Family and learning events worth seeking out in New Orleans this week

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From an outdoor festival to a scavenger hunt, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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Fete Francaise

Brought to you by Ecole Bilingue de la Novella-Orleans, this outdoor festival is free and open to the public. The traditional French festival aims to keep the Francophone heritage alive through children's activities, entertainments, food, art and music.

When: Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 821 General Pershing St.
Price: Free

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Up to 51% Off at Operation City Quest

Operation City Quest is offering more than half off its two-person scavenger hunt. The goal of the hunt is to find notable objects across New Orleans, and document the process along the way. 

The entire game is played via smartphone, which acts as a guide to the next destination. As you check off the items on your list—and send in photos to earn points—you can answer fun trivia or perform silly street challenges to score more and move up the leaderboard.

Where: 410 Royal St., French Quarter
Price: $19.50 (51 percent discount off regular price)

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Up to 62% Off Scavenger Challenge from Zombie Scavengers

Using a mobile phone, teams will have to find supplies to survive a zombie apocalypse. On the way, they will be faced with trivia questions and challenges.  Children ages 12 and under admitted free with a paying adult. 

Where: 410 Royal St., French Quarter
Price: $15 (62 percent discount off regular price)

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