3 totally free events to enjoy in New Orleans this week

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Looking for wallet-free ways to spend your time?

From a rally for gun violence research to a comedy show, here are three fun, informative things to do around town to enjoy for the low, low price of zero dollars.

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Rally for Gun Violence Research with Mayor Cantrell in New Orleans

From the event description:

Gun violence has reached a 40-year high, yet research funding has been virtually absent for over 20 years. Join medical professionals and advocates from Giffords, the American Academy of Pediatrics Louisiana Chapter, American Medical Student Association, Doctors for America, This Is Our Lane and more for a rally to support funding for gun violence research. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-noon
Where: Ogden Library, 925 Camp St.
Admission: Free

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Love Your Skin Beauty Mixer

From the event description:

Czar Cosmetics is a beauty brand that focuses on wellness and health by holistically using stress relieving rituals and services to fit your needs. The purpose of this beauty mixer is to curate an experience focused on loving our skin from the inside out. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 3-7 p.m.
Where: 829 Royal St.
Admission: Free

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No Lye Comedy Presents Melanated Mischief

From the event description:

We're back for another round of all black, all funny and all femme stand up! Hosted by Ashleigh Branch and headlined by TK Fairley, featuring Lisa SmithRochelle the Comic, Maegan Rachel and Shaquita Griffin.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Hi-Ho Lounge, 2239 St. Claude Ave.
Admission: Free

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