Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Health and Play in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Join us this summer at the New Orleans Botanical Garden for “Health and Play in the Garden!”
    Children ages 5-10 are welcome to join us Wednesday mornings for fun and learning as we explore a series on health and play. Topics and activities will include: Yoga by City Park Movement and Art, healthy eating and the food groups, too much sugar and junk foods, where do our fruits and vegetables come from, what parts of the plant do we eat, the importance of breakfast, hand washing and keeping the germs away, and where does our food go inside us. We will have games, arts, and crafts, gardening, snack making, garden walks, and reading! Classes will meet Wednesday mornings 10am – noon, July 30th, and August 6th, 13th, 20th. Join us for one, a few or all classes – it’s up to you!
    Classes are $15/student. To register, or for more information please contact Lindsay Dunaj at nobgeducation@nocp.org or 483-9470.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Ole Man River Band

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Sherman Bernard, Recipient of OffBeat Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, leads this group of exceptional New Orleans musicians. They will perform an assortment of 1950’s, 60’s Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll. Nothing but New Orleans fun.
    The weekly 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 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.

    More Information
  • Fairytale Fridays: Fairy Godmother’s Tea Party

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    You and the kids are invited to join us at the Castle in Storyland for a performance by Fairy Godmother Merrilypop and The Storyland Theatrical Players. Get ready for magic, family activities, nursery rhyme karaoke, stories. No registration needed but costumes are encouraged. Party/event is included in the price of admission to Storyland.  Buy tickets ahead of time by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragraph. Fairytale Fridays are 3:30pm till 6pm.
    Admission to Storyland is $4/person; Kids 36 inches and under get free admission; Friends of City Park get free admission.
    While you’re in Storyland don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Storyland Hours: Tuesdays -Friday: 10am to 5pm and Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 6pm (Also Open on Labor Day.)

  • Friday Nights at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtEducationMusic

    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8 pm
    Music: Cristina Perez, 5:30-8:30pm
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9 pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • DJ music in Carousel Gardens

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    Every Friday and Saturday night through 8/2/14 come to Carousel Gardens for rides and DJ music from 7 to 10pm! Bring your friends and don't miss out! While you’re here don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Summer Carousel Gardens Hours: June 3 - August 3 - Tuesdays through Thursdays: 10am to 5pm; Fridays: 10am to 10pm; Saturdays: 11am to 10pm; Sundays: 11am to 6pm
    Admission: $4/person; Kids 36” & under get admission free; $17 unlimited rides or $3/ride
    Buy your admission tickets by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragrah. Ride tickets and ride bands must be purchased inside Carousel Gardens.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA has teamed up with the East Jefferson Wellness Center to offer wellness classes throughout the week.  This event runs 8am to 9am. Saturday morning’s Yoga in the Sculpture Garden classes are taught in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden when weather allows.  The beginner friendly classes are $5 and free for NOMA and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.  To register for Yoga in the Sculpture Garden, call East Jefferson Healthfinders at (504) 456-5000.

  • Super Saturday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Super Saturday is today! 9:00am-Noon come help out the Park you love! We couldn't do all we do without volunteers.
 Show up at the Volunteer Center on Harrison Ave prepared to work. Wear closed toe shoes & bring drinking water with you.  
Email Earl Sires at esires@nocp.org for information or answers to your questions.

  • Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    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 9:00am to noon. For additional information call 504-483-9464 or e-mail plants@nocp.org for a list of plants that will be available for sale.

  • A Fairytale Ball in Storyland

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    You are Invited to join us at the Castle in Storyland for a performance by Fairy Godmother Merrilypop  and The Storyland Theatrical Players. Come in costume for the Fairytale Ball! Get ready for magic, family activities, nursery rhyme karaoke, and stories. No registration needed but costumes are encouraged. Party/event is included in the price of admission to Storyland.
    Admission to Storyland is $4/person; Kids 36 inches and under get free admission; Friends of City Park get free admission.
    While you’re in Storyland don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Storyland Hours: Tuesdays -Friday: 10am to 5pm and Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 6pm (Also Open on Labor Day.)

  • DJ music in Carousel Gardens

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    Every Friday and Saturday night through 8/2/14 come to Carousel Gardens for rides and DJ music from 7 to 10pm! Bring your friends and don't miss out! While you’re here don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Summer Carousel Gardens Hours: June 3 - August 3 - Tuesdays through Thursdays: 10am to 5pm; Fridays: 10am to 10pm; Saturdays: 11am to 10pm; Sundays: 11am to 6pm
    Admission: $4/person; Kids 36” & under get admission free; $17 unlimited rides or $3/ride
    Buy your admission tickets by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragrah. Ride tickets and ride bands must be purchased inside Carousel Gardens.

