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December Nonprofit Events Calendar

  2    Third annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival, benefiting Poydras Home, 504-897-0535, PoydrasHome.com 2    Casino Night, benefiting Touro Infirmary Foundation, 504-897-8435, Touro.com/casino 3    Signature Chefs Auction, benefiting March of Dimes, SignatureChefs.org/NewOrleans2021 4    Ballo di…

Bridge House / Grace House’s “Mr. Legs”

Dedicated contestants showed up to strut their stuff on stage for the “Mr. Legs” parody beauty pageant and benefit, a competition to see who could raise the most money for Bridge House / Grace House, whose mission is to provide…

One Book One New Orleans’ “Juleps in June”

Champions of literacy – friends, supporters and volunteers – gathered on the first Wednesday in June for the annual “Juleps in June” summer fête on behalf of One Book One New Orleans (OBONO). A campaign for literacy and community through a shared…

Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “Magnolia Ball”

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosted the eighth annual “Magnolia Ball” on Saturday, June 12. The event celebrated the exhibition “Outside In, Improvisations of Space: The Ceramic Work of MaPó Kinnord,” which brought together works from throughout Kinnord’s career…

NOCCA Institute’s “Art of the Feast”

  The NOCCA Institute and friends gathered both in-person and from the comforts of home for “Art of the Feast,” a celebration of music, food and fine art. Patrons experienced a fabulous meal, great music and a chance to win…

November Nonprofit Events Calendar

4   American Cancer Society Honoree Ball, benefiting American Cancer Society, ACSHonoreeBall.com 4   Celebrating The Kohlmaier Legacy!, benefiting Louisiana Museum Foundation, 504-558-0493; TheLMF.org 5–21   32nd annual New Orleans Film Festival, benefiting New Orleans Film Society, 504-309-6633, NewOrleansFilmFestival.org 5…

Raphael Village’s “Soraparu Soirée”

  Raphael Village hosted the 10th annual “Soraparu Soirée” themed “Spreading Our Wings” in support of differently labeled people in becoming fully engaged in life and community. The evening included gourmet delicacies, delicious libations, a silent and live auction and…

Temple Sinai’s “Sinai Soirée in Slippers”

  The spirit of Sinai was brought into the homes of congregants and friends for the celebration of “Sinai Soirée in Slippers.” Over 185 gourmet meals were delivered by volunteers to more than 92 participants’ homes for a safe and…

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses’ “Wine Fête”

  Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses hosted a hybrid digital and in-person “Wine Fête” event to support the educational programming and ongoing preservation of their two 19th century historic houses in the French Quarter. This is a celebratory year for…

Kingsley House’s “Picnic For A Purpose”

  More than 125 patrons gathered in the Kingsley Gayle & Tom Benson Community Center, joined by nearly 300 patrons on Facebook Live, to celebrate the organization’s 125 years of life-changing programs and services in the courtyard of their historic…

Friends of City Park’s “Lark Picnic in the Park”

The 2021 “Lark Picnic in the Park” focused on building City Park’s endowment for the future of New Orleans to ensure that generations of people living in or visiting New Orleans can create memories in this historic park that will…