Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event! The event will vendors with information on being green, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, and of course delicious food, to New Orleans City Park. Celebrate living a ‘green life’ with your friends in City Park. The event will take place along Victory Avenue on the plaza in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.
This celebration promises:
-Guidance on living a sustainable way of life:
25 local businesses and non-profit organizations that contribute to a greener way of life will have booths and will welcome questions from visitors. Whether it is growing food, food preservation, solar energy, natural products, composting, or permaculture, Earth Day will have booths selling their services and arts & crafts, or providing advice on living green in New Orleans.
-Green activities for kids
-Live acoustic music
-Large scale games:
Corn Hole, Connect Four, Jenga, and more
-Cooking demonstrations: you’ll get to taste the local, organic, and purely natural dishes.
-Food, wine, and beer available for purchase
Food Trucks will be at the event using compostable supplies. The public may bring their own refreshments. You are encouraged to minimize landfill waste by bringing food and drinks in reusable and/or recyclable containers. Recycling bins will be set up at Earth Day and at Swing in the Oaks.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 4 pm to 7 pm
WHERE: Along Victory Drive in between the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124) and the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn.
There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot across from the entrance to the Botanical Garden. We encourage visitors to ride their bike. Victory and Dreyfous will be closed before and during the event.
COST: Free (donations are accepted)
WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: “New Orleans City Park is proud to provide this event to the public. There is always something new to be learned and we love having New Orelans City Park’s Earth Day celebration be a hub for information about living a ‘greener life’ ”, says Bob Becker, CEO.
CONTACT: For Further Information reach out to Susan Capley at 483-9473
THE AFTER PARTY: Visit Earth Day then walk across Victory Drive to listen to the Louisiana Philharmonic in Swing in the Oaks on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. This is another free event and there is no bad seat to listen to the live music.To learn more about Swing in the Oaks, please visit this link.