New Orleans Events – Friday, Jan. 9
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Jan. 9
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS-DARDENNE — Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne hosts a breakfast to discuss the significance of the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans, 8:30 a.m. News conference to begin about 10:00 a.m. Location: Hotel Monteleone, Riverview Room, 214 Royal St., New Orleans.
BARBERSHOP CONVENTION — Barbershop quartet convention through Sunday. Various. Location: Hilton Riverside and New Orleans Convention Center.
— 10:00 a.m. International Youth Barbershop Chorus Festival. Location: Convention Center, New Orleans Theater, New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments on gay marriage bans in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, 9:00 a.m. Location: John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building, 600 Camp St., New Orleans.
SU SYSTEM BOARD — The Board of Supervisors for the Southern University System meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: Southern University, J.S. Clark Administration Bldg., 2nd Floor, Board Meeting Room, Baton Rouge.
HYBRID-ORIGIN SOURCING — The National Conference of State Legislatures will conduct a public hearing to examine the concept of hybrid-origin sourcing currently being considered by the chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: The Intercontinental Hotel New Orleans, 444 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans.
UL SYSTEM BOARD — The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System meets to install officers and participate in annual ethics training, 9:00 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 100, 1201 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge.
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS — Wreath-laying ceremony, 10:00 a.m. Location: De La Ronde Plantation Ruins, Louisiana Highway 46, Chalmette.