New Orleans Events – Tuesday, Nov. 25
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, Nov. 25.
TEACHERS CONVENE — The Louisiana Federation of Teachers 50th annual convention concludes, 8:30 a.m. Jan Moller, executive director of the Louisiana Budget Project, to give an address on the state of Louisiana's budget. Location: New Orleans Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal St., New Orleans.
TURKEY GIVEAWAY — Cash Money Records continues its annual tradition of hosting turkey giveaways in New Orleans, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Health screenings from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Turkey giveaway from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: New Home Full Gospel Ministries, 1605 Carondelet St., New Orleans.
FIRE DEPARTMENT – BREAST CANCER DONATION — The New Orleans Fire Department makes $3,000 donations each to the American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen Foundation in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 10:00 a.m. Location: Fire Headquarters, 317 Decatur St., New Orleans.
SENATE CAMPAIGN-CASSIDY — US Rep. Bill Cassidy will cast his vote for the Dec. 6 election, 8:00 a.m. Location: Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Ln., Baton Rouge.
US Rep. Bill Cassidy and Texas Gov. Rick Perry join supporters at 3 "Get Out the Vote" rallies.
— 11:00 a.m. Location: LAGOP Victory Office, 2819 Johnston St., Lafayette
— 2:30 p.m. Location: Celtic Media Centre, Stage 2, 10000 Celtic Dr., Baton Rouge
— 5:30 p.m. Location: Ronald Reagan Park, Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington.
SENATE CAMPAIGN-LANDRIEU — US Sen. Mary Landrieu tours a dredging and stevedoring company and attends an event with seniors and disabled citizens at a senior center in Terrebonne Parish.
— 2:00 p.m., tour of Weeks Marine, Inc., with Port of Terrebonne Executive Director David Rabalais. Location: 1135 Coteau Rd., Houma.
— 3:15 p.m., Seniors Event, with Terrebonne Parish Councilmember Arlanda Williams. Location: Bayou Towers Senior Center, 7491 West Park Ave., Houma.
TECH JOB FAIR — Recruiting and networking event for three new information technology companies moving to Lafayette, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Welcome event; 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Job fair. Location: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Abdalla Hall, 635 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette.
HOLIDAY SEASON – LAUNCH — Kickoff the start of the holiday season with the annual Canal Street Lighting Ceremony, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: Astor Crown Plaza, 739 Canal St., New Orleans.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING — Kick-off the holiday season with the inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, 5:30 p.m. Location: Riverwalk, Spanish Plaza, 500 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans.
COLUMBUS SHIPS — Replicas of Columbus' ships, the Pinta and Nina, will arrive and will be on display through Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Media preview on Tuesday. Open to general public Nov. 26. Location: Downtown Marina (across from Terrebonne General Medical Center), Park Avenue, Houma.