Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Garden Party Concert

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusic

    The Backbeat Foundation presents a Garden Party at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park. The event will run rain or shine! Come listen to live music at the Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage. This event starts at 7pm. No outside food or beverages permitted. Garden Party Concert: Royal Southern Brotherhood: Cyril Neville, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooten, Bart Walker, Tyrone Vaughan and Neville Jacobs, Ivan Neville and Cris Jacobs featuring Tony Hall & Brady Blade. Please email tickets@backbeatfoundation.org for more details and tickets. 

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  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

    ActivitiesEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

  • ‘Beginning with Bees’ Class

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    A complete overview of the equipment and considerations for individuals considering beekeeping as a hobby.
    A little about the instructor: Russell Harris, a resident of Slidell, has been keeping honeybees as a hobby since 2004. Harris studied beekeeping in graduate school and and started his first hive with a feral colony he collected from under a trailer home. He works as Senior Horticulturist for Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) and has BS and MS degrees in horticulture.
    The class is from 10:30am until noon. The class will take place in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

  • Give NOLA Day

    ActivitiesFriends of City Park

    On May 5, 2015, Friends of City Park is participating in GiveNOLA Day, the community’s one-day, online giving event. It is 24 hours of unprecedented giving, and it’s your chance to make a real difference, right here in our community.

    On May 5th we'll be celebrationg and welcoming your credit card donations - at the Carousel and new Ladybug Roller Coaster. For a minimun donation of $10/person (a credit cards donation) you get to ride as many times as you'd like, a drink and a piece of pizza from the all new Parker's Pizza cafe in Carousel Gardens.

    Join us from 5pm to 10pm!

    5pm – 7:30pm :ride the rides and get your face painted!

    7:30pm – 10pm: will be geared to a younger late night crowd with a DJ and Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo. Get more information by clicking here

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Ronnie Kole

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Jazz pianist Ronnie Kole's smooth sound and elegant demeanor have earned him respect from musicians across the globe. Kole sharpened his skills in Al Hirt’s club and Kole's Corner on Bourbon Street. He was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2012 and has recorded 32 cd/lp's. This New Orleans-based pianist keeps busy performing concerts across the United States, Europe and Asia. 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. For more information on the band please visit their website ronniekole.com.

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  • National Public Gardens Day

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Public gardens are a fun activity for families, couples, and enthusiasts, providing a low-cost, entertaining, and beautiful community outing while providing important resources, education and research on environmental stewardship and conservation. National Public Gardens Day was created as a way to help educate the community about the important role Public Gardens play.

    On May 8, 2015 we will be offering visitors time to enjoy the beauty of the Botanical Garden while learning about the New Orleans Botanical Garden's commitment to education.
    With paid admission to the New Orleans Botanical Garden, tours will be given at no charge to the patron. Tours begin at 10:30am, 1pm, and 3pm. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour begins. Each tour last one hour and 30 minutes depending on questions. Meet at the entrance of the Botnaical Garden. Limit to 15 people in groups but all individuals are welcome. There is no need to register ahead of time. For more information please click here.

  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

    ActivitiesEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

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  • Garden Party Concert

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusic

    The Backbeat Foundation presents a Garden Party at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park. The event will run rain or shine! Come listen to live music at the Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage. This event starts at 7pm. No outside food or beverages permitted. Garden Party Concert: Royal Southern Brotherhood: Cyril Neville, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooten, Bart Walker, Tyrone Vaughan and Neville Jacobs, Ivan Neville and Cris Jacobs featuring Tony Hall & Brady Blade. Please email tickets@backbeatfoundation.org for more details and tickets. 

    More Information
  • Garden Party Concert

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusic

    The Backbeat Foundation presents a Garden Party at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park. The event will run rain or shine! Come listen to live music at the Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage. This event starts at 7pm. No outside food or beverages permitted. Garden Party Concert: Royal Southern Brotherhood: Cyril Neville, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooten, Bart Walker, Tyrone Vaughan and Neville Jacobs, Ivan Neville and Cris Jacobs featuring Tony Hall & Brady Blade. Please email tickets@backbeatfoundation.org for more details and tickets. 

    More Information
  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

    ActivitiesEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

  • ‘Beginning with Bees’ Class

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    A complete overview of the equipment and considerations for individuals considering beekeeping as a hobby.
    A little about the instructor: Russell Harris, a resident of Slidell, has been keeping honeybees as a hobby since 2004. Harris studied beekeeping in graduate school and and started his first hive with a feral colony he collected from under a trailer home. He works as Senior Horticulturist for Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) and has BS and MS degrees in horticulture.
    The class is from 10:30am until noon. The class will take place in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.