HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN NEW ORLEANS

June 19 Clean-Up of the Warehouse/Arts District, CBD and FQ. Volunteers & Members from the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, Hotel Lodging Association, Restaurant Association, Downtown Development District, French Quarter Business Association and the Lt Governor’s office will roll up their sleeves and get ready for up coming conventions and visitors. If you would like to help please contact Sharon Sibley at ssibley@neworleanscvb.com.

June 21 W New Orleans hosts “Palate” an Elegant and Educational Evening where you can learn the difference between three varietals of wine from the authority at W New Orleans. Every Wednesday, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, offering New Orleanians the ideal after-work opportunity to sip and socialize. The cost for the event is $10. For more information you can contact Kara Kortman, Deveney Communication at (504) 864-3177 kkortman@deveney.com.

June 21 The American Wind Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert Boudreau, who has led it for the past 50 years will play a free concert from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion of the National World War II Museum. For more information, please call Clem Goldberger at (504) 527-6012, ext. 355, or send an e-mail to clem.goldberger@ddaymuseum.org.

June 22 Annie Get Your Gun will be performed at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center, located at East Jefferson High School, 400 Phlox Ave., through Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 25th at 2 p.m. For more information please call (504) 885-2000 or visit www.jpas.org.

June 22 West Jefferson Medical Center presents Community Hurricane Preparedness Seminar/Expo from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the, Fonseca Auditorium, Hall of History. Speakers include Alfred Abaunza, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, West Jefferson Medical Center Bob Breck, Chief Meteorologist, WVUE Fox 8 New Orleans
Lisa Clark, EAP Manager, West Jefferson Behavioral Medicine Center
Alexis O’Dwyer Navarro, Extension Agent LSU AgCenter, Jefferson Urban Center
Andrea Shaw, Bureau Chief, West Bank Bureau, The Times-Picayune Newspaper
Deputy Chief Craig Taffaro, Commander, Operations Bureau, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Brian Washington, Customer Service Executive, Entergy
Trooper Joseph Piglia, LA State Police, Troop B.

June 23 CENTER STAGE: Concert by NEA Jazz Master on Tour, Chico Hamilton
Presented in partnership with the Contemporary Arts Center at, 8pm in the Freda Lupin Memorial Hall.

June 23 The Louisiana Children’s Museum re-opens its big blue doors. LCM members get preview privileges from 9:30AM – 7:00PM and on Saturday, June 24 at 9:30AM; a team of first responders and their families will cut the ribbon to welcome the general public. The Cat in the Hat and the Imagination Movers will also cut the ribbon, and the Imagination Movers will perform at 11:00AM. The Louisiana Children’s Museum is located at 420 Julia Street in the historic Warehouse District. Call (504) 523-1357 for more information or visit the website at www.lcm.org.

June 24 National World War II Museum (D-day Museum) Meet Author, Jack Lucas as he discusses “Indestructible” from 12pm – 4pm and from 1pm – 3pm The Education Department hosts “You’re in the Army Now!” Family Workshop where pre-registered kids (ages 8-12) and adults can learn camouflage techniques, map reading, unit patch design and have fun with individual and team activities during our Free-With-Museum-Admission program. Pre-registration required. Please call 504-527-6012 x 333

June 24 Jazz’n the Vines Outdoor Concert Series featuring Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders for more information visit www.pontchartrainvineyards.com or email winery@pontchartrainvineyards.com.

June 26 Chase Bank to host Managing FX and Interest Rate Risk Seminar at the Hotel Intercontinental, 444 St. Charles Avenue from 1:45pm to 5:00pm. For more information call (504) 623-7411 or email Ashley.m.allen@chase.com.

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