[MarignyBywater] Fwd: Holiday events and Public Meetings

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> From: info at bywaterneighbors.com
> Date: December 4, 2008 9:10:04 AM CST
> To: ag at mojono.com
> Subject: Holiday events and Public Meetings
>
> WEEKLY UPDATE from the Bywater Neighborhood Association
>
> THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 9:30A.M. –3:00P.M.
> COOPERATIVE HOUSING WORKSHOPS ACROSS THE GULF COAST
> Presented by the: Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land  
> Assistance Fund Rural Training and Research Center
> Epes, Alabama
> These workshops represent a starting point toward exploring  
> cooperative housing development as part of the solution to the  
> housing dilemma on the Gulf Coast in Louisiana, Mississippi and  
> Alabama.
> lunch will be provided
> ASHE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER
> 1712 ORETHA CASTLE HALEY BLVD.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Thursday, Dec 4, 1:30pm
> Join Lt. Governor Landrieu and New Orleans City Council members as  
> they celebrate the success of the Cultural Districts Program.
> There will be a workshop for those interested in details about  
> Historic Tax Credits and Original Art Sales Tax Exemption, two of  
> the benefits to being in a Cultural District.
> Studio Inferno, 3000 Royal Street
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Thursday, December 4th at 6:30 P.M
> Preston Favorite of Entergy is convening a meeting to answer  
> questions regarding the recent power outages in the Bywater  
> neighborhood.  The meeting will take place at Holy Angels in the  
> cafeteria.  Please forward this announcement to your neighbors.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Thursday, December 4 -- 7 - 11pm
> Open Artist Studio on Thursday Nights at Studio Inferno
> 3000 Royal St.,
> "Hot Glass Cold Cocktails"  A lecture in conjunction with Cafe  
> Adelaide on cocktail glassware, with Master Mixologist Lu Brow &  
> Glass Artist James Vella.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Friday December 5, 8:30-10pm
> Art, food & music at On Piety.
> First, New Noise presents "For you to find", a workshop theatre  
> performance at 8:30 pm.
> Jambalaya and swingin' music at 10 pm with Marygoround & the apple- 
> cheeked boys. And it's all FREE.
> 617 Piety St. in the Bywater.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Friday, Dec. 5th,  6-8pm
> The City of New Orleans Public Private Partnership Initiative
> The City of New Orleans is embarking on an initiative to improve  
> economic development. You are invited to join in a discussion about  
> this initiative to support business growth in our city.
>  District E: Household of Faith, 9300 I-10 Service Rd.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Dewar’s Scotch Whiskey invites you to celebrate
> Dec. 5 "Repeal Day" celebrating the 21st Amendment of the U.S.  
> Constitution that ended Prohibition.
> Historic Bars and Restaurants Participating in Repeal Day in New  
> Orleans include:
>     * Pat O's
>     * Antoine's
>     * Tujague's
>     * Napoleon House
>     * Hotel Monteleone
>     * Court of Two Sisters
>     * Commander's Palace
>     * Lafitte's Black Smith Shop
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Saturday, December 6th, 9:00 am until noon
> City's monthly Recycling Event
> Materials to be accepted include plastic containers, paper products  
> including cardboard, paperboard, shredded paper (in bags), and  
> newspaper, as well as metal containers such as aluminum, tin, and  
> steel.  The ARC of New Orleans is also accepting Mardi Gras beads  
> and throws.
> on the East Bank under the overpass at N. Claiborne Avenue and St.  
> Peters Street and on the West Bank at the public library at General  
> DeGaulle and Holiday Avenue.
> For additional information either dial 311 or check the  
> 'cityofno.com' website.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Saturday, December 6 – Sunday, December 7,  9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
> Remembering Pearl Harbor at The National World War II Museum
> Commemorate the day that will live in infamy and honor the Americans  
> that made the ultimate sacrifice with a visit to The National World  
> War II Museum. Pearl Harbor images, oral histories and artifacts are  
> all part of the Museum’s permanent exhibitions. For more  
> information, call 504-527-6012 x 333 or visit www.nationalww2museum.org 
> .
> 945 Magazine St. (Enter on Andrew Higgins Dr. between Camp and  
> Magazine St.)
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Saturday, Dec 6th , 10AM -9PM
> Christmas on Jackson Square and Parade and Concert on Canal Street
> All day specials at retailers in the French Quarter. The Jackson  
> Square stores will offer an opportunity to register for a chance to  
> win a gift basket with merchandise from all participating stores.
> Parade will begin at 10:00 a.m., from Convention Center Blvd up  
> Canal Street to Robertson Street and back to its starting point.
> It will be followed by an all-star outdoor concert beginning at 12  
> noon at Elk Place.
> Entertainers include Jeremy Davenport, Rockin Dopsie, Jr., jazz  
> trumpeter Marlon Jordan and vocalist Stephanie Jordan, the Batiste  
> Brothers, Rebirth Brass Band, Amanda Shaw and James Andrews.
> Block Party from 6PM -9PM. will feature Shopping, Caroling and  
> Libations. Adult Beverages and  Refreshments will be served.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 pm
> METRO BICYCLE COALITION MEMBERSHIP MEETING
>  Join us on Sunday, December 7, 2008 at 3 p.m. for an important  
> meeting about bicycle advocacy and improving cycling in New Orleans.
