I hope everyone enjoyed their Father’s Day! Thanks to all of the wonderful dads out there. We have some exciting safety events going on as well as some awesome healthy events. Get out there and make it to some of our Free Things To Do With Kids In New Orleans This Week (June 18th-June 24th).

Family Story Time

Monday, June 18th for 6pm at the Mid-City Branch Library, 4140 Canal St., NOLA. Families with children ages 3-5. come enjoy storytime as well as pizza sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mid-City New Orleans and Theo’s Neighborhood Pizza.

Pop-Up Hoop Jam

Tuesday, June 19th for 1pm at the Mid-City Branch Library, 4140 Canal St., NOLA. Bring family as well as friends for fun with movement using hula hoops.

Cookie With A Cop

Tuesday, June 19th from 6pm-7:30pm at Chick-fil-A, 1128 Manhattan Blvd.in Harvey. Join us and the JPSO as we try and solve the mystery of Who Stole the Cookies??? In addition, share a cookie while talking about safety.

French Storytime with Eve Tharlet

Friday, June 22nd from 10:30am-11:30am at The French Library, 3811 Magazine St. in NOLA. Join us for French storytime with Eve Tharlet, illustrator over 150 kids books, including the Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox series.

Kids Love Science Weekend 

Friday June 22nd & Saturday June 23rd from 2pm-4pm at Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop, 631 N. Carrollton Ave.,NOLA. Friday, meet the author of the Baby University series, Chris Ferrie. Also, on Saturday, meet the Baby Loves Science series author, Ruth Spiro. Each day includes themed activities. Get kids excited about science this weekend, it’s never too early!

Louisiana Catfish Festival

Friday June 22nd-Sunday June 24th at 17292 LA-631, Des Allemands, 70030. Come out to the Catfish Capital of the Universe! In addition, enjoy music, crafts, rides, food and fun.

Really, Really Free Market

Saturday, June 23rd from 10am-12pm at the Green Project, 2831 Marais St., NOLA. Bring what you want, and take what you want. Everything is really, really free, and sponsored by NOLA TimeBank as well as the Green Project.

Storytime: Jurassic Park Little Golden Book

Saturday, June 23rd from 11am-11:30am at Barnes and Noble, 1601b Westbank Expressway, Harvey. Come roar through age-appropriate, action-packed world of Jurassic Park. We will also have activities to follow.  

No Days Off! Bootcamp

Saturday, June 23rd for 12pm at City Park outside NOMA. Join us for a free Kid’s bootcamp. Have fun while getting fit. You can never start too early.

Pokémon League

Sunday, June 24th for 1pm at +1 Gaming, 4201 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Pokémon enthusiasts unite! Whether you’re a beginner or master, come join the fun. Trainers are on hand to help!


Have an awesome week!!!! For more events check out the New Orleans Event Calendar.