New Orleans Events – Thursday, April 16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, April 16.


JAZZ IN THE PARK — The People United for Armstrong Park presents the 7th annual Jazz in the Park series. Location: Armstrong Park, New Orleans.


JEFFERSON SCHOOLS — New Jefferson Parish Schools Superintendent Isaac Joseph will meet and greet students, faculty, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Location: Ella Pittman Elementary School, 3800 13th St., Harvey.


NEW ORLEANS AIRPORT — A new airline announces new nonstop service to 2 cities from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 10:00 a.m. Location: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Concourse C, Pre-Security.


LEADERS WITH VISION — Leaders with Vision holds its monthly public policy forum. This month's topic: "Should legislative independence be a priority for Louisiana?" 12:00 p.m. Location: Drusilla Place, Audubon Room, 3482 Drusilla Lane, Baton Rouge.


TIRE EXPO — North American Tire and Retread Expo, billed as a national first: 3:00 p.m. – Winners announced, "Miss Retread 2015" contest for "the most beautiful retreaded truck tire." Exhibit show floor. Location: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. Website:


TOWN HALL – BARROW — State Rep. Regina Barrow hosts a town hall to discuss issues for the 2015 legislative session, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Location: Port Allen Town Hall, 375 Court St., Port Allen.



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