Yard of the Month
Wendy & Norman Parent
Thanks to all who keep our neighborhood beautiful!
Night Out Against Crime
6-9 p.m. on the patio at Arabi Food Store
Come out and meet your neighbors, say hello and thank you
to our Sheriff's Department,
and enjoy some food and fellowship
We'll have information about our neighborhood Halloween Trick-or-Treating event!
Light snacks and beverages will be provided by OANA
++ Bring a neighbor, bring a friend ++
All residents of Old Arabi are invited!
(if you don't live here, look for an event in your neighborhood)
sweeter than ever!
Come out and enjoy a beautiful day in the neighborhood
with great food, music, vendors and fun!
Take a free historic bus tour of the neighborhood,
enter our dessert baking contest or donut eating competition!
BE A VENDOR!
And then, on 11/10
Interested in being a vendor?
Click here for information and application!
Next General Meeting
Wednesday, November 16th, 6:00 pm
at The Maumus Center (721 Friscoville Ave)
(check back later for agenda items)
Meetings are open to all (not just members)!
Any resident of Old Arabi can join the association…both homeowners and renters!!
General meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of odd months
at 6 pm at the Maumus Center
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE FUTURE DATES:
October 21st -- Fall Membership Social: Movie Night at OAB, "Hocus Pocus" (details TBA)
October 22nd -- Carolyn Park Spooktacular
October 31st -- neighborhood Trick or Treating (map signup starting soon)
November 10th -- Sippin' in the Sunset, 6-9 p.m. at the Aycock Barn
November 16th -- OANA General Meeting, 6 p.m. at the Maumus Center
December 7th -- Members' Holiday Party (details TBA)
now meeting every Wednesday, 7 pm
at 6619 North Peters
All are invited -- OANA members and non-members
Optional stop at the Old Arabi Bar after!!
For more info contact:
NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD!
Our brand new Little Free Library is up and full of books!
There's also a bench nearby, for comfortable browsing.
Check it out!
Many thanks to our member farmer/gardeners for design, installation & maintenance of the new landscape plantings at the Aycock Barn and Courthouse/Jail
Watch for news of a dedication ceremony to be announced soon!
In old news,
here are some events from 2019
(pre-pandemic -- watch for some to return in 2022!)
👈 2nd Place
Night Out Against Crime makes us safer!
Sugar Fest 2019 was sweet!
Other 2019 Highlights
Old Arabi paraded on Lundi Gras!
Friends and neighbors enjoyed Sippin' in the Sunset...
...except when we had to cancel
The totem pole went up...
and fell down...
and is up again!
Holiday donations were made
and the neutral ground was decorated
It was a very good year!
Love thy neighbor, love thy neighborhood!
Here are a couple of great articles about our neighborhood:
"New restaurants are joining old favorites in St. Bernard Parish" -- Gambit, May 14, 2018
"When St. Bernard made cars" (at the Ford motor plant in Arabi!) -- nola.com, Nov. 5, 2014
COME JOIN THE FUN!
click on the "MEMBERSHIP" tab
at the top of the page for details
While you're waiting for our next great event, if you're on Facebook check out this cool video from Domino's Sugar Refinery!
Old Arabi Revitalization Plan
The final plan has been released to the public, and includes the streetscape improvements on St. Claude Ave., as well as future improvements in the neighborhood
You can review plan details at the Parish website: