Calendar Of Events

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  • Attractions Hours today

    Activities

    Happy Mardi Gras

    Attraction Hours:

    Administration Building: closed
    NOLA City Bark: open 1pm to 9pm
    Carousel Gardens: closed
    City Putt: closed
    Tennis Complex: closed
    Botanical Garden: closed
    Storyland: closed
    Tolmas Center/Visitor Center: closed
    Morning Call: open 24/7
    Boat and Bike Rentals on Big Lake: open 10am to 4pm
    NOMA and Sculpture Garden: contact noma.org

  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Celebrating New Orleans Music with Don Vappie, John Rankin, Paul Soniat

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The first New Orleans Dixieland Jazz recording was Livery Stable Blues released on March 7, 1917. 100 years later New Orleans Music is stronger than ever. Come and enjoy some of New Orleans’ finest musicians, Rex Gregory - sax, Bobby Campo - trumpet, Richard Moten - bass, Mike Esneault – piano and Karl Budo - drums, in celebrating the music that make New Orleans so special. Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.
     

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  • Once in a Brew Moon (21+)

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    You won't want to miss this party! The Once in a Brew Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price! Oh, and the beer's included in the price!

    Be a KID again and enjoy the Amusement Park! Click the More Information link below for details and the buy tickets here icon to the left to purchase tickets. Please buy your tickets early as we anticipate this event selling out (leaving no tickets to be sold at the gate.)

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  • Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays: January 7th through May 27th
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Pruning for Aesthetics

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Attend this workshop for a pruning demonstration by landscape architect Robin Tanner. Tanner will show participants how renovate over-grown shrubs improving plant health as well as contribute to landscape design. This is an outdoor class; proper shoes and attire should be worn. The class is on Saturday, March 4th and from 10:30am to noon. The class is $10/person. To register call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.Meet in the Arrival Garden in the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

    A little about the instructor: Robin Tanner has a Landscape Architecture degree from Louisiana State University. He studied Japanese Gardens in Japan working with a garden maker. He has spent decades in practicing Landscape Architecture and a lifelong student of Japanese Gardens. Robin designed and installed the Japanese Garden, the Southern Shade Garden, and the The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Bobby Cure and the Poppa Stoppas

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Enertainment: Bobby Cure and the Poppa Stoppas - Join us for a rocking good evening as we travel back in time with Bobby Cure to the Doo-Wop days of the 1950s when the Moon was Blue, and the question of the day was, Why Do Fools Fall In Love?

    Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event. 
     

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  • Lark in the Park (Friends of City Park Event)

    ActivitiesFriends of City Park

    Party in the Park on Friday, March 10th, 2017! Join us for the premier Party in the Park with fabulous food, drinks, and live music! This amazing event will be held for the first time on the field of Tad Gormley Stadium. Proceeds will benefit the restoration of the Tad Gormley Stadium field.

    VIP Party
    7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Exclusive hour for event sponsors
    Passed hors d’oeuvres and entertainment

    Gala
    8:00 – 11:00 PM
    40 of New Orleans’ top restaurants
    Festive libations by Republic National Distributing Company

    Gala Tickets:
    $100 per person
    $90 per person for Friends of City Park members
    $75 Party Flock (ages 21-35)

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  • Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays: January 7th through May 27th
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Rose/Plant Sale - March

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    The Pelican Greenhouse is located just off Henry Thomas (Golf) Drive just south of the I-610 underpass. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection. The Plant Sale from 9am to noon and admission is free. For additional information call 504-483-9464 or e-mail plants@nocp.org for a list of plants that will be available for sale. Please click ‘More Information’ below if you would like more details and an insider plant sale tip.

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  • “Make a Flower Press” Class

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    Have you ever wanted to press fresh flowers to use in craft projects? Now is your chance to learn how. The instructor of this class will teach the details about Flower Pressing. Learn which flowers are worthy of pressing, make a flower press, and also gather flowers from the garden to press in the press. This class will begin at 10am and run to noon. The class is $20/person and all materials are included in the price. The class will take place in the Garden Study Center in the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

    Registration & payment is required by March 3rd. There is a class limit of 24 people. Pre-registration is required for all classes to ensure that a class is not canceled due to low enrollment. To register call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

    Instructor: Susan Capley, Education Director, New Orleans Botanical Garden

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    March 11
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Center (5 Victory Avenue)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. Children ages 6-9 welcome to join the class. Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively. For more information and to register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -  Phil Melancon

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Phil performs the musical spirit and style of his hometown, New Orleans. As complex as gumbo, he cooks up a variety of musical flavors for your enjoyment. Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.
     

