New Orleans Events – Friday, Nov. 21

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Nov. 21:

 

SUPERCOMPUTING 2014 – Nearly 10,000 experts conclude conference on high-performance computing. Location: Convention Center.

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HEALTH FAIR — Sci High will host its 2nd annual Health 360, an interactive fair that highlights physical and emotional wellness, strategies for healthy living and careers in health care and STEM fields, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Sci High, 5625 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.

 

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SU SYSTEM-PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH — The Southern University System presidential search committee meets, 2:00 p.m. Location: Southern University, JS Clark Administration Bldg., 2nd Floor, Board Meeting Room, Baton Rouge.

 

FAIR GROUNDS — Fair Grounds Race Curse & Slots kicks off its 143rd season. First post is at 5:00 p.m. Closing day is March 29.

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THIS WEEKEND:

 

Nov. 22.  – CHILD SAFETY — Louisiana State Police Troop G and Bossier Parish EMS conduct a child passenger safety seat check-up event, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Bossier Parish EMS, 5275 Swan Lake Rd., Bossier City.

 

Nov. 22. – SANTA PARADE — Celebrate the arrival of Santa as he parades in from the North Pole, 11:00 a.m. Location: Riverwalk, Spanish Plaza, 500 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans.

 

Nov. 22. – THANKSGIVING FEAST — Former New Orleans Councilman Troy Carter hosts his annual free Thanksgiving Feast for the community, 12:00 p.m. Location: Behrman Gymnasium, 2529 General Meyer Ave., New Orleans.

 

Nov. 22. – SENATE CAMPAIGN-CASSIDY — US Sen. Marco Rubio will join US Rep. Bill Cassidy at two early vote rallies:

 

— 12:30 p.m. Location: Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 4H Building, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales

 

— 3:30 p.m. Location: The Crossing, 519 Williams Blvd., Kenner.

 

 

Nov. 23. – SENATE CAMPAIGN-CASSIDY — US Rep. Bill Cassidy will campaign with US Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., at an early vote rally, 12:00 p.m. Location: Warehouse No. 1 Restaurant, 1 Olive St., Monroe.

 

Nov. 23. – TEACHERS CONVENE — The Louisiana Federation of Teachers 50th annual convention convenes through Tuesday. 1:00 p.m. Monday, 9:00 a.m., State of the Union address by LFT President Steve Monaghan.; 12:30 p.m., AFT President Randi Weingarten to give keynote address. Tuesday, 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.

 

Nov. 23. – FIGHTING BLIGHT — A nearly $50,000 grant from State Farm will be presented to the Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans to help students with a neighborhood revitalization service-learning project, 1:00 p.m. Location: Evans Playground, 2100 Soniat St., New Orleans.

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