Registry of Charitable Events

JANUARY - APRIL 2019

 

January

“President’s Circle Reception”

Benefits: Preservation Resource Center

Event Info.: President’s Circle members of the PRC are invited to an exclusive unveiling of the PRC’s new Strategic Plan for a special look into the future of the organization. Executive Director Danielle Del Sol will present the plan as part of an elegant evening reception at a local historic landmark home. To gain admission to this exclusive event, become a President’s Circle member or renew your President’s Circle membership by calling 581-7032 or visit PRCNO.org/shop/memberships/presidents-circle.

Tickets: $1,200/Ticket

Location: Private Home

Contact: 581-7032

 

17 

“Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award Gala”

Benefits: New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

Event Info.: NOWFE is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award will be bestowed on the unofficial “Ambassador for New Orleans,” Mark Romig.

Tickets: $175/Ticket

Location: Ritz-Carlton New Orleans

Contact: 655-5158, NOWFE.com

 

17 

“A Night of Blue”

Benefits: Crimestoppers GNO

Event Info.: The evening will feature blues music from local artists including Rockin Doopsie, Robin Barnes and James, as well as food from area restaurants, open bar and silent auction items. All money raised will go toward funding youth crime prevention programs.

Tickets: $85/Ticket in Advance; $150/2 Tickets in Advance; $100/Ticket at Door; Sponsorships Available

Location: Generations Hall

Contact: 837-8477

 

18-19 

“Bal Masqué”

Benefits: Link Stryjewski Foundation

Event Info.: Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski will host an evening to kick off Carnival Season and to benefit the youth of New Orleans featuring food and drink from some of the country’s top chefs and mixologists with entertainment by international and local artists.

Tickets: $300+/Ticket

Location: Sugarmill

Contact: BalMasque.LinkStryjewski.org

 

18 

“Big Wig Ball: Rocky HAIRror Wig Show”

Benefits: Sylvain Society Young Professionals

Event Info.: The Big Wig Ball is a themed fundraising party featuring food, libations, music, raffle, auction, and wig contest to crown New Orleans’ official “Big Wig.” This event serves as the New Orleans Opera’s official kick off to carnival season and will raise funds to support free Student Night Out performances of opera at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

Tickets: $50/Ticket

Location: Opera Guild Home

Contact: 529-3000, NolaBigWig.com

 

22 

“2019 Porsche of New Orleans Leukemia Cup Regatta Kickoff Party”

Benefits: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Event Info.: Join the local chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as they kick off their regatta campaign for 2019. Hear from Honored Hero Ayanna “YaYa” Singleton on the impact that LLS has had on her life since her diagnosis. There will be food provided by Southern Yacht Club and a cash bar.

Tickets: Free
Location: Southern Yacht Club
Contact: 837-0945

 

24 

Ninth annual “Good Apple Gala”

Benefits: Louisiana Appleseed

Event Info.: This year’s gala will honor Social Justice Honorees Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Kenneth Polite and Alan Philipson, and Pro Bono Honorees Sam Ford, Caroline Crosby, Lillian Grappe and Patty and Madison McMurray. The Gala will be followed by a Core Members After-Party.

Tickets: $100/Ticket; $10,000/Sponsorship

Location: NOPSI Hotel

Contact: LouisianaAppleseed.org

 

26 

“50th Anniversary Evening of Stars”

Benefits: Ballet Resource And Volunteer Organization of the New Orleans Ballet Association

Event Info.: This year, NOBA is honored to have Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Hutto Edwards serve as Honorary Gala Chairs to help kick off its golden anniversary year with a star-studded evening, celebrating 50 years of Bringing Dance to Life in New Orleans. This glittering event will feature performances by some of the world’s most distinguished artists from companies such as American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet. The performance evening will be followed by a grand seated event by 1718 Catering by Hyatt Regency New Orleans with the artists. The gala will also feature gifts by Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, a silent auction of premium items, a champagne reception, music, dancing and more.

