Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-8333-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -  Seva Venet and the New Orleans Banjo Celebration!

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Seva Venet, banjo player extraordinaire, will be supported by a full 7 piece traditional New Orleans jazz ensemble. The music will feature compositions and banjo styles of 10 New Orleans banjo legends including Danny Barker, Johnny St. Cyr, Emmanuel Sayles, Creole George Guesnon, and Narvin Kimball.  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) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • 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: May 6th through May 27th
    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.

  • City Putt Anniversary Party

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for an Anniversary Party! That’s right – it’s City Putt’s 4th Anniversary and we want to party with you! Visit May 27-29 from 6pm to 10pm for FUN! 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. Monday May 29th is a special opening (City Putt is usually closed on Mondays). *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Rubber Duck Race

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Big Lake. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-8333-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • Thursdays at Twilight – Little Freddie King

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The cousin of Lightnin' Hopkins, King learned guitar from his father, but in 1954 moved to New Orleans at the age of 14. He played in many juke joints with his friends Babe Stovall, Slim Harpo, and Champion Jack Dupree, playing both acoustic and electric guitar. He recorded the first electric blues album in New Orleans with Harmonica Williams in 1969. In 1976, King undertook a European tour alongside Bo Diddley and John Lee Hooker.  He is a member of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Three times selected Blues Performer of the Year in New Orleans. 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) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • June Under the Moon (21+)

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    It's National Donut day - let's celebrate! Grab your friends and party in the Park! Move over kids, tonight's party is for adults only. Ticket holders get unlimited rides at the Amusement Park, entertainment, an open beer bar, and more! Click the link below for details and ticket information. 

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  • Plant Sale - June

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    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 9am to noon and admission is free. For additional information call 504-483-9464 or e-mail plants@nocp.org for a list of plants that will be available for sale. Please click ‘More Information’ below if you would like more details and an insider plant sale tip.

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  • New Orleans Botanical Garden Summer Camp

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Date/Time: June 5th-9th, 9am-3pm.
    Children ages 6-10 are welcome to join us for a week of fun and learning as we play, explore, craft and experiment! Topics and educational activities will include gardening, science discovery and experiments, nature related arts and crafts, health and nutrition, harvesting produce and making snacks, scavenger hunts, games and play time. Pre-registration is required; cost is $230 per camper for the week. For more information contact: nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-8333-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • Thursdays at Twilight – Julio and Cesar

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Originally from Guatemala, Julio and Cesar Herrera have been in New Orleans for over 30 years.  They describe their music as constantly evolving, attributing this, in part, to their exposure from an early age to many cultures. For more information about the band, visit julioandcesar.com. 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) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Summer Nights Party

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    It’s Summer time! Let’s celebrate! Visit City Putt for a Summer Nights Party on June 9th, 10th, or 11th 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.

  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-8333-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • Thursdays at Twilight – New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra is an American revival orchestra that performs vintage American music popular from the 1890s through the early 1930s. The orchestra pays particular attention to the music of New Orleans, in addition to the well-known compositions of jazz and ragtime composers like Jelly Roll Morton, Fletcher Henderson, and Eubie Blake. 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) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-8333-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • Thursdays at Twilight – Symphony Chorus of New Orleans

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The Symphony Chorus will perform Shubert and Vivaldi in the first half of the concert, and then music about New Orleans and Louisiana in the second half. Should be a great mix of music.  For more information about the band, visit symphonychorus.org. 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) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

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  • Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Special Outdoor Concert at the Botanical Garden from 6pm to 10pm.

    Live Entertainment: Marcia Ball, Brass-A-Holics, and Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

    Free admission ($10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden)

    Lawnchairs and blankets are welcome. Food and beverages available for purchase at the garden.

    Please contact the New Orleans Botanical Garden for more details: 483-9488.

  • Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Special Outdoor Concert at the Botanical Garden from 6pm to 10pm.

    Live Entertainment: Marcia Ball, Brass-A-Holics, and Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

    Free admission ($10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden)

    Lawnchairs and blankets are welcome. Food and beverages available for purchase at the garden.

    Please contact the New Orleans Botanical Garden for more details: 483-9488.

  • 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: January 7th through May 27th
    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.

  • Creating Bonsai from Garden Center Stock

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    In this hands-on workshop, students will learn bonsai basics and create a bonsai tree. If you have ever wanted to learn the art of bonsai and how these living works of art are created, then this workshop is for you! Bring your own bonsai pot if you wish and special bonsai soil will be provided. What to bring: sharp pair of scissors, garden gloves, and apron. Soil, wire, and a Juniper will be provided. The class will run from 9am to 12pm on Saturday, April 29th. The class is $35/person and is limited to 15 students and is in the Garden Study Center in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Pre-registration for the class is required. To register call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org


    A little about the instructor: Jim Osborne is a native to New Orleans and an “Award Winning Bonsai Artist” winning the 2008 Vaughn Banting award.  He has served as a Board of Director for the past seven years and is past Vice-President and past President of the Bonsai Society. He has displayed his personal bonsai collection in the fall and spring New Orleans Botanical Garden Flower Show for many years. Jim has also displayed his bonsai at Art in Bloom in the New Orleans Museum of Art.

  • GiveNOLA Day

    ActivitiesFriends of City Park

    Friends of City Park is participating in GiveNOLA Day, the community’s 24-hour online giving event, hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. In the spirit of the day, from 3pm to 7pm the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park will be open for unlimited select rides with a minimum $10 online credit card donation per person to Friends of City Park through GiveNOLA.org! For more information on GiveNOLA Day or to give your donation on May 2nd, visit this link.

  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-8333-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • GiveNOLA Day

    ActivitiesFriends of City Park

    Friends of City Park is participating in GiveNOLA Day, the community’s 24-hour online giving event, hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. In the spirit of the day, from 3pm to 7pm the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park will be open for unlimited select rides with a minimum $10 online credit card donation per person to Friends of City Park through GiveNOLA.org! For more information on GiveNOLA Day or to give your donation on May 2nd, visit this link.