Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • January CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the board room of the Administration Building at 4pm unless otherwise noted.

  • Grow Dat Youth Farm in City Park

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    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.

  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Winter in the Garden
    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. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 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 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Lessons with Lee - “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing”

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home! This month, learn the different techniques of pruning, the tools to perform those techniques and the timing in which pruning should be done. Tree selection will also be covered.
    “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Lena Prima

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    To some performers, having a legendary father might be daunting. Not for Lena Prima. Born in show business and raised on the road with her famous dad, the singer/songwriter/artist has earned her own reputation around the country for her energetic charismatic performances. She will perform songs of her father as well as some of her original tunes. For more info please visit lenaprimamusic.com. 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.

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  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

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    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.

  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

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    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 9:00am, 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 9:00am)
    Who to call with questions or to sign up: Earl at (504)300-6394
    What to bring: Close-toed shoes or boots, a water bottle, sunscreen, bugspray, a brimmed hat, and snacks (if you’d like some).
    Why: Because volunteering for City Park feels great!

  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Garden Building

    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. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 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 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • 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. 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 take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $15/person and pre-registration is required for all classes to ensure that a class is not canceled due to low enrollment. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org. There is a class limit of 25 people. The class is an hour and a half long. The class is $15/person.

    A little about the instructor: 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. Don is a very entertaining speaker that makes learning fun!

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  • January CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the board room of the Administration Building at 4pm unless otherwise noted.

  • Grow Dat Youth Farm in City Park

    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.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Winter in the Garden
    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. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 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 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Lessons with Lee - “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing”

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home! This month, learn the different techniques of pruning, the tools to perform those techniques and the timing in which pruning should be done. Tree selection will also be covered.
    “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.