May 16 Wally Pontiff, Jr. Baseball Classic, the Zephyrs will take on the Sacramento Rivercats at 12:00 PM followed by LSU and Rice playing in the third-annual Wally Pontiff, Jr. Baseball Classic, for more information log on
May 17 An Evening with Paul Soniat, Benefit for the New Orleans Botanical Garden, for more information call 394-4616.
May 17 New Orleans Friends of Music concert with musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Dixon Hall, Tulane University, for more information call 895-0690.
May 17 Lunchbox Lecture: WWII and the Wild Kingdom, At the D-day National WWII Museum, Join Education Program Coordinator Walt Burgoyne as he looks through the lens of history to survey the animal kingdom’s impact during World War II. For more information call 527-6012 or
May 17 Luncheon on Mexico Trade Opportunities at the World Trade Center, Plimsoll Club “Update on Mexico: What the Upcoming Presidential Election Means for U.S. Businesses” featuring Gerard “Jay” Van Heuven, President of the North American Trade & Investment Group in Mexico City. For more information or call 529-1601, x222.
May 17 Grand Opening of Shula’s Steak House, located in the JW Marriott, 614 Canal Street.
May 17 Armed Forces Day Luncheon, Hilton Hotel, Grand Ballroom a 12:00 PM featuring guest speaker Thomas F. Hall, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs. For information call 522-8946.
May 18 NOMCVB’s National Tourism Week Business Expo & Luncheon at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
May 18 Business Hall of Fame, Benefit for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Hotel Intercontinental for tickets and information call 913-8786.
May 18-19 Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony for more information call 523-6530 or
May 19 Jefferson Chamber 9th Annual Crawfish Boil, 3421 N. Causeway Blvd. For tickets and information call 835-3880.
May 20 DramaRama 13, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street for more information or call 528-3800.
May 20 Armed Forces Day, At The D-Day National WWII Museum, The Museum will honor the selfless contribution and sacrifice of war veterans and those military and law enforcement personnel who served as first responders in the wake of Hurricane Katrina with a program of music, ceremonies and special events. For more information call 527-6012 or
May 20 Book Signing, Lecture by Author Neil Hanson at the D-day National WWII Museum, join celebrated British author Neil Hanson for the debut of his latest work, “Unknown Soldiers,” described as an unflinching account of the insanity of life in the trenches during World War I. For more information call 527-6012 or