We’ve compiled 5 New Orleans events happening this week. Would you like to have your event added to the list? Please feel free to email info@theblackprofessional.com for more information.

Harrison Avenue Marketplace

6/14/17; 5:00 – 8:30 PM

If Lakeview is your jam or you just want to check out a new area, Harrison Avenue Marketplace will be held this Wednesday. There will be live music, food, vendors, and non-profits there to keep you informed and entertained. If you need more information, check out the website here. Also, don’t forget to stop by the Heart N Hands space,  they are a non-profit organization based in New Orleans, Louisiana focused on heart health awareness and education for young girls in our community founded in September 2014 by Essence Harris Banks, “heart disease” survivor. 

Urban League’s How to Make Your Money Work for You in the Trump Era

6/15/2017; 6 PM to 8 PM

Join them for their monthly General Body Meeting. This is your chance to come find out how you can get involved with YP’s exciting events and programs. Connect with like-minded individuals and get engaged with The Movement!

For this meeting, we will get into finances and steps that YOU can make to make sure your finances are ALWAYS intact. This general body meeting will be led by our Professional Development and Advocacy Committee.

Drinks and light refreshments will be provided.

The WKND at OHM Lounge

 6/15/2017; 11 PM – 2 AM

Pay a visit to Ohm Lounge this Thursday hosted by Herewego Entertainment. DJ XMO and DJ Hollaback will be providing the music. Drink specials include $5 Titos, margaritas, cosmos, and jager bombs. Ladies are free before 12 AM!

Prepfest  St. Katherine Drexel Prep (formerly Xavier Prep)

6/17/2017; 5 PM – 10 PM

PrepFest is a Premier Music & Food Truck Festival is hosted by the non-profit Drexel Prep Foundation.  The Festival will be held on the grounds of St. Katharine Drexel Prep (formerly Xavier Prep) on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 5 pm to 10 pm. That’s right Father’s Day Weekend – so let’s bring Dad out and celebrate him.   The Fest will consist of local food, music, and much fun! The outdoor festival celebrates many great local & regional artists and will share the night with some of the best food trucks New Orleans has to offer.

This “Will be the Best New Festival 2017” with an exciting line up in New Orleans, featuring New Orleans own Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers. Also performing will be Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys, Rechell Cook and DJ Raj Smoove.

Great local food trucks are confirmed, join us with the best food trucks in New Orleans: Cocoa & Cream, Grilling Shilling, Kenny’s Cajun Creole, and Old School Eats.

PrepFest provides an opportunity for people to support “The Prep”, it’s contributions for the past 100 years, and prep for the next 100 years.

Abstract Nola Summer Sundaze at 523 Gravier Street

6/18/2017; 9PM-1AM

NOLA’s favorite art party is back this Sunday & every Sunday this summer! Featuring live music performances, painting, food, body art, dancing, poetry, etc. Early RSVPs are free and all others can purchase tickets for $10.

For a limited time, Munch Factory is offering $10 lunch boxes with the options of sandwich or wrap, with a soup, salad, or homemade chips, and a delicious cookie!