Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Birdwatching Class in City Park’s Couturie Forest

    ActivitiesEducationSports and Recreation

    Explore the Couturie Forest while enjoying a look at City Park’s avian inhabitants. Our guide, Mark Meunier, Louisiana Master Naturalist, will show you the bird habits and alert you to their calls. Appropriate walking attire and binoculars are needed; please bring them with you. Meet at the Couturie Forest trailhead on Harrison Avenue in City Park. The class is $10/person. The class will run 8am to 11am. Class limit 20 people and 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

  • Free Zumba Classes in New Orleans City Park

    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! Rain or shine!
    Saturdays: May 14th through November 19th (2016)
    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.

  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    City Park hosts Super Saturday, a community volunteer event, and wants you to volunteer! Many groups from the community, including high schools, colleges, churches, service groups, and individuals, attend the event. Work assignments and tools are handed out at the Volunteer Center at 9am, and volunteers work until noon doing various tasks, including painting, pruning, raking, mulching, planting, and maintaining areas around City Park.
    Where to be: Volunteer Center at 1009 Harrison Avenue
    When to be there: 8:45am (work begins promptly at 9am)
    Who to call with questions or to sign up: Tyler at (504) 483-9459
    What to bring: Close-toed shoes or boots, a water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, a brimmed hat, and snacks (if you’d like some).
    Why: Because volunteering for City Park feels great!

  • Build a Birdhouse Workshop

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    Make a birdhouse with John A. Talluto from Cajun Crafts. While you are building your birdhouse, learn about keeping predators out of birdhouses and other tips. A bluebird house will be made of clear cedar. All the supplies will be provided. Class limit 20, registration is required. The class will run 9am to 10:30am and is $25/person. The class will be in the Garden Study Center in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. The instructor is John A. Talluto, Cajun Crafts. 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

  • Make a Bird Feeder or Bird Seed Art - a FREE Workshop

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    Courtesy of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Department, this worshop will show you how to make a bird feeder or bird seed art. This workshop is from 10am to 1pm and take place under the large white tent in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. This is free with admission to the garden. 

  • Opening of “Home TWEET Home” Birdhouse Exhibit and Fundraiser

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    See birdhouses made for the "Home Tweet Home" each day through October 23, 2016. The public can bid on their favorite birdhouse in the New Orleans Botanical Garden gift shop located in the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. Exhibit closing party is October 23rd. Exhibitors and the public are invited. See the calendar for special programs pertaining to birds on October1st, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 23rd.

  • Bringing Birds into Your Backyard Class

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    The program shows how to attract native and migrating birds into our yards by growing plants for nesting and using seeds, flowers and berries to keep them coming back for more. The class will run from 11am to noon and is $10/person. The class will take place in the Garden Center Center in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. The speaker is  Marieanne Arata, Master Gardener of Greater New Orleans. 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.

  • Battle of the Bands

    ActivitiesMusic

    The College Battle of the Bands will take place at Tad Gormley Stadium. Please contact Tony Biagas, Director of Athletic Servies, at abiagas@nocp.org, for more information. 

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusic

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday Evenings in October

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8pm every Wednesday
    during the month of October beginning Wednesday, October 5, to celebrate "Evenings
    with Enrique." Throughout the year, each Wednesday is free to Louisiana residents,
    courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

    Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the
    collection of 14 sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Guides will be
    available to discuss the life and work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and
    fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree. Guests are
    invited to purchase mojitos and Latin food provided by local food vendors.

    Free Hours: 10am to 8pm
    Special Programing: 5pm to 8pm
    October 5 Patrice Fisher, harp with Woody’s Fish Tacos
    October 12 Paky Saavedra, guitar with Taceaux Loceaux Food Truck
    October 19 Alexis Guevara, guitar with La Cocinita Food Truck
    October 26 Javier Gutierrez, guitar with La Cocinita Food Truck

    Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building (5 Victory Avenue)

  • Thursdays at Twilight - John Rankin

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    John will perform a delightful mix of old and new classics, He will be performing with a variety of the best musicians in New Orleans.  Always a great show, Guaranteed 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 $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. For more information about the band visit this link.
     

    More Information
  • Free Zumba Classes in New Orleans City Park

    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! Rain or shine!
    Saturdays: May 14th through November 19th (2016)
    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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  • Birdwatching Class in City Park’s Couturie Forest

    ActivitiesEducationSports and Recreation

    Explore the Couturie Forest while enjoying a look at City Park’s avian inhabitants. Our guide, Mark Meunier, Louisiana Master Naturalist, will show you the bird habits and alert you to their calls. Appropriate walking attire and binoculars are needed; please bring them with you. Meet at the Couturie Forest trailhead on Harrison Avenue in City Park. The class is $10/person. The class will run 8am to 11am. Class limit 20 people and 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

  • Free Zumba Classes in New Orleans City Park

    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! Rain or shine!
    Saturdays: May 14th through November 19th (2016)
    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.

