10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., 861-2537; www.auduboninstitute.org
Celebrate Mother's Day at the Zoo with New Orleans' Queen of Soul Irma Thomas. Admission is free for moms. The Sullivan Dabney Muzik Jass Band performs at 12:30 p.m. Thomas entertains at 2:30 p.m. There will be a jewelry market and a food area offering dishes like crawfish bread and shrimp remoulade po-boys. Tickets $13 adults, $10 seniors, $8 children.