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  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Yoga Class at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.

    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Do It Yourself - Organic Wool Vases

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Learn to use hand-spun and dyed wool from Vermont sheep and alpaca farmers to create one-of-a-kind practical and unusual vases.  Guests will be thrilled to learn how many awesome fibers you get to play with! Pre-registration (buy purchasing the ticket) is needed as the class is only open to 25 people. 

    Instuctor: Bella Legault

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park (enter at 5 Victory Avenue)

    Questions: call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
     
     

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  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • District E Meeting - 2019 Millage

    Activities

    Please join us for public meetings to learn about the important upcoming election. Click here for more information and a list of FAQs. What is on the ballot on May 4, 2019? On May 4th, the voters of New Orleans will vote on a ballot proposal for parks and recreation that will affect the quality of life for all our citizens. They will vote on the renewal and re-allocation of the current 6.31 millages already dedicated to parks in the City. The re-allocation allows for a more equitable distribution of the taxpayer dollars ALREADY supporting parks and recreation in the City and includes City Park in that distribution for the first time in the Park’s history.

    Feb. 25 – District E Meeting -  East New Orleans Regional Library - from 6 pm to 7pm

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • 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).

  • Endymion Saturday Attraction Hours

    Activities

    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open 7am to noon
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: closed
    Storyland: closed
    Tolmas Visitor Center: closed
    Botanical Garden: closed
    City Putt: closed
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 9am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: closed
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 6am till 7pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA: closed
    TSWBSGarden: closed

  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Canceled - Super Saturday Volunteer Day

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    - This event is canceled - 

    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. We are very appreciate of al of our volunteers.

  • Mardi Gras: Attraction hours

    Activities

    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: closed
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: closed
    Storyland: closed
    Tolmas Visitor Center: closed
    Botanical Garden: closed
    City Putt: closed
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 10am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: closed
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 7:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 7:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 7am till 7pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 1pm to 9pm
    NOMA: closed
    TSWBSGarden: closed

  • Thursdays at Twilight

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    PAUL SANCHEZ: Paul Sanchez transforms audiences with his unique blend of music and storytelling.  His songs are powerful, sad, humorous, entertaining, and hopeful. Offbeat Songwriter of the Year multiple times. 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. paulsanchez.com 

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  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.
    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Total Lawn Care for the Deep South

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    Chris Dunaway with the LSU AgCenter will give a presentation on lawn care for the homeowner in the New Orleans area.

    Topics will include site preparation, turf selection, maintenance, pest and disease control, and overcoming problem situations.

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.
    For further information call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
     

  • Ladies Half-Marathon

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This race will take place at the Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times may change without notice. For information on street closures, please contact Natalie Weiss, Special Events Manager, at nweiss@nocp.org. 

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

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  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Yoga Class at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.

    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

    More Information
  • Do It Yourself - Organic Wool Vases

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Learn to use hand-spun and dyed wool from Vermont sheep and alpaca farmers to create one-of-a-kind practical and unusual vases.  Guests will be thrilled to learn how many awesome fibers you get to play with! Pre-registration (buy purchasing the ticket) is needed as the class is only open to 25 people. 

    Instuctor: Bella Legault

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park (enter at 5 Victory Avenue)

    Questions: call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
     
     

    More Information
  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • District E Meeting - 2019 Millage

    Activities

    Please join us for public meetings to learn about the important upcoming election. Click here for more information and a list of FAQs. What is on the ballot on May 4, 2019? On May 4th, the voters of New Orleans will vote on a ballot proposal for parks and recreation that will affect the quality of life for all our citizens. They will vote on the renewal and re-allocation of the current 6.31 millages already dedicated to parks in the City. The re-allocation allows for a more equitable distribution of the taxpayer dollars ALREADY supporting parks and recreation in the City and includes City Park in that distribution for the first time in the Park’s history.

    Feb. 25 – District E Meeting -  East New Orleans Regional Library - from 6 pm to 7pm

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • 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).