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HIKE THE LAFITTE GREENWAY MARCH 5

photos by Charlie London


Sophie Harris, Executive Director of Friends of Lafitte Greenway, was very happy that over 1,000 people hike the Lafitte Greenway on March 5, 2016

Sophie Harris, Executive Director of Friends of Lafitte Greenway, was very happy that over 1,000 people hike the Lafitte Greenway on March 5, 2016


Peter Hickman leads group 21 of happy walkers on the Lafitte Greenway on March 5, 2016

Peter Hickman leads group 21 of happy walkers on the Lafitte Greenway on March 5, 2016


The Secondhand Street Band played for hours at Second Line Brewery at the after-party for the hike on the Lafitte Greenway March 5, 2016

The Secondhand Street Band played for hours at Second Line Brewery at the after-party for the hike on the Lafitte Greenway March 5, 2016


These 3 ladies dressed up to hike the Lafitte Greenway March 5, 2016

These 3 ladies dressed up to hike the Lafitte Greenway March 5, 2016

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The annual Hike is back! Let’s hit the trail.

Hike the Lafitte Greenway 2016

You’re invited to Hike the Lafitte Greenway 2016 on Saturday, March 5th, 10:00am-2:00pm. RSVP for the 10th annual Hike and first year on the completed Greenway at lafittegreenway.org/hike2016.

10:00 Gather and Register
Congo Square / 700 N Rampart (Free parking at Mahalia Jackson Theater. Better yet, bike!)
Free, Fun for the Family! Music by Congo Square Preservation Society Drummers.

10:15 – 12:00 3-Mile Guided Hike
Hike the Greenway Congo Square to Second Line Brewing
Explore the Greenway’s history and stormwater management features. Enjoy live performance en route by the Zulu Tramps, Capoeira New Orleans, Crescent Lotus Belly Dancers, and Hey Now Hooping!

12:00 – 2:00 Base Camp Block Party
Second Line Brewing / 433 N. Bernadotte
Live music by Secondhand Street Band, Food Trucks, Environmental Sustainability & Stormwater Management Activities. $1 from every beer donated to Friends of Lafitte Greenway – 12-3 PM

Free shuttle back to Basin Street
Rain or Shine!

PRESENTED BY
Entergy

GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY
IATSE Local 478
Mid-City Market
Whole Foods Market
Second Line Brewing
Parkway Bakery and Tavern

GET INVOLVED!

RSVP at lafittegreenway.org/hike2016

Apply to become a Lafitte Greenway Ambassador at http://www.lafittegreenway.org/ambassadors. Are you a community member interested in helping to lead the Hike and to engage your community in Lafitte Greenway programming and stewardship? Apply by February 12th. Know someone that would make a great Ambassador that isn’t online? Call 504.702.6778.

Email Nellie@lafittegreenway.org if your organization is interested in setting up a table at the Base Camp Block Party.

PRESENTED BY:
Entergy Louisiana

GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY:
I.A.T.S.E Local 478
Stirling Properties’ Mid-City Market
Whole Foods Market New Orleans
Second Line Brewing

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Saturday, March 05, 2016 at 10:00 AM

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