Friends of Joe W. Brown Memorial Park & Louisiana Nature Center

Tangee Wall
President, Friends of Joe W. Brown ParkPresident, New Orleans East Matters Coalition

Our Partners:

Nola East Economic Development Focus Group (New Orleans East Matters Coalition)

Audubon Louisiana Nature Center

New Orleans East Leadership(NOEL)

PJ’s Coffee

Dept. of Parks and Parkways

Hands On New Orleans

Nola Tree Projects

New Orleans Business Alliance(NOLABA)

Audubon Nature Institute

New Orleans East Hospital LCMC Health

New Orleans East Library


A’s & Aces

Greater New Orleans East Business Alliance

Universal Printing

Mainstreet Studios

Event Experts

Noela Services


Winn Dixie

Board of Directors: 
Tangee Wall, President
Eva Washington, Vice President/Treasurer
Desha Greely, Secretary
Alexcear Short, Director, Research
Wahlitha Boyd, Director, Civic Participation. 


Committees:FOJWB Park Volunteers
Brenda Manning, CoordinatorNOE Matters Community Task Force/ Quality of Life 
Commelita McKee, ChairBeautification
Eva Washington, Chair Community Activities
Tangee Wall, Chair

New Orleans East Matters

New Orleans East Matters Meeting schedules includes Friends of Joe W. Brown Park meetings, are held every other Saturday, PJ’s Coffee, Read Blvd. location, 10:30am-12:00 noon, for further information, please send inquiries to: [Read More]

Nola East Festival

The Park


The Rec Center “Gym” is located at the center of the park, and is host to a number of sports, primarily basketball, featuring beautiful wall posters and signage of famous NBA stars. [click on photo]


The Joe W. Brown Park swimming pool is host to summer camps, after school, weekend, family and community activities and events. For more information [click on photo]

Interpretive Center

An Interpretive Center with live animals and wildlife exhibits, a teaching Botany Center/Greenhouse with plants native to Louisiana [Read More]

Victory Field & Track

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Visit Us

Tennis Center


Nature Center

Tennis Facility has a building to accommodate several purposes relative to providing assistance, life skills, recreation and tennis. There are 10 lighted, hard-surfaced tennis courts, prepared for expansion of programs to expose [Read More]

Back To Nature Heart Walk and Health Event
Volunteer Days of Service/Beautification Projects
Movies in the Park
Annual Nola East Festival
Annual Holiday Celebration in the Park

The Nature Center has a State of The Art Planetarium, complete with custom designed big screen and custom theater chairs for maximum film viewing capability. Friends of Joe W. Brown Park “Under The Tree Learning Camp” kids [Read More]

Save The Date Saturday, December 9, 2023