New Orleans Events – Wednesday, January 6, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, January 6, 2016.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Louisiana State Civil Service Commission Meeting, 9:00 a.m.
Location: 1201 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Louisiana State Board of Election Supervisors meeting, 9:00 a.m.
Location: State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy hosts a town hall meeting, 9:15 a.m., at the Hammond City Council Chambers, 312 East Charles St., Hammond, LA, and addresses the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m., at the Pinewood Country Club, 405 Country Club Blvd., Slidell, LA.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Jefferson Parish elected officials take oaths of office, 10:00 a.m.
Location: Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials and Carnival Krewe Representatives celebrate Kings Day, marking the start of the 2016 Carnival season, 10:00 a.m.
Location: Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Louisiana Board of Regents meeting, 11:30 a.m.
Location: Claiborne Building. Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Associated General Contractors of America release national and state construction hiring and business forecasts for 2016 via media conference call with speakers including AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr and Chief Economist Kenneth Simonson, Sage Construction and Real Estate Vice President and General Manager Jon Witty, JW Clardy Construction Company President and CEO Josh Clardy, Turner Construction Vice President for South Texas Mike Kaiman, and Lease Crutcher Lewis President Gary Smith, 1:00 p.m. * State data available for: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Local musicians and the New Orleans Mission start weekly jam sessions to 'lift spirits' with the homeless and the general public of New Orleans, 5:30 p.m.
Location: New Orleans Mission, 1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – More than 200 New Orleans students of French are honored in an awards ceremony receiving The Diplome d'Etudes en Langue Francaise, officially recognizing their language skills, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Jan. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 10 – CMBE Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference, 'Biomanufacturing of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.'
Location: Royal Sonesta, New Orleans, LA.