Mommy & Daughter Day: Free Admission at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas with SNAP EBT Card

The Audubon Institute offers New Orleans residents free admission with a reservation using their address or SNAP EBT Card, so bring your kids out or get a few neighborhood kids together and make it a field trip. I don’t know bout yall but my one been driving me up the wall, and she went absolutely crazy being out in the city. New Orleans kids need … Continue reading Mommy & Daughter Day: Free Admission at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas with SNAP EBT Card

How The Grinch Stole Christmas – Monday, December 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – The Orpheum Theater | New Orleans

THE ORPHEUM THEATER PRESENTS Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas   TODAY IS THE DAY!! Join us for hot chocolate, popcorn, games, prizes, and a FREE screening of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! There are no tickets or RSVP’s for this event – seating is first come first served, so arrive early! DOORS: 5 PM SCREENING: 6 PM Secret special holiday guests … Continue reading How The Grinch Stole Christmas – Monday, December 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – The Orpheum Theater | New Orleans

iHeart Radio Trunk or Treat 2019 in New Orleans

Mark your calendars!! October 26th 5pm-7pm iHeart Radio’s Trunk or Treat is back for 2019! Join iHeartRadio New Orleans for a safe and fun tricker-treating experience (ages 3-13) with some of your favorite on air personalities! Child MUST be present with an adult (in other words all adults MUST be accompanied by a child) Costumes encouraged !! Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 5:00 PM – … Continue reading iHeart Radio Trunk or Treat 2019 in New Orleans

FREE Baby Artsplay!™ at New Orleans Jazz Museum

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay!™ Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for caregivers to integrate purposeful activities into their child’s playtime that support their cognitive, physical, and social development. Research shows, and parents confirm, that multi-sensory approaches to learning help young children create deeper, more meaningful connections with the world around them. Baby Artsplay!™ will engage children and their caregivers in joyful and easy to replicate multisensory experiences that help children reach developmental milestones, while immersed in New Orleans’ art and cultural institutions.
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Port Orleans Brewing Co. and Louisiana Winn-Dixie Stores “Lend a Helping Can” to Fight Cancer

Winn-Dixie and Port Orleans are teaming up this October to raise money for Ochsner Cancer Institute, and we invite you to join us for a series of Happy Hour events to bring more awareness to this amazing cause, and more “HAPPYness” to this special community!
· Special Port Orleans Beer Tastings
· Delicious Tailgate Food Samples
· Mystery Gift Card Giveaways
· Special Guests, Entertainment and MORE… Continue reading Port Orleans Brewing Co. and Louisiana Winn-Dixie Stores “Lend a Helping Can” to Fight Cancer

Robert Hillary King, Member of the Angola Three: Ending Solitary Confinement

A member of the Angola Three, Robert King will discuss his 29 years in solitary confinement and his work since being released in 2001 to end human rights abuses in American prison and to reform the U.S. justice system. Findings of two new reports on solitary confinement in Louisiana prisons, where incarcerated people are held in solitary at FOUR times the national rate, and how to plug into the Louisiana Stop Solitary Coalition will also be discussed.

Exciting news…. looks like Albert Woodfox, the other surviving member of the Angola Three, may be able to join Mr. King! Albert Woodfox just learned on Wednesday that his book, Solitary: My Story of Transformation and Hope, has just been chosen as a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award!
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The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community

“Built by the Community” “The best music, food, art. And bring the kids!” Free admission. Gentilly Fest celebrates all things New Orleans! FREE ADMISSION FESTIVAL HOURSFriday, October 11th : 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Saturday, October 12th : 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.mSunday, October 13th : 12:00 noon – 7:00pm. LOCATIONGentilly Festival is located at Pontchartrain Park Playground 5701 Press Dr. New Orleans, LA | @ … Continue reading The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community

L.O.C.A.L.S’ Fest Nola

SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 – 11 AM – 6 PM ARMSTRONG PARK: 835 N. Rampart St. New Orleans, LA PRICE FREE – donations encouraged ABOUT L.O.C.A.L.S. FEST Celebrate the city’s up-and-coming artists, chefs, musicians and more at the inaugural LOCALS Fest, Saturday, Sept. 28 at Armstrong Park. This fest is free and open to the public.  LOCALS, which stands for, Loving Our Community As Louisiana, is … Continue reading L.O.C.A.L.S’ Fest Nola

Nola Chic in Chicago: Wonderful Weekends with Google

I found this family fun event on Twitter and I will be there and I’m extending the invite to you! Lol. It’s actually FREE! Yessss, F.R.E.E, everything including food and fun. I’m not sure what’s on the menu, but from the looks of the local partners, it’s bound to be a nice treat. Who knows maybe I’ll luck up and finally get something really good! … Continue reading Nola Chic in Chicago: Wonderful Weekends with Google