GIVEAWAY: Win 4 tickets to Oconauts Live

GIVEAWAY: Win 4 tickets to Oconauts Live

Explore. Rescue. Protect! "Octonauts" announced a brand new, action-packed and interactive theatre show for the very first time in the U.S. The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure (www.octonautsliveus.com) features brand new and fan favorite songs led by the ...

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Healthy Kids Day at the Jefferson YMCA

Healthy Kids Day at the Jefferson YMCA

Join the fun at the Y's free summer opening event! It's a great fun, active and FREE family event. Everyone is welcome. And guess what? If you join the Y on Healthy Kids Day, you don't have to pay the ...

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Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

My daughter and I were lucky enough to attend the opening night of Disney on Ice celebrates 100 years of Magic Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt at the UNO Lakefront Arena. It was a magical experience for both of ...

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Zoo to Do for Kids

Zoo to Do for Kids

There's a special party just for kids at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. It's magical fun with everything a child could dream of, and it happens after hours, transforming the Zoo into a breathtaking fantasy land! It's the best party ...

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Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day

Participating in Lemonade Day is fun and educational and will likely be a memory your child carries with him into adulthood. Lemonade Day Louisiana is all about empowering today's youth to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs. Simply put, Lemonade Day provides kids ...

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2016 Summer Camps in New Orleans

2016 Summer Camps in New Orleans

Check out our Summer Camp Guide to learn about 21 camps happening in and around New Orleans this summer. The camps listed offer fun for children ages 1 - 16. I will continue to add camps every week, so check ...

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Strawberry Picking in Louisiana

Strawberry Picking in Louisiana

With spring here, plan a strawberry picking outing with your kids. What a great way to be outdoors together as a family and actually pick your own food! Before heading out to any of these farms, please call ahead to ...

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Movies in the Park Series Presented by NORDC

Movies in the Park Series Presented by NORDC

The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will continue the 2016 spring season of Movies in the Park this weekend. On Friday, April 8, “42” will be featured at Carver Playground, 7410 Prytania St. at 7:25 p.m. The Movies in ...

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Sunflower Seed Pods for Mom!

Sunflower Seed Pods for Mom!

Seed pods are a fun way to prepare seeds for planting. It's even more fun to incorporate one into a Mother's Day gift for a mom who loves to see her little ones' hand prints in their artwork. Supplies: potting ...

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16 Things to Do at the YMCA in 2016

Youth Development is the social-emotional, cognitive, and physical processes that all youth uniquely experience from birth to career. The Y knows that a successful development process fulfills children and teens' innate need to be loved, spiritually grounded, educated, competent, and ...

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Upturn Arts Summer Camp

Upturn Arts Summer Camp

At Upturn Arts, campers ages 3 - 16 participate in multi-disciplinary arts experiences while being exposed to all phases of the creative process. They'll work with very talented master teachers, interact with like-minded peers and grow as creative individuals. Their ...

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Summer Camp For Girls at St. Mary's Dominican High School

Summer Camp For Girls at St. Mary's Dominican High School

This summer, St. Mary's Dominican High School offers many fun summer camps for girls. Jumpin' for Joy, June 6 - 24 Camp is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jumpin' for Joy campers who have completed grades 1 -; 4 ...

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Spring Spend a Day at Dominican High School

Spring Spend a Day at Dominican High School

Spring Spend a Day at Dominican High School happening April 4, 8, 11, 12, 18, 19, 21, 27, 29 and May 2, 4 All 5th, 6th, & 7th grade school students are invited to sneak a peek at student life ...

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Arden Cahill Academy's Camp Corral

Arden Cahill Academy's Camp Corral

Have a “whale” of a summer on the 12-acre country campus of Arden Cahill Academy's Camp Corral! Cahill Camp Corral offers a relaxed environment where children continue to grow and develop during the summer months under the supervision of qualified ...

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Join Michaels for a Summer Long Crafting Journey

Join Michaels for a Summer Long Crafting Journey

School will be out soon and it won't be long before the kids grow restless. You will be looking for a way to entertain them, while keeping their creative minds engaged during summer break. Michaels invites you on a summer ...

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10 Great Non-Toy Birthday Gift Ideas

10 Great Non-Toy Birthday Gift Ideas

1. Memberships -; An individual or family membership to a local organization makes a great gift that keeps giving! There are so many choices that can be tailored to a child's or family's interest. Some great choices are the local ...

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art's Summer Camp

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art's Summer Camp

The Ogden Museum presents a series of small, artistic camps for creative youth entering grades 2 - 12. Guided by professional artists and Museum educators, campers will explore fine arts techniques such as drawing, painting, printmaking, design, photography and more, ...

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Summer Camp at the Louisiana Children's Museum

The Louisiana Children's Museum is the cool place to be this summer with a variety of weekly themed camps for children ages 5 to 8 that explore food, art, culture, theater, and more. Plus, children ages 7 to 10 will ...

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Summer Camp at Sacred Heart

Summer Camp at Sacred Heart

Calling all boys & girls! The Academy of Sacred Heart is excited to offer Summer Fun Day Camp for girls and Sports and More Day Camp for boys -; ages 1 through 12. Popular camp sessions include our early childhood ...

