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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 28 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 28 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 28 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 28 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 29 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

My Leg, My Choice…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Lace up your sneakers for a good cause. Proceeds from the race will support… more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Soul Full Sunday…

May 31 - 31, 2015
We are thrilled to bring to Ashé, once again, an unforgettable Sunday… more

Celebrate the Wonders…

Jun 1 - 1, 2015
Dr. Antje Boetius is a Marine Biologist and Oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener… more

Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 3 - 5, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

The Victory Belles…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… 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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