Community Events


Sushi Fest

Sunday, August 16 at UNO Lakefront Arena

The very best sushi and sushi inspired foods in NOLA. Sapporo beer, wine, sake and cocktails for purchase

Tickets start at $15/ $25 at the door. VIP Experience $75 in advance / $100 at the door. FREE PARKING

  • General Admission: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - $15 in advance, $25 at door. Sushi and Japanese-inspired dishes from some of the area’s top restaurants will be available for sale. Sapporo beer, wine, sake, and cocktails will also be available to purchase.
  • VIP Experience: Early entry at 1:00 p.m., A VIP Japanes Garden, created by Mardi Gras Productions, will feature sushi from Rock-n-Sake and other Japanese dishes, a "sushi" dessert display by The Good Life Bakery, Sapporo Beer, sake and wine. From 2-5 p.m., VIP attendees can relax in the Japanese Garden and enjoy unlimited signature cocktails. VIPs will also receive a unique piece of wearable "sushi" art designed by Studio Inferno. Cost for the VIP Experience is $75 in advance. Limited VIP tickets available. 

For more information or for tickets click here.


Yoga and Tai Chi at City Park

EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga or Pilates Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Classes are $5 or free to members of EJGH Wellness CenterEJGH Healthy Lifestyles or members of NOMA.

Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.


Grocery Store Tours and Blood Pressure Screenings

Every month our Wellness Center nutritionist guides participants through Whole Foods Market in Metairie to teach them how to make healthier choices, understand food labels and shop for the best health. Blood pressure screenings are conducted from 4-5 pm followed by our store tours from 5:30-6:30pm. Tours are subject to change depending upon roster.

All tours are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call EJGH HealthFinder at 504-456-5000 to register.

  • May 26, 2015
  • June 30, 2015
  • July 28, 2015
  • August 25, 2015
  • September 29, 2015
  • October 27
  • November 10 (blood pressure screen only)
  • December 8 (blood pressure screen only)



Last Updated on Friday, July 17, 2015 10:11 AM