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GIVEAWAY - NOLA ChristmasFest at Christmas in the District

GIVEAWAY - NOLA ChristmasFest at Christmas in the District

Christmas in the District is bringing the fun indoors this year! The highlight of the event will be "NOLA ChristmasFest," a 2-week indoor festival inside the Great Hall of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, December 12th -; ...

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GIVEAWAY - Festival of Trees at the Louisiana Children's Museum

GIVEAWAY - Festival of Trees at the Louisiana Children's Museum

Gather your family, celebrate favorite holiday traditions and make new memories at Festival of Trees Family Fun Day -- Saturday, December 6 at the Louisiana Children's Museum, 420 Julia Street, New Orleans. The day will feature the Museum's whimsical collection ...

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Family Fest at Oak Street PoBoy Festival

Family Fest at Oak Street PoBoy Festival

The Oak Street Po-Boy Fest is this Sunday, November 23. If you want to enjoy the fest with the kids but would also love some adult time to wander around without them, the Family Fest at Po-boy Fest is your ...

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Family Fringe Festival

Family Fringe Festival

The New Orleans Family Fringe continues to grow and bring new audiences, young and old, into the Fringe mix! On November 22 and 23 from 12-5pm, the event takes place in the beautifully remodeled yard at the Marigny Opera House ...

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Second District Blues Fest

Second District Blues Fest

The Second District Blues Fest (formerly Magazine Street Blues Fest) is this Saturday! This free family friendly event has all the makings of a fun and manageable festival - a special kid's area, great food, incredible live music and 20 ...

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"Ice" Skating at Audubon Zoo

"Ice" Skating at Audubon Zoo

Once again it's time to glide into the holiday season with a day of "ice'' skating at Audubon Zoo on Sunday, November 23. For the second year in a row, a skating rink will be open from 11 a.m. to ...

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Santa in New Orleans

Santa in New Orleans

Santa is coming! Are you ready? Below is a list of places he'll be. Click the links for more information.Saturday, November 22 - December 24Clearview MallLakeside MallOakwood Mall (arrived last weekend)Esplanade Mall (arrived last weekend)Bass Pro Shop (in Bossier City ...

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The Nutcracker in New Orleans

The Nutcracker in New Orleans

Saturday, November 29 - Sunday, November 30The New Orleans Ballet TheaterDixon Hall - Tulane UniversitySaturday, December 6 - Sunday, December 7River Region Ballet Theater - The Saturday 3PM performance is a special (shorter) children's performance followed by a Sugar Plum ...

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Winter Wonderland at Palm Tree Playground

Winter Wonderland at Palm Tree Playground

Palm Tree Playground and When You Wish Entertainment are celebrating the holidays December 13th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. with a WINTER WONDERLAND play date! Santa and the Ice Queen will visit for photos, songs and story time. Lunch will be provided ...

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School Open Houses

School Open Houses

Each year, many schools host Open Houses offering parents the opportunity to visit the school and get a feel for what it's like. Below are schools signed up with our Open House Directory. Please click the links for a complete ...

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Premiere Party Review ~ Sofia The First: The Curse of Princess Ivy

Premiere Party Review ~ Sofia The First: The Curse of Princess Ivy

Macaroni Kid New Orleans recently hosted a premiere party before the release of the newest Disney special SOFIA THE FIRST: THE CURSE OF PRINCESS IVY. Although our guests got to see the episode early, the good news is that it ...

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Cereal Turkey

Cereal Turkey

Go ahead! Play with your food and create this adorable, colorful turkey for Thanksgiving. This is an easy, fun fine motor activity for kids of all ages. The best part is that you may even have the materials needed right ...

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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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Don’t Miss All New Sofia the First Movie

Don’t Miss All New Sofia the First Movie

Celebrate what it truly means to be a princess with Sofia, Amber and Rapunzel in an all new movie, where princesses must team up to save the kingdom! Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy premieres Sunday night, November ...

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How to Host the Perfect Princess Premiere Party!

How to Host the Perfect Princess Premiere Party!

Disney Junior presents a Family Night Special event, where secrets are revealed, the amulet is stolen and darkness comes to Enchancia! Rapunzel joins Sofia and Amber in this exciting new movie, where princesses must team up to reverse a curse ...

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Kindermusik - Unlimited classes for $100 a month!

Kindermusik - Unlimited classes for $100 a month!

Have you heard about the new deal at Thibodeaux School of Music?! They are now offering UNLIMITED monthly Kindermusik classes for just $100/month! This means that you can come to any class that fits your child's age as many times ...

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The Nursery ~ The place for babies. Love. Learn. Grow.

The Nursery ~ The place for babies. Love. Learn. Grow.

Two years ago Leah Rhodes and Andrew Lee were faced with a problem that many expecting parents face: finding a good daycare for their baby. When they realized all of their top choices for daycare had long waiting lists, they ...

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Tips for the Perfect Turkey

Tips for the Perfect Turkey

When it comes to the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, you don't want to wing it. Some thoughtful preparation will go a long way toward achieving a tasty, juicy, just-perfect turkey. Thaw your bird slowly and safely. The safest method to thaw ...

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Exciting MRI Research Study for Adolescents

Exciting MRI Research Study for Adolescents

Researchers at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - NO & Children's Hospital are seeking adolescents with autism, PDD-NOS, or Asperger Syndrome and typically developing adolescents, 11-17 years old for a study of brain structure and function using MRI. Participation ...

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Holiday Camp at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Holiday Camp at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Holiday Camp at NOMA is for kids ages 5 - 10. The 3 single-day Holiday Camps are a great way for your children to explore their artisitic side and engage in the creative process. Campers will explore works of art ...

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GIVEAWAY - Brunch with Santa at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

GIVEAWAY - Brunch with Santa at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Have you ever thought of starting a tradition with your kids around holiday time? Brunch with Santa is an annual event that many families attend each year to mark this special time of year, making a little adventure out of ...

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Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block

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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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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Get Creative with Studio KIDS at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Get Creative with Studio KIDS at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Studio KIDS! explores art! Each Saturday students ages 5 -; 10 will go on a safari in NOMA's galleries to see how cultures all over the world represent animals. Each class will focus on a different medium so that participants ...

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Mommy and Me Mornings!

Mommy and Me Mornings!

Palm Tree Playground's Mommy and Me group meets every Tuesday morning. This group is for moms with children five-years-old and younger. We will host local speakers to discuss a wide range of topics and give mini-classes including: baby proofing, lactation ...

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STORYQUEST at the New Orleans Museum of Art

STORYQUEST at the New Orleans Museum of Art

STORYQUEST at the New Orleans Museum of Art is offered to children and their parents as a way of sparking imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors, actors and artists bring the world of children's literature to NOMA ...

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8 Things to Do in New Orleans this Weekend with Your Kids

8 Things to Do in New Orleans this Weekend with Your Kids

Don't do the same ole same old this weekend! Get adventerous and go check out your fabulous city...SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22 Family Workshop: Navy School at the WWII Museum Where: Louisiana Memorial Pavilion When: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Who: Workshops ...

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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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