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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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