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Images Without Borders, a New Orleans-based nonprofit, will hold a photography exhibit Saturday, Oct. 2, at Shop of the Two Sisters (1800 Magazine St., 525-2747; from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Photographs range in price from $75 to $500, and all proceeds benefit Doctors Without Borders. Food and drinks will be served.

Saturday, Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Poets Gallery (3113 Magazine St., 899-4100) hosts Hallowe'en, A Carnival of Saints and Souls, a reception featuring art dolls and photography by local artists. Food, drink and entertainment will be provided.

Fair Folks & A Goat (2116 Chartres St., 872-9260; hosts a trunk show by crafter/blogger Miss Malaprop on Friday, Oct. 1, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The art gallery-cum-bed and breakfast features Miss Malaprop's handmade, eco-friendly goods alongside its usual assortment of mixed-media art, jewelry and furniture.

New Orleans Baby Fest is Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center (4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 465-9985; The event features 75 exhibitors, plus games, giveaways, contests and swag bags for the first 50 attendees. Admission is $5; children 12 and under are free. Sponsor Nola Baby & Family is giving away 50 pairs of tickets. To enter, send an email with your contact information to to enter.

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Regan's Hair Salon (429 Wall Blvd., Gretna, 393-1014; is sponsoring a cut-a-thon Friday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For $35, clients receive a shampoo, haircut, blow-dry and a product gift bag, or for $20, a shampoo and a haircut. All proceeds benefit City of Hope's cancer research efforts. Clients will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

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