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National PTA to Host Free Palooza Event for New Orleans Families

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Heidi May Wilson, Senior Manager, Media Relations
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Event to feature games, interactive stations, face painting, live music and student performances 

WHAT:
On Saturday, June 23, National PTA will host a free community event for families at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. The event will feature face painting; interactive stations, including a mask-making activity; an obstacle course and other games; and a literacy lounge with a costume book character. There will also be a roaming stilt walker, magician, live music and student performances. PTA Palooza is part of the 2018 National PTA Convention & Expo.

WHEN:
Saturday, June 23, 10:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center — Expo Hall E
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

WHO:

  • New Orleans families
  • Parent leaders from across the country
  • Musicians and performers

About National PTA

National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health and welfare of children and youth. For more information, visit PTA.org.