Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • *Canceled* Earth Day

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationFreeKid Friendly

    Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event! Celebrate the earth and learn how we can build a healthier relationship with our natural environment. The event will feature exhibitors, activities for children, cooking demonstrations, DIY projects, music, yoga, and of course delicious food. Click More Information for details. 

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  • *Swing in the Oaks* Swing in the Oaks

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    Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic fare to this free annual concert on Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn presented by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and City Park. Click More Information for details. 

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  • **Canceled** Little Acorns

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    Kids ages 18 months – 4 years join us under the Alferez Oak in The New Orleans Botanical Garden for an hour of fun! Each meeting we will read a story, do a hands-on activity and have a healthy snack! Adult chaperone required. Bring a small blanket or towel to sit on! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Pay at the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.  Contact Dov at nobgeducation@nocp.org

  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Kids ages 18 months – 4 years join us under the Alferez Oak in The New Orleans Botanical Garden for an hour of fun! Each meeting we will read a story, do a hands-on activity and have a healthy snack! Adult chaperone required. Bring a small blanket or towel to sit on! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Pay at the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.  Contact Dov at nobgeducation@nocp.org

  • Growing Gardeners

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    Ages 6-9

    Herbs & Spices
    This month, Growing Gardeners travel to exotic lands and learn about different cultures through scent and flavor. Join us as we explore the Botanical Garden’s Aromatic Garden, plant herbs, cook up some delicious treats, and dive into the wondrous world of herbs and spices!
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 each, but are $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time.
    For further information Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    Ages 6-9
    Pollinators
    For National Pollinator Month, Growing Gardeners celebrate pollinators and all their hard work! Join us for a fun-filled pollination celebration as we learn about bees, butterflies, and other pollinators through games, crafts, and snacks.
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 per child, $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time, call for this discount.
    For further information contact Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470 

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  • Summer Camp-Creepy Crawly Insect Explorers

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    Creepy Crawly Insect Explorers will get their hands dirty searching for and learning about the magical world of insects. From digging in the soil to dipping nets in the bayou, campers will have some summer fun outside and see all types of bugs in action! Ages 6-9

  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Kids ages 18 months – 4 years join us under the Alferez Oak in The New Orleans Botanical Garden for an hour of fun! Each meeting we will read a story, do a hands-on activity and have a healthy snack! Adult chaperone required. Bring a small blanket or towel to sit on! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Pay at the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.  Contact Dov at nobgeducation@nocp.org

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  • Summer Camp-Sustainable Kids

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    Sustainable Kids put on their lab coats and experiment with alternative energies, soil erosion, and much more! Through a week filled with hands-on activities, campers will become knowledgeable environmental stewards and have some summer time fun! Ages 6-9

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9
    Pollinators
    For National Pollinator Month, Growing Gardeners celebrate pollinators and all their hard work! Join us for a fun-filled pollination celebration as we learn about bees, butterflies, and other pollinators through games, crafts, and snacks.
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 per child, $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time, call for this discount. Purchase tickets Eventbrite
    For further information contact Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470 

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9
    Native Plants & Ecosystems of Louisiana
    In July, Growing Gardeners go native! Explore the meaning of native plants and their importance for the planet. From bayous to prairies to forests, Growing Gardeners will learn about our native ecosystems and the plant life that inhabits them.
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 per child, $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time, call for this discount.  
    For further information contact Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470 

  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Kids ages 18 months – 4 years join us under the Alferez Oak in The New Orleans Botanical Garden for an hour of fun! Each meeting we will read a story, do a hands-on activity and have a healthy snack! Adult chaperone required. Bring a small blanket or towel to sit on! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Pay at the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.  Contact Dov at nobgeducation@nocp.org

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