Tickets: $250+/Ticket

Location: Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts & Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Contact: 522-0996, extension 208

 

27 

Sixth annual “King Cake Festival”

Benefits: Ochsner Hospital for Children
Event Info.: Taste test King Cakes from the finest bakeries and listen to live music while supporting pediatric programs at Ochsner Hospital for Children.

Tickets: Free

Location: Champions Square

Contact: KingCakeFestival.org

 

February

“New Orleans Take Steps”

Benefits: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Event Info.: This annual walk represents people coming together for a common goal – friends, families and coworkers form fundraising walk teams and motivate and inspire each other along the way. The festival will be filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment, education materials and more. Take Steps has brought together more than 300,000 people and raised over $85 million to fund breakthrough research, public and professional education and patient support services in communities across the nation.

Tickets: Free to register

Location: Audubon Park, Shelter 10

Contact: 917-903-1038, CCTakeSteps.org/NewOrleans2019

 

“Ochsner Red Tie Affair”

Benefits: Ochsner Health System

Event Info.: This gala will celebrate the accomplishments and journeys of cardiology patients and providers across the Ochsner Health System, with all funds raised support Ochsner cardiology patients and services. The event will also celebrate the life and work of the late Dr. John Ochsner.

Tickets: $250/Ticket; Tables Available

Location: Ritz-Carlton New Orleans

Contact: 842-7113

 

10 

10th annual “Recycled Fashion Show”

Benefits: Bridge House / Grace House

Event Info.: This annual event will highlight thrift store finds on the runway, where local designers will invent unique outfits for models to showcase, exclusively using clothing and accessories found within Bridge House / Grace House’s thrift stores.

Tickets: N/A

Location: Rock ‘N’ Bowl

Contact: 821-7134

 

16 

“Get Yah Praise On”

Benefits: Audubon Nature Institute

Event Info.: A gospel music event during Black History Month spotlighting local gospel and inspirational artists.

Tickets: Included with admission/membership

Location: Audubon Zoo

Contact: 581-4629, AudubonNatureInstitute.org

 

16 

“Dominican Legacy Gala: Diamonds Are Forever”

Benefits: St. Mary’s Dominican High School

Event Info.: N/A

Tickets: $95/Ticket; $300/Patron Couple Ticket

Location: St. Mary’s Dominican High School: 7701 Walmsley Ave.

Contact: 865-9401

 

March

9-10 

“Soul Fest”

Benefits: Audubon Nature Institute

Event Info.: This event is a two-day family-oriented celebration of African American culture featuring live music and a wellness fair with handmade crafts, and soul and Creole cuisine available for purchase.

Tickets: Free with Admission/Membership

Location: Audubon Zoo

Contact: 581-4629, AudubonNatureInstitute.org

 

15 

40th annual “Lark in the Park”

Benefits: Friends of City Park

Event Info.: The annual fundraiser will feature live music, cuisine from over 40 of New Orleans’ best restaurants, libations from Republic National Distributing, multiple live entertainers, a car raffle from Bryan Subaru, live and silent auctions and fireworks. All proceeds will benefit the revitalization of Storyland.

Tickets: $75/Ticket Under Age 35; $90/FOCP Members; $100/Ticket

Location: City Park

Contact: 483-9376

 

15 

17th annual “Next Generation Golf Tournament”

Benefits: Next Generation

Event Info.: This four-man scramble event will benefiting the 52 Next Generation School Clubs across the Gulf South Region to establish student-initiated moral and character education clubs on junior and senior high school campuses. All golfers will receive a golf polo, breakfast and awards lunch.

Tickets: $150/Ticket

Location: Beau Chene Country Club

Contact: 885-0980

 

16 

20th anniversary “Soul Revival”

Benefits: Legacy Donor Foundation

Event Info.: This annual event will honor Legacy Donor Foundation’s Founder, the late David Voelker, along with past board members, event chairs and hosts from its past 20 years. It will feature a musical revue with a Louisiana gospel choir, bands and DJ Rob Nice, alongside a feast of soul food.

