The ReUse District, which is dedicated to “increasing the appreciation and accessibility of reused materials in the 7th Ward, Bywater, Marigny, St. Claude, and St. Roch neighborhoods of New Orleans,” is having ReFest today.

ReFest Scedule of events:

10am-12pm: Reuse carpentry workshop with Tim Dean at The Green Project.

11am-3p: Mural workshop at Trouser House.

12pm-2pm: Beth’s Books book art workshop.

1pm-4pm: Dr. Bob reused t-shirt workshop at Dr. Bob Art Studio. Don’t forget to bring an old t-shirt.

2pm-pm: R.U.B.A.R.B. bike tire repair and bike art workshop.  N. Tonti and Gallier St.

5pm-6:30pm: Film Screening of The Story of Stuff followed by panel discussion with Charitable Film Network at The Green Project. Panelists include Phyllis Jordan of The Green Project, Sean Vissar of Rebuilding Together New Orleans, Emily Morrison of Trouser House, and Jerald White of Charitable Film Network. Antenna Gallery.

7:30pm-10pm: Live music at The Green Project’s Green Room featuring Jon Cleary, Mohican Scouts, and Slow Danger Brass Band. Enjoy free New Orleans Rum.

9:30pm-2am: Pub Crawl: 50% off draft beer at Mimi’s, 50% off draft beer at Hi-Ho Lounge, $3 mix drinks at The Mother-in-Law Lounge, and $3 mixed drinks at Saturn Bar IF YOU BRING A REUSABLE CUP.


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