Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The school year is coming to a close, and parents across the area are choosing among summer camp options for their children. While a variety of summer camps are out there, a few may be appealing to children who love animals.

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Crowds of candy-loving kids turned out April 9 when City Church of New Orleans held its fifth annual Easter Egg Drop in New Orleans East. The event included face painting, moon bounces, field games, live entertainment and an Easter Bunny performan…

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission will hold an Easter Eggstravaganza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Joe W. Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd. The event will feature an Easter egg hunt, spacewalks, face, painting…

A number of Mardi Gras Indian tribes stepped out to parade through Mid-City on April 2, showing off their colorful and elaborate handmade costumes. Photographer Carrie Kinsella capture some of the exuberant sights.

The Asian Pacific American Society put on its annual festival with activities for families, performances and traditional foods, all to highlight the Asian heritage. The fest was held at the Audubon Zoo on April 1.

They came ready to hunt for eggs, but that wasn't all there was to do. Sheriff Marlin Gusman's 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt also featured sack races, a bouncy castle, face painting and a tour of a New Orleans Fire Department truck for kids, along w…

Monday, April 10, 2017
Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pedal with a Purpose pedicab races on March 26 pitted teams from local businesses against each other, all to raise money for the Youth Empowerment Project. The inaugural event, on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans, featured the St. Aug …

The free Music Under the Oaks series kicked off March 26 with the sounds of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's Woodwind Quintet.

About 140 kids from St. Michael Special School took part March 23 in an All-Abilities Junior Training Camp at the New Orleans Saints Facility in Metairie. They rotated through modified skill stations, and Saints players demonstrated the fundamenta…

Gwen Kelley, a librarian who specializes in genealogy and local history, will lead a seminar on the use of census records for family researchers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

The annual Big Bass Rodeo held in City Park on March 25 is the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country. Besides fishing, it featured music and activities for families.

Monday, April 03, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

What better way to celebrate the first evening of Wednesday night sailboat races on the lake than with a crawfish boil at the New Canal Lighthouse. The March 15 event was hosted by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.

The rich traditions of Sicily are still on display across the metro area in the form of St. Joseph's Altars, created to honor the saint for providing relief from a famine in the late 1800s.