office at (504) 734-5155
June 13 Tulane-Lakeside Hospital’s Urology Clinic hosts a Prostate Cancer support group meeting to discuss the newest developments in Prostate Cancer research and treatment. The focus of the June meeting will be what makes someone a good candidate for Robotic Prostate Surgery. Tulane-Lakeside Hospital is located at 4700 I-10 Service Road in Metairie (near Clearview Parkway). The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information, please call Tulane-Lakeside Hospital at (800) 588-5800.
June 14 A Conversation with Douglas Brinkley, Celebrating the Release of “The Great Deluge:Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast”. Dr. Michael Sartisky, executive director of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, will interview Douglas Brinkley, followed by a book signing. The Historic New Orleans Collection is located at 533 Royal Street Free admission but seating is limited, please call (504) 523-4662 for reservations.
June 14 Greater New Orleans, Inc presents its annual meeting featuring guest speaker Edward “Ned” Hill, Professor and Distinguished Scholar of Economic Development in the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. For more information call 527-6922.
June 14 – 17 Andrea Marcovicci widely considered the reigning Queen of Cabaret returns to Le Chat Noir with her most requested show I’ll Be Seeing You. . .Love Songs of WWII. All shows are at 8pm except Sunday, which is a 2pm matinee. For more information or tickets call 581-5812.
June 15 – July 9 “The Last Madam” By Jim Fitzmorris and Carl Walker, adapted from the book by Christine Witz Directed by Carl Walker Starring Cristine McMurdo-Wallis as Norma, Carol Sutton, Sean Patterson, J. Patrick McNamara, Jesse Terrebonne and Michael Santos at Souther Rep, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm. For more information call 504-522-6545.
June 16 The French American Chamber of Commerce’s annual French Summer Wine Festival (formerly the Muscadet Wine Festival) from 6:00 to 9:30 pm a refreshing evening of crisp whites and fruity reds, exclusive dishes and live music at the Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans on Royal Street. For more information call (504) 561-0070.
June 18 The Historic New Orleans Collection Hosts Caribbean-Style Family Day
In conjunction with the groundbreaking exhibition, Common Routes: St. Domingue – Louisiana. A festive family-style celebration complete with Caribbean music and costumed Living History Characters will make this Father’s Day one your family will not soon forget! The Historic New Orleans Collection will host Family Day at its Common Routes: St. Domingue – Louisiana exhibition, which explores the history of St. Domingue (Haiti) and its ties to Louisiana. Family Day activities will take place from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The exhibition will be open from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Children of all ages are welcome! For more information call (504) 523-4662
Have an event you would like to include in our Calendar, e-mail it to tmatherne@neworleansmagazine.com

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