west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - August 8-10, 2008 - 08/07/08 04:16 AM
It may be scorching hot out there, but there are some really cool events and benefits taking place on the West Bank this weekend....
 
West Bank Theatre
Local favorite comedienne Becky Allen will be performing in The Queen of Bingo this weekend at the Teatro Wego! Theatre in Westwego.  The three shows are a benefit for Jefferson Children's Advocacy Center which helps investigate and treat children who have been abused.  Shows will be on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with opening night hosted by Spud McConnell.  Visit the Jefferson Performing Arts Society website for ticket information and show times.
 
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west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - August 1-3, 2008 - 07/31/08 01:53 PM
Friday
Algiers night at Zephyrs Baseball.  OK, so it's not just Algiers night, it's also Fireworks Friday and Jefferson Parish night.  But I happen to know a busload of Algierines that are heading over to the stadium to spend a lazy Friday evening cheering on our local boys of summer.  Can you think of a better way to start the weekend?  Visit the Zephyrs website for ticket information.
 
Saturday
The Jefferson Parish Summer Reading Party will be held Saturday from 2:30 to 6 pm at Skate Country on Terry Parkway in Terrytown.  Admission is free and you can rent skates … (3 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - July 25-28, 2008 - 07/24/08 04:28 AM

Today through Saturday
The International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo kicks off today at the Sanddollar Marina in Grand Isle, LA.  The oldest fishing tournament in the United States, the Tarpon Rodeo draws fishermen from around the country to the small town of Grand Isle.  For more information visit www.tarponrodeo.org.
Saturday
The Gretna Farmer's Market takes place under the Gretna Market on Huey P. Long Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets in the city of Gretna.  Fresh, local produce along with art, music, jewelry and more from 8:30am to 12:30pm.  Beat the heat and get there early!
 
Algiers Ferry Night … (8 comments)

west bank weekend events: New Orleans West Bank Weekend Events - July 11-13,2008 - 07/10/08 08:25 AM
What are your plans this weekend?  For some ideas, check out these New Orleans area events.
  9th Annual Algiers Reunion Dance This Saturday night at Mardi Gras World, the 9th annual reunion dance will take place in Algiers Point.  Always a fun time and great way to catch up with old friends and neighbors, the dance is open to the public - everyone is welcome to come pass a good time! 
Tickets are only $25 per person, with ice, water, setups and the live music of The Midnight Special band.  BYOL and some party or finger food to share … (8 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - July 4-6, 2008 - 07/04/08 04:57 AM
Go 4th on the River
Algiers Point, July 4th
A fireworks extravaganza on the river and the best seats in the house are FREE.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the levee in Algiers Point or head over to Mardi Gras World, where admission is free after 5:30, a DJ will be spinning tunes and food and drinks will be available for purchase.  At 9:00 pm, the Bone Tone Brass Band will lead a second line parade to the levee for the fireworks display.  Come on out and celebrate Independence Day the West Bank way.  For more information, visit … (5 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - June 27-29, 2008 - 06/26/08 06:00 AM
While I'm celebrating my wedding anniversary this weekend, here are some fun things for you to do!
 
Gretna Farmer's Market
Every Saturday from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm under the Market on Huey P. Long Avenue, between 3rd and 4th Streets.  Featuring local produce, art, music, crafts and more, it's a great way to start your weekend!
 
 
Make-A-Wish Benefit
The Make-A-Wish foundation is the recipient of proceeds from a benefit being held at the West Bank Elks Lodge at 900 Monroe Street in Gretna.  The party will be rocking from 5 -10 pm on Saturday with food, … (11 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - June 20-22, 2008 - 06/20/08 01:03 PM
The weekend weather looks to be pretty typical for a New Orleans summer...hot with a chance of afternoon showers which makes it pretty steamy afterwards!  Here are a few suggestions for things to do on the West Bank this weekend:
 
Gretna Farmer's Market
With all of the recent news about salmonella in tomatoes, there's never been a better time to go to the local farmer's market and pick up those Creoles that are not a part of the scare.  The market will be open on Saturday from 8:30 to 12:30 on Huey P. Long Avenue, between 4th and 5th … (20 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - May 23-25, 2008 - 05/22/08 05:51 AM
Are you getting ready for the long Memorial Day weekend?  Planning that backyard BBQ?  Before you fire up the grill, be sure to check out these grilling safety tips from the Home Safety Council.
 
