Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • May CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at 4pm unless otherwise noted.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  Tanya and Dorise

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    Tanya and Dorise had numerous standing ovations at last year’s performance. Usually seen performing on the streets in the French Quarter, violinist Tanya and guitarist Dorise bring their musical talents indoors for our concert series. Music is what brought Tanya from Taiwan, and Dorise from Connecticut to New Orleans. Tanya and Dorise will perform a variety of music, including jazz, blues, rock, and soul. Don’t miss this concert.  It will be fun. 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 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. For more information on the band please visit their website tanyandorise.com.

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  • Law Enforcement Fest

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    The Law Enforcement Fest will take place at the Park's Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times may change without notice.

  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

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    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

  • Lessons with Lee - “Tropical Plants in the Landscape”

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden  is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home!
    As the weather begins to get warm and the humidity moves in, tropical plants could be your answer to a successful summer landscape. Selection of plants will be covered and their maintenance.
    “Tropical Plants in the Landscape” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours.To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

  • Rubber Duck Derby

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    Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana will have their Rubber Duck Derby at Big Lake today. They will dump thousands of rubber ducks into the lake for a fundraiser. The date of this event is firm but the time may change without notice. 

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Creole String Beans

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    The classic New Orleans party band with exceptional taste in song selection and  a repertoire that ranges far and wide from Fats Domino and Bobby Charles to Duke Ellington. Called “the best tasting band in New Orleans” by Chef John Besh, the Creole String Beans have defined a new era in 21st century “Y’at Rock” 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 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. For more information on the band please visit their website creolestringbeans.com.

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  • June Under the Moon

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    You won't want to miss this party! The June Under the Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price! Oh, and the beer's included in the price! There will be yummy food for purchase, too!

    Be a KID again and enjoy the Amusement Park! Click the More Information link below for details and the buy tickets here icon to the left to purchase tickets. Please buy your tickets early as we anticipate this event selling out (leaving no tickets to be sold at the gate.)

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  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

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    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

  • “Termite School” Lecture

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    The speaker is Chis Dunaway, LSU AgCenter Horticulture Extension Associate. The fee is $10/person for this one hour lecture and will take place in the Garden Study Center.To register: call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org. A little about the speaker: Chris Dunaway has a long history of experience in working with Formosan subterranean termites.  In this presentation we will cover a brief biology of the termite including an explanation of the dreaded swarming season.  We will also look at inspection and identification of common problems that allow for termite infestation.  Current control measures will be covered and finally, we will look at identification and treatments to protect and extend the lives of our precious trees.

  • Garden Party Concert: Bonerama

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    The Backbeat Foundation presents a Garden Party at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park. The event will run rain or shine! Come listen to live music at the Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage. Gates open at 5pm. Admission is free but donation are appreciated. No outside food or beverages permitted. Presented with support from the Robert and Shirley Haspel Fund.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  The Yat Pack

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    The Yat Pack is a New Orleans based band modeled on the 60’s Vegas swing era.  They will perform classic big band numbers by Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Dean Martin, and Bobby Darin as well as contemporary artists like Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, and Harry Connick, Jr. They will also mix in a heavy dose of good old New Orleans R&B.  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 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. For more information on the band please visit their website theyatpack.com.

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  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

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    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

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

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Creative in the Garden

    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.

  • Garden Party Concert: Sonic Bloom featuring Eric Benny Bloom

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    The Backbeat Foundation presents a Garden Party at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park. The event will run rain or shine! Come listen to live music at the Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage. Gates open at 5pm. Admission is free but donation are appreciated. No outside food or beverages permitted. Presented with support from the Robert and Shirley Haspel Fund.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  John Boutté

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    Voted best male vocalist of the year at both the Best of the Beat and the Big Easy Awards. His song “Tremé” is the theme song of the popular HBO series. Those who were lucky to attend his sold out concert last year were part of a magical night. Don’t miss this year’s show. 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 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. For more information on the band please visit their website johnboutte.com.

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  • May CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at 4pm unless otherwise noted.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  Tanya and Dorise

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Tanya and Dorise had numerous standing ovations at last year’s performance. Usually seen performing on the streets in the French Quarter, violinist Tanya and guitarist Dorise bring their musical talents indoors for our concert series. Music is what brought Tanya from Taiwan, and Dorise from Connecticut to New Orleans. Tanya and Dorise will perform a variety of music, including jazz, blues, rock, and soul. Don’t miss this concert.  It will be fun. 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 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. For more information on the band please visit their website tanyandorise.com.

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  • Law Enforcement Fest

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    The Law Enforcement Fest will take place at the Park's Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times may change without notice.

  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

    ActivitiesEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Bring Home the Veggies and more! Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat Saturdays to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs, and cut flowers direct from the farm in City Park!
    Specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park).
    For more information, email Sarah Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.

  • Lessons with Lee - “Tropical Plants in the Landscape”

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden  is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home!
    As the weather begins to get warm and the humidity moves in, tropical plants could be your answer to a successful summer landscape. Selection of plants will be covered and their maintenance.
    “Tropical Plants in the Landscape” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours.To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.