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List of closures and cancellations


List of Closures and Cancellations


Due to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Karen, The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)  has POSTPONED the 26th Annual Walk for Education that was scheduled for  this Saturday, October 5, 2013 until further notice. For more information, please contact La Juana Chenier at (504) 581-3794or email at , and please continue to visit  for more information.   


SLIDELL – The 1st annual REDFISHTIVAL will be from noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, but in a new venue. All events will now be held at The Dock in Slidell, 118 Harbor View Ct. Threat of bad weather from Tropical Storm Karen forced cancellation of Saturday's activities but all Sunday activities are still on at the new location. And now the festival is FREE for all ages.


Due to the threat of Tropical Storm Karen, the International School of Louisiana (ISL) will postpone its previously scheduled Saturday, October 5 Open Houses at its Uptown and Westbank campuses.  Please continue to check the ISL website for new Open House dates.  For more information please contact


On Saturday, October 5, all Delgado Community College classes and activities are cancelled and all Delgado locations will be closed as Tropical Storm Karen approaches the Gulf Coast.  Unless further notice is received, all Delgado locations will be open on Monday, October 7, and will operate on a normal schedule.


SAT Testing Tomorrow at Lusher Charter School CANCELLED: Due to Tropical Storm Karen, SAT Testing at Lusher Charter School has been cancelled for tomorrow, Saturday, October 5th.


Carnival Cruise Line officials announced both the Carnival Elation and Carnival Conquest, which were due to arrive in New Orleans Saturday and Sunday respectively, could be delayed until Monday. Guests onboard are being kept apprised via announcements and letters delivered to their cabins and are being provided the ability to make complimentary phone calls. Both vessels are sailing a safe and comfortable distance from the storm.


The concert for October 4th has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We are in the process of rescheduling it. Please note that the OctoberFeast Grand Tasting event has been rescheduled for Nov 16th


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