When you're not hard at work cooking over open flames, here are some other great things to do on the West Bank of New Orleans:
 
Toy Train Show My experience with trains is limited to Thomas the Train and the track my husband bought one year to go around the Christmas tree that scared the cat.  If, however, you are a train aficionado, check out … (6 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - April 18-20,2008 - 04/17/08 02:59 AM
It's Thursday, and time to plan your West Bank weekend.  I love spring in New Orleans - there are so many fun events to attend that it's hard to make a choice.  Here are a few you might be interested in going to:
 

 
Another Crawfish Boil! The Friends of the Algiers Courthouse is holding a crawfish boil on Saturday from 5-8 pm in Algiers Point at 225 Morgan Street.  The annual fundraiser helps to pay for repairs to the historic courthouse (built in 1896) and will feature music from Sheena and the Swamp Dogs and catering by Johnny's Seafood.  Tickets are $20 … (16 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - March 28-30, 2008 - 03/27/08 07:40 AM
Looking for something to do this weekend on the West Bank of New Orleans?  Check out some of these great, local events.
Recycling Day 
Saturday, 3/29/08,  9 am to noon at the Jefferson Parish Governmental Building, 200 Derbigny St. in Gretna, LA.
Volunteers will be accepting:  Plastic 1-7, paper, phone books, magazines, cardboard, paper board, shredded paper in plastic bags, and metal cans and lids.  ARC of Greater New Orleans will be collecting beads to recycle at same time. 
When you are finished at Recycling Day, don't forget to stop by the Gretna Farmer's Market between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm to pick … (8 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - March 21-23, 2008 - 03/20/08 03:51 AM
It's Easter weekend...time to relax a little and take a break from all of the recent Friday activities.  I hope that you have your family to surround you and that you have a fantastic weekend.
Saturday Events
Easter egg hunts are a fun way to spend this Saturday afternoon with the  kids.  On the West Bank, they will be scouring to fill their baskets at:
Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego.  Starting at 11 am on Saturday, bring a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon in the park. Catfish Bourgeois Park, Westwego (West Bank Expressway and Avenue C).  The hunt for eggs starts at 10 … (1 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - February 29 - March 1, 2008 - 02/28/08 05:58 AM
The weather forecast for the weekend is sunny with temperatures in the low 70s, perfect for some outdoor activities on the West Bank. If you are not out on the golf course or picnicking at the park, here are some other West Bank events you might enjoy.
 
Gretna BMX Raceway
A recent addition to fun things to do on the West Bank, the Gretna BMX track is  now open on Saturdays, with registrations from 10 am to 2 pm and races starting at 2:30 pm. Staffed completely by parent volunteers, the motto of the BMX track is "Nobody Sits the Bench". Races … (5 comments)

west bank weekend events: West Bank Weekend Events - February 22-24, 2008 - 02/21/08 12:41 PM
Well here we are, almost to the end of another week of hard work on the West Bank.  Let's have some fun this weekend!

West Bank Theatre
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents Flanagan's Wake at the Teatro Wego! Dinner Theatre, starting Friday, February 22nd.  The hilarious, interactive show will run through March 16th, will performances on Fridays and  Saturdays at 7:30 pm and a matinee show on Sundays at 2:00 pm.  A buffet is available before each show.  For reservations or more information, visit the Jefferson Performing Arts Society website.
The Great American Trailer Park musical continues its run at the Westwego Performing … (15 comments)

 
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