Calendar Of Events

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Joe Krown Swing Band

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    Joe Krown has traveled the globe performing with the likes of Dr. John, Chuck Berry, Irma Thomas, and Eric Clapton. Tonight he will bring Swing Music to our Thursday series. Great musicians always make for great shows. 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 music, please visit this site: www.joekrown.com.

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  • September Plant Sale

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    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, click here. Please click ‘More Information’ below if you would like more details and an insider plant sale tip.

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  • Botanical Garden Class: Plant Propagation

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    Propagation is easy!  Join us to learn skills needed to propagate plant cuttings.  You can use your newly learned skills for a fun way to share plants with family and friends. Each participant will propagate their own assortment of plants to take home with them. Please bring bags or boxes to transport your flats. The class is from 10:30 am to noon in the Garden Study Center at the Botanical Garden. The class is $12/person. Class size is limited and preregistration is needed. Please email scapley@nocp.org or call (504) 483-9473 to register.

    Instructor: Susan L. Capley, Education Director, New Orleans Botanical Garden

  • Thursdays at Twilight - New Orleans Mystics

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    Buy your tickets early so you will not miss this show featuring the music of Motown.  Songs from the Temptations, O’Jays, Marvin Gaye and Otis Redding will all be part of this soulful tribute to some of the greatest music from the 1970’s. 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.

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  • 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. 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 music, please visit this link: www.lenaprimamusic.com.

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Garden Insects

    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.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Bobby Cure and The Poppa Stoppas

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    Join us for a rocking good evening as we travel back in time with Bobby Cure to the Doo-Wop days of the 1950's when the Moon was Blue, and the question of the day was, Why Do Fools Fall In Love? 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 music, please visit this link: www.bobbycure.com.

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  • “Spread” the Herbs in your Fall Garden” Class

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    This class will be led by Linda Franzo owner of Passionate Platter. Linda will use seasonal, fresh herb flavors to make Delish Dips! We'll create pesto, tazatziki, hummus & herb roasted tomatoes! Tasting, recipes and answers to all your herb garden questions will be provided. This class is $15/person and registration ahead of time is necessary. To register call (504) 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org. The class will run an hour and a half and will take place in the Garden Study Center.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes

    Theme: Garden Insects

    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.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -  Paul Sanchez and Minimum Rage

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    Native New Orleanian Paul Sanchez was born in the blue-collar Irish Channel.  Today Paul defies categories and is noted as an actor, songwriter, singer, producer, writer and musician, with 11 solo CDs under his belt.  In January of 2010 Off Beat Magazine awarded him three Best of the Beat Awards:  Songwriter of the Year, Best Song of the Year and Best Folk/Rock Album for "Stew Called New Orleans", his duet with friend and collaborator John Boutté. 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 music, please visit this link: www.paulsanchez.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Joe Krown Swing Band

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    Joe Krown has traveled the globe performing with the likes of Dr. John, Chuck Berry, Irma Thomas, and Eric Clapton. Tonight he will bring Swing Music to our Thursday series. Great musicians always make for great shows. 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 music, please visit this site: www.joekrown.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Joe Krown Swing Band

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Joe Krown has traveled the globe performing with the likes of Dr. John, Chuck Berry, Irma Thomas, and Eric Clapton. Tonight he will bring Swing Music to our Thursday series. Great musicians always make for great shows. 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 music, please visit this site: www.joekrown.com.

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  • September Plant Sale

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    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, click here. Please click ‘More Information’ below if you would like more details and an insider plant sale tip.

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  • Botanical Garden Class: Plant Propagation

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    Propagation is easy!  Join us to learn skills needed to propagate plant cuttings.  You can use your newly learned skills for a fun way to share plants with family and friends. Each participant will propagate their own assortment of plants to take home with them. Please bring bags or boxes to transport your flats. The class is from 10:30 am to noon in the Garden Study Center at the Botanical Garden. The class is $12/person. Class size is limited and preregistration is needed. Please email scapley@nocp.org or call (504) 483-9473 to register.

    Instructor: Susan L. Capley, Education Director, New Orleans Botanical Garden