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ACADEMY OF OUR LADY, Car and Bike Show, Sept. 21, noon-5 p.m.; Sergeant Saint will be there with his Saints-themed vehicle. Marrero Lions Club, 2334 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, to benefit cheerleaders. Cars, bikes, craft booths (inside hall), food, Event registration: $25. Public viewing is free. John DiSalvo, 382-9745, Sherri Gauthier, 874-5034.
LOYOLA INSTITUTE FOR MINISTRY, posthumous book release of Jesuit Father Jerry Fagin’s “Discovering Your Dream: How Ignatian Spirituality Can Guide Your Life,” Sept. 25, 7 p.m., Loyola University Danna Student Center. Jesuit Father Mark Thibodeaux on hand.
A PLACE AT THE TABLE, free screening, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., Prytania Theatre. Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana screens this documentary, directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush, and featuring actor Jeff Bridges. Refreshments from Second Harvest’s Community Kitchen, then a panel discussion on issues related to hunger and food insecurity, including access and obesity follow. Panelists include Melissa Harry-Perry of MSNBC, Troy Henry of Sterling Farms and Dr. Karen DeSalvo, New Orleans Health Commissioner. Moderator: Second Harvest Food Bank President/CEO Natalie Jayroe. To attend: RSVP Mike Kantor, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANDLELIGHT ROSARY, Sept. 24, 5 p.m., Mount Carmel Academy grotto on campus at the corner of Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Louisville Street. 288-7626.
THE RIVERS TOUR, Sept. 25, Catholic singer/songwriter and worship leader Ike Ndolo, Emily Wilson and John Finch. Doors open: 6 p.m.; concert 7 p.m. Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Slidell. The group has led worship at Steubenville Youth Conferences. Tickets are $15 and can be bought at the offices of Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Margaret Mary, St. Luke and Angels of Peace Catholic Bookstore in Slidell. www.eventbrite.com. email@example.com.
ST. ANGELA MERICI, “50 Years of Fun with SAM,” parish fair, Sept. 27, 5:30-11 p.m. with Top Cats from 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., with karaoke, noon-5 p.m. and Contraflow, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Food from Drago’s, Giorlando’s, VooDoo BBQ, SAM food crew, Rotolo’s Pizza; NOLA Catering. Class performances.
ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, family day, Sept. 28, 11 a.m. $5 a family. Living rosary, Oct. 1, 2 p.m., sponsored by the Ladies’ Council. All invited. 4921 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.
BUNCO, Our Lady of Divine Providence Knights of Columbus and the Woman’s New Life Center sponsor a bunco, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m. Proceeds will be split between the two organizations. Cost: $10 a person. Jambalaya and refreshments served. Free babysitting in Providence Hall for children under age 12. Location: Our Lady of Divine Providence’s Bahan Center, 1000 North Starrett Road at West Metairie Ave., Metairie. 466-4511.
HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION, free admission to guided tours of Williams Residence or Architecture and Courtyards tours Sept. 28 at either 10 or 11 a.m., 2 or 3 p.m., as part of the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! 2013. Download tickets: www.smithsonian.com/museumday. 533 Royal St. Other local museums participating: Contemporary Arts Center, Hermann-Grima Historic House, Longue Vue House and Gardens, Louisiana Children’s Museum, National World War II Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art and Ogden Museum of Southern Art.
ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE, “Magnify Him!” musical extravaganza, Sept. 29, 3 p.m., 6828 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans. Featuring guest choirs, liturgical dancers and other talented musicians. Presented by St. Paul’s Music Ministry. 6828 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans.
TRISH FOTI GENCO, concert, Sept. 29, 3:30 p.m., St. Ann Church, 3601 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie.
OUT OF TOWN
NEWMAN LECTURE BY GEORGE WEIGEL, acclaimed biographer of Blessed Pope John Paul II, discussing his work, “Evangelical Catholicism,” Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Wisdom’s Jeanmard Hall, on University of Louisiana Lafayette campus, 501 E. St. Mary Blvd.
STREET EVANGELIZATION, conference to train parish/diocesan leaders about Catholic social mission and effective strategies. Oct. 4-5, Schulte Auditorium, Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. A call to follow Christ’s example; deepen understanding of theological/spiritual foundations of Catholic social mission and its manifestation in parish social ministry; develop leadership skills; connect with people, resources. www.CatholicCharitiesUSA.org/what-we-do/trainingandevents.
ST. ANN FAMILY FEST, Oct. 4, 5-11:30 p.m. and Oct. 5, noon-11:30 p.m., “St. Ann Goes Country.” Food specials: Friday, Drago’s charbroiled oysters, seafood dinners Oct. 4; hot tamales, Buffalo shrimp, spaghetti dinner Oct. 5 (5:30-7:30 p.m.) Bingo, Oct. 5, 2 p.m., cafeteria. Entertainment: Topcats, Oct. 4, 8-11 p.m.; and Oct. 5, Flashback Chameleons, 3-6 p.m., Category 6, 8-11 p.m. “Alumni Night” Oct. 4 beginning 7 p.m. in the cafeteria; cake decorating contest; and Oct. 5 a Tot Trot run 10:45 a.m., run/walk 11 a.m. Grand prize raffle of $1,500 will be drawn Oct. 5 at 10 p.m. $25 drawings all weekend. Home and School Club sponsors booth. 4940 Meadowdale St., Metairie.