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"Mysterious…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Oct 25, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Join us for St. Claude Arts District Block Party. more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Join us for the Prospect 3 Ribbon Cutting and Second Line at Washington Square… more

31st Annual Halloween…

Oct 25 - 26, 2014
Join us for the 31st annual Halloween New Orleans, a weekend-long LGBT… more

Annual Susan G. Komen…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Help Fight Breast Cancer! The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series… more

BARKtoberfest Canine…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
BARKtoberfest Canine Costume Contest & Trick or Treating (for dogs &… more

Bayou Segnette State…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Bring your little ghouls and goblins out for trick or treating in Bayou… more

Boo at the Zoo…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Brews and Brats on…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
In the spirit of Oktoberfest, The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is treating… more

Dillard University…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
In collaboration with the 7th Ward Neighborhood Association, The Ray Charles… more

Feral Cat TNR...The…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Feral Cat TNR...The Basics and Beyond Workshop, sponsored by the LA/SPCA. A… more

Feral Cat TNR…The…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
Feral Cat TNR...The Basics and Beyond Workshop, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will… more

Friends of the…

Oct 25 - 31, 2014
Friends of the Cabildo, support organization for the Louisiana State Museum,… more

Ghosts in the Oaks

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
This family friendly event takes place in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park… more

Gray Line New Orleans…

Oct 25 - 26, 2014
The Historic San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, LA will host the annual… more

Greater Baton Rouge…

Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2014
Carnival rides, food, music, kids' activities, animal shows, games, exhibits. more

Halloween Tea

Oct 25 - 26, 2014
To celebrate Halloween, Le Salon will offer a variety of teas, scones, … more

JPAS Presents Waiting…

Oct 25 - 26, 2014
JPAS presents the hit musical comedy all about working in the service industry,… more

King James and the…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
If you go to BJ's Lounge on a Monday night you'll find Jimmy Horn performing… more

"Mysterious…

Oct 25 - 25, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

Friends of City Park raffles 2012 FIAT to support new entrance to Botanical Garden and Storyland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contact:
Rodney Thoulion
Executive Director
504-483-9376 

Friends of City Park raffles 2012 FIAT to support new entrance to Botanical Garden and Storyland

While Lark in the Park, Friends of City Park's premier fundraiser, has come and gone for another year, its goal of raising funds for the new entrance to the Botanical Garden and Storyland continues.

Through the generosity of Ray Brandt Automotive, Friends of City Park is raffling a 2012 Fiat Pop Hatchback for $75 per chance.  Only 2,000 tickets will be sold.  This Italian designed car has an MSRP of $16,200 and gets 38 MPG on the highway.

The Fiat Pop features a 1.4 liter engine, 5-speed transmission, hands-free communication, AM/FM/CD/MP3 Radio with an audio jack, power windows with one-touch down feature, remote keyless entry, leather wrap steering wheel, advance multistage front air bags and a four-year 50,000 mile warranty.

The drawing will be held on July 25, 2012 at 8 p.m. in conjunction with Friends' Fest, Friends of City Park's free members-only event held in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.  The winner is responsible for all taxes, registration, title and license fees.  The vehicle may not be redeemed for cash.

Visit www.friendsofcitypark.com for official rules of entry or to purchase an online ticket.  Tickets are also available Monday through Friday in the Friends of City Park office, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, 70124 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and at the Botanical Garden Gift Shop, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday -Sunday.

For additional information, call the Friends of City Park office at 504-483-9376.

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