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
The volunteer center for the New Orleans area invites prospective volunteers to learn about the opportunities available and how to be a good volunteer. Call (504) 304-2275, email email@example.com or visit www.handsonneworleans.org.
The STAIR program holds regular two-hour training sessions for volunteers, who work one-on-one with public school students to develop reading and language skills. Call (504) 899-0820, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.stairnola.org.
The LA/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 an orientation to work directly with animals. Visit www.la-spca.org/volunteer.
Lowernine.org seeks volunteers to help renovate homes in the Lower 9th Ward. Visit www.lowernine.org or email email@example.com.
Bayou Rebirth seeks volunteers for wetlands planting projects, nursery maintenance and other duties. Visit www.bayourebirth.org.
The museum hosts Pilates classes every fourth Saturday of the month and yoga classes every other Saturday in the sculpture garden. Call (504) 456-5000 for details. Nonmembers $5.
The society seeks volunteers for upcoming events and to facilitate patient service programs. Visit www.cancer.org or call (504) 219-2200.http://www.cancer.org
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, kids' activities and live music. Visit www.artsneworleans.org for details. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The coffeehouse hosts an open-ended poetry hour.
Terry Rappold leads the class in the museum's art galleries. Call (504) 456-5000 for details. $5, NOMA members free.
Women writers meet. Call (504) 655-5489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The market offers seafood, produce, jams, preserves, baked goods, crafts, live entertainment and children’s activities. Call (504) 355-4442 or visit the website for details.
The monthly market features works by local artists including paintings, photography, jewelry, wood carving, sculpture, stained glass and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.