Treme Center, 900 N. Villere Street, (504) 658-0188; www.stemnola.com
Students learn about the history and science of wind energy, then build and design a wind turbine and a wind-powered circuit. Cost $60; there's a limited number of free slots for students who receive lunch vouchers. Register online. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Handmade books workshop
RHINO Contemporary Crafts Gallery, The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., second floor, (504) 523-7945; www.rhinocrafts.com
Artists Tamra Carboni and Natalie Nichols guide kids in making folded paper books with collaged covers at the monthly art workshop for children of all ages. Suggested donation for materials $5. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Cultural Tradition Festival
A.L. Davis Park, 2600 LaSalle St., (504) 248-0724
The free festival celebrates local African-American culture and the civil rights movement with live music, food, arts and crafts and more. Kids can participate in educational activities, ride carnival rides and meet Mardi Gras Indians. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.