New Orleans Events – Thursday, April 7, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, April 7, 2016.



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Thursday, Apr. 7 – Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting. Agenda includes resolution to continue support of the Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority and transfer of authority to GSRSMA Fisheries Management and Data Collection for the Red Snapper in state and federal waters off the coast of Louisiana; and the 2016-2018 Resident Game Hunting Season, 2016-2017 General and WMA Hunting Seasons And Rules and Regulations, 2016-2017 General and WMA Turkey Hunting Regulations, 2016-2017 Turkey Hunting Areas, Seasons and Bag Limits and 2016-2017 Migratory Bird Seasons, Regulations and Bag Limits, 9:30 a.m.

Location: Louisiana DWF HQ, 2000 Quail Dr., Baton Rouge, LA.

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Thursday, Apr. 7 – Public Safety Millage supporters join New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu at a news conference urging voters to vote 'yes' on April 9, 9:30 a.m.

Location: Duncan Plaza, 343-349 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.

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Thursday, Apr. 7 – Lemonade Day Louisiana and Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers host a Lemonade stand fundraising event for St. Rita Catholic School student Melody Griffin who is battling cancer, 1:00 p.m.

Location: St. Rita Catholic School, 65 Fontainebleau Dr., New Orleans.


Thursday, Apr. 7 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Health Department joins the United States Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America announcing a $150,000 grant award supporting the Health Department’s Fit NOLA initiative, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Samuel J Green Charter School, 2319 Valence St., New Orleans.


Thursday, Apr. 7 – Friday, Apr. 8 – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise leads bipartisan Congressional delegations on annual Offshore Energy Tour, with participants touring a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, participating in an aerial tour of Louisiana's coastline, taking part in an energy roundtable discussion with local energy industry leaders, and visiting Port Fourchon over two days, ending with a press conference at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport tomorrow. Participants include bipartisan Reps. Jeff Duncan, Gene Green, Jody Hice, Bill Johnson, Dan Newhouse, Tom Reed, and Marc Veasey.


Thursday, Apr. 7 – Sunday, Apr. 10 – 33rd French Quarter Festival, one of the largest showcases of Louisiana music in the world, features some 1,700 artists performing on 23 stages throughout the French Quarter neighborhood of New Orleans. Festival includes a tribute to the late Allen Toussaint, who died in November after appearing at the festival in 2015. Guests at Opening Gala include Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu, Antoine's Restaurant, 713 St Louis St, New Orleans,  8:00 p.m.

Location: New Orleans



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