Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • “Drop In” Doubles Tennis

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Monday night join us for Tennis “Drop In” Doubles. Doubles games are 7pm to 9pm and $8 per person.  No registration needed, just show up ready a little before 7pm ready to ‘drop in’.

  • Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    Need a little help with your tennis swing? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Tuesday night join us for an Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Corey Clarke. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Beginner Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesKid FriendlySports and Recreation


    Looking to learn the game? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Wednesday night join us for a Beginner Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Drew Hoffman. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Leah Chase

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Leah Chase is a versatile singer who makes a smooth transition from jazz-laden love songs to the up-tempo.  Her artistry is sensual and soul stirring. A very visual performer, Leah quickly establishes a warm rapport with her audience.  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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

    More Information
  • Louisiana’s Great Outdoors! KIDS Summer Series 2015 at the Botanical Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Children ages 5-10 are welcome to join us for a summer class series based on the Louisiana environment! Topics and activities will include uncovering the insect world, exploring native animals and food webs, learning about the importance of our coastal wetlands, gardening, creating homemade snacks, doing arts and crafts, playing games and more! Classes will meet Fridays, July 10th-August 14th from 10am – noon. To register, or for more information contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470.

  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    5-8 p.m.: Art on the Spot

    5:30-8:30 p.m.: Music by Erin Demastes
    6:30-7:30 p.m.: Artful Palate with Chef Chip Flanagan, Ralph’s on the Park
    About Artful Palate:
    Café NOMA’s Artful Palate summer cooking series returns in 2015 with seven art-inspired cooking demonstrations led by Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group chefs. NOMA’s exhibition A Louisiana Parlor: Antebellum Taste & Context celebrates the acquisition of a superb rococo revival parlor from the Butler-Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana. In honor of the exhibition, the Artful Palate demonstrations will feature Creole-inspired dishes and traditions. Chefs from Café NOMA, Ralph’s on the Park, Red Fish Grill, Brennan’s, Heritage Grill, Napoleon House and café b will lead the demonstrations, along with local guest chefs and purveyors. Artful Palate is free of charge and open on a first come, first served basis.

    Click here for more info. 

  • Friday Night Tennis Doubles

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each 1st and 3rd Friday of the Month is "Friday Night Doubles"! 

    From 7pm to 10pm 
Sign in at 6:30pm, play starts at 7pm

    Mixed Doubles: 2.5 - 4.5 (no partner required)


    $20 per Person Includes: Court Fees, Tennis Balls, Food, Theme Cocktail


    $2 Domestic Beer (16oz) and $3 Imports & Wine
    Register by calling the Tennis Center front desk at (483-9383). Please provide your ratings and partner if you have one.

  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

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    City Park hosts Super Saturday, a community volunteer event, and wants you to volunteer! Many groups from the community, including high schools, colleges, churches, service groups, and individuals, attend the event. Work assignments and tools are handed out at the Volunteer Center at 9:00am, and volunteers work until noon doing various tasks, including painting, pruning, raking, mulching, planting, and maintaining areas around City Park.
    Where to be: Volunteer Center at 1009 Harrison Avenue
    When to be there: 8:45am (work begins promptly at 9:00am)
    Who to call with questions or to sign up: Earl at (504)300-6394
    What to bring: Close-toed shoes or boots, a water bottle, sunscreen, bugspray, a brimmed hat, and snacks (if you’d like some).
    Why: Because volunteering for City Park feels great!

  • August 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: Sampling Soils

    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.

  • Lessons with Lee “Growing Vegetables”

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    This class will be an overview of the fall/winter vegetables to grow in your garden. Lessons will cover the types of veggies to grow from seed to harvest. The class is 2 hours long. The speaker is Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, for Orleans Parish. The class will meet in the Garden Study Center. To register: call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org. The class is $10/person.

  • “Drop In” Doubles Tennis

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Monday night join us for Tennis “Drop In” Doubles. Doubles games are 7pm to 9pm and $8 per person.  No registration needed, just show up ready a little before 7pm ready to ‘drop in’.

  • Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    Need a little help with your tennis swing? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Tuesday night join us for an Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Corey Clarke. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Botanical Garden Class: Cool Season Vegetables and Herbs: Seed Propagation

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    This class will focus on details about cool-season vegetables and herbs. Join us to learn about these seasonal plants, watch a seed sowing demonstration, and sow your own seeds to take home with you. THe class is 2 hours and in the Garden Study Center at the Botanical Garden. Class size is limited and preregistration is needed. Please email scapley@nocp.org or call (504) 483-9473 to register. The class is $12/person. Please bring bags or boxes to transport your flats.

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

  • Beginner Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Looking to learn the game? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Wednesday night join us for a Beginner Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Drew Hoffman. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The Honky Tonk Revue plays vintage honky tonk, rockabilly and classic country music with a heavy dose of western swing.  They have a deep-seated love and appreciation for the tried and true honky tonk sound.  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 galholiday.com. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Louisiana’s Great Outdoors! KIDS Summer Series 2015 at the Botanical Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Children ages 5-10 are welcome to join us for a summer class series based on the Louisiana environment! Topics and activities will include uncovering the insect world, exploring native animals and food webs, learning about the importance of our coastal wetlands, gardening, creating homemade snacks, doing arts and crafts, playing games and more! Classes will meet Fridays, July 10th-August 14th from 10am – noon. To register, or for more information contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470.

