Tons of Fun For Kids This Weekend in New Orleans

Tons of Fun For Kids This Weekend in New Orleans

Check out all the kid and family friendly events in and around NOLA this weekend! FRIDAY JUNE 24 - Click here for all the details.•Finding Dory at The Broad Theater - new theater in Mid-City•The Muppet Movie at the Prytania ...

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Finding Dory at the Broad Theater in Mid-City

Finding Dory at the Broad Theater in Mid-City

Have you heard of the new Broad Theater in Mid City? It's a great neighborhood movie theater with four screens offering all the latest technologies for picture and sound. While the Broad Theater mainly focuses on art-house and independent films, ...

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Summer Movies For Kids Around New Orleans

Summer Movies For Kids Around New Orleans

It's hot...and only going to get a lot hotter as the summer rolls on in New Orleans. Air conditioning sure is a welcome amenity when trying to keep the little ones entertained. So, why not hit up some kid's movies ...

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26th Annual Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Show

The Riverfront Marketing Group invites you to come down to the historic New Orleans Riverfront on Saturday, July 4, to celebrate Independence Day with the free 26th Annual Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Show. Recognized as one ...

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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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5 Blueberry Farms Near New Orleans

5 Blueberry Farms Near New Orleans

June and July are blueberry picking months! With 5 farms within driving distance from New Orleans, a blueberry picking trip with your children is a must do this summer. Picking your own berries is a really fun time for everyone ...

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Swim Lessons at the YMCA

Swim Lessons at the YMCA

The Y Swim Lesson Program is a nationally recognized program with a history of success. We are professional, safe, and incorporate character development (honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility) into every swim lesson. While our immediate goal for each level is ...

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Summer Fun for Kids at the Jefferson Parish Library

This summer, don't miss these fun comedic storytellings with puppets by The Porta-Puppet Players at the library! For over 20 years, Porta-Puppet Players has delighted audiences throughout the Gulf South area and guests from across the globe with original and ...

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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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Zephyrs Baseball Game - Fun Family Outing

Zephyrs Baseball Game - Fun Family Outing

Take your kids to the ballpark! A baseball game is great family entertainment - and it's so American. And when you get to cheer for your hometown team, that makes it all the better. The New Orleans Zephyrs' play out ...

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Camp Beautiful in New Orleans for Girls Ages 12 - 15

Camp Beautiful in New Orleans for Girls Ages 12 - 15

Camp Beautiful is a six week leadership development day camp hosted by The Beautiful Foundation. The purpose of Camp Beautiful is to provide leadership development to 12-15 year old girls by focusing on their emotional, physical, and mental well-being. These ...

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Le Jouet Toy Store

Le Jouet Toy Store

Here at New Orleans Macaroni Kid - we love the great family owned specialty toy store Le Jouet. Started in 1968, Le Jouet has stocked it's shelves with all the coolest toys, books, and games for all ages. Want to ...

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Summer Camp at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans

Summer Camp at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans

CAC Summer Arts Camp 2016 aims to inspire, encourage, and celebrate the creativity of campers through the powerful combination of characters and stories. Each week campers explore a book and use music, visual arts, culinary arts, theater, and dance to ...

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Summer Reading Programs at Libraries - Orleans & Jefferson

Hooray for reading! Yay for books! Have your kids signed up for the 2016 Summer Reading Program?The summer reading program is a great way to reduce your kids screen time. Keep their heads in the books and away from the ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kid Fun at the Library in New Orleans

Kid Fun at the Library in New Orleans

Do you visit your local library with your children? If you do, you already know what a truly wonderful resource it is. If you don't, put it on your to do list. You can start by glancing over these events ...

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The Best Babysitter is a Safe Sitter

THE BEST BABYSITTER IS A SAFE SITTER®! SAFE SITTER® classes have helped thousands of youngsters, ages 11 - 13, across the country learn: • Basic life-saving techniques for choking infant/child and first aid • How and when to summon help• ...

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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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