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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! 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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