  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    City Park hosts Super Saturday, a community volunteer event, and wants you to volunteer! Many groups from the community, including high schools, colleges, churches, service groups, and individuals, attend the event. Work assignments and tools are handed out at the Volunteer Center at 9am, and volunteers work until noon doing various tasks, including painting, pruning, raking, mulching, planting, and maintaining areas around City Park.
    Where to be: Volunteer Center at 1009 Harrison Avenue
    When to be there: 8:45am (work begins promptly at 9am)
    Who to call with questions or to sign up: Tyler at (504) 483-9459
    What to bring: Close-toed shoes or boots, a water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, a brimmed hat, and snacks (if you’d like some).
    Why: Because volunteering for City Park feels great!

  • Build a Birdhouse Workshop

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    Make a birdhouse with John A. Talluto from Cajun Crafts. While you are building your birdhouse, learn about keeping predators out of birdhouses and other tips. A bluebird house will be made of clear cedar. All the supplies will be provided. Class limit 20, registration is required. The class will run 9am to 10:30am and is $25/person. The class will be in the Garden Study Center in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. The instructor is John A. Talluto, Cajun Crafts. 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

  • Make a Bird Feeder or Bird Seed Art - a FREE Workshop

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    Courtesy of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Department, this worshop will show you how to make a bird feeder or bird seed art. This workshop is from 10am to 1pm and take place under the large white tent in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. This is free with admission to the garden. 

  • Opening of “Home TWEET Home” Birdhouse Exhibit and Fundraiser

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    See birdhouses made for the "Home Tweet Home" each day through October 23, 2016. The public can bid on their favorite birdhouse in the New Orleans Botanical Garden gift shop located in the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. Exhibit closing party is October 23rd. Exhibitors and the public are invited. See the calendar for special programs pertaining to birds on October1st, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 23rd.

  • Bringing Birds into Your Backyard Class

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    The program shows how to attract native and migrating birds into our yards by growing plants for nesting and using seeds, flowers and berries to keep them coming back for more. The class will run from 11am to noon and is $10/person. The class will take place in the Garden Center Center in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. The speaker is  Marieanne Arata, Master Gardener of Greater New Orleans. 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.

  • Opening of “Home TWEET Home” Birdhouse Exhibit and Fundraiser

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    See birdhouses made for the "Home Tweet Home" each day through October 23, 2016. The public can bid on their favorite birdhouse in the New Orleans Botanical Garden gift shop located in the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. Exhibit closing party is October 23rd. Exhibitors and the public are invited. See the calendar for special programs pertaining to birds on October1st, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 23rd.

  • Battle of the Bands

    ActivitiesMusic

    The College Battle of the Bands will take place at Tad Gormley Stadium. Please contact Tony Biagas, Director of Athletic Servies, at abiagas@nocp.org, for more information. 

  • Opening of “Home TWEET Home” Birdhouse Exhibit and Fundraiser

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    See birdhouses made for the "Home Tweet Home" each day through October 23, 2016. The public can bid on their favorite birdhouse in the New Orleans Botanical Garden gift shop located in the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. Exhibit closing party is October 23rd. Exhibitors and the public are invited. See the calendar for special programs pertaining to birds on October1st, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 23rd.

  • Battle of the Bands

    ActivitiesMusic

    The College Battle of the Bands will take place at Tad Gormley Stadium. Please contact Tony Biagas, Director of Athletic Servies, at abiagas@nocp.org, for more information. 

  • Opening of “Home TWEET Home” Birdhouse Exhibit and Fundraiser

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    See birdhouses made for the "Home Tweet Home" each day through October 23, 2016. The public can bid on their favorite birdhouse in the New Orleans Botanical Garden gift shop located in the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. Exhibit closing party is October 23rd. Exhibitors and the public are invited. See the calendar for special programs pertaining to birds on October1st, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 23rd.

  • Opening of “Home TWEET Home” Birdhouse Exhibit and Fundraiser

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    See birdhouses made for the "Home Tweet Home" each day through October 23, 2016. The public can bid on their favorite birdhouse in the New Orleans Botanical Garden gift shop located in the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. Exhibit closing party is October 23rd. Exhibitors and the public are invited. See the calendar for special programs pertaining to birds on October1st, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 23rd.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusic

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday Evenings in October

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8pm every Wednesday
    during the month of October beginning Wednesday, October 5, to celebrate "Evenings
    with Enrique." Throughout the year, each Wednesday is free to Louisiana residents,
    courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

    Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the
    collection of 14 sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Guides will be
    available to discuss the life and work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and
    fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree. Guests are
    invited to purchase mojitos and Latin food provided by local food vendors.

    Free Hours: 10am to 8pm
    Special Programing: 5pm to 8pm
    October 5 Patrice Fisher, harp with Woody’s Fish Tacos
    October 12 Paky Saavedra, guitar with Taceaux Loceaux Food Truck
    October 19 Alexis Guevara, guitar with La Cocinita Food Truck
    October 26 Javier Gutierrez, guitar with La Cocinita Food Truck

    Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building (5 Victory Avenue)