New Orleans Events – Thursday, April 28, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, April 28, 2016.



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Thursday, Apr. 28 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards holds his weekly press availability – State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA, 11:30 a.m., Speaks at the LSU Health Shreveport Foundation event, An Evening for Healers – Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport, LA, 7:00 p.m.


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Thursday, Apr. 28 – Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners meeting, 11:00 a.m.

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

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Thursday, Apr. 28 – Audubon Nature Institute and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries release a rescued juvenile male dolphin into coastal waters near the Gulf of Mexico, 1:00 p.m.

Location: Kristen & Danny Wray Kayak Launch, Grand Isle, LA.


Thursday, Apr. 28 – Next Generation Marine hosts a christening of two of its newest vessels M/V Compass Stallion and M/V Compass Dominator, 5:00 p.m.

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


Thursday, Apr. 28 – Sunday, May. 1 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell second weekend, headlined by Tedeschi Trucks Band and Friends (Thursday), Paul Simon (Friday), Stevie Wonder (Saturday) and Neil Young (Sunday). Today's other performers include Elvis Costello and the Imposters, Gary Clark Jr., Flo Rida, Brandi Carlile, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Cyril Neville & SwampFunk and Snarky Puppy.

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Apr. 28 – Sunday, May. 1 – US PGA Golf: Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Location: TPC Louisiana, Avondale, LA.


Thursday, Apr. 28 – Sunday, May. 8 – Contraband Days Festival, themed 'pirate' festival revolving around the legend of pirate Jean Lafitte.

Location: Lake Charles, LA.



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