New Orleans Events – Friday, Dec. 5

 NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Dec. 5.


WORKBOAT SHOW — More than 14,000 expected at 35th International WorkBoat Show, which concludes Friday. Location: Convention Center (MCCNO), Halls B-F.


ANTI-BULLYING CONFERENCE — Warren Easton Charter High School hosts the 6th annual SAVE Week, a conference focusing on ways to prevent/reduce youth violence and bullying, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Warren Easton Charter High School, Auditorium, 3019 Canal St., New Orleans.


SEXUAL ASSAULT — The Sexual Assault Best Practices Conference, which address work in New Orleans involving sexual assault response, concludes, 9:00 a.m. Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., 3rd Floor, Celestin E. Ballroom, New Orleans.


COLUMBUS SHIPS — Replicas of Columbus' ships, the Pinta and Nina, will be on display through Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Downtown Marina (across from Terrebonne General Medical Center), Park Avenue, Houma.


RECRUIT GRADUATION — New Orleans Police recruits graduate. Keynote address by US Attorney Kenneth Polite, Jr., 9:30 a.m. Location: Dillard University, Georges Auditorium, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.


OYSTER MEETING — An oyster industry update will be held for boat captains and deckhands. The meeting is part of the Louisiana Fisheries Forward program, 9:30 a.m. Location: Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum, 7910 W. Park Ave., Houma.


SENATE CAMPAIGN-CASSIDY — U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy will campaign with Senator-elect Joni Ernst at two rallies.

— 11:00 a.m. Location: 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles.

— 4:00 p.m. Location: 6824 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 200-A, Metairie.


NAACP-SOLIDARITY PRESS CONFERENCE — The Louisiana NAACP State Conference will hold a solidarity press conference, 3:00 p.m. Location: 19th Judicial District State Court, Corner of St. Louis St. and North Blvd., Baton Rouge.


HOLIDAY LAUNCH – ST TAMMANY — The 15th annual Holiday of Lights officially opens to the public, 6:00 p.m. Location: Trailhead on Koop Drive, Mandeville.


HOLIDAY LAUNCH – JEFFERSON PARISH — Jefferson Parish holds the official lighting of Holiday in the Park, 6:30 p.m. Location: Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie.

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