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K10: The Big List

Event Listings for Storm & Flood Commemorations

Many New Orleanians are already tired of the ceremonies, op-eds, and panels marking the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the levee breach, and the subsequent Federal Flood. However, for those looking for more events to attend, NoDef compiled a list of them all. (Well, almost all. There are lots and we certainly missed some. So, leave us any additions in the comments section and our writers will update the list.) Click on through for details.


The Atlantic Presents New Orleans: Ten Years Later

Monday, August 24, 9a.m. – 5p.m.

Location:  Sheraton Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130


Louisiana Cereal

Monday, August 24, 11a.m. – 6p.m.

Location: Boyd Gallery


Nunez Community College: Education Recovery Tour

Monday, August 24, 1 – 4p.m.

Location: Nunez Community College, 3710 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA 70043 


La Petite Grocery: Katrina 10 Fundraising Dinner

Monday, August 24, 6p.m.

Location: La Petite Grocery, 4238 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115 Historic Plaque Unveiling Ceremony at Breach Site in the Lower Ninth Ward

Monday, August 24, 6 – 7p.m.

Location: T-intersection of Jourdan Avenue and N. Johnson Street at the site of the Industrial Canal catastrophic breach


Katrina Commemorative Interfaith Prayer Service

Monday, August 24, 7 – 8pm

Location: St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans


Rescue Me Dedication

Tuesday, August 25, 10 – 10:45a.m.

Location: Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street


City of New Orleans Resilience Strategy Release

Tuesday, August 25, 11am – 12pm

Location: Ashé Power House Theater, 1731 Baronne Street New Orleans, LA 70113


48-Hour Build - Powered by Entergy

Wednesday, August 26 – Friday, August 28

Location:  Home locations TBD - all located in Katrina-impacted neighborhoods in Orleans Parish

Volunteer link


New Orleans School of Cooking: Second Harvest Food Bank Donation

Wednesday, August 26

Location: 524 St. Louis Street New Orleans, LA 70130


RISE Katrina 10 Conference hosted by Urban League

Wednesday, August 26 – Saturday, August 29

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113


Tour the Historic RTA Streetcar Barn. Learn about the Remarkable Recovery and Bright Future of the Streetcar and Bus System

Wednesday, August 26, 10 – 11a.m.

Location: The Historic Carrollton Streetcar Barn, 8210 Willow Street, New Orleans 70118


Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, August 26, 1 – 3p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn - Downtown Superdome 330 Loyola Ave New Orleans, 70112


University Medical Center New Orleans Grand Opening Press Conference

Wednesday, August 26, 2:30p.m.

Location: UMC New Orleans, 2000 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112


Louisiana Appleseed: Lessons Learned From Hurricane Katrina: Lack of Clear Title to Inherited Property Is Still Causing Problems 10 Years Later

Wednesday, August 26, 3 – 4p.m.

Location: 701A Churchill Parkway, Avondale, La.


“The Spirit of the People of St. Bernard: Portraits and Videos”

Wednesday, August 26, 4 – 7p.m.

Location: The Riverhouse at Crevasse 22, 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras, LA.


MLB Urban Youth Academy: Katrina Commemorative Event

Wednesday, August 26, 5 – 7p.m.

Location: UYA New Orleans, 6403 Press Dr., New Orleans, La. 70126


New Orleans Public Library: Big Easy Author Night featuring author Tom Piazza

Wednesday, August 26, 7p.m.

Location:  Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center - 4300 S. Broad Street


KATRINA@10: Assessments of Recovery, Return, Resilience, and Enduring Vulnerabilities - Preliminary Results and Policy Implications from two sets of studies funded by NSF and NIH

Thursday, August 27

Location:  Diboll Auditorium and Gallery Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 1440 Canal Street


KaBOOM! Playground Build at East Shore Park with CITGO

Thursday, August 27, 8a.m. – 3p.m.

