WestportREADS 2011 is hosting "Party, New Orleans Style" from 8 to 10 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Great Hall of the Westport Library.

A celebration of New Orleans and WestportREADS 2011, the event will feature a live five-piece jazz band, cocktails and a sampling of authentic cuisine. A traditional New Orleans "Second Line Parade"

behind the band will end the evening.

Tickets to the fundraiser are $75 per person and can be purchased at www.westportlibrary.org, or by calling Cindy Clark at 203-291-4824.