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Food Events

(Sept. 23 - Sept. 29)


Sept 24
A Place at the Table screening
7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., (504) 891-2787
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana hosts a free screening of a documentary about kids and hunger. A panel discussion on hunger, obesity and food access follows with Melissa Harris-Perry, Troy Henry and Dr. Karen DeSalvo. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Mike Kantor at (504) 729-6351 or

Sept 28
New Orleans on Tap
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday
City Park Festival Grounds<
The Bulldog, LA/SPCA and Abita present a pay-per-sample beer festival featuring more than 200 local and national beers including homebrews, as well as live music, food vendors and adoptable animals. Non-beer drinks will be available and attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. Proceeds benefit the LA/SPCA.

Sept 29
Old Arabi Sugar Fest
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Meraux Foundation's LeBeau Plantation, 7200 Bienvenue St., Arabi, (504) 278-4242
The Old Arabi Neighborhood Association and Domino Sugar present the fifth annual celebration of sugar with giveaways, kids' activities, arts and crafts and food. People can bring desserts to enter in a competition, and there will be a donut-eating contest. Proceeds benefit the Old Arabi Historic District.

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