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Mar 222017
 

(via gulfbank.com)

The Carrollton branch of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company will host a free small business seminar on Wednesday, March 29 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

The seminar will be hosted by Commercial Lender Eric Van Hoven and presented by small business advisors Danny Allday (CPA), Andrew Legrand (attorney), James C Hou (insurance). Continue reading »

Mar 222017
 

Jay Nix, of Parkway Bakery and Tavern, took home the inaugural “Person of the Year” award from the Mid-City Businesses Association (Claire Byun/cbyun@nolamessenger.com).

By Claire Byun
cbyun@nolamessenger.com

Several Mid-City businesses positively impact the culture, quality of life and appearance of the neighborhood, and two such organizations were called into the spotlight.

The Greater Mid-City Business Association held its annual award luncheon Tuesday to honor local businesses that improve, embrace and impact Mid-City. This year’s gala featured a new award that recognizes a single business owner, as well as an award for the “Business of the Year.” Continue reading »

Mar 222017
 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission is hosting an event open to all.

Generations Celebration: Women’s History Month recognizes and honors outstanding women who have had a positive impact on New Orleans life and culture. The free event will have a variety of performances, merchandise, food, and ceremonies over the night. Continue reading »

Mar 162017
 

(via the Greater Mid-City Business Association)

The Greater Mid-City Business Association (GMCBA) will host their Annual State of Mid-City Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21 at The Cannery, located at 3803 Toulouse Street.

City officials scheduled to appear and/or speak include Councilwoman Susan Guidry, a representative from the office of Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Continue reading »

Mar 152017
 

The annual Hike the Lafitte Greenway event has changed its starting point, though the rest of the route remains unchanged.

The family-friendly hiking event will begin at Lemann Playground, 628 N. Claiborne Ave., at 9:30 a.m. on March 25. The annual event ends with a block party at Second Line Brewing at noon. Continue reading »

Mar 142017
 

Via NORDC

Looking for a free way to entertain your family on a Friday night? Try a family-friendly movie in the park.

The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission released their 2017 movie schedule, which includes family-friendly blockbusters spread throughout Fridays in the spring. This season’s features include ‘The Secret Life of Pets,’ ‘Zootopia’ and ‘Finding Dory,’ as well as some classic such as ‘E.T’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’ Continue reading »

Mar 092017
 

The Mid-City Library

Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to get your children interested in reading? The Mid-City Library has you covered.

The library is hosting the PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME program next month which is designed to help children improve their reading skills by involving the whole family. The program works to make reading fun and enhance problem-solving skills and reading comprehension. PRIME TIME includes storytelling, reading, and discussion for parents and children aged six to 10. Continue reading »

Mar 052017
 

(via Marché Creole Community Market)

After several weeks off, Marche Créole Community Market will host its Grand Reopening on Sunday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the ArtEgg Studios, located at 1001 S. Broad Street.

To celebrate the market’s reopening, the Heritage Foundation for Arts and Cultural Sustainability will sponsor a complimentary Whole Pit Roasted Alligator which will be over five feet long and filled with a creole seafood stuffing. Continue reading »

Mar 022017
 

The Rotary Club of Mid-City New Orleans will celebrate their annual International Women’s Day – New Orleans with a brunch at Propeller, located 4035 Washington Ave. The event, themed “Be Bold For Change”, takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, and will feature three woman presenters, local entertainers, and brunch catered by local women-owned businesses.

Continue reading »

Mar 022017
 

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about New Orleans city government’s inner workings, there’s a program just for you.

The Civic Leadership Academy is an engaging eight week program that provides residents with an in-depth look at City government. The program includes tours, hands-on demonstrations and presentations that give participants an insider view of how the City of New Orleans operates. Continue reading »