  • Friday Nights at NOMA: Louisiana Late Night

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    5 pm to midnight!

    NOMA is staying open until midnight for a night of live music, programs, and great art in celebration of Louisiana arts, culture, and entertainment.

    In addition to the events scheduled below, we’re also planning artist programs, a scavenger hunt, food trucks, and more! Check back in the coming weeks for updates.

    5-8 p.m.: Music by Amanda Shaw
    5-10 p.m.: Art on the Spot
    6 p.m.: Lecture:by Howard Sutcliffe, Principal Conservator, River Region Costume and Textile Conservation: “Conservation of the Butler Greenwood parlor at the New Orleans Museum of Art”
    8 p.m.: A Louisiana Parlor Gallery Talk with Mel Buchanan and Howard Sutcliffe
    8:30-11:30 p.m.: Music by Michot’s Melody Makers
    9:30 p.m.: Gallery Talk with Dawn DeDeaux and Russell Lord: “Louisiana Landscapes”
    9:30 p.m.: Film: Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964, starring Bette Davis)
    10:30 p.m.: Louisiana Tour with The New Movement

  • Friday Night Tennis Doubles

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each 1st and 3rd Friday of the Month is "Friday Night Doubles"! 

    From 7pm to 10pm 
Sign in at 6:30pm, play starts at 7pm

    Mixed Doubles: 2.5 - 4.5 (no partner required)


    $20 per Person Includes: Court Fees, Tennis Balls, Food, Theme Cocktail


    $2 Domestic Beer (16oz) and $3 Imports & Wine
    Register by calling the Tennis Center front desk at (483-9383). Please provide your ratings and partner if you have one.

  • “Drop In” Doubles Tennis

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Monday night join us for Tennis “Drop In” Doubles. Doubles games are 7pm to 9pm and $8 per person.  No registration needed, just show up ready a little before 7pm ready to ‘drop in’.

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  • “Drop In” Doubles Tennis

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Monday night join us for Tennis “Drop In” Doubles. Doubles games are 7pm to 9pm and $8 per person.  No registration needed, just show up ready a little before 7pm ready to ‘drop in’.

  • Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    Need a little help with your tennis swing? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Tuesday night join us for an Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Corey Clarke. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    Need a little help with your tennis swing? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Tuesday night join us for an Intermediate Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Corey Clarke. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Beginner Adult Tennis Clinic

    ActivitiesKid FriendlySports and Recreation


    Looking to learn the game? At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each Wednesday night join us for a Beginner Adult Tennis Clinic. Classes are 6:30pm to 9pm and $25 per person.  This clinic is taught by Drew Hoffman. No registration is needed, just show up ready a little before 6:30pm.

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Leah Chase

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Leah Chase is a versatile singer who makes a smooth transition from jazz-laden love songs to the up-tempo.  Her artistry is sensual and soul stirring. A very visual performer, Leah quickly establishes a warm rapport with her audience.  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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

    More Information
  • Louisiana’s Great Outdoors! KIDS Summer Series 2015 at the Botanical Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Children ages 5-10 are welcome to join us for a summer class series based on the Louisiana environment! Topics and activities will include uncovering the insect world, exploring native animals and food webs, learning about the importance of our coastal wetlands, gardening, creating homemade snacks, doing arts and crafts, playing games and more! Classes will meet Fridays, July 10th-August 14th from 10am – noon. To register, or for more information contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470.

  • Friday Nights at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtMusic

    5-8 p.m.: Art on the Spot

    5:30-8:30 p.m.: Music by Erin Demastes
    6:30-7:30 p.m.: Artful Palate with Chef Chip Flanagan, Ralph’s on the Park
    About Artful Palate:
    Café NOMA’s Artful Palate summer cooking series returns in 2015 with seven art-inspired cooking demonstrations led by Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group chefs. NOMA’s exhibition A Louisiana Parlor: Antebellum Taste & Context celebrates the acquisition of a superb rococo revival parlor from the Butler-Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana. In honor of the exhibition, the Artful Palate demonstrations will feature Creole-inspired dishes and traditions. Chefs from Café NOMA, Ralph’s on the Park, Red Fish Grill, Brennan’s, Heritage Grill, Napoleon House and café b will lead the demonstrations, along with local guest chefs and purveyors. Artful Palate is free of charge and open on a first come, first served basis.

    Click here for more info. 

  • Friday Night Tennis Doubles

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation


    At the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center each 1st and 3rd Friday of the Month is "Friday Night Doubles"! 

    From 7pm to 10pm 
Sign in at 6:30pm, play starts at 7pm

    Mixed Doubles: 2.5 - 4.5 (no partner required)


    $20 per Person Includes: Court Fees, Tennis Balls, Food, Theme Cocktail


    $2 Domestic Beer (16oz) and $3 Imports & Wine
    Register by calling the Tennis Center front desk at (483-9383). Please provide your ratings and partner if you have one.