New Orleans Events – Tuesday, Dec. 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, Dec. 2.

 

TRAVEL SOUTH USA INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE — Southern states and cities sell themselves to international travel agents, all day. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and Stephen Perry, president and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, will recap this year's success in the international tourism marketplace and look ahead to 2015, 10:30 a.m. Location: Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.

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COLUMBUS SHIPS — Replicas of Columbus' ships, the Pinta and Nina, will be on display through Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Downtown Marina (across from Terrebonne General Medical Center), Park Avenue, Houma.

 

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BESE COMMITTEES — The following committees of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meet:

— 9:00 a.m., Educator Effectiveness Committee. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 1-100, The Louisiana Purchase Room, 1201 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.

— 10 a.m., School Innovation and Turnaround Committee. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 1-100, The Louisiana Purchase Room, 1201 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.

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— 12:30 p.m., Academic Goals and Instructional Improvement Committee. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 1-100, The Louisiana Purchase Room, 1201 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.

— 2:30 p.m., Administration and Finance Committee. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 1-100, The Louisiana Purchase Room, 1201 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.

 

EBR SHERIFF-CHRISTMAS GIFTS — The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office partners with Target's Community Giving Grant Program, Shop with a Cop. Twenty children will shop with the deputies for Christmas gifts, 9:00 a.m. Location: Target, 6885 Siegen Ln., Baton Rouge.

 

STATE FARM/ENTERGY-GRANT PRESENATION — State Farm and Entergy officials will present two grants to support the National Hurricane Museum & Science Center, 10:00 a.m. Location: Lake Charles Civic Center, Boardwalk, 900 Lakeshore Dr., Lake Charles.

 

SENATE CAMPAIGN-LANDRIEU — Former Sen. John Breaux meets with Louisiana rice farmers to discuss US Sen. Mary Landrieu's record for standing up for the rice and agriculture industry, 10:30 a.m. Location: Stelly Rice Farm, 9087 Harris Rd., Iowa.

 

SENATE CAMPAIGN-LANDRIEU — Louisiana First Rally for US Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign for the US Senate.

— 11:00 a.m. Location: Gretna Arch, across from the Jefferson Parish Courthouse, 100 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna.

— 2:00 p.m. Location: Hammond Northshore Regional Airport, 1000 Judge Leon Ford Rd., Hammond.

— 5:00 p.m. Location: City Hall, downtown park behind building, North Blvd. and 3rd St., Baton Rouge. With former U.S. Sen. John Breaux.

 

COASTAL RESTORATION — Governor's Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation's diversion subcommittee meets, 1:00 p.m. Location: University of New Orleans, Homer Hitt Alumni Center, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans.

 

SAINTS-LITERACY — Saints Safety Vinnie Sunseri visits elementary students as part of the Rotolo's Literacy Program Visit series, 2:00 p.m. Location: Mildred S. Harris Elementary School, 1805 Bridge City Ave., Bridge City.

 

SENATE CAMPAIGN-LANDRIEU — Louisiana First Rally for US Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign for the US Senate, 5:00 p.m. Location: City Hall, downtown park behind building, North Blvd. and Third St., Baton Rouge.

 

CONGRESSIONAL-DEBATE — Edwin Edwards and Garret Graves debate before a Dec. 6 runoff for Louisiana's 6th District congressional seat sponsored by the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, 6:00 p.m. Location: Forrest Grove, 8743 Stephenson Dr., Denham Springs.

 

JEFFERSON PARISH-SCHOOLS — The Jefferson Parish public school system's desegregation task force will hold public meetings to discuss compliance with its federal desegregation agreement, 6:00 p.m. Location: L.W. Higgins High School, 7201 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero.

 

ORTIQUE LECTURE — Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will deliver the Revious O. Ortique Jr. Lecture on Law and Society, 7:00 p.m. Location: Dillard University, Georges Auditorium, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.

 

 

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