Location: East Shore Park, 14600 Curran St, New Orleans, LA


KATRINA@10: Assessment of Recovery, Return, Resilience, and Enduring Vulnerabilities - Preliminary Results and Policy Implications from two sets of studies funded by NSF and NIH

Thursday, August 27, 8:30a.m. – 6:30p.m.

Location: Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street


Building a Resilient Future – A CGI Special Event

Thursday, August 27, 9a.m. – 12:30p.m.


Connecting the Delta Region to the International Marketplace: Panel Discussion on International Trade in Greater New Orleans--Fueling Economic Growth and Resilience

Thursday, August 27, 9:30 – 11a.m.

Location: Greater New Orleans, Inc., 1100 Poydras, Suite 3475 Open House at Levee Exhibit Hall and Rain Garden

Thursday, August 27, 10a.m. – 12p.m.


NASA Michoud Katrina Remembrance

Thursday, August 27, 10a.m. – 12p.m.

Location: NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, 13800 Old Gentilly Rd, (in front of Building 320)


Connecting the Delta Region to the International Marketplace: Workshop for Delta Businesses--How to Increase Sales and Boost Profits by Reaching International Markets

Thursday, August 27, 11a.m. – 2:45p.m.

Location: Greater New Orleans, Inc., 1100 Poydras, Suite 3475


Dillard University: Commemorative Convocation - "Faith in Action"

Thursday, August 27, 11am – 12:15pm

Location: Dillard University, Lawless Memorial Chapel, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.


K10: Reflections on Renewal through Art and Community Exhibition

Thursday, August 27, 5 – 7p.m.

Location:  Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road


AIA New Orleans Center for Design: “The Next 10 Years”

Thursday, August 27, 5:30 – 8p.m.

Location: Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans (CAC), 900 Camp St.


Dillard University: Spoken Word Poetry Session

Thursday, August 27, 6 – 7:30p.m.

Location: Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.


Screening of "Big Charity: The Death of America's Oldest Hospital" presented by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Thursday, August 27, 6:30 – 10:30p.m.

Location: Joy Theater, 1200 Canal Street


9th Ward Improv Opera

Thursday, August 27, 7 – 9p.m.

Location: St. Maurice’s Church, 605 St. Maurice Avenue.


Rebirth Brass Band Gets Hands On with Human Intonation at Fashion Meets Music Fundraiser

Thursday, August 27, 7 – 11p.m.

Location: Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Avenue


W.K. Kellogg Foundation - Young Men and Boys of Color Convening

Friday, August 28 – Sunday, August 30

Location: Event is closed to the public


Fulfilling the Promise: Charting the Path Beyond Katrina at 10

Friday, August 28, 8a.m. – 4p.m.

Location: Sheraton Hotel, 500 Canal St.


KaBOOM! Playground Build at ENCORE Academy with The Marlon Jackson Student Peace Foundation

Friday, August 28, 8a.m. – 3p.m.

Location: 2518 Art Street


Tour the Historic RTA Streetcar Barn. Learn about the Remarkable Recovery and Bright Future of the Streetcar and Bus System

Friday, August 28, 10a.m.

Location: The Historic Carrollton Streetcar Barn, 8210 Willow St.


Dillard University: Jazz Funeral - Burying the Past

Friday, August 28, 11am – 12pm

Location: Dillard University Campus, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.


Gentilly Levee Break Memorial and New Home Groundbreaking

Friday, August 28, 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.

Location: 5000 Warrington Avenue near Mirabeau Avenue - Outdoor Levee Memorial


Lower 9 Resilience Festival

Friday, August 28, 5:30 – 9:30p.m.

Location: Sanchez Multi-Purpose Center, 1616 Caffin Avenue


Recovery, Resilience, & Laying the Storm to Rest

Friday, August 28, 5:30 – 7p.m.

Location: Nunez Community College, 3710 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA 70043


9th Ward Improv Opera

Friday, August 28, 7 – 9p.m.

Location: Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Avenue.


