Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • April CPIA Board Meeting

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    City Park Improvement Association Board Meeting today in the Board Room of the Administration Building. This meeting is open to the public.

  • Living Green in New Orleans: Earth Day 2014

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    Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park is a great event! In its first year, we hope to grow and have everyone have a great time listening to music, learning about being Green, and of course having delicious food while watching great entertainment!
    When: April 22, 2014 from 5pm to 9pm
    Where: The New Orleans Botanical Garden
    Enter on Victory Drive. There is free parking available on Park street and in the Parking lot next to City Putt.
    Cost: Free (donations are accepted)

    This celebration promises:
    -Farm Stands with local products
    -Cooking demonstrations
    -Art and plant vendors
    -Live Bluegrass music
    -Activities for kids
    -Programing/lectures
    At 6:00pm Dana Nunez Brown will give a presentation and book signing of her book, "Using Plants for Stormwater Management: A Green Infrastructure Guide for the Gulf South."

    Please see this link for downloadable information on Booth Rental.
     

    More Information
  • Swing In The Oaks

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    7pm to 9pm (but get there before 7pm)
    Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic fare to this free annual concert on Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn presented by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and City Park. Musical selections include traditional classics and modern favorites – “Light Cavalry Overture”, music from Carmen Suite, selections from Phantom of the Opera, “Strike Up the Band”, “Muppet Medley”, a traditional New Orleans Medley, “Big Band Fantasy”, Irving Berlin - A Symphonic Portrait, and “Stars and Stripes Forever”.
    Please note: While the sounds of LPO can be heard throughout the Park and there are no bad seats, plan to arrive early if you want a spot near the orchestra. This free event is popular! Free parking available throughout the park; Dreyfous Ave. is closed during this event.

    More Information
  • Meet and Greet in Storyland with Belle from Beauty and the Beast

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    Come to Storyland today between 3pm and 5pm to meet Belle from Beauty and the Beast. You can take photos and get her autograph! 

    Meeting Belle is free with paid admission to Storyland. 

    Admission:

    $4/person

    Kids 36” and under get free admission

    Friends of City Park get free admission

  • Threadhead Thursday

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    Pre-Jazz Fest Concert on the outdoor Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.  This event has free admission but $10 is a suggested donation.  We encourage you to bring your awn chairs and blankets.  Food and beverage will be available for purchase.  For more information about this event, please visit www.threadheadrecords.com.

    6:15pm - 7pm - Landry-Walker High School Chosen Ones Brass Band

    7:15pm - 8pm - Arsene Delay & the 7th Ward Allstars

    8:15pm - 9:15pm - Creole String Beans

    9:30pm - 10:15pm - Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

  • Fight Fat 5K

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    THis race will take place at the Park's Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times listed here are subject to change without notice.

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  • April CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    City Park Improvement Association Board Meeting today in the Board Room of the Administration Building. This meeting is open to the public.

  • Living Green in New Orleans: Earth Day 2014

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park is a great event! In its first year, we hope to grow and have everyone have a great time listening to music, learning about being Green, and of course having delicious food while watching great entertainment!
    When: April 22, 2014 from 5pm to 9pm
    Where: The New Orleans Botanical Garden
    Enter on Victory Drive. There is free parking available on Park street and in the Parking lot next to City Putt.
    Cost: Free (donations are accepted)

    This celebration promises:
    -Farm Stands with local products
    -Cooking demonstrations
    -Art and plant vendors
    -Live Bluegrass music
    -Activities for kids
    -Programing/lectures
    At 6:00pm Dana Nunez Brown will give a presentation and book signing of her book, "Using Plants for Stormwater Management: A Green Infrastructure Guide for the Gulf South."

    Please see this link for downloadable information on Booth Rental.
     

