New Orleans Events – Thursday, June 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, June 30, 2016.

 

 

Thursday, Jun. 30 – Essence Festival 'Day of Service,' featuring 500 volunteers made up of local youth and traveling festival goers, 9:00 a.m. This year's theme focuses on the power of mentorship and education, with projects including classroom cleaning, hall-way painting, stairwell painting, mural painting, locker-room clean-out and set up and other maintenance. Singer Estelle makes a guest appearance at 12:30 p.m.

The Essence Festival runs from July 1 through July 3.

Location: Cohen College Prep, 3520 Dryades St., New Orleans.

www.essencefestival.com

 

Thursday, Jun. 30 – Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners meeting, 11:00 a.m.

Location: 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans.

www.portno.com

 

Thursday, Jun. 30 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards attends Annual St. John the Baptist Parish Veterans Luncheon, Regala Gym, 194 Regala Park Road, Reserve, 11:10 a.m., attends Shreveport Medicaid Expansion Event, David Raines Community Health Center, 1625 David Raines Rd., Shreveport, 2:30 p.m., attends University Health Medical Center Tour, LSU Health Sciences Center, 1541 Kings Highway, Shreveport, 3:15 p.m.

www.louisiana.gov

 

Thursday, Jun. 30 – Essence Festival opening press conference, featuring President of Essence Communications Inc. Michelle Ebanks, Editor-in-Chief of Essence Vanessa K. De Luca, and Mayor of New Orleans, 3:00 p.m.

The Essence Festival runs from July 1 through July 3.

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

www.essencefestival.com

 

Thursday, Jun. 30 – New Orleans Police Department holds Fourth District community update on the progress the department has made in complying with the federal consent decree, 6:00 p.m.

Location: Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Dr., New Orleans.

www.nola.gov/nopd

 

Thursday, Jun. 30 – Saturday, Jul. 2 – World Drug Delivery Summit.

Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, New Orleans.

www.omicsgroup.com

 

 

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