Tickets: $100/ Ticket Under Age 35; $150/Ticket
Location: Port of New Orleans

Contact: 558-8900, OrganAwareness.com/Soul-Revival

 

16 

“Temple Sinai Gala”

Benefits: Temple Sinai

Event Info.: The annual gala will honor Cantor Joel Colman’s 20 years of service at Temple Sinai.

Tickets: $100/Ticket

Location: Temple Sinai

Contact: 861-3693

 

16 

“UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball”

Benefits: United Negro College Fund, Inc

Event Info.: This ball is hosted by UNCF and local corporate sponsors to involve celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, educators and other supporters in the annual local fundraising activities of UNCF. The evening will include national live entertainment, dining provided by celebrity chefs, dancing, student testimonials and a parade of masks.

Tickets: $600/Ticket

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Contact: 581-3794

 

19  

35th annual “Mad Hatter’s Luncheon

Benefits: Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Guild Association

Event Info.: This annual luncheon features a fashion show by Saks Fifth Avenue, a Hat Contest and roving Alice and Wonderland characters.

Tickets: $110/Ticket; $130/Ticket at Runway Table

Location: Sheraton New Orleans

Contact: 529-2278

 

21 

“2019 Goldring-Woldenberg Major Donor Dinner”

Benefits: Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans

Event Info.: The Goldring-Woldenberg Major Donor fêtes major donors to the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans. Generously underwritten by Darryl and Louellen Berger and The Windsor Court Hotel, this event is open to those who make a minimum household gift of $10,000 to the Jewish Federation.

Tickets: $36/Ticket

Location: Windsor Court Hotel

Contact: 780-5601

 

21 

10th annual “Harvest at Home”

Benefits: Second Harvest Food Bank

Event Info.: “Harvest at Home” is designed to encourage conversation about hunger in our community, while providing support for Second Harvest; the campaign is centered on a fresh fruit or vegetable to symbolize the campaign, and anchored by a local guest chef and a signature recipe. Individuals are invited to contribute at the $250, $500, $1,000 levels and above, with an invitation to this event for each couple donating above $1,000. All donors receive a special gift bag delivered to their home that includes the chefs’ featured recipe and a special culinary treat, a cookbook, materials on hunger and Second Harvest, and a “Harvest at Home” yard sign to visibly show their support of the food bank.

Tickets: $1,000+/Couple Reception Ticket; Multiple Contribution Levels

Location: Private Home

Contact: 729-2820

 

22 

36th annual “French Quarter Festival Gala”

Benefits: French Quarter Festivals, Inc.

Event Info.: This annual party serves as a fundraiser for the nonprofit event producer, French Quarter Festivals, Inc.’s, musician fund. The party will feature a full dinner and an open bar courtesy of Abita Brewing Company and Brown-Forman.

Tickets: $155-$500/Ticket

Location: City of New Orleans Steamboat

Contact: 522-5730

 

22 

“2019 Drafts for Crafts”

Benefits: The National WWII Museum

Event Info.: This annual fundraiser organized by The National WWII Museum’s Young Benefactors serves as a platform for the museum’s ongoing efforts to restore significant WWII macro-artifacts, including 1943 Ford-American LaFrance Fire Truck, a macro-artifact in the Museum’s collection that will be used to educate the public about service on the American Home Front. The Fire Truck will be restored as an Army fire engine and will help museum visitors interpret the broad range of occupations and tasks needed to win the war.

Tickets: Various

Location: The National WWII Museum

Contact: 528-1944, extension 330, DraftsForCrafts.org

 

23

"Tribute to the Stars of New Orleans Blues and Jazz"

Benefits: Health and Education Alliance of Louisiana (HEAL)

Event Info: On March 23, you can join HEAL to celebrate our 10 years of service and to help us further support our children.  We are planning a reception to pay tribute to New Orleans greatest performers, Irma Thomas and Ellis Marsalis.  You’ll want to be with us for this grand presentation. 

