New Orleans Events – Friday, July 10
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, July 10.
IMMIGRANTS RALLY — Immigrants march to ICE Regional Headquarters to discuss ongoing immigration raids and alleged abuses, 9:00 a.m. Location: From 5th US Circuit Court (600 Camp St.) to ICE Regional headquarters (Corner of Loyola & Poydras Streets), New Orleans.
GOVERNOR'S RACE – JOHN BEL EDWARDS — Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards launches a week-long statewide Put Louisiana First tour to interact with voters and discuss his platform.
— 10:30 a.m. Opening JBE Headquarters. Location: 1610 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport
— 12:30 p.m. Lunch Stop. Location: Notinis Italian Restaurant, 2013-A Airline Dr., Bossier City
— 3:00 p.m. Location: Lewis Temple CME, 301 Main St., Grambling
July 11 – USHER SYNDROME — Usher Syndrome Coalition holds 7th annual family conference. Usher syndrome, the most common cause of combined deafness and blindness, affects an estimated 50,000 U.S. residents; Cajuns are among groups with unusually high prevalence. The conference is a chance to meet people affected by the disease and learn the latest about causes, management and treatments. All day. Location: New Orleans Downtown Marriott, near convention center.
July 11 – GOVERNOR'S RACE – JOHN BEL EDWARDS — Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards launches a week-long statewide Put Louisiana First tour to interact with voters and discuss his platform.
— 9:30 a.m. Brunch with ULM students, faculty. Location: Student Union, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 601 Bayou Dr., Monroe.
— 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Impromptu stops from Monroe to Baton Rouge.
July 11 – KATRINA EXHIBIT — Levees.org will hold a ribbon cutting for its Levee Exhibition and Garden, which tells the story of the flooding during Hurricane Katrina, 10:00 a.m. Location: 5000 Warrington Dr., New Orleans.
July 11 – YOUTH SEMINAR — New Orleans City Council member Nadine Ramsey and the Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson will hold a seminar with young people to educate them on their civil rights and liberties and best practices when confronted by law enforcement in New Orleans, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: Treme Community Center, 900 North Villere St., New Orleans.
July 11-12 – BASTILLE DAY NOLA — New Orleans celebrates Bastille Day.
—11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Free festival includes dog costume contest from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Place: Spanish Plaza, Riverwalk.
—5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Faubourg St. John celebration with prize for best costume as Marie Antoinette or Napoleon. —8:45 p.m.: Fireworks. Place: Riverfront at Jackson Square.
July 11 – TEACHER AWARDS — The Louisiana Department of Education will announce the 2016 Teacher and Principal of the Year winners during a celebration and gala. 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Premier Ballrooms I & II, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge.
July 12 – CEMETERY REPAIRS — Save Our Cemeteries has contracted eight masons to perform repairs on several open tombs at the historic Lafayette Cemetery No. 2, 9:00 a.m. Location: 2801 S. Saratoga St., New Orleans.
July 12 – BASTILLE DAY NOLA — New Orleans celebrates Bastille Day.
—11:00 a.m., French Car Club parade. Cars parked from about 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at parade starting area. Place: Starts at 700 block Frenchman St. at Washington Square Park.
—12:00 p.m.: Bastille Day Mass in French with choir performing French liturgical songs. Place: Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6220 LaSalle Pl.
—2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Music and 6th annual French Market Bartender & Waiters Race, 4:00 p.m. Place: 3100 block Ponce de Leon, between Esplanade and N. Lopez.
—5:00 p.m.: Trinity Artist Series Bastille Day Celebration with sopranos Marie Elise Thomas and Joy Meade. Place: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave.
July 12 – GOVERNOR'S RACE – JOHN BEL EDWARDS — Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards launches a week-long statewide Put Louisiana First tour to interact with voters and discuss his platform.
— 2:00 p.m. Finale stop. Location: The Lyceum Ballroom, 123 Third St., Baton Rouge.
July 12 – MISS USA PAGEANT — The 2015 Miss USA Pageant will be held, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Location: Baton Rouge River Center.