It’s Mardi Gras season y’all! Whether you are out on the Jefferson Parish Parade Route or the Orleans Parish Parade Route, there’s always FREE Family fun to be had! In the chance there’s no parades going on, here are some other fun free things to do in New Orleans this week (Jan.29th-Feb.4th).
Monday, Jan.29th from 10:30am to 11:30am at ZukaBaby 3248 Severn Ave, in Metarie. Enjoy storytime and open play.
Monday, Jan.29th at 5pm, NAS JRB New Orleans Library, 400 Russell Ave, Bldg. 57, Belle Chasse. Families will assemble a 100pc puzzle. First to finish receives a prize. RSVP- 504-678-3078.
Jan.30th from 10:30-11am at the French Library 3811 Magazine St. for kids 5 & under
Mornings with Mommy
Tuesday, Jan. 30th 11am at Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie. Listen to Ava and the Rainbow (Who Stayed) by Ged Adamson and stay for activities afterward.
FREE Admission to NOMA
Wednesday, Jan.31st from 10am-6pm, Louisiana residents can visit the New Orleans Museum of Art courtesy of the Helis Foundation.
FREE Fridays at NOBL!
Friday, Feb.2nd at NOON, New Orleans Boulder Lounge, 1746 Tchoupitoulas St., NOLA. To climb rock walls free, you must fill out the waiver out before you go.
I am Harriet Tubman Storytime
Saturday, Feb.3rd, 11am at Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie. In storytime learn about this American Icon in Brad Meltzer’s 14th book from his Ordinary People Change the World series.
Mardi Gras Mambo at the Esplanade
Saturday, Feb.3rd from 11am-2pm at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner. Register to watch the Sunburst Miss Mardi Gras Pageant, decorate a mini king cake, and dress in your favorite Mardi Gras costume or outfit for a prize.
Mini Art Center(MAC) Open Session
Saturday, Feb. 3rd from 12pm-5pm, 341 Seguin St. in Algeirs Point. MAC offers different, unique experiences each visit. Enjoy family time in the book nook, create a make-n-take, and explore with your kids. Everything is free, donations are appreciated!
Friday Feb.2nd & Saturday Feb.3rd on the neutral ground across from Lakeside Mall on Veterans Blvd. in Metarie. Experience family fun with live entertainment, art, kids activities, food and parades.
Music Box Village Public Hours
Sunday, Feb.4th from 10am-4pm at 4557 N. Rampart St. “Come play in our musical town” and immerse yourself in the combined works of the over 50 artists who built the Music Box Village. Admission is free, but donations are welcome to support public use.