Tickets: $150 or 8 for $1000

Location: New Orleans Jazz Museum

Contact: www.heal-no.org

 

23-24 

“Annual Shotgun House Tour”

Benefits: Preservation Resource Center

Event Info.: This self-guided tour features seven private residences that showcase the livability and versatility of New Orleans’ beloved shotgun houses.

Tickets: $20/PRC Members; $30/Ticket in Advance; $35/Ticket Day-of

Location: Headquartered at St. Katharine Drexel School

Contact: 581-7032, PRCNO.org

 

23 

“Art & Soul”

Benefits: NOCCA Institute

Event Info.: This year, guests will enjoy treats from dozens of local restaurants; a massive silent auction offering vacation packages, experiences and art; and entertainment from Alexis & The Samurai, the Sasha Masakowski Family Quartet, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band (all of which feature NOCCA alumni!).

Tickets: $50+/Ticket

Location: NOCCA

Contact: NOCCAInstitute.com/artandsoul

 

23 

“2019 Opus Ball: A Tribute to Fats Domino”

Benefits: Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Event Info.: This annual ball will feature local heritage and musical history, with the Carlos Miguel Prieto conducting LPO in a performance of Fats Domino’s greatest hits. There will also be a Patron Party, a seated three-course dinner, dancing and live auction led by Erik Paulsen.

Tickets: $125-$10,000/Ticket

Location: Sheraton Hotel

Contact: 523-3593

 

23 

“Keeping Our Promises Gala”

Benefits: Daughters of Charity Foundation of New Orleans

Event Info.: This annual event will include live entertainment, food, drinks, the Inspired Cross Awards presentation, a silent auction with some unique offerings and much more.

Tickets: $100/Ticket; $175/Patron Ticket

Location: The National WWII Museum

Contact: 212-9544

 

23 

38th annual “Sugarplum Ball”

Benefits: Children’s Hospital

Event Info.: This year’s ball is themed “Puttin’ on the Glitz.” The night will include a silent auction featuring unique artwork, fine jewelry, vacation packages, sports memorabilia and much more. Nearly 40 restaurants will serve offerings from their menus while live music fills the venue. There will even be miniature golf as a featured area at the ball for Patrons. This year’s event will provide funding to help create a Pediatric Simulation Training Center at Children’s Hospital.

Tickets: $350-$50,000/Ticket

Location: Sugar Mill

Contact: 896-9375, CHNola.org/Sugarplum

 

23 

“The Hike: Tunes, Tales and Trails Festival”

Benefits: Friends of Lafitte Greenway

Event Info.: This annual flagship event began in 2006 as community members bushwhacked along an overgrown railroad with dreams of a trail. Now, celebrate the Greenway with a community festival with live music, food, drink, Greenway tours and storytelling.

Tickets: Free

Location: Lafitte Greenway

Contact: 702-6778

 

24 

“YEP Fest”

Benefits: Youth Empowerment Project

Event Info.: This third annual fundraiser, featuring “Pedal for YEP,” is an afternoon of fun, competitive pedicab races among sponsoring businesses, as well as a festival complete with live music, entertainment, raffle giveaways, food trucks, drinks and kids activities. The accompanying Patron Party will be held at the home of Margaret and Ken Beer during the week before the event.

Tickets: Free; Donations Accepted

Location: YEP Offices

Contact: 522-1316, YEPFest.org

 

27-30 

33rd annual “Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literacy Festival”

Benefits: The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Event Info.: The five-day event offers a range of speakers and performers; writer’s craft sessions; panel discussions; celebrity interviews; a scholars conference; a book fair; a breakfast book club; theater; food and music events; French Quarter literary and LGBT walking tours; and special evening events and social gatherings. In late March, they toast Williams’ birthday with theater, literary panels, food and music events featuring luminaries and the brightest new talents in American arts. This literary and multi-cultural event sees 13,000+ seats filled each year in the French Quarter.

Tickets: Varies

Location: Throughout the French Quarter

Contact: 581-1144, TennesseeWilliams.net

 

27-31 

“Art in Bloom 2019 Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond”

Benefits: New Orleans Museum of Art

Event Info.: This annual event showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days. Proceeds benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans.