Katrina: Mother-in-Law of 'Em All

Friday, August 28, 8 – 10p.m. (Also Saturday & Sunday)

Location: Joy Theater 1200 Canal Street


Christian Scott Midnight Residency at Preservation Hall

Friday, August 28, 11:45p.m.

Location: Preservation Hall


NOMA Remembers Katrina

Friday, August 28, 5 - 8p.m.

Location: New Orleans Museum of Art


Day of Service

Saturday, August 29


Lower 9th Ward Resilience Festival

Saturday, August 29

Location: Lower 9th Ward


Public Celebration of Neighborhoods and Second Line

Saturday, August 29

Location: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Dr.


Wreath Laying Ceremony

Saturday, August 29

Location: Hurricane Katrina Memorial, 5056 Canal St.


Lakeview Civic Improvement Association: Lakeview Hurricane Katrina 10 Year Anniversary Parade

Saturday, August 29, 7:30 – 10:30am

Location: Lakeview Neighborhood at Harrison Avenue and Fleur De Lis Ave.


DeSaix Area Neighborhood Association (DANA) Drain Cleaning Project

Saturday, August 29, 8a.m. – 12p.m.

Location: The DANA boundaries: Fair Grounds(south), I 610(north), Gentilly Blvd.(east), Moss St./Bayou St. John(west).


Folgers Resilience Run/Walk

Saturday, August 29, 8:20a.m. – 12:20p.m.

Location: 2820 St. Claude Ave.


Broadmoor 10th Anniversary Commemorative Gathering

Saturday, August 29, 8:30a.m. – 8p.m.

Location: Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St.


St. Bernard Parish Katrina Memorial Celebration

Saturday, August 29, 9 – 10a.m.

Location: Shell Beach Monument, Shell Beach, LA in St. Bernard Parish


FREE Family Play Day

Saturday, August 29, 9:30a.m. – 5p.m.

Location: Louisiana Children's Museum, 420 Julia St.


FLAG - Monumental Outdoor Art Installation Dedication

Saturday, August 29, 10 – 11:30a.m.

Location: Neutral Ground/Median, between Canal and Iberville on Jefferson Davis Parkway, Mid-City


MSANIART Gallery: Katrina expressions 10 after

Saturday, August 29, 10a.m. – 10p.m.

Location: MSANIART Gallery, 823 Royal St.


Salvation Army: Katrina and Beyond

Saturday, August 29, 10a.m. – 2p.m.

Location: 4526 S. Claiborne Ave.


The World's Largest Pillowcase Project

Saturday, August 29, 10a.m. – 2p.m.

Location: Red Cross chapters throughout the nation and the world! In New Orleans, part of the Citywide Day of Service at the Health, Wellness and Opportunity Fairs at six designated service sites.


Healing Katrina and Beyond

Saturday, August 29, 11a.m. – 4:30p.m.

Location: 2121 Magazine St.


Seventh Ward Neighborhood Association's Reflections of Katrina: Stories by Neighbors

Saturday, August 29, 1 – 5p.m.

Location: Bullet's Sports Bar, 2441 A.P. Tureaud Ave.


Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade and Block Party

Saturday, August 29, 5:15 – 8p.m.

Location: Parade spans Uptown and Downtown New Orleans, Subsequent Block Party to take place at Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd.


World Premiere - New City at the CAC

Saturday, August 29, 7 – 8:30p.m.

Location: CAC, 900 Camp St.


Plus 10—A Decade of Resilience…

Saturday, August 29, 7:30 – 9:30p.m.

Location: Olde Towne Slidell, 2056 2nd St, Slidell, LA 70458


The Mid-City Neighborhood Organization Block Party "The Beat Goes On"

Sunday, August 30, 1a.m. – 3p.m.

Location: Finn McCools, 3701 Banks St.


Idea Village's 2nd Annual Entrepalooza: A Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in New Orleans

Sunday, August 30, 12 – 3p.m.

Location: NOLA Brewery Tap Room, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St.

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