Fun with NORDC: Family Fun Walk to celebrate Park and Rec Month _lowres

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Victor Richard

NORDC is calling on all seniors 55 and older to join the NORDC Senior Choir. The Senior Choir is one of NORDC’s flagship programs and has been in existence for over 50 years. The Senior Choir performs regularly at NORDC events in addition to senior centers, churches, and community events throughout the city.

The choir is currently preparing for its upcoming Spring Concert on May 1 at the soon-to-open Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center in the Lower 9th Ward. Those who are interested in joining the Senior Choir are invited to attend rehearsals at Joe W. Brown Rec Center on Mondays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and/or Gernon Brown on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Participation is free and all musical skill levels are welcomed.

Choir directors are Alton Blunt and Carl Williams. They bring a wealth of experience and have led choir groups throughout the greater New Orleans community for over 20 years.

MOVIES IN THE PARK: The movies start at sunset, 7:15 to 7:30 p.m., but people can go early for field games at 6 p.m. and fitness activities with Fit NOLA Parks instructors at 6:30 p.m.

April 10: “Million Dollar Arm” at St. Roch Playground, 1800 St. Roch Ave., hosted by St. Roch Booster Club.

April 11: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” at Annunciation Playground, 800 Race St., hosted by NORDC Teen Council.

April 17: “The Lego Movie” at A. L. Davis Playground, 2600 LaSalle St., hosted by PlayBuild NOLA.

YOUNG BIRDERS ASSOCIATION: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., April 11, teen bird-watching club in partnership with the Orleans Audubon Society. Meet at Gernon Brown Rec Center, 1001 Harrison Ave. for a bird-watching walk in City Park, led by a member of the Orleans Audubon Society.

Victor N. Richard III is the Chief Executive Officer of the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission. For more information, visit