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  • Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays: January 7th through May 27th
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -  Leroy Jones

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Leroy Jones has been a central figure in New Orleans' Jazz Scene since the mid-seventies and continuously expands and refines his musicianship in ways that manifest his multifaceted talent.  "I remember Leroy years ago in New Orleans. He was always regarded as the greatest. No one could touch him. For young musicians like me, he was exciting, intimidating. For the older ones, he was the keeper of the flame but Leroy did more than keep the flame. He started a forest fire". Harry Connick, Jr. Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.
     

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  • Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays: January 7th through May 27th
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

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  • Attractions Hours today

    Activities

    Happy Mardi Gras

    Attraction Hours:

    Administration Building: closed
    NOLA City Bark: open 1pm to 9pm
    Carousel Gardens: closed
    City Putt: closed
    Tennis Complex: closed
    Botanical Garden: closed
    Storyland: closed
    Tolmas Center/Visitor Center: closed
    Morning Call: open 24/7
    Boat and Bike Rentals on Big Lake: open 10am to 4pm
    NOMA and Sculpture Garden: contact noma.org

  • Attractions Hours today

    Activities

    Happy Mardi Gras

    Attraction Hours:

    Administration Building: closed
    NOLA City Bark: open 1pm to 9pm
    Carousel Gardens: closed
    City Putt: closed
    Tennis Complex: closed
    Botanical Garden: closed
    Storyland: closed
    Tolmas Center/Visitor Center: closed
    Morning Call: open 24/7
    Boat and Bike Rentals on Big Lake: open 10am to 4pm
    NOMA and Sculpture Garden: contact noma.org

  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Celebrating New Orleans Music with Don Vappie, John Rankin, Paul Soniat

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The first New Orleans Dixieland Jazz recording was Livery Stable Blues released on March 7, 1917. 100 years later New Orleans Music is stronger than ever. Come and enjoy some of New Orleans’ finest musicians, Rex Gregory - sax, Bobby Campo - trumpet, Richard Moten - bass, Mike Esneault – piano and Karl Budo - drums, in celebrating the music that make New Orleans so special. Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.
     

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Once in a Brew Moon (21+)

    Activities

    You won't want to miss this party! The Once in a Brew Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price! Oh, and the beer's included in the price!

    Be a KID again and enjoy the Amusement Park! Click the More Information link below for details and the buy tickets here icon to the left to purchase tickets. Please buy your tickets early as we anticipate this event selling out (leaving no tickets to be sold at the gate.)

    More Information
  • Once in a Brew Moon (21+)

    Activities

    You won't want to miss this party! The Once in a Brew Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price! Oh, and the beer's included in the price!

    Be a KID again and enjoy the Amusement Park! Click the More Information link below for details and the buy tickets here icon to the left to purchase tickets. Please buy your tickets early as we anticipate this event selling out (leaving no tickets to be sold at the gate.)

    More Information
  • Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays: January 7th through May 27th
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Pruning for Aesthetics

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Attend this workshop for a pruning demonstration by landscape architect Robin Tanner. Tanner will show participants how renovate over-grown shrubs improving plant health as well as contribute to landscape design. This is an outdoor class; proper shoes and attire should be worn. The class is on Saturday, March 4th and from 10:30am to noon. The class is $10/person. To register call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.Meet in the Arrival Garden in the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

    A little about the instructor: Robin Tanner has a Landscape Architecture degree from Louisiana State University. He studied Japanese Gardens in Japan working with a garden maker. He has spent decades in practicing Landscape Architecture and a lifelong student of Japanese Gardens. Robin designed and installed the Japanese Garden, the Southern Shade Garden, and the The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Botanical Garden.