Tickets: N/A

Location: New Orleans Museum of Art

Contact: 658-4106

 

28 

“Celebration for Children’s Rights”

Benefits: Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights

Event Info.: This cocktail reception, affords LCCR the opportunity to recognize its successes achieved over the past year, and look ahead to a future of making Louisiana a better place for all its children.

Tickets: Donations accepted

Location: The Building

Contact: 658-6862

 

29-30 

11th annual “Hogs for a Cause”

Benefits: Hogs for a Cause

Event Info.: This year’s annual festival will feature over 20 notable bands playing alongside 90 barbecue teams serving mouth-watering BBQ and vying for title of Grand Champion. Music headliners include Trampled By Turtles and Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. The event will feature music from the Bud Light Stage, Blue Plate-Luzianne Stage and Phelps Dunbar Tent, along with the return of the Craft Beer Hall.

Tickets: Various

Location: UNO Lakefront Arena Fields

Contact: HogsForTheCause.org

 

29-31 

16th annual “Saints & Sinners Literary Festival”

Benefits: The Saints & Sinners Literary Festival

Event Info.: The “SAS Festival” is an internationally-recognized event that brings together a who’s who of LGBT publishers, writers and readers from throughout the United States and beyond, and features panel discussions and master classes around literary topics that provide a forum for authors, editors and publishers to talk about their work for the benefit of emerging writers and the enjoyment of fans of LGBT literature.

Location: Hotel Monteleone

Contact: 581-1144

 

29 

“Amazing Grapes Wine Auction”

Benefits: Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses

Event Info.: This evening under the stars will feature Creole cuisine, live music, delicious wines and specialty cocktails, alongside impressive vintages, rare bottles of wine and other great items through an online auction.

Tickets: $150/Young Professional Patron; $250/Patron

Location: Hermann-Grima House Courtyard

Contact: 274-0744

 

29 

“Go Red For Women Luncheon”

Benefits: American Heart Association

Event Info.: This luncheon is part of “Go Red For Women,” the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Since its debut 15 years ago, Go Red For Women has brought together thousands of women who’ve worked to eradicate heart disease and stroke around the world. Guests can participate in free health screenings and a silent auction, and the ticketed heart-healthy luncheon and program will include stories of local women affected personally by heart disease.

Tickets: $150/Ticket

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Contact: 872-3491

 

29 

10th annual “Paint the Town Green”

Benefits: Raintree Children and Family Services

Event Info.: The annual event will feature live music from the Yat Pack, complimentary food and beverages, and a live and silent auction. All funds raised from this very important event help make a difference in the lives of children

Tickets: $125/Ticket

Location: Pavilion of the Two Sisters

Contact: 899-9045

 

30 

Eighth annual “Jewish Roots Gala”

Benefits: Jewish Children’s Regional Service

Event Info.: This year’s gala will honor Mrs. Betty Kohn – who will be turning 95 years just weeks before the event – for her support of JCRS through the establishment of the endowed Betty & Ira Kohn Camp Scholarship Fund.  The event will feature a style show curated and presented by Dillard’s at Lakeside Mall that highlights Jewish designers and incorporates professional models as well as JCRS “success stories” – former JCRS aid recipients who have become civic and professional leaders. The evening will also include a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres created by Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts and its family of restaurants followed by a seated dinner. A silent auction focused on boutique shopping, restaurants and once-in-a-lifetime vacations will round out the evening.

Tickets: $250+/Ticket

Location: New Orleans Marriott

Contact: (800) 729-5277, JCRS.org

 

30 

“A Night Under the Stars”

Benefits: Cabrini High School

Event Info.: Cabrini will hold its revamped gala as “A Night Under the Stars” at the school’s historic campus, featuring a buffet dinners sponsored by some of New Orleans best restaurants and caterers, music by a jazz trio, dancing, a number of raffles and silent and live auctions.

