Calendar: Sept. 20 – Oct. 11

MID-AUTUMN, CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL 2019, Vietnamese community celebrates with food, gifts, games, live music with singers, dragon dance performances, lantern procession. Free admission. Two locations: St. Le Thi Thanh Church, Sept. 20, 6-10:30 p.m., Sept. 21, noon-11 p.m., and Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; and Mary Queen of Vietnam, Oct. 4, 5-11 p.m., Oct. 5, 3-11 p.m., Oct. 6, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Le Thi Thanh, 6851 St. Le Thi Thanh in Marrero, 347-4725; Mary Queen of Vietnam, 140012 Dwyer Blvd., New Orleans, 254-5660.

ST. ANGELA LADIES AUXILIARY (SALA), meeting, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Kern Center, Metairie. Wear Halloween-themed clothing. New members welcomed; refreshments served. Dues: $20 a year. Members should bring paper towel rolls for the N.O. Women’s Shelter. Desserts for Catfish Festival should be brought to the gym by Sept. 27 after 4 p.m. and Sept. 28 after 10 a.m.

ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE, fish fry fundraisers, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $10 a plate includes fried fish, baked macaroni, peas, potato salad, dessert, bread and water. Drinks are $1. 6828 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans. Call 242-8820.

ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Fall Seafood Festival, “God Bless America and St. Mary Magdalen,” Oct. 4, 6-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 5, noon-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 6, noon-9 p.m. free admission, food, rides, games. Music Oct. 4: “90” West, 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 5: Lakeshore Drivers, 3-6 p.m.; 5 Finger Discount, 7:30-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 6, Rock N’ Soul, 2-4 p.m.; Top Cats, 5:30-9 p.m.

, art show and auction, Oct. 5, 6 p.m., in parish’s Bahan Center off West Metairie Avenue in Metairie. 50 original pieces of art created and donated by Father Mike Mitchell, pastor. Wine and cheese, refreshments, door prizes, 50/50, non-perishable donations for food pantry accepted. Benefits early childhood program.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Treme Fall Festival, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., St. Augustine Church churchyard, 1210 Gov. Nicholls St., New Orleans. Kermit Ruffins other musicians, crafts, food, Visit, 525-5934. Proceeds benefit St. Augustine Church and other community non-profits.

ST. TAMMANY RIGHT TO LIFE, 28th annual Life Chains, Oct. 6, 2-3 p.m. up and down Gause Boulevard in Slidell; and Oct. 20, 2-3 p.m. on Hwy. 21 in Covington. In Covington, participants are asked to meet at 1:30 at Lakeshore Church, 15261 Brewster Road. Those who believe in life will stand on the side of each roadway and hold signs promoting life. Details:

BLESSED SEELOS HEALING MASS, Oct. 6, 1 p.m., St. Mary’s Assumption Church, corner of Josephine and Constance streets. Confessions before Mass, anointing of the sick, veneration of Blessed Seelos relics. Blessed Seelos Shrine gift shop open before and after Mass. Free parking on St. Andrew Street. 525-2495.

AUTUMN OLD METAIRIE HOME TOUR, five-home tour, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit new St. Catherine of Siena green play space for students. $25 a ticket in advance from the parish office, 105 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie; $30 event day. Can start at any house listed on the ticket. Details: 833-1945.

MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY, annual Susie Anderson Angeron Golf Classic, Sept. 27, Bayou Oaks City Park (South Course). Lunch/registration 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; shotgun start at 1 p.m. 20th annual Mount Carmel Tennis Tournament, Sept. 27, 8:30 a.m., City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center. Also, MCAmazing Race, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., open to sixth- and seventh-grade girls. Scavenger hunts, puzzles, and hands-on STREAM activities; lunch provided. Spots limited. Also, open house Oct. 10 with continuous tours from 3-7 p.m., meeting students, teachers. RSVP for any event at

ST. JOSEPH SEMINARY COLLEGE, annual fundraising gala, “Deo Gratias,” Latin for “Thanks be to God,” Oct. 5 beginning at 6 p.m. with vespers with Benedictine monks and seminary Schola Cantorum or evening prayer in the Abbey church. (5 p.m. is a patron party in the monk’s refectory featuring recently restored paintings by Dom Gregory de Wit.) Outdoor gala begins at 7 p.m. with local chefs and farm-to-table cuisine, wine and cheese, music by Patrick Rosenow Quartet, auction, raffle. Featured 2019 auction artwork is “Time, Place, and Eternity Somehow Meet” by Denise Hopkins. Gala tickets:  $100 each, with sponsorships available. Details/tickets:, (985) 867-2264. 75376 River Road, Covington. Proceeds benefit formation and education of the next generation of church leaders in the Gulf South region.

BROTHER MARTIN, “Lights, Camera, Auction: Brother Martin’s Celebration of the Crest,” Oct. 5, New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal St., patron reception 6:30 p.m.; main event 7:30-11 p.m.; silent and live auctions, raffles, dining, dancing with music by Louisiana Spice. Master of ceremonies: Mark Romig, ’74. Individual tickets: $100; patron tickets: $200 each; sponsorships available. Details: Janel Quitzau or Rhen de Lanzac, 284-6700,  auction website:

JESUIT ALUMNI GREAT AMERICAN COOK-OFF, third annual event as part of the Jesuit vs. Holy Cross Great American Rivalry Game and its pre-game tailgate party for alums, parents and students, Oct. 4. Limited to first 15 alumni teams to register. Teams gather at Roosevelt Mall at Tad Gormley Stadium from 4-6 p.m. There will be Tasters’ Choice voting. Register:

DE LA SALLE, 21st annual Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Oct. 10, 6-7 p.m. reception with hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine; 7 p.m. induction ceremony with honorees Doug Sunseri, ’80, recipient of the Brother Ambrose LeBlanc Community Service to Sports; Heather Hutton,’96, Heather Hutton ’96, basketball; and Keith Graffagnini, ’94, baseball. Keynote speaker: Fletcher Mackel, ’92, 2009 recipient of the Brother Ambrose LeBlanc Community Service to Sports award. Hall of famers are encouraged to wear their maroon jackets and receive free admission. Guests, $25. The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. 895-5717,

ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN, Cocktails in the Courtyard, Oct. 11, 5-8 p.m. in Alumnae Hall and the courtyard. Admission: $25 for each alumna. Alumni 21 years and older invited to reminisce, eat and drink. Register at by Oct. 8.

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