What: Panel on the Future of the Claiborne Avenue Corridor
When: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 6:30 pm
Where: Louisiana Humanities Center, 938 Lafayette Street, New Orleans
This event builds upon the work of Dr. Renne’s students in the spring 2011 Applied Techniques for Transportation Planning course. Dr. Renne will present a summary of the project along with local and national leaders to discuss the removal of the Claiborne Expressway. Speakers include Eric Dumbaugh (Florida Atlantic University), William Gilchrist (City of New Orleans), John Norquist (Congress for the New Urbanism), Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer (City of New Orleans) and Jonathan Tate (Tulane University).
Click Here for Panel Presentation Flyer!
Free and open to the public!
What: Discussion on complete streets, active transportation culture & more. More info here NOLA Active Transportation Flyer
When: November 21st, 2011 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Where: Regional Transportation Management Center at 10 Veterans Blvd, New Orleans, LA
What: French Quarter Cleanup Day
When: Saturday, November 19th at 10:00AM
Where: Check-in is at the St. Peter Entrance of Jackson Square
*Volunteers check-in at 10:00AM and work until 12:00PM
* Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt to wear while working
* All removal supplies will be provided
* Volunteers are asked to bring protective eyewear and rubber/latex gloves
* Volunteers will remove stickers and small tags from public property in assigned areas
Bonus: Volunteers will be treated to lunch at BOURBON VIEUX – 501 Bourbon Street – following the cleanup
Email or call to sign up! firstname.lastname@example.org or 504.309.1423. For more info check out the Vieux Carre Graffiti Abatement Flyer.
THE FIRST ANNUAL WESTBANK BOYS & GIRLS CLUB BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Get involved! Draft a Team and Support a Great Cause.
WHO: Anyone 18 or older
WHAT: This year we’ll be starting the Basketball Season with a full-court, 5-on-5, double elimination
Basketball Tournament to benefit the Westbank Boys & Girls Club. This will be a family-friendly event with concessions plus games and activities for the kids. Bring your whole family!
WHERE: The Westbank Boys & Girls Club Gym, 900 10th St. in Gretna.
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, November 19-20.
• For more information read the B&G Basketball Tournament Flyer
• Teams must register by Thursday, November 10th at 6pm Registration Form
QUESTIONS: Contact Michael Grodsky at 504-368-3434