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2022 Day of Service

CITY PARK ANNOUNCES ANNUAL DAY OF SERVICE Volunteer registration now open for January 17 event hosted by Friends of City Park

On Monday, Jan. 17, New Orleans City Park will kick off 2022 with a Park-wide volunteer event.

The Annual Day of Service in City Park coincides with the National Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, hundreds of New Orleanians will come together to help...

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AN UPDATE FROM CITY PARK CEO | With your help, we can make a difference.

AN UPDATE FROM CITY PARK CEO  | With your help, we can make a difference.

As we reflect on this past year, we would like to express our heartfelt thanks to you, our loyal supporters. We’ve faced enormous challenges over the last 11 months and are proud of the role City Park has played in the community, from providing a respite from the pandemic to staging support for disaster recovery efforts.<...

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City Park Tennis Center: Rubico Court Resurfacing

Hurricane Ida caused widespread damage within City Park including to the Tennis Center’s clay courts. 

The courts are insured through the State of Louisiana and are awaiting assessment by insurance.  The high amount of damage to state assets has created delays in onsite assessments, but we have been assured that this should take place very soon.

It was the Park’s hope to keep at...

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City Park Recovery Update + Reopening

Now, nearly two weeks after Hurricane Ida made landfall, the Park has made significant strides in addressing fallen trees and removing countless tons of debris.  Our urban tree canopy was significantly impacted, along with other Park amenities. Much more work remains.

We are grateful for the resiliency of this urban greenspace.  Things could have been much worse. City Park acted just as a Park should, a big green sponge, absorbing...

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Culture Aid NOLA - Fill the Fridge

Free groceries to be distributed today, September 8th, 2:00 pm at Tad Gormley Stadium

Culture Aid NOLA will host a 70,000+ lb free food giveaway beginning at 2pm on Wednesday, September 8th at Tad Gormley Stadium in City Park in New Orleans 5400 Stadium Drive.

Guests at the event will receive bags of fresh fruits and vegetables, while dancing (in their cars) to brass bands curated by Derrick Freeman and DJ Siphne Aaye....

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