New Orleans Events – Friday, January 8, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, January 8, 2016.



Friday, Jan. 8 – Baton Rouge Region Health Services Delivery and Financing Task Force meeting, 9:00 a.m.

Location: State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.


Friday, Jan. 8 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, city officials and the New Orleans Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Planning Commission members announce schedule of events for the City's 30th annual MLK holiday celebration, 10:15 a.m.

Location: City Hall. 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans.


Friday, Jan. 8 – Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy tours Sewerage and Water Board project site, Napoleon Ave. between Coliseum and Chestnut Sts., New Orleans, 10:40 a.m., and tours University Medical Center New Orleans, 2000 Canal St., New Orleans, 1:45 p.m.


Friday, Jan. 8 – Louisiana Statewide Healthcare Delivery System Study Committee meeting, 11:00 a.m.

Location: State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.


Friday, Jan. 8 – Mississippi and Louisiana Mayors part of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI) hold a press conference discussing ongoing impacts of the flooding taking place on the Mississippi River, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Vicksburg City Hall Annex Building, 1415 Walnut St., Vicksburg, MS.


Friday, Jan. 8 – Sunday, Jan. 10 – Wizard World Comic Con comes to New Orleans. The touring event for pop culture and comic books will feature special guests Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman and Karen Gillan

Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.




Sunday, Jan. 10 – Thursday, Jan. 14 – American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Location: New Orleans, LA.



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