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Four family-friendly Earth Day 2017 events happening in New Orleans
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NOLA Earth Day 2017 events and activities

Four family-friendly events during Earth Day

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Four family-friendly Earth Day 2017 events happening in New Orleans
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While April 22 officially marks the 47th celebration of the Earth Day, several events have been scheduled over the next week. In fact, between April 21 and April 25, organization will hold a variety of family-friendly events throughout the city.

Ordered by date and time, here are some of the Earth Day celebrations happening in New Orleans.

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1. RicRACK’s Community Open House (April 21, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

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2359 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 218-5205
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This non-profit costuming and arts education program is collecting boxed and bagged used clothing and textile during its open house event. The open house will feature informational on the organization’s sewing classes and workshops for costume designs. Additionally, the event will have make-up demos and textile repurposing activities for children.

RicRack will hold free sewing classes for both adults and children.
via RicRACK

2. Lake PontchARTrain Craft Fair (April 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

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8001 Lakeshore Dr
New Orleans, LA 70124

This Saturday, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will hold a craft fair at the New Canal Lighthouse. The fair will host over 60 local vendors selling earth-themed food, arts, and crafts.

Earth Day activities for children include face painting, garden building, and sand art. Admission is to the craft fair is free.

The Lake PontchARTrain CRAFT Fair is free and open to the public.
via Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation

3. Earth Day Louisiana Children's Museum (April 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

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420 Julia St
New Orleans, LA
(504) 523-1357
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In celebration of Earth Day, the museum will host a variety of specially-themed activities during its regular admission. Earth Day activities on Lake Pontchartrain, energy conservation, and rainforest protection. The museum will also have an arts and craft activity, using recyclable material.

Children and adults admitted will have the option to attend the Museum’s Earth Day exhibits.
via Louisiana Children’s Museum

4. Earth Day in New Orleans City Park (April 25, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

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City Park’s Botanical Garden will host a free Earth Day celebration along Victory Avenue, between the Great Lawn and the Tolmas Center. The celebration will feature 25 environmental community vendors, art and craft activities, live music, organic-food cooking courses, a free yoga class, and food and drinks for purchase.

City Park’s Earth Day celebration is Tuesday, April 25.
via City Park

1. RicRACK’s Community Open House (April 21, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

2359 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
RicRack will hold free sewing classes for both adults and children.
via RicRACK

This non-profit costuming and arts education program is collecting boxed and bagged used clothing and textile during its open house event. The open house will feature informational on the organization’s sewing classes and workshops for costume designs. Additionally, the event will have make-up demos and textile repurposing activities for children.

2359 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

2. Lake PontchARTrain Craft Fair (April 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

8001 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124
The Lake PontchARTrain CRAFT Fair is free and open to the public.
via Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation

This Saturday, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will hold a craft fair at the New Canal Lighthouse. The fair will host over 60 local vendors selling earth-themed food, arts, and crafts.

Earth Day activities for children include face painting, garden building, and sand art. Admission is to the craft fair is free.

8001 Lakeshore Dr
New Orleans, LA 70124

3. Earth Day Louisiana Children's Museum (April 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

420 Julia St, New Orleans, LA
Children and adults admitted will have the option to attend the Museum’s Earth Day exhibits.
via Louisiana Children’s Museum

In celebration of Earth Day, the museum will host a variety of specially-themed activities during its regular admission. Earth Day activities on Lake Pontchartrain, energy conservation, and rainforest protection. The museum will also have an arts and craft activity, using recyclable material.

420 Julia St
New Orleans, LA

4. Earth Day in New Orleans City Park (April 25, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

New Orleans, LA
City Park’s Earth Day celebration is Tuesday, April 25.
via City Park

City Park’s Botanical Garden will host a free Earth Day celebration along Victory Avenue, between the Great Lawn and the Tolmas Center. The celebration will feature 25 environmental community vendors, art and craft activities, live music, organic-food cooking courses, a free yoga class, and food and drinks for purchase.