- August 29; 5:30 – 8 PM: Culture Collision Ten at The CAC New Orleans
- September 29; 6 – 9 PM: Putting the Banned Back Together; Chapter Recruitment Social and Silent Auction; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- October 6; 6 PM: Pinckley Prizes Award Ceremony at The George & Joyce Wein New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart Street
- At the September 29 meeting (see above), you won’t want to miss these auction items:
Banned book week kit: You’ll be all set to enjoy the week with this themed tote bag, socks and coffee mug! Donated by Sara Woodard. Value is $30.
The Miller’s Daughter and Rumpelstiltskin Dolls from Anne Rice’s collection: Anne began collecting dolls in the 1980s and at one point stored hundreds of them at St. Elizabeth’s in New Orleans. This particular set was made by nationally recognized doll artist and painter Nancy Wiley. Her work, inspired by fine art, mythology and fairy tales, is exhibited in museums and galleries and sold to private collectors. Donated by Sue Quiroz, Anne Rice’s long-time assistant. A copy of the children’s book is included. Value is $1,450.
Vintage Mexican sterling silver bookmark. Donated by Antiques and Jewels on Main and Alex Reisner. Value: $95
Encyclopedia Britannica, 9th Edition (1889). Internet down? Go to the original information source, also known as the Encyclopedia Britannica! This 26-volume leather-bound set (plus Index) is in good condition. Donated by Laura Mullen. Value: $575 (E-bay evaluation)
Light Up for Literacy earrings: Wear these and your ears will sparkle! Donated by Porter Lyons jewelry. Value is $95.
New Orleans Museum of Art: Dual/family membership voucher provides membership for 2 adults plus children/grandchildren aged 17 and under for one full year. Includes invites to member preview, notice of special events, subscription to NOMA magazine, discounts on educational programs and art classes, and on selected items in gift shop. Must be redeemed by 2/28/19. Value: $80.