Sept 16 & Sept 18
Benefit for St. Rita's food pantry
Tuesday and Thursday
Koz's, 6215 Wilson St., Harahan, (504) 737-3933;
Koz's will make a donation to St. Rita's food pantry in Harahan when diners mention the name of the charity when ordering. The volunteer-staffed, donation supported food pantry (375 Oak St., Harahan) helps people in need of assistance.
Capture the Night
Participating area restaurants
The New Orleans-based nonprofit lifts spirits of kids battling cancer by giving them celebrity-autographed hats. Local restaurants, including Antoine's, Barcadia, Blue Dot Donuts, Booty's Street Food, Green Goddess, Nirvana Indian Cuisine and others, donate 20 percent of Wednesday's profits to the organization. Visit the website for a list of participating restaurants.
Halfway to St. Patrick's Day
Noon – 10 p.m.
Pat O'Brien's, 718 St. Peter St., (504) 525-4823
The bar celebrates the halfway point in its countdown to St. Patrick's Day. There's special food, including Cajun shepherd's pie and stuffed cabbage rolls, drinks, such as the Fuzzy Leprechaun, and music by Groovy7.