>      * Bike lanes, paths, and bike facilities
>     * Recent, upcoming and needed improvements
>     * Identify priorities and get involved in our initiatives
> St. Stephen Central School Cafeteria      1027 Napoleon, New  
> Orleans, LA
> metrobicyclecoalition.org
> Metro Bicycle Coalition · PO Box 19371, New Orleans, LA 70179
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Tuesday, December 9, 10am-12:30pm
>  TAKE A SIP OF HISTORY
> Presented by Sazerac Cocktail Academy
> New Orleans is no stranger to the cocktail. Enjoying a drink is a  
> civic pastime for locals and visitors alike rivaled only by eating.  
> Though many drinks can call New Orleans home, one stands above the  
> rest as the embodiment of the history and character of our city. The  
> Sazerac, the Official Cocktail of the City of New Orleans.
> RSVP:     michelle at talesofthecocktail.com by Thursday, December 4
> Napoleon House, 500 Chartres Street
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Wednesday, December 10, 5:30pm
> NPN will be hosting a "Hot Topic Discussion" on the possibility of  
> creating an Office of Neighborhoods in New Orleans.
> NPN office, 3500 Canal Street.
> Dinner will be provided.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Thursday, Dec. 11 between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
> The Port of New Orleans will hold a second public informational  
> meeting to discuss plans for building a refrigerated terminal at  
> Gov. Nicholls
> Members of Port staff and the project design team will be available  
> to discuss the project and field questions. The Gov. Nicholls Street  
> Wharf is currently used to handle cargo overflow. After looking at  
> several alternate sites, the Port has decided to move its  
> refrigerated terminal to the Gov. Nicholls Street Wharf. With the  
> impending closure of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, waterborne  
> access to the Port's existing refrigerated cargo terminal at Jourdan  
> Road has been compromised. The Port believes the terminal capacity  
> must be moved to the river to retain jobs.
> NOCCA
> 2800 Chartres Street in the Jazz concert room.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Saturday, December 13, 9am-noon
> Parkway Partners 2nd Saturday Holiday sale
> Poinsettias, Christmas Cactus, Norfolk Pines, Citrus Trees and more!
> Speaker at 10:00 a.m.
> Parkway Partners Headquarters, corner of Clio and Baronne.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Saturday December 13, noon until 5pm
> Festive Bazaar
> a holiday crafts sale at Holy Angels
> inside the cafeteria
> shop locally!
> 3500 St Claude
> more info at www.knitzy.com/festivebazaar.html
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Saturday December 13, 6-9 pm
> Antenna presents L.A.B.
> the work of Shawn Hall
> 3161 Burgundy Steet
> exhibit will be open until January 4
> Gallery hours:  Monday nights 6-8 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 12-5 pm,  
> and by appointment.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Sunday, December 14, noon until 5pm
> Holiday Market at Washington Square
> plus caroling and other holiday events
> shop for great holiday gifts, one of a kind and handcrafted items
> Royal and Frenchmen Streets
> more info at www.faubourgmarigny.org
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Sunday, December 14, 3-6 p.m.
> FAW-BOIG MARA-NEE ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD CHRISTMAS PAWTY
> Benny Grunch & the Bunch
> Featured at FREE Christmas DANCE
> Ray’s Boom Boom Room, 508 Frenchmen
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Monday, December 15th, 6:30-8:30
> NSA New Orleans Advisory Task Force Public Forums to discuss the  
> Redevelopment and Reuse Plan for the NSA New Orleans “East Bank” Site.
> The NSA East Bank site is currently available at the following URL: http://www.nsaeb.com/
> Comments will be added to the site on a regular basis.
> The board meets December 8 if you are able to comment before then.
> NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  every Tuesday from 10AM -2PM
> The Talk It Out Van, with its team of experienced social workers  
> (MSW, LCSW), is now at the Community Center of St Bernard, 1107  
> LeBeau St, Arabi
> These counselors are ready to listen and offer confidential help  
> with a wide variety of emotional support issues including anxiety,  
> grief, anger, depression, substance abuse, and school problems.
> Walk-ins are always welcome to stop by and chat.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  The Louisiana SPCA is your one stop source for affordable  
> veterinary services including low-cost spaying and neutering,  
> vaccinations and affordable microchipping. Everyone is eligible for  
> this low cost option and no voucher is required. For affordable spay/ 
> neuter, vaccination and microchipping for your pets contact the  
> Louisiana SPCA at 504-368-5191 ext. 141 to schedule an appointment.  
> Households currently receiving federal or state assistance and  
> citizens over 65 also qualify for reduced fees. To schedule an  
> appointment or for more information call 504-368-5191 ext. 141 or  
> visit www.la-spca.org.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> CERAMICS -- Free Classes Sponsored by NORD
> Winter 2009 Session
> No experience necessary
>
> St. Bernard Center (Gentilly)
> 1500 Lafreniere Street
> 504-658-0198
> Tuesdays  (January 6 - February 17)
> 1pm-3pm              Adult Class
> 5pm-6:30pm         All Ages Class
>
> Behrman Center (Algiers)
> 2529 Gen. Meyer Ave
> 504-364-4092
> Wednesdays  (January 7 – February 18)
> 1pm-3pm              Adult Class
> 5pm-6:30pm         All Ages Class
>
> Contact Pat Jolly to register
> patjolly8994 at aol.com  504-899-8994
> NORD 504-658-3000
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
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