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  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

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    YVETTE LANDRY AND THE JUKES: Grammy nominated musician, author and educator, Yvette Landry grew up in Breaux Bridge, not far from the levees of the Atchafalaya Basin. She has teamed up with Roddie Romero and his Hub City Allstars to create, “Yvette Landry and The Jukes”. Their recently released CD,”Louisiana Lovin” is a collection of Swamp Pop tunes, blues, and classic R&B. 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. yvettelandry.com 

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Artful Training of Niwa-ki (庭木)

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    This class was rescheduled from January 19th to the 26th due to rain

    Niwaki is a word meaning “Sculpting Tree’ and is used in Japanese garden design. Robin Tanner will discuss various methods used in sculpting the Japanese maple.

    This class is outside, wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Meet at the Arrival Garden just inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden as you enter from the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave).
    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 Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

    For further inofrmation call 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org

     

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    THE PFISTER SISTERS: Holley Bendtsen, Yvette Voelker, Debbie Davis and Amasa Miller comprise one of the few groups that represent the New Orleans swing era with their recreation of the Boswell Sisters arrangements and the only act featuring vocal jazz harmony. They bring joy to your soul, harmony to your ears, and the best and biggest boogie-woogie to your feet. 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.  pfistersisters.com 

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  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

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    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. This Super Saturday we will be working to clean catch basins in the Park. The more storm water the Park can take from neighboorhoods, the better for the neighborhoods! If you live in the neighborhood, please consider helping. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. We are very appreciate of al of our volunteers. 

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    THE YAT PACK: The Yat Pack is a New Orleans based band modeled on the 60’s Vegas Swing Era.  They will perform classic big band numbers by Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Dean Martin, and Bobby Darin as well as contemporary artists like Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, and Harry Connick, Jr.  They will also mix in a heavy dose of good old New Orleans R&B. 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. theyatpack.com

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  • Rose Propagation Workshop

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    Learn how to propagate our beloved New Orleans old garden roses!  Don Hanson, a volunteer and rose enthusiast, will teach how to choose the right rose and make the proper cuttings needed for propagation. Guests will leave with a wealth of information about rose propagation, care and maintenance as well as a propagated rose. This is a hands on program and all materials are included with this workshop.
    Don Hanson is a rose enthusiast and volunteer at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. He is a Master Gardener and over the years he has been a member of the New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society and the New Orleans Rose Society. He has an enormous amount of experience in pruning, care of roses, and rose propagation. Pre-registration is required (by purchasing tickets) and the class is limited to 25 people.

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden (enter at 5 Victory Avenue)
    Questions: call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org

     

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    JAMES RIVERS MOVEMENT: James Rivers is a New Orleans musical treasure. He plays a mixture of rock, progressive jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel. James Rivers, one of only three jazz musicians ever known to play the bagpipes, calls himself a saxophonist but his forte is really an amazing musical dexterity that has helped him master a dozen other instruments. 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. 

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  • Little Acorns

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    Join kids ages 18 months to 4 years old under the Enrique Alférez Oak for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this! Enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue). This 'class' is the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Admission is needed for each child but the required adult chaperone is free. Consider bringing a blanket to sit on. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required To register or with questions, please contact nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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    LADIES OF SOUL: You know Naydja CoJoe, Rechelle Cook, and Sharon Martin as “The Ladies of Soul”, having performed at the Garden with “The Mystics”.  They will not only sing a bit of Motown, but also jazz, R & B, and familiar New Orleans tunes. 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. 

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Do It Yourself - Organic Wool Vases

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    Learn to use hand-spun and dyed wool from Vermont sheep and alpaca farmers to create one-of-a-kind practical and unusual vases.  Guests will be thrilled to learn how many awesome fibers you get to play with! Pre-registration (buy purchasing the ticket) is needed as the class is only open to 25 people. 

    Instuctor: Bella Legault

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park (enter at 5 Victory Avenue)

    Questions: call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
     
     

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

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    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. We are very appreciate of al of our volunteers.

  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    PAUL SANCHEZ: Paul Sanchez transforms audiences with his unique blend of music and storytelling.  His songs are powerful, sad, humorous, entertaining, and hopeful. Offbeat Songwriter of the Year multiple times. 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. paulsanchez.com 

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  • Ladies Half-Marathon

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    This race will take place at the Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times may change without notice. For information on street closures, please contact Natalie Weiss, Special Events Manager, at nweiss@nocp.org. 

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    BOOGIEMEN SWING BAND: The “Boogiemen” will perform the music of Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé, Harry Connick Jr. and more.  Don’t miss this special night of music!! 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.  boogiemen-nola.com 

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Thursdays at Twilight

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    YVETTE LANDRY AND THE JUKES: Grammy nominated musician, author and educator, Yvette Landry grew up in Breaux Bridge, not far from the levees of the Atchafalaya Basin. She has teamed up with Roddie Romero and his Hub City Allstars to create, “Yvette Landry and The Jukes”. Their recently released CD,”Louisiana Lovin” is a collection of Swamp Pop tunes, blues, and classic R&B. 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. yvettelandry.com 

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  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Artful Training of Niwa-ki (庭木)

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    This class was rescheduled from January 19th to the 26th due to rain

    Niwaki is a word meaning “Sculpting Tree’ and is used in Japanese garden design. Robin Tanner will discuss various methods used in sculpting the Japanese maple.

    This class is outside, wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Meet at the Arrival Garden just inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden as you enter from the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave).
    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 Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

    For further inofrmation call 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org

     

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