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December 7 - Saturday
"Lights at the Lake" Lighthouse Holiday Event

December 24, 25 - Tuesday, Wednesday
Happy Holidays - Lighthouse closed

December 31, January 1 - Tuesday, Wednesday
Happy New Year - Lighthouse closed

January 7 - Tuesday
Coastal Crew/Docent training at Lighthouse
5:30pm - 7:00pm

February 3 - Monday
Coastal Crew/Docent training at Lighthouse
5:30pm - 7:00pm

March 15 - Saturday
Southshore Lakefront Bicycle Tour

Come see us at other events!


Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation's success depends on the dedication and talents of thousands of volunteers. People often volunteer with us because they feel a personal commitment to protecting and restoring our basin, so that all of us can enjoy it. Motivated by this valuable feeling of ownership, volunteers get involved in a variety of fun, interesting events that we hold throughout the year. Learn more

Many of these events are annual, including our Back to the Beach Festival, Beach Sweep, Fishing Rodeo, Golf Classic, and Northshore "Let's Make Waves" Party.

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation staff also welcomes those who wish to volunteer in our office. Office volunteers regularly offer their time and talents throughout the year. Their assistance is invaluable. Learn more





Crawfish at the Lake Friday, March 28, 2014
6:30-10:00 pm on the front lawn of the Treasure Chest Casino
5050 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065

Pappa C and the Slamming Horns will be playing from 7:00-10:00 pm

Price Per Serving:
$10 with B Connected Membership Card
$15 for Non B Connected Members
Kids $10

*Serving includes aprrox. 3 lbs of crawfish with corn and potatoes

Cash bar including beer, soft drinks and water

Please mark your calendars for what is sure to be a fun...and delicious...night on the lake! We will get you more details as the date approaches. See you on March 28th!!!

We will need volunteers to help serve at the event. Please email if you would like to sign up to volunteer for this fun event.


Deanie' French Quarter Thursday April 3rd 6:30pm to 8:00pm


Join Pincher the crawfish and Deanie’s Seafood for the fifth annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest on Sunday, April 6, featuring music, food, entertainment–and boatloads of crawfish by New Orleans’ “Best Restaurant for Boiled Crawfish” (New Orleans Magazine “Tops of the Town Awards 2014”).

One of Louisiana’s fastest-growing outdoor festivals, Pinch A Palooza takes place at the original Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie. This year’s festivities will introduce the Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Race and a performance by New Orleans-based Aerial troupe The Mystic Ponies entertaining the crowd from above.

Pinch A Palooza is a family friendly seafood celebration with performances by six local bands, an artists market, children’s activities and the 2014 crawfish eating contest. We’ll be serving a variety of Crawfish dishes made famous by Deanie’s Seafood.


Look for LPBF to be at New Orleans Jazzfest 2014 Kids' Tent


Thanks for joining LPBF at Deanie's Bucktober Wednesdays in 2013!
Look for LPBF at Deanie's Pinch- A - Palooza on Sunday, April 6th.

Lake Bike Ride
March 15
Treasure Chest
March 28
Deanie's French Quarters
April 3
April 5(
Deanie's Bucktown
April 6
BTB Lake Fest
Bucktown Marina
May 10
Tulane University Reily Center
May 12-16
Southshore Party "Basin Bop"
Jefferson Playground Gym
June 21
School of Fish
June 24-25
June 27-28
September 12
September 20
Pontchartrain Yacht Club
November 7
Lights at the Lake
December TBD



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