New Orleans neighborhood news for Feb. 21, 2013

Broadmoor

Broadmoor group meets: New Orleans City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell will attend the winter general meeting of the Broadmoor Improvement Association Wednesday at 6 p.m. St. George’s Church, 4600 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans.

Community cleanup: The NOLA Time Bank will hold a Community Clean-up Event starting at South Broad and 4th Street, near the old Bohn Ford building, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers earn time bank hours for any amount between 30 minutes and three hours. Work includes trash pickup with long tongs (no bending), grass trimming and edging. Supplies, coffee, water and muffins will be available. Volunteers should bring gloves and wear sturdy shoes. For more information, call (510) 681.6567.

Uptown

Meet your new pet: Sunday is LA/SPCA Day at Tulane’s Turchin Baseball Stadium, 6430 S. Claiborne Ave. Pre- festivities will commence at 11 a.m. in the parking lot, as LA/SPCA adoption counselors and volunteers will be on hand to introduce you to all of the great pets available for adoption. Then, everyone will head inside at 1 p.m. to cheer the Green Wave on in their series finale against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Reserve your tickets today by calling (504) 861-WAVE or logging onto tulanegreenwave.com.

All invited to law summit: Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, will speak at the 18th Annual Tulane Summit on Environmental Law & Policy Friday and Saturday. Kieran Suckling of the Center for Biological Diversity and Emma Marris, correspondent for Nature Magazine, are panelists.

The event will be open to the public and hosted at Tulane Law School. CLE credits available to attorneys: Topics include uranium mining in the Grand Canyon, the safety of genetically modified food, the Bayou Corne sinkhole and Louisiana’s scenic rivers. Visit http://www.summit.law.tulane.edu.

Jazz vespers at Trinity Church: Jazz Vespers returns for the third year to Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., every Sunday during Lent, beginning at 9 p.m. and ending at 9:30.

The contemplative event features jazz by acclaimed local musicians and a reading from the Gospel.

This Sunday, the featured artist is soprano Bridget Bazile, singing jazz and spirituals.

Free. For more information, call (504) 522.0276.

Community Purim Party: Anshe Sfard Synagogue, 2230 Carondelet St., will hold its community Purim party Saturday after 7 p.m. services. Music by the Bone Tone Jazz Band, drinks and food including hamantashen, the traditional Purim pastries. Costumes encouraged. Suggested donation is $10. For more information, call (504) 522-4714.

Treme

Jazz in the Park fundraiser: People United for Armstrong Park and Basin Street Station will sponsor Sowing Seeds in Sacred Ground, a fundraiser for Jazz in the Park, Wednesday on the fourth floor of Basin Street Station, 501 Basin St.

It will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and performances and appearances by Bill Summers, Shaka Zulu, The Black Feather Mardi Gras Indians and more. Admission is $50.

Jazz in the Park provides free music and family activities in Armstrong Park. For tickets or more information, go to http://www.pufap.org.