Hurricane Katrina anniversary Community events 2009: Events Marking

Hurricane Katrina anniversary Community events

Several events marking the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina are planned in the metro area.

Here are some: Thursday, Aug. 27 -- New Orleans, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Touro Synagogue, 4238 St. Charles Ave. Levees.org hosts reception and screening of documentary about Holland flood protection and video explaining why metro New Orleans flooded during Katrina. Friday, Aug. 28 -- Friday-Saturday. St. Bernard Project will have a 24-hour build-a-thon at several homes from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. See www.4nola.org for more. -- Chalmette. 8:30 a.m. The St. Bernard Parish public school district will host its annual "Day of Reflection"at Chalmette High School. Tickets, at $5 each, are limited. Call 504.301.2000. -- Slidell Cultural Center, 2055 Second St., Olde Towne. 7 to 9 p.m. Reception for opening of Katrina photography exhibit, "Where Are the Sounds." Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibit will remain on display through Sept. 25.

-- New Orleans, 11:30 p.m. "Katrina Artistically Revisited, " a multimedia experience. Canal Place Theatre. Free.

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