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Upcoming Events

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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

 

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Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

WHO:  Greater New Orleans residents, Entergy Corporation and Bike Easy 

WHAT: Bicyclists from all over New Orleans will commemorate the 2nd NOLA Bike to Work Day by biking to work

WHEN/WHERE:        Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Scheduled NOLA Bike to Work Day events include the following:

7:00 - 7:30 AM:             Meet up at Bike Convoy(s) Hub Stations

Those who work in the CBD can join experienced riders at dozens of Hub Stations throughout Orleans Parish to ride together downtown. Official rider rangers will depart at 7:30 AM. Select hub stations will be offering free coffee or snacks for riders. Visit http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/929/ for a complete list of Hub stations open for morning meet ups.  

 

8:00 - 10:00 AM:            Morning Meet Up For All Riders

Duncan Plaza (On Loyola Avenue between Gravier and Perdido Streets; across from City Hall)

Stop by Duncan Plaza on your way to work for complimentary snacks, giveaways and to take a group photo on the steps of City Hall.

 

5:00 - 8:00 PM:             Bike to Work Day After Party

American Sector at the National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130)

Stop by American Sector for an extended celebration with exclusive food and beverage specials for Bike to Work Day participants.       

HOW:                           This event is free and anyone with a bike can participate. Register as an individual, create a group to ride with or volunteer as a ride ranger online at http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/929/Pre-register as an individual rider today and be entered to win a bicycle and other great prizes.

Free New Orleans Bike Maps will be available at all New Orleans Public Library branches throughout the day. Select local bike shops will be offering free bicycle tune-ups throughout the day.

WHY:                           NOLA Bike to Work Day will raise awareness about the benefits of biking and regional developments that are making biking easier and safer for all.

Before Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans had approximately 11 miles of bicycle paths. Thanks to a grant from Entergy Corporation and a partnership between the City of New Orleans and the Louisiana Public Health Institute, the city now boasts over 50 miles with more planned or under construction.

For its efforts, the City of New Orleans has been designated a Bronze Level Bike Friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists - joining other cities such as Portland, Boulder and Austin who are designated bike-friendly cities. In 2012, the Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Reported ranked New Orleans tenth nationwide for the highest number of workers commuting by bike.

Entergy Corporation, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year, is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation's leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

 

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