Posts tagged with '2020'

Earth Hour

It's almost April, and in April City Park usually celebrates Earth Day! We all know this year's a little different. Though we are all apart right now we can still do something together in honor of the earth. This Saturday, March 28, 2020, join others from around the world for "Earth Hour" by turning out your lights for an hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.

Check out this link for more information.

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Friends of City Park event Lark in the Park rescheduled

Friends of City Park event Lark in the Park rescheduled from Friday, March 13th to June 2020

As more cases of the coronavirus disease are being identified in the Greater New Orleans area, Friends of City Park is rescheduling Lark in the Park, which will now be held in conjunction with our June event, Toast in the Oaks.

The Friends of City Park decision was made out of an abundance...

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New Orleans City Park Named One of the Top Reasons to Visit New Orleans in 2020

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New Orleans City Park Named One of the Top Reasons to Visit New Orleans in 2020 2020 marks the 170th anniversary for New Orleans City Park

This week Travel Pulse compiled the Top 10 Reasons to Visit New Orleans in 2020.  New Orleans City Park is proud to be named in the list. With its many attractions, events, and open green spaces, City Park’s 1300 acres is a dream destination for anyone year-round.

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600 New Cast Iron Plants on Victory Avenue

We LOVE our volunteers! Check ou tthis group from Florida State!

The groups spent time this week planting over 600 cast iron plants around the oak trees on Victory Avenue near the Amusement Park. 

 The area around the oak trees is air spaded beforehand, a process in which compressed air is shot into the soil, breaking up heavily compacted dirt and allowing more oxygen to get to the root...

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Tennis Award!

This week the Tennis Industry Association presented the Industry Champions of Tennis 2019...Congratulations to the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex!

The national award is issued annually to honor those who are making a difference in the Tennis Industry.

City Park / Pepsi Tennis Center was named Public Park of the Year.

Arguably one of the best tennis complexes in the state, the facility offers 26 lighted courts (16 hard courts, 10 clay...

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Bob Becker named a Top Executive of the Year

Business People of the Year: Biz New Orleans Magazine: Introducing the transformative thirteen of 2019

Dr. Robert W. Becker: CEO, CITY PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

New Orleans City Park’s live oaks and lagoons have witnessed incredible change throughout the park’s 166-year history, but the park is about to close out one of its most challenging and successful eras as Dr. Robert W. Becker — CEO of City...

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New Orleans City Park Named One of the Gorgeous Spaces in Some of the World’s Biggest Cities

Online review site Trip Advisor has announced the 7 Gorgeous Green Spaces in Some of the World’s Biggest Cities.  New Orleans City Park is proud to be named one of seven ‘gorgeous spaces’ and the only in New Orleans mentioned. With its many attractions, events, and open green spaces, City Park’s 1300 acres is a dream destination for anyone year-round.

“Parks are critically important components of...

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