Sunday Youth Music Workshops offer young, aspiring musicians the opportunity to play with and learn from some of the area’s most experienced and celebrated musicians. Every workshop offers students a hands-on, improvisational approach to music education.
The LSU AgCenter will be hosting an open house day at the LaSalle Park Vegetable Garden. Your horticulture extension agent for Jefferson Parish, Sarah Bertrand, along with Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to give tours and answer any horticulture questions. The garden the garden is a living classroom demonstrating year round vegetable growing techniques for the New Orleans Area. There will also be activities available for Children so bring out the whole family. The LaSalle Park Vegetable Garden is brought to you by the LSU AgCenter in cooperation with Jefferson Beautification, Inc.
The event will be held from 9am-12pm Saturday October 17th. The garden is located on Stable Drive across from the New Orleans Zephyrs Baseball Stadium.
Tech Talent South offers an 8-week Code Immersion Program focusing on Full Stack (Front End & Back End) Web Development. New Orleans is one of six campuses in the south and will be kicking off our fall classes at Propeller Incubator on October 19th. We run both a full-time and a part-time track to help fit your level of interest and schedule.
In our Code Immersion Program, we teach the following:
Ruby on Rails
HTTP "RESTful" Design
Tech Talent South offers an 8-week Web Design and Creation Course focusing on Front End Web Development. New Orleans is one of six campuses in the south and will be kicking off our fall classes at Landing Zone NOLA on October 19th.
In our Web Design and Creation Course, we teach the following:
HTML/CSS: Learn how these languages are used to paint beautiful websites and user experiences.
Final Project: The course culminates in a capstone project in which each student deploys a website for their very own company, portfolio, or personal brand.
Female scholarships and other financing options are also available.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Our market farmer trainings end with a bang in the Advanced Growing class, a one-day bonanza of hands-on growing experience. Customize your curriculum with special topic classes in:
• Irrigation design and build
• Making soil, plant propagation and transplanting
• Compost tea
• Building beehives and raised garden beds
• Hydroponics/aquaponics setup
Everyone MUST RSVP before the class. The class will be capped at 40 participants due to space limitations - so please let us know if you plan to attend so we can have enough food, supplies etc. for everyone. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 813-785-8386 or 504- 645-3474.
Breakthrough New Orleans (BTNOLA,) formerly Summerbridge New Orleans, is proudly celebrating 25 years of excellence in education. BTNOLA will host a cocktail reception celebration honoring special guests and student/teaching fellow alumni who have championed and continued the journey of educating our youth in New Orleans.
For 25 years, BTNOLA’s “Students Teaching Students” program has offered dedicated students an opportunity to break away from their under-resourced middle schools and enter challenging high schools with a college track, while also recruiting, training and inspiring outstanding high school and college students to be BTNOLA teaching fellows and pursue careers as educators.
Tickets are available for $50 per person and $25 for young professionals under 25 years of age.
Tour a New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity home and chat with Habitat staff about our easy four-step process to homeownership.
Our First Time Homebuyers program offers low income residents an opportunity to own a home for about the same monthly payment as renting. Participants can choose a Habitat for Humanity owned lot in the 7th, 8th, Upper 9th wards, New Orleans East or Central City on which we will build a brand-new, single family home. Habitat will then sell them the house and lot with no financial down payment and a 0% interest loan.
Our brand-new homes come with central heat and air, a fenced backyard, a radiant barrier roof, lament wood floors and free refrigerator and stove. Partner Families get a choice of lot, house and trim colors, countertop designs and flooring colors.
Applicants need only make a minimum of $1600 a month (before taxes) and have less than $2000 in past due debt (collections debt) to qualify.