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17th Annual Martin…

Mar 1 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 1 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 1 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Mar 1 - 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 1 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Jefferson Arts…

Mar 1 - 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

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

Mark Steinmetz: South

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

New Orleans Celtic…

Mar 1 - 1, 2015
New Orleans Celtic Festival is an annual event dedicated to preserving and… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Mar 1 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee Williams:…

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

The Bowery Presents -…

Mar 1 - 1, 2015
Hannibal Buress is widely known for having an "irresistible" comedic… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 1 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

World of Wheels

Mar 1 - 1, 2015
World of Wheels features a wide variety of cars, trucks and motorcycles as well… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 2 - 2, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

The Joy Theater…

Mar 3 - 3, 2015
Much like acts like The Smiths or Joy Division before them, Above & Beyond… more

Jazz Pilates with…

Mar 4 - 25, 2015
The French Market and The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park are proud… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Colin Lake. more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 5 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

Yappy Hour at The…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Yappy Hour at the The Velvet Cactus - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Sorry, no dogs… more

17th Annual Martin…

Mar 1 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… 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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