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BIRTHDAY PARTY ENTERTAINER 

NOLA Pixie Dust 
504.457.1608, pixiedustnola.com 

Art On The Geaux 
985.377.9725, artonthegeaux.com 

Petite Princess Company 
225.347.1981, petiteprincesscompany.com  

INDOOR PARTY VENUE

La Petite Palace 
5928 W. Metairie Ave., Ste. 3, Metairie, 504.457.1608, lapetitepalacenola.com  

NOLA Kidsground 
5700 Citrus Blvd., Elmwood, 504.354.9528, nolakidsground.com  

Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe & Party Boutique 
400 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, 504.267.5083, littlepnutstoyshoppe.com 

OUTDOOR PARTY VENUE

Storyland at New Orleans City Park 
5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, 504.483.9402, neworleanscitypark.com/in-the-park/storyland 

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park 
7 Victory Ave., New Orleans, 504.482.9402, neworleanscitypark.com/in-the-park/carousel-gardens 

Lafreniere Carousel Gardens 
3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie, 504.838.4389, lafrenierepark.org

PARTY RENTALS

NOLA Pixie Dust 
504.457.1608, pixiedustnola.com 

Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe & Party Boutique 
400 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, 504.267.5083, littlepnutstoyshoppe.com 

Party Teepeezz & Events 
985.502.5300, partyteepeezz.com 

 

BAKERY 

Haydel’s Bakery 
4037 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, 504.837.0190, haydelbakery.com 

The Sweet Life Bakery 
516 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504.371.5153, nolasweetlife.com 

Zoe’s Bakery 
118 W. 32nd Ave., Covington, 985.892.5570, facebook.com/ZoesBakeryOfCovington 

FARMERS' MARKETS  

Crescent City Farmers Market 
Locations vary by day, 504.861.4488, crescentcityfarmersmarket.org 

Covington Farmers Market 
Locations vary by day, 985.892.1873, covingtonfarmersmarket.org 

German Coast Farmers Market 
Locations vary by day, 504.782.8517, germancoastfarmersmarket.org 

ICE CREAM/YOGURT SHOP

The Creole Creamery 
Multiple locations, creolecreamery.com 

Sweet Handkraft 
3363 Severn Ave., Metairie, 504.516.2915, sweethandkraft.com 

Piccola Gelateria 
4525 Freret St., New Orleans, 504.493.5999, piccolagelateria.com 

SNOBALL STAND

Sal’s Sno-Balls 
1823 Metairie Ave., Metairie, 504.666.1823
 

Hansen’s Sno-Bliz 
4801 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, 504.891.9788, snobliz.com 

Plum Street Snowballs 
Multiple locations, 504.866.7996, plumstreetsnoball.com 

SUMMER DAY CAMP

KidCam Camps 
Multiple locations, 877.454.3226, kidcamcamp.com 

New Orleans JCC 
Multiple locations, nojcc.org 

Arden Cahill Academy’s Camp Corral 
3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna, 504.392.0902, ardencahillacademy.com 

SUMMER SPECIALTY CAMP 

Audubon’s Zoo Camp 
6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, 504.913.0254, audubonnatureinstitute.org/camps 

Brother Martin High School’s Specialty Camps 
4401 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, 504.283.1561, brothermartin.com 

Encore Studio of Dance, Tumbling, Music, and Theatre 
1999 Hickory Ave., Ste. 102, Harahan, 504.737.5977, summercampsneworleans.com 

SCHOOL-BREAK CAMP 

Ochsner Fitness Kidsports 
1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Harahan, 504.733.1200, ochsnerfitness.com/kidsports 

YMCA 
Multiple locations, ymcaneworleans.org 

Junction Place Sports 
5602 Crawford St., Elmwood, 504.356.1812, junctionplacesports.com 

DANCE STUDIO

Martha Mayer Studio of Dance 
3313 Division St., Metairie, 504.888.3677, mmsodnola.com
 

Metropolitan Dance Theatre of New Orleans 
300 Park Road, Metairie, 504.481.5402, mdtdance.com 

City Park Movement & Art 
4300 Dumaine St., New Orleans, 504.390.7482, cityparkmovementandart.com 

GYMNASTICS/CHEERLEADING STUDIO

Elmwood Gymnastics Academy 
700 Elmwood Park Blvd., Ste. C, Harahan, 504.733.4496, elmwoodfitness.com  

Empire Gymnastics Academy 
4925 Jefferson Highway, Ste. G, New Orleans, 504.734.0644, empiregymnastics.net  

Nola Gymnastics, LLC 
1725 Dufossat St., New Orleans, nolagymnastics.com 

MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO

Martial Arts Institute of Louisiana 
7575 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, 504.328.4000, benoitkarate.com 

New Orleans Shotokan Academy 
3900 General Taylor St., New Orleans, 504.432.8667, nosakarate.com 

Church’s Karate Academy 
4716 Paris Ave., New Orleans, 504.517.8268, churchskarateacademy.com  

MUSIC & ARTS ACTIVITIES/CLASSES

Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts (LAAPA) 
Multiple locations, laapa.com  