Tickets: $40/Presale Alumnae; $50/Presale Ticket; $60/Ticket at Door

Location: Cabrini High School

Contact: 483-8684

 

30 

“Notre Dame Seminary Gala”

Benefits: Notre Dame Seminary

Event Info.: Held on the grounds of the Seminary, the gala will feature food, music, a raffle, live and silent auction items. All money raised goes towards educating priests of the future.

Tickets: $125/Ticket; $200/Patron Ticket

Location: Notre Dame Seminary

Contact: 866-7426, extension 375, NDS.edu

 

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“Parkway Promenade XXVIII: An Evening in Monte Carlo”

Benefits: Jefferson Beautification, Inc.

Event Info.: A “Southern Elegance” extravaganza, featuring a sit-down dinner, live entertainment, dancing, raffles and live auctions featuring artwork by James Michaloupolas. Jefferson Beautification, Inc., formed in 1990 to provide funding for tree planting and beautification projects on public green space in Jefferson Parish.

Tickets: $80/Ticket/$250-$10,000/Sponsorships Available

Location: Chateau Country Club

Contact: 737-7583

 

April

10th annual “An Edible Evening”

Benefits: Edible Schoolyard New Orleans

Event Info.: All proceeds from this garden party under the stars will be a celebration of local cuisine, signature wine, live music and student-made goods to ensure that children learn to make healthy connections to food and the natural world, through hands-on, garden-based food and nutrition education classes at all FirstLine Schools.

Tickets: $60/Ticket; $150+/Patron and Sponsor levels

Location: Langston Hughes Academy

Contact: 421-1060

 

“Man & Woman of the Year 2019 Kick-Off”

Benefits: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Event Info.: This event will debut the 2019 candidates to the community, and marks the start of the 10-week fundraising campaign with live music, an open bar and passed hors d’oeuvres.

Tickets: Free

Location: The National World War II Museum, Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Contact: 758-3210

 

“The Revival Gala: PRC’s 42nd annual Julia Jump”

Benefits: Preservation Resource Center

Event Info.: The PRC will celebrate the rebirth of New Orleans’ historic Canal Street with an exclusive look at the iconic Sanlin building’s upcoming renovations. The event will also feature an open bar, dancing, local cuisine and an auction.

Tickets: $75+/Ticket

Location: The Sanlin Building

Contact: 581-7032, PRCNO.org

 

6-7 

“2019 Porsche of New Orleans Leukemia Cup Regatta”

Benefits: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Event Info.: There will be sailing on both Saturday and Sunday, with the annual “Party on Lake Pontchartrain” on Saturday night.

Tickets: $100/To Race & Ticket; $100/Ticket

Location: Southern Yacht Club

Contact: 785-3208

 

“APAS: Asian Pacific American Society Festival”

Benefits: Audubon Nature Institute

Event Info.: Live music, dance performances and a fashion show featuring cultural garments from Asian countries make this celebration unique. Asian cuisine prepared on-site will be available for purchase.

Tickets: Free with admission/membership

Location: Audubon Zoo

Contact: 581-4629, AudubonNatureInstitute.org

 

“Studio 504: Disco for Dance”

Benefits: Upturn Arts

Event Info.: This family-friendly event will feature cuisine from local restaurants; a silent auction that will include once-in-a-lifetime experiences; and performances by NOLA Cherry Bombs, Precious: the Rose Spot Steppers, the Disco Amigos and students of Dance Grounds and Upturn Arts. Funds will raise awareness for Upturn Arts’ mission to provide “Arts for A’’” to children in the New Orleans Area.

Tickets: $35-150/Ticket

Location: New Orleans Jazz Market

Contact: 390-8399, UpturnArts.org/Studio504

 

“Cochon Cotillion XXII”

Benefits: Bridge House / Grace House

Event Info.: Bridge House / Grace House and the Krewe of Pork and Beads will present the first “unofficial” Mardi Gras ball of the 2019 season. There will be food, an open bar, a silent auction and a raffle. Costume or tacky attire is the suggested dress.

