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15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Anthony Bean…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for the opening reception for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 2 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

The Historic New…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 2 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Aug 6 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Aug 6 - 27, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Chef's Taste Challenge

Aug 7 - 7, 2015
The Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), scheduled for August 7, 2015 at… more

Dirty Linen Night

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Not to be outdone by White Linen Night, Royal Street merchants decided to… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held at… more

Opening Reception -…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Join us for the opening reception  at The Foundation Gallery for the… more

Red Dress Run 2015

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
The Annual Red Dress Run through the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 8 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… 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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