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  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Wednesday Evening in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Join us this Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Chef Pat White will be serving Spanish Style Pork Tenderloin with Garbanzo con Chorizo, Best Stop Boudin and Kale Quesadilla, Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Guava BBQ Sauce & Avocado Mash on Brioche, and other treats, along with our famous,"Botanical Garden Mojito" from 5:00 pm to 8:00pm at the "Kitchen in the Garden" Best to order online. Food items and seating is limited.

    *Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Wednesdays compliments of The Helis Foundation

  • *Canceled* Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9

    Herbs & Spices
    This month, Growing Gardeners travel to exotic lands and learn about different cultures through scent and flavor. Join us as we explore the Botanical Garden’s Aromatic Garden, plant herbs, cook up some delicious treats, and dive into the wondrous world of herbs and spices!
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 each, but are $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time.
    For further information Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470

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  • Sunday Brunch to go in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Pick-up your boxed brunch, find your favorite spot in the garden, and enjoy. Chef Pat White will be cooking a delicious picnic-brunch. Online orders for the Sunday Picnic Brunch will be available beginning Thursday May 28th at 10:00 am here. There is a limited supply of food and beverages so we encourage you to pre-purchase your order online. Seating is limited, bring your chair and find a shady spot.

    Family and Individual Options Available.

    Admission $10 per Adult $5 Child 

  • Super Saturday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. 

  • Rubber Duck Race

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    This event takes place at the Big Lake. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9
    Pollinators
    For National Pollinator Month, Growing Gardeners celebrate pollinators and all their hard work! Join us for a fun-filled pollination celebration as we learn about bees, butterflies, and other pollinators through games, crafts, and snacks.
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 per child, $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time, call for this discount.
    For further information contact Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470 

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  • June Under the Moon

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    All the rides and beer you want for one low price on a beautiful City Park summer night! Event details and tickets TBA

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  • *Canceled* Summer Camp-Creepy Crawly Insect Explorers

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    Creepy Crawly Insect Explorers will get their hands dirty searching for and learning about the magical world of insects. From digging in the soil to dipping nets in the bayou, campers will have some summer fun outside and see all types of bugs in action! Ages 6-9

  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Kids ages 18 months – 4 years join us under the Alferez Oak in The New Orleans Botanical Garden for an hour of fun! Each meeting we will read a story, do a hands-on activity and have a healthy snack! Adult chaperone required. Bring a small blanket or towel to sit on! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Pay at the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.  Contact Dov at nobgeducation@nocp.org

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  • *Canceled* Summer Camp-Sustainable Kids

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Sustainable Kids put on their lab coats and experiment with alternative energies, soil erosion, and much more! Through a week filled with hands-on activities, campers will become knowledgeable environmental stewards and have some summer time fun! Ages 6-9

  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9
    Pollinators
    For National Pollinator Month, Growing Gardeners celebrate pollinators and all their hard work! Join us for a fun-filled pollination celebration as we learn about bees, butterflies, and other pollinators through games, crafts, and snacks.
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 per child, $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time, call for this discount. Purchase tickets Eventbrite
    For further information contact Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470 

  • Happy 3rd of July

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    The annual Happy 3rd of July event promises to be a spectacular show. Join us for the party dressed in your red, white, and blue best! Bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy patriotic music from The Marine Corps Band New Orleans on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks from the top of the Peristyle. Arrive early to get a great spot on the lawn. The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play patriotic music including the 1812 Overture, America the Beautiful, and other favorites. Times are tentative: Click more information.

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  • Super Saturday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9
    Native Plants & Ecosystems of Louisiana
    In July, Growing Gardeners go native! Explore the meaning of native plants and their importance for the planet. From bayous to prairies to forests, Growing Gardeners will learn about our native ecosystems and the plant life that inhabits them.
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 per child, $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time, call for this discount.  
    For further information contact Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470 

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Wednesday Evening in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Join us this Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Chef Pat White will be serving Spanish Style Pork Tenderloin with Garbanzo con Chorizo, Best Stop Boudin and Kale Quesadilla, Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Guava BBQ Sauce & Avocado Mash on Brioche, and other treats, along with our famous,"Botanical Garden Mojito" from 5:00 pm to 8:00pm at the "Kitchen in the Garden" Best to order online. Food items and seating is limited.

    *Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Wednesdays compliments of The Helis Foundation

  • *Canceled* Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Ages 6-9

    Herbs & Spices
    This month, Growing Gardeners travel to exotic lands and learn about different cultures through scent and flavor. Join us as we explore the Botanical Garden’s Aromatic Garden, plant herbs, cook up some delicious treats, and dive into the wondrous world of herbs and spices!
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 each, but are $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time.
    For further information Dov: nobgeducation@nocp.org or 504-483-9470

    More Information
  • Sunday Brunch to go in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Pick-up your boxed brunch, find your favorite spot in the garden, and enjoy. Chef Pat White will be cooking a delicious picnic-brunch. Online orders for the Sunday Picnic Brunch will be available beginning Thursday May 28th at 10:00 am here. There is a limited supply of food and beverages so we encourage you to pre-purchase your order online. Seating is limited, bring your chair and find a shady spot.

    Family and Individual Options Available.

    Admission $10 per Adult $5 Child