    More Information
  • Swing In The Oaks

    ActivitiesArtKid FriendlyMusic

    7pm to 9pm (but get there before 7pm)
    Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic fare to this free annual concert on Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn presented by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and City Park. Musical selections include traditional classics and modern favorites – “Light Cavalry Overture”, music from Carmen Suite, selections from Phantom of the Opera, “Strike Up the Band”, “Muppet Medley”, a traditional New Orleans Medley, “Big Band Fantasy”, Irving Berlin - A Symphonic Portrait, and “Stars and Stripes Forever”.
    Please note: While the sounds of LPO can be heard throughout the Park and there are no bad seats, plan to arrive early if you want a spot near the orchestra. This free event is popular! Free parking available throughout the park; Dreyfous Ave. is closed during this event.

    More Information
  • Meet and Greet in Storyland with Belle from Beauty and the Beast

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Come to Storyland today between 3pm and 5pm to meet Belle from Beauty and the Beast. You can take photos and get her autograph! 

    Meeting Belle is free with paid admission to Storyland. 

    Admission:

    $4/person

    Kids 36” and under get free admission

    Friends of City Park get free admission

  • Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenKid FriendlyMusic

    Pre-Jazz Fest Concert on the outdoor Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.  This event has free admission but $10 is a suggested donation.  We encourage you to bring your awn chairs and blankets.  Food and beverage will be available for purchase.  For more information about this event, please visit www.threadheadrecords.com.

    6:15pm - 7pm - Landry-Walker High School Chosen Ones Brass Band

    7:15pm - 8pm - Arsene Delay & the 7th Ward Allstars

    8:15pm - 9:15pm - Creole String Beans

    9:30pm - 10:15pm - Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

  • Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenKid FriendlyMusic

    Pre-Jazz Fest Concert on the outdoor Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.  This event has free admission but $10 is a suggested donation.  We encourage you to bring your awn chairs and blankets.  Food and beverage will be available for purchase.  For more information about this event, please visit www.threadheadrecords.com.

    6:15pm - 7pm - Landry-Walker High School Chosen Ones Brass Band

    7:15pm - 8pm - Arsene Delay & the 7th Ward Allstars

    8:15pm - 9:15pm - Creole String Beans

    9:30pm - 10:15pm - Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

  • Fight Fat 5K

    Activities

    THis race will take place at the Park's Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times listed here are subject to change without notice.

  • Creating Bonsai from Garden Center Stock Class

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    If you have ever wanted to learn the art of bonsai and how these living works of art are created, then this workshop is for you! In this three hour hands-on workshop, you will learn bonsai basics and you will create your very own bonsai tree. This class' instructor is Jim Osborne. The class will run 9am to noon. 

    What to bring: sharp pair of scissors, garden gloves, and apron. Soil, wire, and a Juniper will be provided. Bring your own bonsai pot if you wish and special bonsai soil will be provided.

    Class limited to 15 people; pre-registration required $35/person. The class is from 9am-12pm and takes place in the Garden Study Center at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.

    To Register: Call Susan at 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

    Jim Osborne is a native to New Orleans and an “Award Winning Bonsai Artist” winning the 2008 Vaughn Banting award.  He has served as a Board of Director for the past seven years and is past Vice-President and past President of the Bonsai Society. He has displayed his personal bonsai collection in the fall and spring New Orleans Botanical Garden Flower Show for many years. Jim has also displayed his bonsai at Art in Bloom in the New Orleans Museum of Art.

  • Grow Dat Farm Stand

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    Check out the Farm Stand at Grow Dat to purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs and cut flowers direct from our farm in City Park! Their specialties include salad mix, arugula, lettuce, kale, chard, and a variety of herbs. Produce is grown and sold by youth employees who are training as young leaders through the work of organic farming. Youth will be providing free tours of our fields, eco-campus and bayou corridor. All proceeds will go to further our mission to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Visitors can even take a tour while at the facility.
    Saturdays from 9am-Noon (Now – June 14, 2014)
    Park Address: 150 Zachary Taylor Dr. (between Pan Am Stadium and Dog Park). For more information, email Howard at sarah@growdatyouthfarm.org, call 504.598.2743, or visit the website: www.growdatyouthfarm.org.