List of WWE-related community events this week in New Orleans


WWE has released the schedule of their full WrestleMania week, which began today in New York City at the Hard Rock Cafe for the WrestleMania XXX Press Conference.

Tomorrow, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Zack Ryder, and Natalya will visit the Ochsner Children’s Health Center and the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans to donate WWE toys courtesy of Mattel.

Also tomorrow, Mark Henry, Eva Marie, and Lilian Garcia will be meeting the troops and military family members at the Hire Heroes USA autograph signing at the Jackson Barracks.

Rounding up the day will be a Special Olympics unified basketball game at Tulane University with athletes from Team Louisiana will be coached by Titus O’Neil, The Bellas, and Stephanie McMahon.

On Thursday, the New Orleans Museum of Art will hold the Superstars for Kids with John Cena, Daniel Bryan, The Miz, Big Show, and Bella Twins attending. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will also be on hand.

On Thursday and Friday WWE will host Be a STAR anti-bullying rallies with Mark Henry, David Otunga, Natalya, and Josh Mathews appearing at the Sarah T. Reed High School and then Stephanie McMahon, Alberto Del Rio, Damien Sandow, Naomi, Cameron, and Renee Young will travel to the Boys and Girls Club Westbank Unit on Friday.

The WrestleMania Reading celebration happens on Thursday at the Langston Hughes Academy with Stephanie McMahon, Cody Rhodes, and AJ Lee appearing.

On Friday, several WWE Superstars, employees and execs will be at the Woodland West Elementary School for the KaBOOM! Playground Build event where everyone will help to build a playground for the children of the New Orleans area.

A pizza party for Make-A-Wish will happen on Saturday at the Audubon Aquarium as WWE will induct 31 wish children into the WWE’s Circle of Champions. The event is hosted by Make-A-Wish superstar John Cena.

Also on Saturday there will be a Susan G. Komen Luncheon at the Windsor Court Hotel with Stephanie McMahon appearing to support Komen New Orelans’ mission. McMahon has been named the Honorary Chairperson for Komen New Orleans.