Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony

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    Performing all over the world, Topsy Chapman dazzles crowds with her suave style and clear melodious voice. To hear her is a pure delight.  Topsy was one of the original cast members of the Broadway hit “One Mo’ Time” 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.topsychapman.com
     

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  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

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    **Date Change**

    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 9am, 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 9am)
    Who to call with questions or to sign up: Tyler at (504) 483-9459
    What to bring: Close-toed shoes or boots, a water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, a brimmed hat, and snacks (if you’d like some).
    Why: Because volunteering for City Park feels great!

  • Growing Gardeners

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    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.

    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 welcome
    Class fee: $15 per class. $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 (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Book Signing and Celebration honoring Gen Trimble

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    Book: Afton Villa: The birth and Rebirth of a nineteenth-Century Louisiana Garden

    Trimble's remarkable story of Afton Villa, new from LSU Press, documents the 40 year regeneration of one of the most treasured and legendary gardens in Louisiana. Focusing on preservation and filled with beautiful images, the book reveals how she, with the dedication of  her late husband, revived the 35 acre treasure with guidance from landscape architect Neil G. Odenwald.

    Please join the author and friends to celebrate this beautiful new book. Refreshments will be served.

    Hosted by: NewOrleans Botanical Garden, Garden Study Club of New Orleans, a member of the Garden Club of America, New Orleans Town Gardeners, a member of the Garden Club of America, Federated Council of New Orleans Garden Clubs, inc, Junior League of New Orleans Garden Club.

    Feb. 17 from 5pm to 7pm at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters

    For further information call (504)483-9473

  • Thursdays at Twilight - 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 $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.theyatpack.com.
     

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - The New Orleans Moonshiners with Christina Perez

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    Hailing from around the world and trained in music schools all over, the Moonshiners add a creative modern energy and their unique originals to traditional jazz.  The Moonshiners will be joined by vocalist Cristina Perez.  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. 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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  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    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.

    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 welcome
    Class fee: $15 per class. $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 (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Late openings today

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    Some attractions will open later today due to a race in the Park:

    Carousel Gardens will be open 3pm to 7pm

    Storyland will be open 3pm to 7pm

    Oscar J. Tolmas Building 3pm to 7pm

    Botanical Garden no open today

    City Putt 10am to 10pm

    Morning Call open 24/7

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Ole Man River Band

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    Sherman Bernard Recipient of Offbeat Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, leads this group of exceptional New Orleans musicians. They will perform an assortment of 1950s, 60s Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll. Nothing but New Orleans 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 $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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  • Lark in the Park

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    In its early years, Friends of City Park raised funds to erect a fence around what is now the New Orleans Botanical Garden.  Now, more than 37 years and many projects later, proceeds from this year’s premier fundraiser, Lark in the Park will benefit the expansion of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Conservatory.  The event, which will take place on Friday, March 4th from 8pm to 11pm, will feature live music by the Young Pinstripe Brass Band and Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs, and samplings of dishes from over 40 of New Orleans’ best restaurants. Tickets: General Admission $100; Friends of City Park Members $90; Party Flock (35 yrs and under) $75. For more information, visit this link or click more informtaion.

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  • 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 9am, 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 9am)
    Who to call with questions or to sign up: Tyler at (504) 483-9459
    What to bring: Close-toed shoes or boots, a water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, a brimmed hat, and snacks (if you’d like some).
    Why: Because volunteering for City Park feels great!

  • Plant and Rose 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 10am 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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  • Once in a Brew Moon (21+)

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    You won't want to miss this party! The Once in a Brew 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 (some included in the price and some for purchase).

    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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  • 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 1970s. 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 - Don Vappie

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    Don Vappie is descended from a long line of New Orleans musicians that goes back to the nineteenth century. A four-string banjo Hall of Fame nominee, Don is one of the most recognized and respected names among musicians who hail from the Crescent City. With his group, the Creole Jazz Serenaders, he has re-introduced the excitement of the early jazz styles to audiences around the world. These accomplishments along with his appearance as star of the PBS documentary, American Creole: New Orleans Reunion earned him a recognition award from the Louisiana Creole Research Society and a Creole People’s Award from the Creole Heritage Center at Northwestern State University. 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 - James Andrews

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    If anyone can pull off aligning himself with the famous Louis Armstrong it’s trumpet extraordinaire James Andrews. However bold this move may be, the New Orleans native earned the "Satchmo of the Ghetto" alias back in his Tremé neighborhood and the name still sizzles in the city.   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.jamesandrewsmusic.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - The Write Brothers

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    Formed in 2014, the Write Brothers are Spencer Bohren, Jim McCormick, Alex McMurray and Paul Sanchez, four of New Orleans’ finest songwriters who have traveled very different roads to becoming critically and commercially acclaimed tunesmiths and performers. With over a century’s worth of experience between them, the Write Brothers have rendered songs in the genres of rock, folk, blues, country, and rhythm and blues.                  
    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.writebrosmusic.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony

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    Performing all over the world, Topsy Chapman dazzles crowds with her suave style and clear melodious voice. To hear her is a pure delight.  Topsy was one of the original cast members of the Broadway hit “One Mo’ Time” 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.topsychapman.com
     

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