/ October 14, 2016 0 COMMENTS

New Orleans City Park will hold two public workshops to receive input about future uses of Park land in the area generally bounded by Scout Island, I-610, Wisner and Harrison Avenues.

Juke, Jump, and Jive in City Park on October 5th
/ September 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Juke, Jump & Jive: A benefit for the St. Jude Community Center Wed, Oct 5 at 7pm at Pavilion of Two Sisters City Park Please visit the link below for ticket information: Patron Party:  The Parkview Terrace at The Casino at City Park above Morning Call 6:00-7:00 PM Entertainment by The Gumbo Trio Individual ticket…

/ July 29, 2016 0 COMMENTS

DEMAND THAT OPEN SPACE BE LEFT OPEN by Keith Hardie, Jr. 70% of those who use public parks use them for passive purposes. But municipalities too often look at parks as vacant unused land that needs to be developed and programmed. Our own master plan warns against this kind of thinking: “Cities that give up…

Thursdays at Twilight
/ June 2, 2016 0 COMMENTS

THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series begins at 6 p.m. at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the Botanical Gardens at City Park located on Victory Drive in New Orleans. Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series Schedule of Concerts at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park What:…

/ May 27, 2016 0 COMMENTS

CITY PUTT IN CITY PARK FOR FAMILY FUN City Park is proud to announce the parking lot next to the First NBC sponsored City Putt is complete and ready for patrons’ cars! The former site of tennis courts, the parking lot will hold 64 cars. New plaza areas have also been built between the entrance…

Dr. Robert Datzman Helped Maintain the City’s Beauty
/ January 30, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Dr. Robert Datzman served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Flight Surgeon. He earned his Medical Degree in Radiology from Indiana University and Medical School. He co-founded Ft. Wayne Radiology and started the first hospice team at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne, IN. His love affair with New Orleans prompted him…

Friends of City Park Get Grant
/ July 29, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Friends of City Park Awarded Grant to Increase Park Recycling Friends of City Park announced today that the Park has been selected as a recipient of a Healthy Communities Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the State’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization. This year’s grant, in the amount of $5,750, will facilitate the expansion of…

Thursday Evening Concerts in City Park
/ June 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Check out the Thursday concerts in City Park below. *** Pavilion of the Two Sisters • New Orleans Botanical Garden • City Park Gates open at 5pm – Music begins at 6pm • $10 admission *** 2015 THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES MAY – AUGUST For additional information, call 504-483-9488 or visit City Park’s website…

Neighbor Helps Beautify the Area
/ June 19, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Many years ago, Faubourg St. John neighbor Rich Sacher saw the poor condition of the water lilies in City Park’s Botanical Garden pond then offered to take charge of them. After volunteering at City Park’s Botanical Garden pond for ten years, Rich knew he needed to start an aquatic nursery to meet the demand for…

Super Secret in City Park
/ April 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Music Box announces ‘Super Secret’ concert to accompany New Orleans Jazz Fest The makers of the Music Box Roving Village, that enchanting assembly of musical architecture in City Park, are planning a “Super Secret” April 24 concert to accompany the first day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015, which takes place just…

Friday Nights at NOMA
/ April 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: LECTURE WITH GREY GUNDAKER, POETRY SLAM, AND MORE 5-9 p.m. April 17, 2015 Tonight, Grey Gundaker gives a lecture in the Stern Auditorium: “Ancestors, Remembrance, and Moral Force: Flashes of Spirit in Burial and Residential Settings.” Enjoy live performances by N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Company, plus NOMA has free art activities,…

Spring Garden Show
/ April 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Check out the Spring Garden Show today at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park. The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales,…

Hogs for the Cause
/ March 27, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Hogs For The Cause provides families relief while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer. Hogs For The Cause currently operates as a premier funding source for pediatric brain cancer outreach services in the United States.

11 a.m. by City Park’s Big Lake
/ March 22, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Dog Day at City Park’s Big Lake Lawn, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm today March 22nd.  Louisiana SPCA’s Dog Day is Louisiana’s first walk-a-thon and festival celebrating our furry friends!  It provides the perfect festive setting to celebrate our canine companions and make them feel like royalty.  The day’s highlight is the Gatsby Strut, a…