New Orleans Events – Thursday, Feb. 5

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Feb. 5.


WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES — The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meets. 9:30 a.m. Location: Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, 2000 Quail Dr., Baton Rouge.


FRENCH QUARTER FEST — French Quarter Festivals Inc. and others hold a press conference to provide details about the annual festival, scheduled April 9 – 12, 10:00 a.m. Location: Jackson Square, New Orleans.


HUMANE SOCIETY – HOMELESS PETS — The Humane Society of Louisiana unveils its new TransPUPtation van that will allow the organization to safe hundreds of homeless pets annually. The van was purchased with funds from First Bank and Trust and other contributions from Bollinger Shipyards and Entergy, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Location: First Bank and Trust, 3929 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie.


IMMIGRATION — The US Citizenship and Immigration Services marks the grand opening of a new field office and application support center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and naturalization ceremony for 28 people, 11:30 a.m. Location: 1250 Poydras St., Suite 1800, New Orleans.


INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu joins the New Orleans Aviation Board to introduce a new international airline offering nonstop service from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 2:00 p.m. Location: Louis Armstrong International Airport, Concourse C, Pre-Security, Kenner.


SAINTS – LOFTON — Saints linebacker Curtis Lofton will attend a school assembly as part of the Rotolo's Literacy Program Visit series, 2:00 p.m. Location: Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary School, 8809 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge.



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