Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Archaeology Day

October 5th, 2013
11 AM - 3 PM

French Quarter Visitor Center at Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve

Come dig up some fun and let the stories from the soil come alive! The French Quarter Visitor Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve will host Archaeology Day 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. The free event is in honor of Louisiana Archaeology Month and Hispanic Heritage Month and will feature activities for aspiring archaeologists of all ages.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. children and other aspiring archaeologists of any age can complete field journals by participating in activities that will share skills all archaeologists use such as mapping and artifact recording.

2:00 p.m. Tulane University archaeology professor Dr. Christopher Rodning will share his recent research and field excavations about early exploration in the Southeast, including south Louisiana.

For more information contact the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park at 504-589-2636 or





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La Hora del Cuento: Summer Bilingual Story Hour at the Pebbles Center

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This summer, join us for La hora del cuenta bilingual readings series at the Pebbles Centers of the New Orleans Public Libraries!

On the first and last Saturday of every month, we will read a bilingual book at the Algiers Regional Library and the Children’s Resource Center Library beginning on Saturday April 28 until Saturday, August 25. Children and parents welcome!

Story Hours Dates and Locations

Algiers Regional Branch
Saturday, May 5
2:30 PM

Saturday, June 2
2:30 PM

Saturday, July 7
2:30 PM

Saturday, August 4
2:30 PM

Children’s Resource Center Library
Saturday, April 28
12:00 PM

Saturday, May 26
12:00 PM

Saturday, June 30
12:00 PM

Saturday, July 28
12:00 PM

Saturday, August 25
12:00 PM