New Orleans Events – Thursday, April 27

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, April 27.



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Thursday, Apr. 27 – St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith hosts 2017 Special Olympics 'Champions Together' breakfast, the largest 2017 fundraiser for the Florida Parishes region, which includes St. Tammany, Washington, Tangipahoa, Livingston and St. Helena Parishes, 7:30 a.m.

Location: Benedict's Plantation, 1144 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, LA.

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Thursday, Apr. 27 – Humana Inc. hosts wellness events to educate New Orleans residents on healthy living, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Bella Chasse YMCA, 8101 LA-23, Bella Chase, LA.

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Thursday, Apr. 27 – Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners meeting, 11:00 a.m.

Location: 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Apr. 27 – Louisiana Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works meeting.

Location: State Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.


Thursday, Apr. 27 – New Orleans Recreation Development Commission's International Jazz Day, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Treme Rec Center, 900 N Villere St., New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Apr. 27 – Sunday, Apr. 30 – U.S. PGA Golf: Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Location: TPC Louisiana, Avondale, LA



Friday, Apr. 28 – Sunday, May. 7 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival first weekend, headlined by Harry Connick, Jr. (Friday), Maroon 5 (Saturday) and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Sunday). Second weekend (May 4-7), headlined by Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, Stevie Wonder and Kings of Leon. Today's other performers include Trey Anastasio Band, NAS with guests The Soul Rebels, Aaron Neville, Leon Bridges and Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers.

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA.


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