Events

  • Ready Set Grow! 35 rsvps

    Saturday, April 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM through May 19, 2018
    ReFresh Community Farm in New Orleans, LA

    Join us for our all-ages kids & family gardening class with SPROUT NOLA, every Saturday from April 7-May 22 at the ReFresh Project! 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.

    Class Schedule:

    SATURDAYS, 10am-11:30am

    April 7: Greens Greens Everywhere! - all about growing and eating leafy green vegetables

    April 7th class is CANCELED due to weather. 

    April 14: Herbs & Spices - How to grow and care for herbs, plus culture and the sensations of taste and smell!

    April 21: Bugs & Insects - How to manage good and bad insects in the garden without chemicals

    April 28: Pollinator Power - How bees and other pollinators help our garden grow!

    May 5: April Showers - How much water does your garden need? All about the water cycle.

    May 12: May Flowers - Why do we need flowers? All about plant growth cycles from seed to fruit and back again.

    May 19: Tomato Time! Summer Garden Party!

     

  • Volunteer: Bioswale Weeding 53 rsvps

    Monday, April 23, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center in New Orleans, LA

    Join Friends of Lafitte Greenway and volunteers from the US Navy for a massive spring green up! We'll be tackling the invasive weeds in the bioswales between N Claiborne Ave and N Broad St so that the native water-loving plants can thrive this spring and summer.

    WEAR: Closed-toe shoes or boots and weather appropriate clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, long pants, and sun protection.

    BRING: A water bottle and a friend! Many hands make light work.

  • Get Fit the Green Way: Zumba 5 rsvps

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Lafitte Greenway at N Prieur in New Orleans, LA

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    ** Español abajo **

    ZUMBA IS BACK. Find out why this Latin dance fitness craze is sweeping the nation! Join us for 6 weeks of free Zumba classes on the Lafitte Greenway.

    People of all ages and experience levels are welcome! There will be a raffle at the end of the series to win free fitness gear -- you’ll be entered once per class you attend.

    WEAR: Clothing you're comfortable moving in, tennis shoes

    BRING: a Water bottle, and friends!*

    RAIN: In the event of rain, class will be canceled and rescheduled at the end of the series.

    *Class will be held across the trail from the new playgrounds on the Greenway at N Prieur (Lemann Playground #2), facing the playground. You're welcome to bring kids!

     

    **Spanish below**


    ZUMBA HA REGRESADO! Unete a la fiesta con 6 semanas de clases gratuitas en el Lafitte Greenway!

    Todo el mundo esta bienvenido! Hay una rifa en la clase final con premios de ropa deportiva-- participantes estan entrados una vez por cada clase que asisten.

    LLEVA: ropa comoda, tenis

    TRAIGA: botella de agua, y amigos!*

    LLUVIA: Si llueve, el clase estara cancelada y reprogramada al final de la serie.

    *La clase estara al lado del campo infantil nuevo en el Lafitte Greenway y N Prieur (Lemann Playground #2), mirando hacia el campo infantil. Niños estan bienvenidos!

  • Movies in the Park: The Princess and the Frog 4 rsvps

    Friday, April 27, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Lafitte Greenway at N Roman in New Orleans, LA

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    Join Friends of Lafitte Greenway and NORD for a free screening of Disney's The Princess and the Frog! Free fun for the whole family starts at 6pm, and the screening starts at sundown. 

    BRING: Blankets and chairs to sit on, snacks, friends and family!

    Rain location: NORD Treme Center, 900 N Villere St.

  • The Extra Mile 1 rsvp

    Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Lafitte Greenway @ N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy

     

    Lace up your running shoes to make your GiveNOLA Day donation go the extra mile. Walk or run with us at our one-mile race after work on GiveNOLA Day and our generous sponsors at Stirling Properties will chip in $10 per runner. 

    To participate, visit GiveNOLA.org and donate $10 or more to Friends of Lafitte Greenway.

     

    5:30pm: Gather on the Greenway at N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy

    6:00pm: Race Starts

     

    Afterwards celebrate with us at Bayou Beer Garden

  • Soirée Committee Kickoff Meeting 3 rsvps

    Wednesday, May 02, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Greenway Office at Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center in New Orleans, LA

    Join us as we re-launch the Soirée Committee -- the dream team behind our fantastic fall gala, the Greenway Soirée! Committee members drive event planning and coordination, and will help make The 6th Annual Soirée an enchanting event.

  • Lafitte Greenway Crawfish Boil 7 rsvps

    Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Greenway Apartments -- 2606 St. Louis St

    Come out to meet your neighbors and welcome Greenway Apartments to the neighborhood. This event will feature music, crawfish, and family fun activities, it's sure to be one you don't want to miss!