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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 31 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 31 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 31 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Earth Fest at Audubon Zoo: A Conservation Celebration

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 12, 2014
Contact: Frank Donze
Office 504-212-5335
Cell 504-232-7461
fdonze@auduboninstitute.org

 

Earth Fest at Audubon Zoo: 
A Conservation Celebration 

Saturday March 15, 2014

(New Orleans, La.) - Earth Fest Powered by BP offers Audubon Zoo visitors a chance to learn about ways to help the environment while enjoying food, music, fun and games.

Exhibitors representing more than two dozen non-profits, governmental agencies and businesses involved with environmental issues will be on hand Saturday, March 15, at Audubon Zoo to help visitors answer questions for prizes in the Earth Quest game.

Food from local vendors and hand-made crafts will be available for purchase. No outside food and beverage will be allowed in Audubon Zoo during Earth Fest Powered by BP.

A full day of entertainment, headlined by the Crescent City Soul Band, will take place on the Capital One Stage.

Earth Fest activities are included in admission to Audubon Zoo, which is $17.50 for adults, $12 for children 2-12, and $13 for seniors 65+. Audubon Nature Institute members are admitted free of charge.. For information, visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=b8fe02926b&e=df5ee0077c or phone (504) 581-4629.

The ARC of Greater New Orleans will accept Mardi Gras beads for recycling outside the Zoo on Earth Fest. Guests that bring in at least a dozen beads can trade them in for up to four discounted Audubon Zoo admissions. ($3 off for adults or $2 off child admission).

2014 Earth Fest Entertainment Schedule
10:00am Ronald McDonald House Talent Showcase Winners
12:15pm Imaginary Frenz Band
2:15pm Crescent City Soul Band

(New Orleans, La.) - Earth Fest Powered by BP offers Audubon Zoo visitors a chance to learn about ways to help the environment while enjoying food, music, fun and games.

Exhibitors representing more than two dozen non-profits, governmental agencies and businesses involved with environmental issues will be on hand Saturday, March 15, at Audubon Zoo to help visitors answer questions for prizes in the Earth Quest game.

Food from local vendors and hand-made crafts will be available for purchase. No outside food and beverage will be allowed in Audubon Zoo during Earth Fest Powered by BP.

A full day of entertainment, headlined by the Crescent City Soul Band, will take place on the Capital One Stage.

Earth Fest activities are included in admission to Audubon Zoo, which is $17.50 for adults, $12 for children 2-12, and $13 for seniors 65+. Audubon Nature Institute members are admitted free of charge.. For information, visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=b8fe02926b&e=df5ee0077c or phone (504) 581-4629.

The ARC of Greater New Orleans will accept Mardi Gras beads for recycling outside the Zoo on Earth Fest. Guests that bring in at least a dozen beads can trade them in for up to four discounted Audubon Zoo admissions. ($3 off for adults or $2 off child admission).

2014 Earth Fest Entertainment Schedule
10:00am Ronald McDonald House Talent Showcase Winners
12:15pm Imaginary Frenz Band
2:15pm Crescent City Soul Band


 

Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.

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