New Orleans Events – Tuesday, May 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, May 2.



Tuesday, May. 2 – Greater New Orleans Foundation's 'Give NOLA Day,' an event designed to inspire people to give generously to nonprofits.

Location: New Orleans, LA.


Tuesday, May. 2 – Louisiana House of Representative's Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice meeting, 9:00 a.m.; Committee on Education meeting 9:00 a.m.; Committee on Health and Welfare meeting 9:00 a.m.; Committee on House and Governmental Affairs meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Committee on Insurance meeting 9:30 a.m.

Location: State Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.


Tuesday, May. 2 – 2017 Oil and Natural Gas Industry Day at the State Capitol, 12:00 p.m.

Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.


Tuesday, May. 2 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu joins city and state official to beak ground on new Keller Community Center, 1:30 p.m. The original building was constructed as a fire station in 1890, and the facility was converted into a place for New Orleans Recreation Development Commission programs in the mid-1990’s. The center was substantially damaged during Hurricane Katrina and the existing building was demolished in 2015 to prepare the site for the new 2,000 square foot facility.

Location: 1814 Magnolia St., New Orleans, LA.


Tuesday, May. 2 – Thursday, May. 4 – Collision conference for the tech industry.

Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.



Wednesday, May. 3 – Saturday, May. 6 –10th Annual National Conference on Health Disparities.

Location: JW Marriott, New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, May. 4 – Sunday, May. 7 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival second weekend, headlined by Widespread Panic (Thursday), Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (Friday), Stevie Wonder (Saturday) and Kings of Leon (Sunday). Thursday’s other performers include Darius Rucker, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tower of Power and Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, plus a salute to Louis Armstrong featuring Hugh Masekela and Dr. Michael White.

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA.


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