Tickets: N/A

Location: Mardi Gras World

Contact: 821-7134

 

47th annual “Prix d’Elegance Luncheon & Fashion Show”

Benefits: Men and Women of Fashion

Event Info.: This annual event will honor 10 men and 10 women who exemplify a unique personal style and are significant contributors in helping enhance our community. Including a delicious lunch, silent auction and raffle, the event will present a glamorous fashion show sponsored by Chatta Box Boutique and Jeff’s Haberdashery.

Tickets: $125/Ticket; $1,250/Table Sponsor

Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Contact: 522-0996, extension 208

 

10th annual “Friendraising Luncheon”

Benefits: Kingsley House

Event Info.: This is an annual celebration of Kingsley House’s programs and the participants they serve. Lunch will be sponsored by the Link Stryjewski Foundation, and the program will feature participants from their preschool and adult day programs

Tickets: Donations requested

Location: Kingsley House

Contact: 523-6221, extension 196

 

11 

Second annual “Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon”

Benefits: Friends of City Park and The New Orleans Town Gardeners

Event Info.: For this event sponsored by IberiaBank, don your creative chapeau for a Moet Champagne Patron Reception with the St. Augustine Brass Band around Popp Fountain, followed by a gourmet lunch and live auction. Proceeds will benefit the management and protection of the park’s live oak trees as well as projects of the New Orleans Town Gardeners: Grow Dat Youth Farm, The Edible Schoolyard, Latter Library and more.

Tickets: $150/Ticket; $250/Patron Ticket; $2,500+/Table

Location: Arbor Room at Popp Fountain

Contact: 483-9376

 

12 

“WYES Passport to the World”

Benefits: WYES

Event Info.: This global-themed gala will support WYES’ mission of serving greater New Orleans, southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast with educational, entertaining and enlightening programming

Tickets: $100/Jr. Gala Ticket (ages 21-40); $200/Gala Ticket; $225 Jr. Patron Ticket; $500 Patron Ticket

Location: Private Home

Contact: WYES.org

 

13 

“Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman!”

Benefits: National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section

Event Info.: This seated dinner will feature music by the fabulous Victory Belles, special guest crooner “Frank Sinatra” and the Victory Trio. This annual gala benefits NCJW, which strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Tickets: $125/Ticket

Location: The National WWII Museum, BB’s Stage Door Canteen

Contact: 861-7788

 

13 

“NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival 2019”

Benefits: New Orleans Museum of Art

Event Info.: Bring your family for a fun-filled day featuring egg hunts, a petting zoo, face painting, spacewalks, painting, crafts, activities and more.

Tickets: $15/Ticket

Location: Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans Museum of Art

Contact: 658-4106

 

20 

“Tails but no Black Tie”

Benefits: Equest Farm in New Orleans City Park

Event Info.: Grandstand ticket holders will enjoy an equestrian evening of world-class riders and USEF Champion Jumpers, cuisine, cocktails and up-close viewing of the Grand Prix. Grandstand ticket holders will also be able to join the competition by betting on which horse and rider team will win the jump off competition in New Orleans’ only Grand Prix Calcutta. Attire is “Cowboy Casual.”

Tickets: $175/Grandstand Ticket

Location: Equest Farm

Contact: 483-9398

 

23 

“Harry Thompson Center Gala – Harry Says Aloha!”

Benefits: Harry Tompson Homeless Center

Event Info.: N/A

Tickets: N/A

Location: Nims Center, Sacred Heart

Contact: 273- 5547, extension 1

 

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31st annual “Zoo-To-Do For Kids presented by Children’s Hospital”

Benefits: Audubon Nature Institute

Event Info.: This family-style festival features live musical entertainment, interactive games, arts and crafts, a Toddler Area, a Junior Area and giant inflatables. Donations to the 2019 events will celebrate Audubon’s conservation efforts for giraffes, the world’s longest-necked animal and a signature species of Audubon Zoo and the Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife (ASW), Audubon’s conservation breeding partnership with San Diego Zoo Global.

Tickets: $20/Members; $25/Non-Members; $40/Early Admittance

Location: Audubon Zoo

Contact: 861-5107, AudubonNatureInstitute.org


 

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