Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • John Autin with Special Guests Dave Ferrato and Chloe Feoranzo

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksMusicThursdays at Twilight

    John Autin, pianist, vocalist, and songwriter is one of New Orleans’ musical treasures. John has played and recorded with many of New Orleans’ great artists including Irma Thomas, Snooks Eaglin, Ernie K Doe and Anders Osborne to name a few. 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. For more information about the band, visit johnautin.com.
     

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  • Free 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 through December 2018
    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.

  • Free Tai Chi classes

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Tai Chi 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 move 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.
    Classes are the last Sunday of each month through June 2018.
    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

  • Boogiemen Swing Band

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The Boogiemen will be performing 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. For more information about the band, visit  boogiemen-nola.com.
     

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  • Mardi Gras Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a Mardi Gras Party February 2nd, 3rd, or 4th from 6pm to 10pm The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Free 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 through December 2018
    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.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Time: 10 a.m. - noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Center

    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.
    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 welcome
    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.

  • The World According to Grumpy

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    Steve will reveal age-old truths about good and bad plants and wise and stupid horticultural practices so that all who hear them may find enlightenment and happiness in their gardens without resorting to mind-altering substances.

    11am to 12:30pm: Lecture and Q&A
    12:45 pm to 1:15pm: Book signing of Steve’s new book “The Grumpy Gardener: An A to Z Guide from the Galaxy’s most Irritable Green Thumb”

    About the Author:  A Lutherville, MD, native, Steve Bender was exiled to Alabama in 1983 for reasons that remain secret to this day. He loves fried okra and often selects dinner wine based on whether it goes well with fried okra. His mission is to make gardening uplifting, accessible, and inspirational to all.
    Steve Bender is a Southern Living Garden editor.

    Lecture is $20.00 and Steve’s new book will be for sale at the event

    To RSVP for this event: Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Director, (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org

    Sponsored by: Longue Vue House & Gardens, New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans City Park, New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation

  • Free 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 through December 2018
    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.

  • James Rivers Movement

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    James Rivers is a New Orleans musical treasure. He plays a mixture of rock, progressive jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel.  It is the sort of music that implies something for everybody. Rivers, one of only three jazz musicians ever known to play the bagpipes, would probably call 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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  • Free 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 through December 2018
    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 Propagation Workshop

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Learn how to propagate our beloved New Orleans old garden roses!  Don Hanson will teach how to choose the right rose and make the proper cuttings needed for propagation. You 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. The class will last an hour and a half and is $15/person. The class is limited to 25 people and registration is required beforehand at scapley@nocp.org. If you have questions, please call Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Director at 483-9473.

    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 experience in pruning, caring for roses, and rose propagation. Don is a very entertaining speaker who makes learning fun!
    Class Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.
     

  • Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Performing all over the world, Topsy Chapman dazzles crowds with her suave style and clear melodious voice. To hear her is a pure delight.  Topsy was one of the original cast members of the Broadway hit “One Mo’ Time.” 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. For more information about the band, visit topsychapman.com.
     

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  • Free 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 through December 2018
    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.

  • Free Tai Chi class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Tai Chi 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 move 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.
    Classes are the last Sunday of each month through June 2018.
    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

  • Raphael Bas and Harmonouche

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Haromnouche, an amalgam created from the words harmonious, harmonica and “manouche”
    the French word for Gypsy.  Fun, fresh, and creative, Harmonouche plays music loaded with charisma and international flavor. This New Orleans gypsy traditional jazz band combines world class musicianship and a good dose of humor to deliver a unique sound orchestrated with jazz guitar, diatonic harmonica, singing, whistling, accordion, piano, clarinet and saxophone. It is going to be a great 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. For more information about the band, visit raphaelbas.com.
     

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  • BB King’s Blues Club All-Star Band

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenThursdays at Twilight

    This group is the most talented collection of musicians in the Mid-South.  Professional musicians Billy Thompson on guitar, Daryl Johnson on bass, Jeff Spence on piano, Earl Smith on drums, Chucky on sax, Tracy Griffen on trumpet, and vocalist Joy Owens make up The BB King’s All-Stars. As the house band of BB King’s Blues Club, these guys know how to jam. Performing rhythm and blues, classic soul, blues rock, and rock and roll.  Put on your dancing shoes! 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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  • Rose Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The March Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip. 

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • John Autin with Special Guests Dave Ferrato and Chloe Feoranzo

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksMusicThursdays at Twilight

    John Autin, pianist, vocalist, and songwriter is one of New Orleans’ musical treasures. John has played and recorded with many of New Orleans’ great artists including Irma Thomas, Snooks Eaglin, Ernie K Doe and Anders Osborne to name a few. 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. For more information about the band, visit johnautin.com.
     

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Free 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 through December 2018
    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.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Free Tai Chi classes

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Tai Chi 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 move 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.
    Classes are the last Sunday of each month through June 2018.
    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

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.