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NOLA Flora and Gladewaves Partner to Light Up Big Red Boxes

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Big Red Box Program is a barrier free food pantry in at risk and demographically  diverse communities started by local nonprofit Gladewaves. By working with small neighborhood churches and organizations, the program provides a…

2020 Oak Street Po-Boy "To-Go" Festival Set for Saturday, Dec. 5

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This year, the organizers of the much-loved Oak Street Po-Boy Festival will continue the tradition by offering a sampling of local food vendors' best and award-winning po-boy offerings with a revamped "to-go" event format. Po-boy…

Woman's Suffrage at Hermann-Grima

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses is excited to host the traveling exhibit Determined to Rise: The Woman's Suffrage Movement in Louisiana, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Developed by…

Celebration in the Oaks Opens Thanksgiving Day

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The 2020 season is the 35th anniversary of City Park's largest fundraiser, Celebration in the Oaks. This year it will be a driving tour with Add-On Activities in Carousel Gardens, too. Celebration in the Oaks…

Galatoire Foundation Announces Annual Christmas Auction

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Galatoire’s Restaurant and The Galatoire Foundation are pleased to announce the date of its annual Christmas Auction to benefit local nonprofits Tuesday, Dec. 8. Recipients chosen are Kingsley House, STAIR, Grace at the Greenlight and The Galatoire…

Creole Cuisine Holiday Toy Drive

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Annual Toy Drive benefitting the New Orleans Mission is NOW underway. In the spirit of the holidays, please join Creole Cuisine in spreading joy to the less fortunate children in our community this Christmas.…

Operation Spark Offering FREE Adult Coding Prep Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Operation Spark, a non-profit tech bootcamp dedicated to changing lives by advancing technological skills for today's workplace, offers a FREE two-week introduction to coding class. The classes are held monthly with the next class on…

Local Non-Profit Combating Hunger in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – For the fourth year, local non-profit, Gladewaves will be distributing Thanksgiving Dinner along with backpacks to the area’s needy. In a drive-through, COVID-19 adaptation, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., volunteers will hand out 250…

Five Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving Foods

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Thanksgiving is a great time to give thanks and extra love to your pet, and your dog or cat will inevitably be begging to partake in the big turkey dinner. Let’s be honest, most…

Audubon Nature Institute’s 2020 Holiday Hours

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The holidays are fast approaching, and that means more time with friends and family! This holiday season Audubon hopes to welcome guests to Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas to celebrate this time of year and make lasting memories. Below you will find the schedule…

Metairie Road Businesses To Showcase Local Shopping On Pink Friday

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Pink Friday, a Boutique Hub national initiative, is launching on the local level through About Face Corporation, in conjunction with Metairie Road businesses, on Friday, November 20th. It’s a movement to celebrate, highlight and shop…

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