NOLA Chess Club is open to all who play chess and to those that are just interested in chess. We meet Sundays from 12-2pm at Milton H. Latter Branch Public Library which is located at 5120 St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District. The club is free and open to the public. Visit http://nolachessclub.yolasite.com for more info. Free
Jonah Bascle hosts the stand-up comedy show presented by Accessible Comedy. Free admission. 8:30 p.m.
The volunteer center for the Greater New Orleans area invites prospective volunteers to learn about the various opportunities available, how to sign up for service projects and general tips on how to be a good volunteer. Call (504) 304-2275, email email@example.com or visit www.handsonneworleans.org for details.
The STAIR program holds regular volunteer training sessions to work one-on-one with public school students on reading and language skills. Call (504) 899-0820, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.stairnola.org for details.
The Louisiana SPCA seeks volunteers to work with the animals and help with special events, education and more. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and complete a volunteer orientation to work directly with animals. Visit www.la-spca.org/volunteer to sign up.
Jefferson Council on Aging seeks volunteers to deliver meals to homebound adults. Gas/mileage expenses will be reimbursed. Call Gail at (504) 888-5880 for details.
Lowernine.org seeks volunteers to help renovate homes in the Lower 9th Ward. Visit www.lowernine.org or email email@example.com for details.
Bayou Rebirth seeks volunteers for wetlands planting projects, nursery maintenance and other duties. Visit www.bayourebirth.org for details.
Jenna Mae hosts poets and spoken-word performers on the second, fourth and fifth Sunday of each month. 8 p.m.
The museum holds pilates classes every fourth Saturday of the month, and yoga classes on every other Saturday. Call 456-5000 for details. Free for NOMA and East Jefferson Wellness Center members, $5 general admission. 8 a.m.
Another Life Foundation seeks volunteers recovering from mental illness to help mentor others battling depression and suicidal behaviors. Free training provided. For details, contact Stephanie Green at (888) 543-3480, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.anotherlifefoundation.org.
The American Cancer Society needs volunteers for upcoming events and to facilitate patient service programs. Opportunities are available with Relay for Life, Look Good Feel Better, Hope Lodge, Man to Man, Road to Recovery, Hope Gala and more. Call for information.
The bar and music venue offers free swing dance lessons. 4:30 p.m.
The Arts Council of New Orleans' market features local and handmade goods, food, children's activities and live music. Visit www.artscouncilofneworleans.org for details. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.