Yard of the Month
Katie & Collin Jones
Thanks to all who keep our neighborhood beautiful!
Planning starts now for our signature event
coming up October 14th!
First planning meeting Wednesday, June 7th, 6 pm
at the Barrios Real Estate Office
1100 Friscoville, in Arabi Plaza
come find out how you can help make
this year's Sugar Fest the sweetest ever!
Questions? Email us at email@example.com
Next General Meeting
Wednesday, July 19th
6 p.m. at the Maumus Center
On the Agenda: Speakers to address dealing with stormwater runoff, including suggested property improvements, status of neighborhood drainage projects, plans for future projects, and more!
And as always, news about happenings in Old Arabi.
Meetings are open to all (not just members)!
Any resident of Old Arabi can join the association,
both homeowners and renters!!
Membership is just $20 per household annually,
and is due every year on January 1st.
Click on the "MEMBERSHIP" tab above for details.
General meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of odd months
at 6 pm at the Maumus Center
721 Friscoville Ave.
Members take top pickleball honors!
Many OANA members (both Active and Associate)
participated in the First In-house Pickleball Tournament
at Val Riess Gym.
There were about 60 participants and fun was had by all!
Kathy Hall and Marie Cosse received Gold medals!!
Susan Green helped with scoring and Kim and Sidney were with us in spirit, cheering us on.
Ronnie Evans, Sal and Patrice helped with organizing.
Pickleball at Val Riess Gym is open to everyone and is generally played on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 1 pm.
Kathy, Susan & Marie
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 future updates)
👈 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: