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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 17 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Aug 17, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Chicken on the Bone…

Aug 17 - Dec 6, 2017
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COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 17 - 31, 2017
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 17, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 17 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

FestiGals

Aug 17, 2017
FestiGals hosts New Orleans Women's Weekend Experience - a celebration of women… more

Heart of the House

Aug 17, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Lilith in Loa…

Aug 17, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 17 - 31, 2017
Returning this summer is New Orleans Museum Month, August 1-31, where being a… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 17 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 17 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 17 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 17 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Storyville: Madams…

Aug 17 - Dec 9, 2017
Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans's… more

The Historic New…

Aug 17 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

Thursday at Twilight…

Aug 17 - 31, 2017
Live music in a concert setting inside the Pavilion of the Two Sisters at the… more

Thursdays at Twilight…

Aug 17 - 17, 2017
This very popular series with an array of the finest musicians in New Orleans… more

Helen Brett Jewelry…

Aug 18 - 22, 2017
The oldest and largest premier jewelry, accessories and merchandise trade show… more

House of Blues…

Aug 18 - 18, 2017
After a long, grueling work week, where better to kick off your weekend than… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 17 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Earth Day

April 25, 2017
  • Location: New Orleans City Park - New Orleans Botanical Garden
  • Address: 3 Victory Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124
  • Times: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Venue: New Orleans City Park

Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event! The event will bring live music, educational lectures, and of course delicious food, to City Park.

This celebration promises:
-Guidance on living a sustainable way of life:  local businesses and non-profit organizations that contribute to a greener way of life will have booths and will welcome questions. Whether it is growing food, food preservation, solar energy, natural products, composting, or permaculture, Earth Day will have booths selling their wares or providing advice on living green in New Orleans.
-Green activities for kids
-Kids can use recycled materials to make an art project or kids can test their recycling knowledge with the "Sort the Trash" game. Kids can listen to Grant Estrada from Laughing Buddha who will teach about the importance of worms in the soil or complete a scavenger hunt around the Botanical Garden.
-Good eARTh Experience Art Show
- Enjoy the spring opening of the "Good eARTh Experience art show" in the Shade Garden featuring several local artists. To accompany the art, there will be live music by The Necessary Gentlemen.
-Art Demo: Linda Berman, a ceramic sculptor, will be giving a clay hand-building demo during the art show.
-Cooking demonstrations
Join Chef Edward Rhinehart from Seed restaurant for delicious, healthy cooking demos:
5 pm: Artichoke Cakes
6 pm: Artichoke Cakes
7 pm: Raw Tacos; a great raw dish that is very healthy with a whole lot of flavor
-Lectures
5 pm to 5:45 pm "Grow Dat Youth Farm: Growing Food, Nurturing Leaders" Speakers: Leo Gorman and Tre Spadoni
Learn about how young New Orleanians are becoming leaders through sustainable agriculture in City Park. Grow Dat will lecture on the experience as an organization, farm business, and how ecological farming contributes to a more just food system.

6pm to 6:45pm "Water Wise Nola" Speaker: Jeff Supak, Water Wise Coordinator
Water Wise NOLA is comprised of Global Green USA, Dana Brown & Associates, Water Works, Hilairie Schackai, Neighborhood Partnership Network, and the Louisiana Urban Storm Water Coalition. Their goal is to educate local residents about local water issues and how to address water as individuals.

All programs will have a Questions and Answer Session which will help classes count for CEU's for teachers, landscape architects, architects, and LA Master Naturalists.
-Food, wine, beer, and mojitos available for purchase

 

 

Visit Earth Day then walk across Victory Drive to listen to the Louisiana Philharmonic in Swing in the Oaks on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn.