There’s music in the air this week over New Orleans. Let your creativity take you where it leads you, as there is entertainment around every corner for the entire family to enjoy. Get out and get inspired with one of our 10 Free Things to Do in New Orleans with Kids this week (April 9th – April 15th).
French Quarter Festival
Thursday, April 12th – Sunday, April 15th from 11am-7pm daily at 400 N. Peters, NOLA. Presented by Chevron, celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Largest Showcase of Louisiana Music in the World! French Quarter Fest isn’t just for adults, the kids have their own stage jammin’ with entertainers on Saturday and Sunday.
2018 Spring Concert Series
Thursday, April 12th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd. in Metairie. Get “Lost in the 60’s” when you enjoy the sounds at the Meadow Stage for tonight’s Lafreniere Live Concert Series.
Design Thinking and Donuts: Bring Your Problem
Friday, April 13th from 9:30am-11:30am at the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, 6823 St. Charles Ave., NOLA. Teenagers and young adults, register to enjoy this process of generating new ideas to solve problems.
BioBlitz New Orleans City Park
Saturday, April 14th from 8am-12pm at the parking lot on Harrison Ave. at Wisner Blvd. Be a Scientist for the day! Assist in identifying as many species as you can find by from Storyland to NOMA and surrounding historic land. Your help in this biological census will help City park prepare for the future.
Autism Awareness Month – Digital Art with Fresh Paint
Saturday, April 14th from 9am-10am at the Microsoft Store in Lakeside Mall, 3301 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. Students on the Spectrum are welcomed to explore their digital art skills using lifelike techniques in the Fresh Paint App for Windows 10. Register to experience sneak peeks, peer-to-peer learning and fun for all.
Fruit for All: Fun for All Ages
Saturday, April 14th from 10am-1pm at Newcomb Art Museum, Woldenberg Art Center, NOLA. Love fruit, art and fun? This activity day is for you! Tie-dye a bandana, paint a fruit masterpiece, take a tour, have some lemonade, snacks, food, make a zine and there will even be a Fruit Themed DJ.
Camp Soul Grow Presents: Hip Hop at Rhonda Edmundson School of Dance
Saturday, April 14th from 1pm-2:30pm at 4413 N. I-10 Service Rd. in Metairie. Kids ages 7 and up can bounce their way over to Hip Hop class for FREE.
Free Capoeira for Kids
Saturday, April 14th at 1pm, 1016 N. Broad St. Ste C, NOLA. Thanks to generous donations and community support kids are welcome to join Capoeira New Orleans for enjoy free Saturday afternoon classes in April.
Nola Gaymers Party – April
Saturday, April 14th from 2pm-6pm at the LGBTQ Community Center of New Orleans, 2727 S.Broad St. Ste 102, NOLA. Sponsored by +1 Gaming, join friends at the LGBTQ center to geek out with board games. Bring your own games to share the fun.
Camp Soul Grow New Orleans presents: Music with Brian Lewis
Sunday, April 15th from 2pm-3:30pm at Audubon Park. Sign up to enjoy the music and learn to generate your very own rhythm at this creative musical show.