Family Friendly Events In New Orleans This Weekend

Family Friendly Weekend Events In New Orleans

Summer decided to show up a little early this week in New Orleans. It’s hot and staying inside seems like a good idea. If you want to venture out in the heat, there is plenty to do. Check out these family friendly events in New Orleans this weekend (May 18-20th).

Family Friendly Events in New Orleans on Friday, May 18th

Music Box Village Public Hours

From 3-8pm at Music Box Village. Immerse yourself in art built by over 50 collaborators. This one of a kind village made of musical houses is a place where play, imagination, experimentation, collaboration, community and hard work come together. Music box Village brings together people of all ages, faces and stages offering a new engaging experience at each visit. Explore for FREE during these hours, however a donation is suggested to provide further upkeep, new exhibits, and more free fun!

Bayou Boogaloo

From 4:30pm-9:15pm  along Bayou St. John. This year’s motto is free until 3! Folks who arrive before 3pm or who are 12 & under get in FREE. Enjoy local entertainment, food and fun daily. Also, this event strives to be as green and waste free as possible, so consider using non-motorized transportation to get there. However, if that isn’t possible you can reerve your parking spot online.

New Orleans Movies in the Park

From 6:15-9pm at Rosenwald playground- 1120 S. Broad St., NOLA. FREE weekly movie series. Bring your blankets, chairs, and picnics. Guests are encouraged to come early to enjoy some fitness fun provided by Fit NOLA. This week’s movie is Jumanji

Kenner Music in the Park

Movies in the Park - Kenner

FULTON STREET SPRING MUSIC SERIES

From 7-9pm on Fulton St. Enjoy free live music from Otra.

Alice In Wonderland Ballet

Starting at 7:30pmat the Jefferson Performing Arts Center, this ballet will breathe new life into a familiar classic.

Harahan Family Movie Night


Family Friendly Events in New Orleans on Saturday, May 19th

Orleans Audubon Monthly Birding Trips

AT 7:30am at Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge and Honey Island. All are welcome to take a trip co-hosted by Orleans Audubon and the Crescent Bird Club. Make sure to bring water, hiking shoes, hats, protection from the elements (mainly the sun), and insect repellent. Binoculars are a huge plus! If you have any questions contact the trip leader. You can see more info and  detailed directions in the link here: http://www.jjaudubon.net/node/9

Meet at the Entrance to the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area, Exit 5b (Honey island Swamp) off I-59. Fo this trip you will need either a hunting or fishing license, or you can get your Wild Louisiana Day or Annual Stamp for just $2 or $5.

Trip Leader- Glenn Ousset: 504-495-4284

Ready, Set, GROW

From 10-11:3-am at the Refresh Project. All-ages kids & family gardening class with SPROUT NOLA, every Saturday this spring! You’ll learn all the skills and knowledge you need to confidently grow food in your own garden. This FREE class is for all ages and experience levels. This week kids it’s Tomato Time! Summer Garden Party

Saturday Morning Movies at Hubbell

At 10:30am at Cita Dennis Hubbell Library. Family movies every Saturday. Refreshments are provided.

Bayou Boogaloo

From 10:30am-9:15pm along Bayou St. John. This year’s motto is free until 3! Folks who arrive before 3pm or who are 12 & under get in FREE. Enjoy local entertainment, food and fun daily. Also, this event strives to be as green and waste free as possible, so consider using non-motorized transportation to get there. However, if that isn’t possible you can reserve your parking spot online.

Family Day at the Art Klub

From 11am – 4pm at Art Klub, 1941 Arts St. New Orleans.  Join the Art Klub Food, Flea and Free Market the third Saturday of every month for free all ages art activities and classes, as well as sales from local farmers. In addition, come look through our free goods. Pick up your pre-ordered CSA Box too. You can also host a free workshop of your own, contact Danielle for more info.

NOLA POGO May Community Day

From NOON-5pm at City Park. Trainers from around the Greater New Orleans Area are welcome to join us for snacks, raffles, other Pokémon related activities and the free giveaway of commemorative bracelets. Charmander in game bonuses are from 1pm-4pm, and finally don’t forget to sign up for your Silph Road Travelers Card.  This card allows you to not only connect with other trainers, but collect badges. Card holders will receive a special limited edition May Community Day badge.

Parc Des Familles 1st Annual Disc Golf Tournament

Music Box Village Public Hours

From 12-5pm at Music Box Village. Immerse yourself in art built by over 50 collaborators. This one of a kind village made of musical houses is a place where play, imagination, experimentation, collaboration, community and hard work come together. Music box Village brings together people of all ages, faces and stages offering a new engaging experience at each visit. Explore for FREE during these hours, however a donation is suggested to provide further upkeep, new exhibits, and more free fun!

Strut Your Mutt

At 1pm at Pontiff Playground – 1521 Palm St., Metairie. Celebrate being active with your canine pals. Metairie Small Animal Hospital and Varsity Sports are hosting a mile walk and a Hound Dog Half-mile Race. The first 50 guests will receive a t-shirt, bandana and goodie bag, in addition to free doggy massages for all. Enjoy the demo on running and biking safely with your dog as well. Finally, a romp at the dog park will end the day. No registration required.

Free Capoeira for Kids!

From 1:30-3pm at Capoeira New Orleans. Thanks to our local sponsors, we are able to offer kids from the Mid-City, 7th Ward and Tremé areas FREE Saturday classes. Classes will  be a variety of different experiences ranging from samba to drumming to Brazillian food, tournaments and more.

Kenner Movies In the Park

FULTON STREET SPRING MUSIC SERIES

From 7-9pm on Fulton St. Enjoy free live music from Debbie Davis & Josh Paxton.


Family Friendly Events in New Orleans on Sunday, May 20th

Music Box Village Public Hours

From 10-8pm at Music Box Village. Immerse yourself in art built by over 50 collaborators. This one of a kind village made of musical houses is a place where play, imagination, experimentation, collaboration, community and hard work come together. Music box Village brings together people of all ages, faces and stages offering a new engaging experience at each visit. Explore for FREE during these hours, however a donation is suggested to provide further upkeep, new exhibits, and more free fun!

Bayou Boogaloo

From 10:30am-8:30pm along Bayou St. John. This year’s motto is free until 3! Folks who arrive before 3pm or who are 12 & under get in FREE. Enjoy local entertainment, food and fun daily. Also, this event strives to be as green and waste free as possible, so consider using non-motorized transportation to get there. However, if that isn’t possible you can reerve your parking spot online.

 

Have a great weekend!

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