Activities

St. Tammany Parish Fair {Know Before You Go}

Update: The St. Tammany Parish Fair has been canceled for 2020.  Ahhhh, the St. Tammany Parish Fair. That special time of year when students get the day off from school to go spend even more of their parents’ money on rides, junk food and games clearly rigged against the participants….


Water Fun on the New Orleans Northshore

This post is brought to you by Smile Doctors Due to covid-19 some of these destination are currently closed. Whenever possible we have noted that information, but please call ahead before visiting.  For many of us, summertime means putting on your swim suit and playing in the water. Here we’ve…


What to Do With the Kids This Weekend

This post is brought to you by Rapid Urgent Care. FRIDAY, July 10th, 2020 Amite Family Movie Night. 4PM. Amite Library. SATURDAY, July 11th, 2020 Camellia City Farmer’s Market. 8AM-Noon. 333 Erlanger, Slidell. Mandeville Community Market. 9AM-1PM. Mandeville Trailhead. Music by Marc Barcia. Hammond Farmer’s Market. 9AM-3PM.  Kids Virtual Event: Up Up and…



Fourth of July on the Northshore

July 3rd, 2019 Sparks in the Park. 9PM. Bogue Falaya Park. The park will be closed to the public. Fireworks will be launched from the front of the park. New Hampshire Street from Boston to Theard and Boston to Rutland will be closed to allow for chairs and proper social distancing….



Kayaking on the Northshore

I have never kayaked before.  I am not the best at nature nor am I very coordinated. I remember flipping over a canoe as a kid. I was quite nervous to take the plunge and go kayaking, but my daughter and I were pleasantly surprised at how easy it was…



Where to Find U Pick Blueberries on the Northshore

Every summer my mother-in-law goes blueberry picking and comes home with enough blueberries to feed most of the Northshore. She eats some, freezes some, and gives them to friends. Blueberry season has just started here in south Louisiana so it’s a great time to go picking. Kids love this activity…


See the Wildflowers in City Park {Know Before You Go}

Currently a lot of things are still closed. One thing that isn’t closed, however, is City Park and their beautiful wildflowers display is in full bloom right now. With a little preparation this can be a very fun activity for the family. Every year the horticulture department plants around six…