No matter what neighborhood we call home, we all have to live with water! What can we learn from one another? Join the Greenway Ambassadors to share ideas and opportunities for a flood-less future.
*This event is tailored toward residents of Gentilly who live around the future Mirabeau Water Garden, but is open to all!
9:30AM · Gather: Mirabeau Water Garden - Site of Mirabeau Water Garden // 1254 Mirabeau Ave
Learn about the plans & how you can get involved! Presentation by Waggonner and Ball Architects
10:00AM · Free Transportation to the Lafitte Greenway*
10:30 AM · Film screening: Station 15 - The Broad Theater // 636 N Broad
15-minute film exploration of the August 5th 2017 floods, by Kira Akerman
11:00 AM · Greenway Tour by Greenway Ambassadors - Lafitte Greenway // N Broad to N Galvez
Learn first-hand how our parks can help reduce flooding and subsidence, and how community leaders can step up and lead the change.
11:45 AM · Lunch & Discussion
* Bus back to Gentilly departs at 12:45PM.
This event was made possible thanks to generous support from the Foundation for Louisiana.
The 2018 Greenway Ambassadors: Sam, Derek, Michael, Lauren,
Lichelle and Paulette, pictured with Greenway staff.