New Orleans Events – Friday, May 6, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, May 6, 2016.



Friday, May. 6 – Entergy Corp: Full year 2015 AGM, 10:00 a.m.

Location: The Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.


Friday, May. 6 – Northwestern State University spring commencement, with speakers including Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, to graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development and the Louisiana Scholars' College, 10:00 a.m., and Southeast Texas Medical Associates Founder and CEO Dr. James Holly, who addresses graduates from the College of Business and Technology and the College of Nursing and School of Allied Health, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA.


Friday, May. 6 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards delivers the commencement address at the Northwestern University commencement ceremony – Friedman Student Union Ballroom, 185 Sam Sibley Dr. Natchitoches, LA, 10:00 a.m.; Visits with students at St. Mary’s Catholic School and tours the campus – St. Mary’s Catholic School, 1101 E. 5th St., Natchitoches, LA, 12:30 p.m.; attends a meet and greet for elected officials and community leaders – LA Sports Hall of Fame, 500 Front St., Natchitoches, LA, 2:00 p.m.


Friday, May. 6 – Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy tours City Year School at 1225 Sharp Rd., Baton Rouge, LA, 10:30 a.m.; and tours Louisiana STEM Expo at 275 S. River Rd., Baton Rogue, LA, 11:30 a.m.


Friday, May. 6 – New Orleans Health Department and the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness hold an exercise to train staff and volunteers to run a medical special needs shelter in the event of a hurricane or another emergency, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Andrew P. Sanchez & Copelin-Byrd Multi-Service Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans.


Friday, May. 6 – Tuesday, May. 10 – American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery/ American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Symposium and Congress, including ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, ASOA Congress on Ophthalmic Practice Management, and Technicians and Nurses Program. Event highlights advances in eye surgery for cataracts, laser and implantable lens-based vision correction and the treatment of diseases and injuries of the eye.

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


Friday, May. 6 – Sunday, May. 8 – 56th Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, annual celebration of Crawfish and Cajun heritage.

Location: Parc Hardy, Breaux Bridge, LA.



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