Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • Bird-watching in City Park

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    Explore the Couturie Forest while enjoying a look at City Park’s avian inhabitants. Our guide will show you their habits and alert you to their calls. Appropriate walking attire and binoculars are needed. Meet at the Couturie Forest trail-head on Harrison Avenue in City Park. 

    NOTE: Due to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Enter Harrison Avenue by Marconi Blvd.

    Mark Meunier holds biology degree from University of New Orleans and is a certified Master Naturalist. He has taught birding skills for the Louisiana Master Naturalist program for 7 years, and has participated in several different Christmas bird counts in Louisiana. He travels throughout Louisiana and abroad recording electronically on ebird, recording over 340 species in Louisiana. Mark is part of the New Orleans Botanical Garden staff.
     

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  • Evenings with Enrique - Patrice Fisher and Javier Olondo

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    Join us every Wednesday night in October for our hit series, "Evenings with Enrique" in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Visitors to the garden will be able to view the work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree.  This week features Patrice Fisher, harpist from New Orleans, and Javier Olondo, guitarist from Cuba.  Latin food will be available from La Cocinita food truck.  Mojitos, wine and water are available for purchase

    New this October:  Chef Pat White of Karibu Kitchen will be cooking up treats in the wood-burning oven in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens’ recently opened "Kitchen in the Garden".  

    Chairs are encouraged. No outside food or drink please.  Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Avenue.

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  • Evenings with Enrique - Geovane Santos Trio

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    Join us every Wednesday night in October for our hit series, "Evenings with Enrique" in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Visitors to the garden will be able to view the work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree.  This week features the Geovane Santos Trio, guitarist and singers from Brazil.  Latin food will be available from La Cocinita food truck.  Mojitos, wine and water are available for purchase

    New this October:  Chef Pat White of Karibu Kitchen will be cooking up treats in the wood-burning oven in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens’ recently opened "Kitchen in the Garden".  

    Chairs are encouraged. No outside food or drink please.  Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Avenue.

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  • Bird-watching in City Park

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Explore the Couturie Forest while enjoying a look at City Park’s avian inhabitants. Our guide will show you their habits and alert you to their calls. Appropriate walking attire and binoculars are needed. Meet at the Couturie Forest trail-head on Harrison Avenue in City Park. 

    NOTE: Due to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Enter Harrison Avenue by Marconi Blvd.

    Mark Meunier holds biology degree from University of New Orleans and is a certified Master Naturalist. He has taught birding skills for the Louisiana Master Naturalist program for 7 years, and has participated in several different Christmas bird counts in Louisiana. He travels throughout Louisiana and abroad recording electronically on ebird, recording over 340 species in Louisiana. Mark is part of the New Orleans Botanical Garden staff.
     

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  • Evenings with Enrique - Patrice Fisher and Javier Olondo

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKitchen in the GardenMusicNature

    Join us every Wednesday night in October for our hit series, "Evenings with Enrique" in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Visitors to the garden will be able to view the work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree.  This week features Patrice Fisher, harpist from New Orleans, and Javier Olondo, guitarist from Cuba.  Latin food will be available from La Cocinita food truck.  Mojitos, wine and water are available for purchase

    New this October:  Chef Pat White of Karibu Kitchen will be cooking up treats in the wood-burning oven in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens’ recently opened "Kitchen in the Garden".  

    Chairs are encouraged. No outside food or drink please.  Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Avenue.

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