Kindermusik With Madeline 
3900 General Taylor St., New Orleans, 504.762.1832, kmwithmadeline.kindermusik.com  

Encore Studio of Dance, Tumbling, Music, and Theatre 
1999 Hickory Ave., Ste. 102, Harahan, 504.737.5977, summercampsneworleans.com  

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES/CLASSES 

STEM Nola 
4910 Drexel Dr., New Orleans, 504.391.0730, stemnola.com 

Challenge Island 
504.913.9451, challenge-island.com/neworleans 

Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts (LAAPA) 
Multiple locations, laapa.com 

SPORTS CLUBS/LEAGUES

Soccer Shots New Orleans 
2920 Kingman St., Ste. 206, Metairie, 504.441.9216, soccershots.org/neworleans 

Louisiana Fire SC 
1918 18th St., Kenner, 504.465.8224, lafiresoccer.com 

Junction Place Sports 
5602 Crawford St., Elmwood, 504.356.1812, junctionplacesports.com 

STEM/STEAM CLASSES

STEM Nola 
4910 Drexel Dr., New Orleans, 504.391.0730, stemnola.com 

Challenge Island 
504.913.9451, challenge-island.com/neworleans 

Electric Girls 
612 Andrew Higgins Blvd., New Orleans, electricgirls.org 

SWIM SCHOOL/LESSONS

Little Fins Swim Academy 
325 Colonial Club Dr., Harahan, littlefins.net 

Love Swimming Swim School 
5221 S. Front St., New Orleans, 504.891.4662, loveswimming.com 

Mr. Mike’s Swimming 
2422 Lark St., New Orleans, 504.288.4243, mrmikeswimming.com 

 

INDOOR PLAY PLACE

Luv 2 Play Metairie 
6851 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504.267.7263, luv2play.com/metairie 
 

Adventure Quest Laser Tag 
1001 Elmwood Park Blvd., New Orleans, 504.207.4444, lasertagnola.com  

NOLA Kidsground
5700 Citrus Blvd., Elmwood, 504.354.9528, nolakidsground.com  

KID-FRIENDLY MUSEUM

Louisiana Children’s Museum 
15 Henry Thomas Drive, New Orleans, 504.523.1357, lcm.org 

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas 
1 Canal St., New Orleans, 504.565.3033, audubonnatureinstitute.org/aquarium 

The National WWII Museum 
945 Magazine St., New Orleans, 504.528.1944, nationalww2museum.org 

PARENTING CLASS/SUPPORT GROUP

The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital 
938 Calhoun St., New Orleans, 504.896.9591, chnola.org/parentingcenter 

Labor and Love 
504.215.8510, laborandlove.org 

PLAYGROUND/PARK

New Orleans City Park 
5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, 504.482.4888, neworleanscitypark.com 

Audubon Park 
6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, 504.861.2537, auduboninstitute.org/audubon-park 

Coquille Park and Recreation 
13505 Highway 1085, Covington, 985.892.9829, coquillerec.recdesk.com 

PLACES FOR WATER PLAY 

Cool Zoo at Audubon Zoo 
6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, 504.861.2537, audubonnatureinstitute.org/zoo 

Gulf Islands Waterpark 
17200 16th St., Gulfport, MS, 228.328.1266. gulfislandswaterpark.com  

Coquille Park and Recreation 
13505 Highway 1085, Covington, 985.892.9829, coquillerec.recdesk.com 


 
BABY/CHILDREN'S CLOTHING/SHOES 

Banbury Cross 
100 Atherton Drive, Metairie, 504.837.0447, banburycrosskids.com 

Pippen Lane 
2930 Magazine St., New Orleans, 504.296.0106, pippenlane.com 

Haase Shoe Store 
811 Oak St., New Orleans, 504.866.9944, haaseshoestore.com 

FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Dawn Roe Photography 
2628 Metairie Lawn Drive, Metairie, studioroe.com 

Olivia Grey Pritchard Photography 
3915 Baronne St., Ste. 2, New Orleans, 504.421.4130, oliviagreypritchard.com 

Twirl Photography 
504.388.8739, twirlphotography.com 

LOCALLY-OWNED TOY STORE 

Le Jouet 
1700 Airline Drive, Metairie, 504.837.0533, lejouet.com 

Learning Express Toys Metairie 
3300 Severn Ave., Metairie, 504.883.8697, learningexpress.com/stores/metairie 

Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe & Party Boutique 
400 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, 504.267.5083, littlepnutstoyshoppe.com 

MATERNITY BOUTIQUE

The Baby’s Room 
1217 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, 504.834.8990, babystoremetairie.com
 

A Pea in the Pod 
apeainthepod.com 

Mama Mia Maternity Boutique 
Location closed in Mandeville. 

