New Orleans Events – Friday, March 25, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, March 25, 2016.



Friday, Mar. 25 – New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond visits the Orleans Justice Center, where he serves as principal celebrant for a Stations of the Cross service with a select group of OPSO inmates. Acting Chief of Corrections Col. Michael Laughlin, OPSO Director of Programming Gregory Carroll and Assistant to Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Susan Lindsey, also attend, 5:30 p.m.

Location: Orleans Justice Center, 2800 Perdido St., New Orleans.


Friday, Mar. 25 – Saturday, Mar. 26 – Hammond Smokin' BBQ Challenge. Over 50 KCBS teams from around the U.S. compete against each other and local teams for more than $12,000 in cash and prizes. Event also features local bands.

Location: Hammond, LA.






Saturday, Mar. 26 – New Orleans Recreation Development Commission host Easter Egg Hunt, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Joe W Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd., New Orleans.


Saturday, Mar. 26 – Lace Xclusive Virgin Hair host third annual Easter Jam event, 12:00 p.m.

Location: 3303 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans.


Saturday, Mar. 26 – Lafayette's Homecoming Celebration & Parade with a performance by American Idol contestant MacKenzie Bourg.

Location: Parc International, Garfield St., Lafayette, LA.


Saturday, Mar. 26 – Times Picayune Crescent City Classic, 10k race followed by post-race party.


Saturday, Mar. 26 – Lafayette Parks and Recreation host the 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Location: Thomas Park; 300 Geraldine Dr., Lafayette, LA.



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