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Walk Like MADD

The New Orleans Walk Like MADD event is Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s signature fundraising event to help raise awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving. MADD also provides emotional support to victims and their families, guidance through the criminal court process, and education to prevent underage drinking.

We hope that you will join us to help create a future of No More Victims. Sign up TODAY and help us save more lives! All the money we raise will stay in our community to stop the tragedy caused by this 100% preventable crime on our roadways.

WHEN: APRIL 27, 2019

WHERE: LASALLE PARK, 6600 AIRLINE DR, METAIRIE, LA

REGISTRATION TIME: 7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.
EVENT TIME: 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
WEBSITE: www.walklikemadd.org/neworleans

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New Orleans Walk Like MADD

Please join us for the New Orleans Walk Like MADD event! It is Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s signature event to help raise awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving, the #1 cause of death on our roadways.

Your sponsorship will help us fight impaired driving in our community, support victims and their families, and provide education to prevent underage drinking. All the money raised will stay in our community to stop the tragedy caused by this 100% preventable crime.

What: New Orleans Walk Like MADD
When: April 27, 2019
Where: LaSalle Park, 6600 Airline Dr, Metairie, LA 70003
Registration Time: 7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.
Event Time: 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Distance: 5K
Website: www.walklikemadd.org/neworleans

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Newcomb Art Museum Family Day

Do you have little artists in your household? Want to encourage their love of craft while in a place surrounded by gorgeous art? Then bring the whole family to Free Family Day on April 20! Kids will enjoy art activities inspired by the current exhibition as well as age-appropriate exhibition tours and art-inspired scavenger hunts. This event is free and open to all families; note: activities are designed for children 12 and under. Email [email protected] for more information.

** Have old or unused crayons at your house? Newcomb Art Museum has partnered with Crayon Collection to repurpose old crayons for use by kids in Title 1 and Head Start schools. Bring your crayons (no matter what shape they’re in) when you come to the museum and we’ll make sure they find a new home!

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Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden

Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event! Celebrate the earth and learn how we can build a healthier relationship with our natural spaces. The event will have exhibitors, activities for children, live music, crafts, cooking demonstrations, and of course delicious food. The event will take place in the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

This celebration promises:
-Guidance on leading a more environmentally responsible lifestyle.
Local businesses and non-profit organizations dedicated to environmental protection, improvement, and education.
-Activities and crafts for kids and adults
-Live acoustic music by The Necessary Gentlemen
-Cooking demonstrations using local, healthy ingredients
-Free meditation classes
-Food, wine, and beer available for purchase.
Food Trucks will serve food in compostable dishes. The public may bring their own refreshments. They are encouraged to bring food and drinks in reusable and/or recyclable containers to reduce landfill waste.

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Family Day with The Historic New Orleans Collection

You are invited to a special FREE morning for families to celebrate the music of New Orleans! The Historic New Orleans Collection will provide family-friendly activities for all and access to our new music exhibition “New Orleans Medley: Sounds of the City.” Visit craft stations to create your own musical instruments and color activity sheets. Join a story time for our youngest visitors. Create your own story with Musical Mad Libs.

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January Birth Story Sharing Circle at Glitter Box N.O.

The Birth Sharing Circle is a series for pregnant parents, new parents, and birth workers to come together in the vital act of sharing space and stories. We hope you will join us in the second meet-up in an ongoing series where folks will have the opportunity to exchange experiences and resources, giving to one another so that we may all grow stronger & healthier together!

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Returns to New Orleans for a Magical Holiday Experience

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by our friends at Rail Events Productions.  THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Returns to New Orleans for a Magical Holiday Experience THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is back for another exciting season. Rail Events Productions is proud to offer service on board the magic train from Dec. 6 to […]

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Finding the Right Gift this Holiday for Children of All Ages

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital.  Finding the Right Gift this Holiday for Children of All Ages It’s that time of year again…when parents of children swing between wondering if they found just the right gift that their child will enjoy and play with throughout the year (maybe […]

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6th Annual NOLA ChristmasFest Featuring New Holiday Attractions

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by NOLA ChristmasFest.  6th Annual NOLA ChristmasFest Featuring New Holiday Attractions NOLA ChristmasFest is one of the largest indoor holiday events on the Gulf Coast. NOLA ChristmasFest, a 12-day special holiday event based in downtown New Orleans, will display thousands of dazzling lights and dozens Christmas trees decorated by local […]

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St. Nick Celebration in the French Market District – A Full Day of Holiday Fun

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the French Market District.  St. Nick Celebration in the French Market District – A Full Day of Holiday Fun St. Nick Celebration – Saturday, December 8th | 10am – 4pm The annual St. Nick Celebration in the French Market District on Saturday, December 8th from 10:00 a.m. to […]

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Making Christmas Magical with a French Market Holiday

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the French Market District. Making Christmas Magical with a French Market Holiday The French Market District is nothing short of magical during the holiday season with festive decor guiding shoppers and revelers along their way to merriment. During this season, more than any other, people share with us […]

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New Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital – Holiday Light Display Set to Start Late November

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Audubon Nature Institute. New Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital – Holiday Light Display Set to Start Late November Attention Audubon Nature Institute Members! Members pay a discounted price to Audubon Zoo Lights all season long! Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital will bring the […]

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