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ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE, Parents’ Club hosts Council of Catholic School Cooperative Clubs’ general meeting, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. in the gym, 8800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie.
HOLY NAME OF JESUS, school open house for parents of prospective students, Oct. 9, 4:30-7 p.m; 6325 Cromwell Place; New Orleans. Gail Sehulster, admissions director, firstname.lastname@example.org; 861-1466, www.hnjschool.org. School tours of Pre-K-seventh grades, programs and other offerings with parent guides.
RACIAL HARMONY, prayer service and cultural celebration, Oct. 12, 6:45-9 p.m. Auxiliary Bishop Shelton Fabre will preside. St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 3101 Eton St., New Orleans. 861-6272, email email@example.com.
ST. MARY MAGDALEN, annual Fall Seafood Festival, “Celebrating 200 Years of Louisiana Statehood,” Oct. 12, 6-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 13, noon-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 14, noon-9 p.m. Highlights: Oct. 12 – seafood dinner in cafeteria starting at 6 p.m., 5 Finger Discount band, 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 13, 3-5:30 p.m., Liquid Peace Revolution band, 7:30-11:30 p.m., The Wise Guys; Oct. 14, The Topcats, 5:30-9 p.m. 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.
ST. MATTHEW THE APOSTLE, Home and School Association, Parent in Prayer group meeting, Thursdays in October at 8:20 a.m. in church foyer. Next meeting: Oct. 11. 738-1179. Also, Fall Family Festival, Oct. 19-21, 10021 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge. Hours: Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Music: Topcats on Friday, 8 to 11 p.m.; 5 Finger Discount on Saturday, 8 to 11 p.m.; high school band battle Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. Featured this year, Laser Tag arena, Games 2 U gaming screens, Angry Birds Launchers, Hamster Ball, inflatables, Candy Sandy Art, Plinko, Nerf Shooting Gallery and a 5-on-5 flag football tournament. New food booths: snowballs, frilled oysters, homemade pizza, hot tamales. 737-4604.
ST. PHILIP NERI, Ladies’ Co-Operative Club, general membership meeting, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m, assembly hall. Sign in, 7 p.m.; dinner served; attendance prizes for members, teachers, a 50/50 raffle, parade of prizes.
MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY, open house, Oct. 11, continuous tours with faculty, administrators, staff, parents, students, 3-7 p.m. 7027 Milne Blvd., New Orleans. 288-7630 or www.mcacubs.org. Annual alumnae tennis tournament, Oct. 17, UNO’s Tennis Center, Registration: 8:30 a.m. Register by Oct. 12. 288-7626, ext. 217, www.mcacubs.org.
CHRISTMAS TREES, fresh-cut, florist-grade Frasier firs from North Carolina, can be pre-ordered in October at St. Luke the Evangelist Church office, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Proceeds benefit The Good Samaritan Ministry which helps the needy in greater Slidell. Pickup is the weekend and Monday after Thanksgiving. Prices: 6-7 foot tree, $66; 7-8 foot, $87; 8-9 foot, $98; 9-10 foot, $125; 10-11 foot, $172. (985) 641-6429.
LIFT UP OUR NEIGHBORS IN PRAYER, outdoor Mass and celebration, Oct. 6, 10 a.m., 6613 North Peters St., Arabi. Sponsored by St. David Catholic Church. Celebrant Josephite Father Oswald P. Pierre-Jules Jr. Followed by light refreshments. 947-2853
THEOLOGY ON TAP, four-week series beginning Oct. 9 at Antoine’s in the French Quarter. Theology on Tap is a speaker series for young adults ages 18-39 providing a discussion of a faith-based issue and fellowship offered by the Archdiocesan Office of Young Adult Ministry. www.yamarchno.org/tot.
CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL WESTBANK, prayer meeting, Mass, healing service, every second and fourth Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church, 700 Maple St., Harvey. Next dates: Oct. 10, with celebrant Father H.J. Adams; Oct. 24, Father Bryan Howard. Rosary, 7 p.m.; Mass, 8 p.m. Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick after Mass when priest is available.
NEW EVANGELISM SOCIETY, Oct. 11, 5:45-8 p.m., Mass and talk “The New Evangelization in the Year of Faith,” by Notre Dame Seminary rector/president Father James Wehner, seminary chapel, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Free gumbo prepared by Ye Olde College Inn and dessert follow. Father Wehner will speak to us about his book, “The Evangelization Equation: The Who, What, and How,” to be given to attendees while they last. RSVP by Oct. 8, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 482-8010.
WISDOM AND WELLNESSS FAIR, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Our Lady of Wisdom Healthcare Center, 5600 Gen. DeGaulle Drive, Algiers. Health screenings, demonstrations and education to learn to live a healthier life, hourly door prizes, flu shots. Free admission. 304-5440. www.olwhealth.org.
ST. AGNES, craft fair, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 3410 Jefferson Hwy., Old Jefferson. Proceeds benefit the St. Agnes Old Jefferson Family Festival scheduled Oct. 27, noon-9 p.m. Food, raffles, 50/50 drawing (winner need not be present). For craft booth applications, call 833-3366, 833-4118.
MARY, SPOUSE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ORDER OF CARMELITE DISCALCED SECULAR, meeting, formation classes, Liturgy of the Hours, Oct. 13, 11:15 a.m., Discalced Carmelite Monastery, 73530 River Road, Covington. (985) 674-0244.
MAGNIFICAT, breakfast, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-noon, Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie. Witness by 23-year-old old Sarah Denny, now pursuing her masters in moral theology and a certification in health care ethics. Continental breakfast. Reservations by Oct. 9. $15, adults; $12, students. 466-2010.
CENTER OF JESUS THE LORD, Fall Bash with food, music, dancing, Oct. 13. 7-11 p.m. , St. Dominic’s KC Hall on Vicksburg Street, New Orleans.
TERESIAN FAMILY DAY, Oct. 14, annual celebration honoring St. Teresa of Jesus. 11 a.m. outdoor Mass, fellowship, lunch, games for children and Christmas boutique. On Provincialate grounds, 18080 St. Joseph Way, Covington. (985) 893-1470.
TRISH FOTI GENCO, concert Oct. 14, 4:30 p.m., at Our Lady of the Rosary, Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Free admission. 559-8637.
OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE, Parents’ Club monthly executive, general board meeting, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Bahan Center. 1000 North Starrett Road, Metairie.