NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in May 2021

May is here! There are multiple events this month throughout the area with several fun things to do. The weather is gorgeous outside so make sure to take advantage of some outdoor events before the heat is unbearable.

This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy throughout the month. If you have suggestions or additions, please leave a comment!

May
1
The Preservation Resource Center – Revival Gala-vant
Preservation Resource Center
The Preservation Resource Center presents its first Revival Gala-vant, a self-guided run/walk/bike/paddle exploration of New Orleans historic neighborhoods. The event includes a Family Scramble activi...
May
12
Kid’s Table Cooking Series: Unicorn Bark & Cupcakes
Acorn
5:00 pm
Create a unique Unicorn Bark with colored white chocolate and a selection of sprinkles. Then, decorate a dazzling cupcake in the finest Unicorn style! The class will end with a Unicorn themed meal.
May
13
Pizza & Ice Cream Creation Class
Acorn
5:00 pm
Kid’s Table Cooking Series: Pizza and Ice Cream Creation Class Your child will create a pizza that’s personal! They pick the shape and the special kid-friendly toppings. While the pizza is...
May
13
Music at the Museum – St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center
St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center
6:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, May 13, 2021 for Music at the Museum in the St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center!
May
15
New Orleans | March For Babies
Virtual
8:00 am
Join the movement today! We need you to join us in being part of a larger movement for change—with unstoppable momentum to make America a more equitable place and ensure that every mom and baby is h...
May
15
Hands ON Abita!
Abita Springs Park
10:00 am
Join us & make your mark on the Abita Springs Playground Saturday, May 15th. Kids will be able to immortalize their handprints on the playground bridge, help plant butterfly gardens and decorate b...
May
15
First-Ever School of Rock Music Festival!
Porch and Patio
12:00 pm
Join us for a rockin’ day-long music celebration! This festival stars SOR Metairie/NOLA students of all ages, featuring students in Rock 101, Performance Program, House Band, and Adult Program.
May
16
Children’s Dance Workshop – inspired by “The Little Mermaid”
New Orleans Dance Academy 5956 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
2:00 pm
Children’s Dance Workshop – inspired by “The Little Mermaid”. Read, dance, play! For ages 3-6, Sunday, May 16 | 2:00-3:30pm | $25 – Register today! Is your child new to d...
May
22
Jazz’n the Vines ft. The Krickets
Pontchartrain Vineyards
5:00 pm
Join us for Spring Jazz’n the Vines concert series featuring a new band to the Pontchartrain Vineyards’ stage, The Krickets! The Krickets are a female Americana group from the gulf coast who&#...
May
23
Children’s Dance Workshop – inspired by “Tangled”
New Orleans Dance Academy 5956 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
2:00 pm
Children’s Dance Workshop – inspired by “Tangled”. Read, dance, play! Ages 3-6. Sunday, May 16 | 2:00-3:30pm | $25 – Register today! Is your child new to dance or are you...

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Mary is a caffeine addicted boy mom to Noah, Liam and Luke. This “stay at home” mom can typically been found cruising in her minivan, jamming to Beyonce with a Starbucks in hand on her way to carpool or after school activities. Mary has been married to her high school sweetheart since 2007. She is a founder of Delivering Hope NOLA and the Vanessa Wolff Scholarship Fund at her Alma Mater. Mary is passionate in the local preemie community and has been heavily involved with the March of Dimes since her sons Liam and Luke were born premature.

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