June 5-7 Symphony Book Fair at the Jewish Community Center on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Jefferson will benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. For more information call 861-2004.
June 6 The Jefferson Chamber and Cox Communications present: Report Card on Education: Part 2, Excellence in Education with featured speaker Dr. Diane Roussel at the Airport Hilton for more information call 835-3880,
June 6 D-Day Museum, The National World War II Museum, turns 6 years old. They plan a tribute to the veterans whose heroism ultimately led to victory. The Museum is offering free admission to all veterans, active and retired, of all service branches, and their families (up to a group of 4), courtesy of Harrah’s Entertainment Veterans Project and Mr. & Mrs. Phil Satre. There will be a special presentation at 10:00 a.m. by the President of the Airborne Museum, located in St. Mere Eglise, France. Birthday cake will be served at 11:00 a.m. followed by a performance by the Curtis Baptist Church Senior High Choir from Augusta, GA. For more information call 527-6012.
June 8 Panel discussion on Immigration Reform at the Annual Dinner of the World Affairs Council of New Orleans. Guest Speakers, M. Stella Jarina, N.O. District Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Brenda Ricci, Immigration Attorney; and Dr. Vinicio Madrigal. 7 p.m. at Café Adelaide in the Loews New Orleans Hotel, 300 Poydras Street. For more information visitwww.wacno.org or call 523-2201 or e-mailwacno@bellsouth.net.
June 8 Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents The Jefferson Chorale at the Metairie Ridge Presbyterian Church. For more information call 738-7446.
June 8 – July 2 “The Last Madam” at Southern Rep. This play by Jim Fitzmorris and Carl Walker is set in 1964 where New Orleans Madam Norma Wallace finds herself in the middle of a turf war between the District Attorney and the Police Chief. For more information call 522-6545.
June 9 New Orleans Magazine presents the 20th Annual March of Dimes “Spotlight on Success” in the Courtyard at the Maison Dupuy Hotel featuring the Bucktown Allstars. Enjoy cuisine from LaCote Brassiere, Rock-n-Sake, The Ditch, Figaro’s Aurora Country Club Catering K&G Party Services & Catering and Ray Mar Catering. For More information call (800) 460-0865.
June 9 15th Annual Saints Hall of Fame, Celebrity Golf Classic at the Colonial Golf & Country Club for more information call 471-2154.
June 9 Every Friday watch two great local shows on WYES Channel 12 Steppin’ Out and INFORMED SOURCES. Beginning at 6:30pm you can see one hour of great local programming that highlights New Orleans’ vibrant arts and entertainment scene and followed by the week’s major news stories.
June 10 NOCCA Institute presents CENTER STAGE: Director Bennett Miller as he hosts a screening of his latest film, “Capote”, followed by a talk-back moderated by author Sarah Vowell. For more information call 940-2900.
June 10 W Hotels and the Fashionista inside You presented by DuO. Themed as “Come on in, the water’s fine, and so are the threads”! Summer fashions take on a temperature poolside at the W New Orleans with DuO. This Canal Place store shows men how to stay en vogue in the New Orleans heat. For more information call (504) 525-9444 or e-mail Kara Kortman atkkortman@deveney.com June 10 Jazz’n in the Vines at the Pontchartrain Vineyards, located just north of Covington. Charmaine Neville will perform and for more information call (985) 892-9742.
June 11 The NOCCA Institute’s ART & SOUL GALA, featuring Theresa Andersson, Troy Andrews, Germaine Bazzle, Michael Pellera, and many more to benefit the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, for more information call 940-2900.
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