The Victory Belles perform patriotic tunes from the American canon and from the songbooks of George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin. Cuisine from American Sector is provided. Brunch show $55
The AARP sponsors two gardening workshops led by Green Light New Orleans director Amanda Joseph. Participants receive information on starting a summer garden and seeds for eggplant, okra, cucumbers an basil. All ages welcome. Call (504) 485-2164 to register. Tuesday's workshop is at the AARP Community Resource Center; 3502 S. Carrollton Ave. Thursday's workshop is at the New Orleans Public Library, Norman Mayer Branch; 3001 Gentilly Blvd.
The Essence Festival seeks arts and culture boutique booths for its 2014 festival. Sign up at www.essenceartandculture.splashthat.com. Deadline April 25.
Poetryfest seeks poems no longer than 21 lines from amateur poets. Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline May 16.
John Calhoun's April show features appearances and performances by Jacinta Gonzalez, Luke Winslow-King, Bruce Davenport Jr. and Dante the Magician. Visit www.thegoodnightshow.us for details. Admission $10.
The brewery releases its newest beer along with live music from Rebirth Brass Band.
Dr. Aidan Dodson delivers an illustrated presentation about Egyptian coffins.
The author talks about and signs his book The Steady Running of the Hour.