New Orleans Events – Thursday, August 11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, August 11, 2016.
Thursday, Aug. 11 – Orleans Parish School Board celebrate start of 2016-17 school year with network school convocation, 8:45 a.m.
Location: McDonogh 35 Senior High School, 4000 Cadillac St., New Orleans.
Thursday, Aug. 11 – Entergy New Orleans reveal completed Solar Power Plant, 9:00 a.m.
Location: New Orleans Solar Power Plant, Jourdan Road at Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans.
Thursday, Aug. 11 – 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine speaks at Progressive National Baptist Convention, 10:00 a.m. The weeklong conference has focused on 'the importance of voter education and voter registration as well as an overhaul of the criminal justice system and policing tactics.’ Kaine's appearance at the convention is the first presidential campaign stop in Louisiana since Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump formally received their respective party's nominations. Clinton and Sen. Kaine will face Republicans Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence in the Nov. 8 election.
Location: Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.
Thursday, Aug. 11 – Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Task Force meeting, 10:00 a.m.
Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.
Thursday, Aug. 11 – Saturday, Aug. 13 – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 'Safe Cars Save Lives' bus tour continues in Alabama and Louisiana, with stops in Mobile, 9:00 a.m., and New Orleans, 2:00 p.m., respectively. Tour aims to 'spread the word about vehicle and passenger safety,' with a team of experts running free safety checks for vehicle recalls, tire inflation, car seat installation, and heatstroke prevention. Tour will go on to include Texas.
Location: Mobile, New Orleans
Thursday, Aug. 11 – Republican senatorial candidate for Louisiana Abhay Patel participate in the Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Carli-Co Café, 1506 N. Airline Hwy-Bayou Plaza, Gonzalez, LA.
Thursday, Aug. 11 – New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison invites the community to a public forum on police-community relations, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, 2515 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.