New Orleans Events – Wednesday, August 5

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, August 5.


Aug. 5 – Aug. 8. – BAPTISTS – KATRINA — 250 Baptist volunteers from 28 churches, colleges and universities in 20 states and Puerto Rico volunteer in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward to mark 10 years since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: 5620 Florida Ave., New Orleans.

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Aug. 5 – GOVERNOR'S ADVISORY COMMISSION — The Governor's Advisory Commission meets, 10:00 a.m. Location: Vermilion Parish Library, 405 E. Saint Victor St.


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Aug. 5 – DARDENNE – STATE PARK — Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and the Office of State Parks host an open house to showcase the newly renovated cabins at Fontainebleu State Park. The cabins have been closed since 2012 because of damage sustained in Hurricane Isaac, 10:00 a.m. Location: Fontainebleu State Park, 62883 Highway 1089, Mandeville.


Aug. 5 – SCHOOL SUPPLIES —14th annual back to school prayer and backpack giveaway will be held for students in grades K-12, 6:00 p.m. Location: Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Cathedral, 4725 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport.

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