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The following is a list of events for City Park.
My apologies if the links are broken.

"City Park has so much happening that it called for its own email!

From: City Park <>
Subject: City Park Springs Back!
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 4:46 PM

[New Orleans City Park]
in the heart of
New Orleans What's happening at City
April 2008
Friend of City Park:

Spring has sprung and the park is in full bloom. The Spring
Garden Show blossoms April 5 and 6. Come take a class in the
Botanical Garden, hear great music, get your golf swing ready, or
enjoy the rides in the Amusement Park.
Spring Garden Show

Stock up on hard-to-find plants and supplies, get help with your
weed or plant problems at the Plant Health Clinic, get answers
from experts, or just view the colorful gifts of nature at the
Spring Garden Show, April 5 and 6, in the Botanical Garden. For
more information, contact the LSU AgCenter at (504)838-1170 or <>
Thursdays at Twilight


Mark your calendars as Twilight in the Garden continueswith the
beautiful music of Betsy McGovern (April 3), Tony Green (April
10), Paul Soniat (April 17), Lynn Drury (April 24), and Patrice
Fisher and Special Friends (May 1). Sit back, sip on the ever
popular Mint Juleps and enjoy some of New Orleans' finest talent.
Sponsored by the Azby Fund with support from Republic National
Distributing Company, New Orleans Musica da Camera, WWNO 89.9 FM,
and the New Orleans Botanical Garden. For more information, call
(504)483-9386 or email <> .
Garden Education

Birdwatching, bonsai, orchids, and staghorn ferns are among the
topics to be discussed by local experts at the Botanical Garden's
Educational Series. Classes are limited, so sign up now. Call
(504)483-9473 or email <>
Symphony Swing in the Oaks

Pack your picnic, a big blanket, comfy chairs and join the
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at the free Swing in the Oaks at
dusk on April 23 in Dreyfous Meadow (near the Museum of Art).
Hear the beautiful sounds of our beloved symphony as they play
'Around the World'. For more information, visit

Sundays in the Park

The Latin sounds of Julio & Cesar and Vivaz will brighten the
Botanical Garden's outdoor stage at Sunday in the Park, April 13,
3-8 p.m. Bring your tango shoes, your salsa spirit and have a
Now Hiring!

We're hiring! City Park has openings in Human Resources,
Development, the Amusement Park, Catering, and more. For
information, see our job listings

<> or call (504)482-4888. Applications can be
emailed, or mailed to City Park HR, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA

Friends of City Park is seeking an Executive Director with
bookkeeping, management, computer & marketing skills. Non-Profit
experience is beneficial. Please send inquiries and resumes to
Friends of City Park, P.O. Box 2268, Mandeville, LA 70470.


The renovation of the Park's North Golf Course is almost
complete. By June, it will be time to dust off your golf clubs
and hit the links! In the meantime, the driving range is the
perfect place to practice your swing, take lessons, or just meet
up with other golfers.

Fountain of Youth

One of the Park's WPA-era drinking fountains has been beautified
and renovated thanks to a donation from the Hash House Harriers.
The fountain is located adjacent to the Anseman Avenue entrance
off of City Park Avenue. Come see it and quench your thirst soon!
Gem of the Park

The Dunbar Pavilion, donated in 1904 by Esplanade Avenue resident
Francis B. Dunbar, is an elegant gazebo that now resides in
Storyland. Recently restored to its former splendor, its ornate
ironwork is graced with arabesque spandrels between slender
footed columns. This pavilion, party gazebos, and party houses
can be reserved for your next occasion by calling (504)488-2896
or emailing <> .

City Bark says bow- Wow!

NOLA City Bark, a non-profit group, is raising $500,000 for the
city's first dog park, to be located on a 4.6 acre spread near
Popp Fountain. This state-of-the-art facility will be a wonderful
gathering place for the city's dogs and their two-legged friends.
To help, visit
Donations Needed

Katrina and the levee failures did $43 million in damages to City
Park. Our endowment is seriously low. If you can help us
rebuild the park or build the endowment, contact John Hopper at <> .

To learn more about City Park, visit us at
If this newsletter appears broken, please view it on our website
In the next two months:

Tuesday, April 1
Bird Watching in the New Orleans Area

Thursday, April 3
Concert-- Betsy McGovern

Cancelled for April
Super Saturday Volunteer Work Day

Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6
Spring Garden Show

Wednesday, April 9
Orchid Culture Basics: Potting and Mounting Orchids

Thursday, April 10
Concert-- Tony Green

Saturday, April 12
Birdwatching in City Park

Saturday, April 12
Staghorn Ferns

Sunday, April 13
Concert- Julio & Cesar, Vivaz

Thursday, April 17
Concert-- Paul Soniat with Albinas Prizgintas and John Rankin

Wednesday, April 23
Swing In The Oaks

Thursday, April 24
Concert-- Lynn Drury

Saturday, April 26
An Introduction to the Art of Bonsai

Tuesday, April 29
Container Gardening and Flowers in the Landscape

Thursday, May 1
Concert-- Patrice Fisher and Special Guests

Cancelled for May
Super Saturday Volunteer Work Day

Tuesday, May 6
Tropical Plants for the Southern Landscape

Wednesday, May 7
Butterfly Release and Lecture about Butterfly Gardening

Thursday, May 8
Concert-- Tom McDermott and Connie Jones

Saturday, May 10
Nature Hike through Couturie Forest and Arboretum

Sunday, May 11
Concert- Soul Project, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes

Wednesday, May 14
Gardening in the Heat of the Moment

Thursday, May 15
Concert-- New Orleans Original Jazz Ensemble

Friday, May 16
Flower Pressing Workshop

Wednesday, May 21
Water Features for Small Gardens

Thursday, May 22
Concert-- Gal Holiday

Wednesday, May 28
A Whimsical Garden

Thursday, May 29
Concert-- Musica da Camera

Saturday, May 31
Louisiana Native Plants for the Landscape

Coming Major Events:

Saturday and Sunday October 18 and 19
Fall Garden Show

Friday, November 21
Preview Party

Sunday, November 23
Childrens' Preview Party

Opens Friday, November 28
Celebration In The Oaks

New Year's Eve
Pop a Cork To view all scheduled events,
visit the City Park
Calendar of Events
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