Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Noontime Talk at NOMA

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    Noontime Talk: Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba on “For Spirits and For Kings: Prestigious Arts of Africa”. Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 for more information.

  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    BOOGIEMEN SWING BAND:   "The Boogiemen" will perform the music of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Harry Connick, Jr., and more.  Don't miss this special night of music!!  boogiemen-nola.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.   

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    Friday Nights at NOMA: Opening of Keith Sonnier: Until Today | Music by Bamboula 2000: Friday Nights at NOMA returns for an exciting lineup of programs in 2019: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

    5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
    5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Bamboula 2000
    6 pm: Screening of the documentary Keith Sonnier: Sketches to Neon
    6:30 pm: Create Late (Advance registration required)
    5–9 pm: Opening of the exhibition Keith Sonnier: Until Today

    Get more information here. 

  • Create Late at NOMA

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    Exclusively for adults, kick off your weekend with a glass of wine and a hands-on art project! Unwind while enjoying Friday Nights at NOMA programming. Reserve your space now. Dates and details below.

    NOMA Members | $25 per class and Nonmembers | $30 per class

    Price includes materials, wine, and access to Friday Nights at NOMA programming. Ages 21+ only, please! To reserve your spot, email education@noma.org. Reservations close at 4 pm the day prior to each workshop.

    Mini Sculptures: Inspired by the exhibition Keith Sonnier: Until Today. Participants will explore color and form with materials to build vibrant creations inspired by neon artists.

  • Free Zumba Class

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    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park 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 through December 2019

    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.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

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    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.
    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • March Plant Sale

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The September Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip. The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive and is just south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

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    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Little Acorns

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    Join kids ages 18 months to 4 years old under the Enrique Alférez Oak for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this! Enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue). This 'class' is the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Admission is needed for each child but the required adult chaperone is free. Consider bringing a blanket to sit on. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required To register or with questions, please contact nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    RAPHAEL BAS AND HARMONOUCHE: Harmonouche plays music loaded with charisma and international flavor. This New Orleans gypsy jazz band combines world class musicianship and a good dose of humor to deliver a unique sound orchestrated with jazz guitar, diatonic harmonica, singing, whistling, accordion, piano, clarinet and saxophone. 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. raphaelbas.com   

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    Friday Nights at NOMA: Panel discussion with Keith Sonnier and Tina Girouard | Music by Kettle Black: Friday Nights at NOMA returns for an exciting lineup of programs in 2019: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

    5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
    5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Kettle Black
    6-8 pm: Under Three Things interactive performance by Cristina Molina in Ear to the Ground exhibition
    6:30 pm: Community Conversation: Considering Cultural Exchange with artists Keith Sonnier and Tina Girouard

    Get more information here. 

  • Free Zumba Class

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    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park 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 through December 2019
    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.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.
    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Louisiana Irises: From the Wild to the Garden

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    Patrick O'Connor will speak about how our beloved Louisiana Irises made it to our garden beds. Patrick has hybridized Louisiana irises since the late 70s and have registered over 70 cultivars with the American Iris Society.  He owns Zydeco Louisiana Iris Garden, which sells plants online at www.zydecoirises.com.  Patrick is an officer and past president of the Greater New Orleans Iris Society and a past officer of the Society for Louisiana Irises.

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.

    For further information call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org

  • Growing Gardeners

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    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    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).

  • Art in Bloom (NOMA)  | Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond in partnership with IBERIABANK

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    One of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans, Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days, from March 28-31.  Proceeds from Art in Bloom benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans.

    With a focus on light, transformation and discovery as New Orleans enters its fourth century, Art in Bloom’s 2019 event theme is Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond. After an extraordinary tricentennial year of reflection and celebration, 2019 affords us the opportunity to look ahead with limitless imagination and innovation. Echoing Until Today, NOMA’s survey of pioneering conceptual light and sculptural artist Keith Sonnier, Illuminations will feature the most creative minds of our city expressing the brilliant future of New Orleans and the radiance of the citizens that will inhabit it through botanicals, florals, ephemeral materials and an inventive use of light.

    Get more information by clicking here. 

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  • Free Zumba Class

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    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park 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 through December 2019
    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.

  • Yoga Class at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.

    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Do It Yourself - Organic Wool Vases

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    Learn to use hand-spun and dyed wool from Vermont sheep and alpaca farmers to create one-of-a-kind practical and unusual vases.  Guests will be thrilled to learn how many awesome fibers you get to play with! Pre-registration (buy purchasing the ticket) is needed as the class is only open to 25 people. 

    Instuctor: Bella Legault

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park (enter at 5 Victory Avenue)

    Questions: call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
     
     

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  • Sculpture Garden Tour

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    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

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    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • District E Meeting - 2019 Millage

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    Please join us for public meetings to learn about the important upcoming election. Click here for more information and a list of FAQs. What is on the ballot on May 4, 2019? On May 4th, the voters of New Orleans will vote on a ballot proposal for parks and recreation that will affect the quality of life for all our citizens. They will vote on the renewal and re-allocation of the current 6.31 millages already dedicated to parks in the City. The re-allocation allows for a more equitable distribution of the taxpayer dollars ALREADY supporting parks and recreation in the City and includes City Park in that distribution for the first time in the Park’s history.

    Feb. 25 – District E Meeting -  East New Orleans Regional Library - from 6 pm to 7pm

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

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    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    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).