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Katrina Anniversary Events


TUESDAY, August 29th

-- Wine and food fund-raiser, noon, at Red Maple Restaurant, 1036 Lafayette St., Gretna. To benefit police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Tickets are $35 and cover food, drink and entertainment.

-- Religious service, 6:15 p.m., at Oak Park Baptist Church, 1110 Kabel Drive, Algiers. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Call (504) 392-1818 for dinner reservations.

-- Interfaith service, 6:30 p.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, 1441 Teche St., Algiers.



-- Remembrance service, 11 a.m., at North Shore Beach, south of Slidell.

-- "Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later" memorial, 6 p.m., at Heritage Park, Slidell.

-- Memorial service, 7 p.m., at Pearl River United Methodist Church, 65480 Louisiana 41.

SUNDAY, September 10th

-- "Slidell Remembers: Hurricane Katrina," 4 p.m., at Northshore Harbor Center south of Slidell. Event sponsored by the city of Slidell, the Harbor Center and The Times-Picayune. Tickets -- $10 in advance and $15 at the door -- are available at the Harbor Center, the city's Department of Cultural & Public Affairs and the mayor's office.



-- Mass, 7 a.m., at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, 2320 Paris Road, Chalmette.

-- Day of Reflection Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., at Chalmette High School auditorium, 1100 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette.

-- Dedication of a crucifix and stone monument, 10 a.m., at the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet at Louisiana 46 in Shell Beach.



-- Remembrance ceremony and breakfast, 6 a.m., at the slab where the Buras Volunteer Fire Department formerly stood. Moment of silence observed at 6:10 a.m., the time Katrina's eye passed over the parish.

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