New Orleans Events – Monday, August 8, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, August 8, 2016.



Monday, Aug. 8 – New Orleans Councilman Jared Brossett and announces plans to convert flooded home into a museum. The house flooded when the London Avenue Canal burst during Hurricane Katrina, 10:00 a.m.

Location: 4918 Warrington Dr., Gentilly, New Orleans.


Monday, Aug. 8 – City of New Orleans Board of Zoning Adjustments meeting, 10:00 a.m.

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


Monday, Aug. 8 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks at National Health Center Week and hosts press conference, Teche Action Clinic, 1115 Weber St., Franklin, 10:00 a.m.; visits LA Department of Transportation Development Project Site, I-49 South, U.S. 90 at La. 318 Interchange, 12:00 p.m.; speaks at Stop the Violence Gala, Baymont Convention Center, 2301 N MacArthur Dr., Alexandria, 5:00 p.m.


Monday, Aug. 8 – City of New Orleans New Orleans Redevelopment Authority Board of Commissioners regular board meeting, 6:00 p.m.

Location: 1409 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans


Monday, Aug. 8 – Saturday, Aug. 13 – Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for 'Freed and Renewed in Christ: 500 Years of God’s Grace in Action', an assembly preparing for the observation of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans.


Monday, Aug. 8 – Friday, Aug. 12 – 55th annual session of the Progressive National Baptist Convention. PNBC President James Perkins leads over 5,000 attendees representing over 2,000 churches, with weeklong events focusing on the importance of voter education and voter registration as well as an overhaul of the criminal justice system and policing tactics.

Location: Hyatt Regency hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans.



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