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  • Health and Play in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Join us this summer at the New Orleans Botanical Garden for “Health and Play in the Garden!”
    Children ages 5-10 are welcome to join us Wednesday mornings for fun and learning as we explore a series on health and play. Topics and activities will include: Yoga by City Park Movement and Art, healthy eating and the food groups, too much sugar and junk foods, where do our fruits and vegetables come from, what parts of the plant do we eat, the importance of breakfast, hand washing and keeping the germs away, and where does our food go inside us. We will have games, arts, and crafts, gardening, snack making, garden walks, and reading! Classes will meet Wednesday mornings 10am – noon, July 30th, and August 6th, 13th, 20th. Join us for one, a few or all classes – it’s up to you!
    Classes are $15/student. To register, or for more information please contact Lindsay Dunaj at nobgeducation@nocp.org or 483-9470.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Ole Man River Band

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Sherman Bernard, Recipient of OffBeat Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, leads this group of exceptional New Orleans musicians. They will perform an assortment of 1950’s, 60’s Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll. Nothing but New Orleans fun.
    The weekly 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 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.

    More Information
  • Fairytale Fridays: Fairy Godmother’s Tea Party

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    You and the kids are invited to join us at the Castle in Storyland for a performance by Fairy Godmother Merrilypop and The Storyland Theatrical Players. Get ready for magic, family activities, nursery rhyme karaoke, stories. No registration needed but costumes are encouraged. Party/event is included in the price of admission to Storyland.  Buy tickets ahead of time by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragraph. Fairytale Fridays are 3:30pm till 6pm.
    Admission to Storyland is $4/person; Kids 36 inches and under get free admission; Friends of City Park get free admission.
    While you’re in Storyland don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Storyland Hours: Tuesdays -Friday: 10am to 5pm and Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 6pm (Also Open on Labor Day.)

  • Friday Nights at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtEducationMusic

    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8 pm
    Music: Cristina Perez, 5:30-8:30pm
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9 pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • DJ music in Carousel Gardens

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    Every Friday and Saturday night through 8/2/14 come to Carousel Gardens for rides and DJ music from 7 to 10pm! Bring your friends and don't miss out! While you’re here don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Summer Carousel Gardens Hours: June 3 - August 3 - Tuesdays through Thursdays: 10am to 5pm; Fridays: 10am to 10pm; Saturdays: 11am to 10pm; Sundays: 11am to 6pm
    Admission: $4/person; Kids 36” & under get admission free; $17 unlimited rides or $3/ride
    Buy your admission tickets by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragrah. Ride tickets and ride bands must be purchased inside Carousel Gardens.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA has teamed up with the East Jefferson Wellness Center to offer wellness classes throughout the week.  This event runs 8am to 9am. Saturday morning’s Yoga in the Sculpture Garden classes are taught in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden when weather allows.  The beginner friendly classes are $5 and free for NOMA and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.  To register for Yoga in the Sculpture Garden, call East Jefferson Healthfinders at (504) 456-5000.

  • Super Saturday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Super Saturday is today! 9:00am-Noon come help out the Park you love! We couldn't do all we do without volunteers.
 Show up at the Volunteer Center on Harrison Ave prepared to work. Wear closed toe shoes & bring drinking water with you.  
Email Earl Sires at esires@nocp.org for information or answers to your questions.

  • Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    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 9:00am to noon. For additional information call 504-483-9464 or e-mail plants@nocp.org for a list of plants that will be available for sale.

  • A Fairytale Ball in Storyland

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    You are Invited to join us at the Castle in Storyland for a performance by Fairy Godmother Merrilypop  and The Storyland Theatrical Players. Come in costume for the Fairytale Ball! Get ready for magic, family activities, nursery rhyme karaoke, and stories. No registration needed but costumes are encouraged. Party/event is included in the price of admission to Storyland.
    Admission to Storyland is $4/person; Kids 36 inches and under get free admission; Friends of City Park get free admission.
    While you’re in Storyland don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Storyland Hours: Tuesdays -Friday: 10am to 5pm and Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 6pm (Also Open on Labor Day.)

  • DJ music in Carousel Gardens

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    Every Friday and Saturday night through 8/2/14 come to Carousel Gardens for rides and DJ music from 7 to 10pm! Bring your friends and don't miss out! While you’re here don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Summer Carousel Gardens Hours: June 3 - August 3 - Tuesdays through Thursdays: 10am to 5pm; Fridays: 10am to 10pm; Saturdays: 11am to 10pm; Sundays: 11am to 6pm
    Admission: $4/person; Kids 36” & under get admission free; $17 unlimited rides or $3/ride
    Buy your admission tickets by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragrah. Ride tickets and ride bands must be purchased inside Carousel Gardens.