10 FREE Things to do in New Orleans With Kids This Week (April 2nd-April 8th)

With things winding down from Easter, the beginning of the week starts out slow, but definitely won’t disappoint. It’s finally April and Spring is in full swing. Check out pur 10 FREE things to do in New Orleans with kids this week (April 2nd-April 8th)

Special Event: Racole Visits a Bird Sanctuary

Wednesday, April 4th from 11am-11:30am at the Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Children will learn about manners in this 3D, interactive story told by author Reginald Prograis.  

2018 Spring Concert Series

Thursday, April 5th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie. Groove to the Boogie Men as you enjoy the night of FREE music in Lafreniere Park.

Baby Artsplay at the new Orleans Jazz Museum: My Five Senses

Friday, April 6th from 9:30am-10am, 400 Esplanade Ave., NOLA. Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby ArtsPlay! along with the Helis Foundation, present sensory play fusing purposeful activities into development to create meaningful connections for children. Register for Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby ArtsPlay!

WWE Ultimate Superstar Guide

Friday, April 6th at 3pm, Barnes & Noble, 3721 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. Wrestle your way through he crowds to meet by Jeff Hardy himself at his book signing.

Magnolia Fest

Saturday, April 7th from 10am-4pm at Magnolia Community Services, 100 Central Ave., Jefferson. Give back to adults wih developmental disabilities in this FREE public event featuring local art, music and food.

Storytime: The Giving Tree

Saturday, April 7th from 11am-11:30am at Barnes & Noble 1601b Westbank Expressway in Harvey and the Barnes and Noble 3721 Veterans Blvd.in Metairie. The Harvey storytime as well as the Metairie storytime are both a Special Event and reading of the Children’s favorite Shel Silverstein’s classic, The Giving Tree.

Kehoe France Family Fun Day and Camp Open House

Saturday, April 7th from 11am-2pm at 720 Elise Ave in Metairie. Join Kehoe France for  this family event including face painting, a velcro wall, Angry Birds Slingshot, mazes, make-n-takes, STEM activities and more.

2018 Freret Street Festival

Saturday, April 7th from 11am-6pm at 4405 Freret St., NOLA. Have a great time at the food and music festival presented by the Freret Market. 3 music stages, over 200 vendors, pet adoptions, kids activities, Big Easy Roller Girls and fun is only the beginning!

Board Game Saturday

Saturday, April 7th from 12pm join +1 Gaming at 4201 Veterans Ste A3 in Metairie to try new games and meet new friends. You can bring your own games or just come to play.

Girls Innovation Studio: Gizmos and Gadgets

Saturday, April 7th from 1pm-2:30pm at the National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., NOLA. Girls and their caregivers can play and learn about important inventions during World War II in the STEM Innovation Gallery.


Have a wonderful week!

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