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Summergate at McGehee - Summer Camp

Summergate at McGehee - Summer Camp

At McGehee, Summergate 2016 is all about girls! The perfect summer adventure for your daughter is closer than you think. New experiences, new projects, new friends, new fun! All girls rising Kindergarten through 4th grade (and our Counselor-in-Training Program for ...

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But First, I'll Have a Cup of Coffee

But First, I'll Have a Cup of Coffee

Before the sun comes up. Before my husband asks me if I've seen his car keys. Before the dog needs to be let out. Before the cat insists that his dish is empty when there's clearly food still in it. ...

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Resources for New Parents in New Orleans

Resources for New Parents in New Orleans

When my first son was six weeks old, we started attending the free Tuesday morning Snuggles and Struggles group at the Parenting Center...religiously. For me, it was a reason to get dressed and out of the house with my infant, ...

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Free Specialty Health Services for Children

Your child's health is a major priority as a parent. Good health ensures your child continues to grow and develop. But healthcare is expensive and often a major source of stress and confusion. A lot of families fall into the ...

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Family Nature Club at Audubon Zoo

Family Nature Club at Audubon Zoo

In 2016 the Audubon Zoo is connecting your family to nature in even more ways by offering family-centered nature-based play with their all new FREE Family Nature Club at Audubon Zoo and Audubon Park. What is Family Nature Club? This ...

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Introducing the Macaroni Kid App - Macaroni Today

Introducing the Macaroni Kid App - Macaroni Today

Exciting news ya'll!Macaroni Kid is thrilled to announce that the latest advance in family fun-finding technology has arrived with the launch of the Macaroni Kid app: Macaroni Today! The Macaroni Kid app is an amazing (and free!) tool to help ...

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Free Immunizations by the Greater New Orleans Immunization Network

The Greater New Orleans Immunization Network (GNOIN) was created in April 1998 when Christian Health Ministries partnered with several area hospitals to implement an immunization program for the children of Metropolitan New Orleans. The program focused on increasing the immunization ...

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Reading Aloud to Your Kids Can Equal Success

Reading Aloud to Your Kids Can Equal Success

If you were told there was one simple thing you could do for your child that has been scientifically demonstrated to lead to greater success in school, wouldn't you be dying to know what it is? It turns out that ...

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Make Creative Memories with Your Family at NOMA in 2016

Make Creative Memories with Your Family at NOMA in 2016

The New Orleans Museum of Art offers variety of ways for families to experience art together! Baby Arts Play! at NOMA | Tuesdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 5 through March 29 Instill a love of art at a young ...

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Seven Tips for a Successful Visit to an Art Museum with Kids

Seven Tips for a Successful Visit to an Art Museum with Kids

Most parents are a bit skeptical of the idea of taking toddlers, preschoolers or younger school age children to an art museum. Why would anyone take young kids there? Lots of reasons! Exposing them to art early can instill a ...

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FREE - Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block

FREE - Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block

Expectant parents or parents of a newborn? Learn how to make your baby the happiest baby on the block! Using Dr. Harvey Karp's research, the parent educators at Children's Hospital's Parenting Center will teach parents of newborns calming techniques proven ...

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Greater New Orleans' Best Public High Schools

Education is one of the greatest gifts we give our children. So choosing the right school for them tends to be on the top of our list. The more we know about our choices in schools, the better we can ...

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Critter Cinema at the Louisiana SPCA

Critter Cinema at the Louisiana SPCA

Critter Cinema at the LA/SPCA is great fun for animal-loving, pizza-eating, movie-watching kids! What better way to end the school week than getting cozy with kitties and canines, enjoying great G-rated critter movies, making friends with other young animal lovers, ...

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Parents of Children Ages 3 - 6 year old

Parents of Children Ages 3 - 6 year old

Researchers at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans & Children's Hospital are seeking participants for an MRI research study to help us learn about the brain bases of language and motor system interactions. We are looking for: ...

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West Bank of New Orleans Stay-at-Home Moms Playgroup

West Bank of New Orleans Stay-at-Home Moms Playgroup

Do you ever feel like you are the only mom staying home during the day? Joining a playgroup is a great way to make new friends for you and your little ones. These are just some of the things that ...

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Everyone Loves a Good Story

Everyone Loves a Good Story

Public library storytimes welcome young children up to 5 years of age with their parent/caregiver. You may want to check one of these websites for a specific branch you'd like to visit. For storytimes and activities, go to www.nutrias.org or ...

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Infant & Toddler Development Project

Infant & Toddler Development Project

Congratulations on your infant! The Infant & Toddler Development Project, under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Lockman, is currently conducting several research projects with children ages 1 month to 2 years with respect to how children play with objects and ...

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Fussy Baby Network New Orleans & Gulf Coast

Fussy Baby Network New Orleans & Gulf Coast

Got a fussy baby?There is no quick fix-but there is help. Call the Fussy Baby Network® New Orleans & Gulf Coast, a program for parents who have concerns about their baby's fussiness during the first year of life. Services are ...

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Welcome Baby!

Welcome Baby!

Babies don't come with manuals, and when a newborn first arrives, parents are often at a loss for what to do and when to do it. Should I run to the baby every time he/she cries? How often should I ...

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Wing Watchers Club - Birdwatching!

Wing Watchers Club - Birdwatching!

The National Park Service, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and the Orleans Audubon Society has teamed up with NORDC to offer The Wing Watchers Club—a group designed for kids in grades 5 - 8 to meet for games, ...

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