NANNY/BABYSITTING SERVICE

Labor and Love 
504.215.8510, laborandlove.org 

Bambino Services 
844.622.6246, bambinositters.com 

Nurture Nannies 
5208 Magazine St., Ste. 232, New Orleans, 504.920.9089, nurturenannies.com 


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Kim4Kids 
4317 El Dorado St., Metairie, 504.517.5437, kim4kidsnola.com 

Crane Rehab Center 
8300 Earhart Blvd., Ste. 100, New Orleans, 504.866.6990, cranerehabpediatrics.com 

Therapeutic Learning Center 
3329 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504.565.7300, tlcnola.com 

PHYSICAL THERAPIST  

Crane Rehab Center 
8300 Earhart Blvd., Ste. 100, New Orleans, 504.866.6990, cranerehabpediatrics.com 

Therapeutic Learning Center 
3329 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504.565.7300, tlcnola.com  

Orthopedic Center for Sports Medicine 
4917 Airline Drive, Metairie, 504.217.5236. nolasportsmedicine.com 

SPEECH THERAPIST 

Crane Rehab Center 
8300 Earhart Blvd., Ste. 100, New Orleans, 504.866.6990, cranerehabpediatrics.com 

Therapeutic Learning Center 
3329 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504.565.7300, tlcnola.com 

KidSpeak, LLC 
504.400.0839, facebook.com/KidSpeakLLC 

SERVICES/SUPPORT GROUP  

Crane Rehab Center 
8300 Earhart Blvd., Ste. 100, New Orleans, 504.866.6990, cranerehabpediatrics.com 

Therapeutic Learning Center 
3329 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504.565.7300, tlcnola.com 

The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital 
938 Calhoun St., New Orleans, 504.896.9591, chnola.org/parentingcenter 

DERMATOLOGIST

Elizabeth B. Grieshaber, MD (T&G Dermatology) 
3800 Houma Blvd., Ste. 310, Metairie, 504.372.1839, terezakisgrieshaberdermatology.com 

Pure Dermatology 
3100 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 203, Metairie, 504.226.7873, puredermnola.com 

Poole Dermatology 
111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 406, Metairie, 504.838.8225, pooledermatology.com 

FAMILY/CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST/THERAPIST

Laura Hernandez (Be Well NOLA Counseling) 
6270 Canal Blvd., 2nd Floor, New Orleans, 504.264.1070, bewellnola.com 

Brennan Behavior Group 
Multiple locations, 504.833.6730, brennanbehavior.com 

Pat Blackwell, MD 
1539 Jackson Ave., Ste. 300, New Orleans, 504.581.3933. patblackwellphd.com 

HOSPITAL FOR HAVING A BABY  

Ochsner Baptist 
2700 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, 504.899.9311, ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-baptist 

Touro Infirmary 
1401 Foucher St., New Orleans, 504.897.8263, touro.com 

East Jefferson General Hospital 
4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, 504.454.4000, ejgh.org 

LICE REMOVAL

Nitpicking in NOLA 
504.258.6091, nitpickinginnola.com 

The Critter Cure 
504.598.6083, thecrittercure.com 

OB/GYN  

Sacha Wax, MD 
4500 Clearview Parkway, Ste. 101, Metairie, 504.885.8563 

Janet Ross, MD 
3525 Prytania St., Ste 206. New Orleans, 504.897.8281, touro.com/touro-clinics 

Jennifer Brunet, MD 
3434 Prytania St., Ste. 130, New Orleans. 504.897.7580, touro.com/touro-clinics 

ORTHODONTIST

Eric Macaluso, DDS 
3333 Kingman St., Ste. 200, Metairie, 504.884.4327, macorthodontics.com

Evans + Frampton Orthodontics 
Multiple locations, efortho.com 

Smile Doctors by DN Orthodontics 
Multiple locations, smiledoctors.com 

PEDIATRICIAN

Lauren Hernandez, MD (Sprout Pediatrics) 
1041 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 300, Metairie, 504.267.9336, sproutpediatricsnola.com 

Heather Porsche, MD (Collins Pediatrics) 
2017 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504.832.8022. collinspediatrics.com 

Nora Oates, MD (Hales Pediatrics) 
3525 Prytania St., Ste. 602. New Orleans, 504.897.0744, halespediatrics.com 

PEDIATRIC DENTIST 

Christen Massey, DDS 
701 Metairie Road, Ste. 1B207, Metairie, 504.838.8200, penguindentist.com 

New Orleans Children’s Dental Center 
6264 Canal Blvd., Ste. 1, New Orleans, 504.833.5528, neworleanschildrensdental.com 

Susan Fallahi, DDS (Uptown Pediatric Dentistry) 
3715 Prytania St., Ste. 308, New Orleans, 504.897.7435, uptownpediatricdentistry.com

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST

Grayson Gremillion, MD (East Jefferson Ear Nose & Throat) 
3645 Houma Blvd., Metairie, 504.885.4677, eastjeffent.com  

Robert Brousse, MD 
4228 Houma Blvd., Metairie, 504.455.3434  

Kathy Chauvin, MD (ENT & Plastic Surgery Specialists Of Louisiana) 
350 Lakeview Court, Ste. A, Covington, 985.845.2677, entplasticsurgeryla.com 

URGENT CARE FACILITY 

LCMC Health Urgent Care 
Multiple locations, lcmchealth.org/urgentcare 

Ochsner Urgent Care 
Multiple locations, ochsner.org/services/urgent-care-services 

Urgent Care Eleven 
3218 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, 504.324.7790, urgentcareeleven.com 

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