New Orleans Events – Wednesday, December 16, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, December 16.


Dec. 16 – NOPD 2nd District distributes new toys to 325 students at Lafayette Academy Charter School for a 5th year, 9:00 a.m. Location: 2727 Carrollton Ave., New Orleans.


Dec. 16 – Members of the New Orleans Fire Department participate in the annual Wal-Mart shopping spree with 25 children from St. Michael's Special School, 9:15 a.m. NOFD has donated a $100 Wal-Mart gift card to each child. Location: 1901 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans.


Dec. 16 – New Orleans Fix My Streets Financing Working Group holds public meeting, 10:30 a.m. Location: 1340 Poydras St., New Orleans.


Dec. 16 – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal tours the UHC facility in Lafayette and meets with hospital executives and employees to hear about 'the success of the public-private partnership,' 11:00 a.m. Location: University Hospital & Clinics, 2390 W Congress St., Lafayette, LA.


Dec. 16 – Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District meeting, 12:00 p.m. Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome. New Orleans, LA.


Dec. 16 – Governor-elect John Bel Edwards holds a press conference making personnel announcements, 3:30 p.m. Location: West Campus Apartments Activity Building, LSU. Baton Rouge, LA.


Dec. 16 – The LSU AgCenter, National Audubon Society and Louisiana Delta Adventures host an ecotourism workshop. Location: 2297 Diversion Canal Levee Rd., Jonesville, LA.


Dec. 16 – U.S. vs. China women's soccer friendly, concluding a nine-match tour to celebrate the U.S. Women's National Team's FIFA Women's World Cup victory, which was sealed with a 5-2 win over Japan in July, 7:00 p.m. The game marks 35-year-old Abby Wambach's 255th and final U.S. WNT appearance, and she serves as captain. She is the all-time leading soccer international goal scorer. Previous match on the tour was also against China, on Sunday, won 2-0 by the hosts. Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans.



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