Sabrina Bragerton-Nasert Wins Annual Billie Jean King Jr. Tennis Award

09.11.12 | No Comments
On August 28, 2012, City Parks Foundation presented Sabrina Bragerton-Nasert with the Billie Jean King Junior Tennis Award. After receiving her award, Sabrina gave a very touching speech, telling the audience how she became involved in CityParks Tennis and what the program means to her. Read the entire speech here!

CityParks Track & Field Citywide Championships Results!

09.07.12 | No Comments
On your mark, get set, go! On August 9th, athletes representing all five boroughs of New York City participated in the annual CityParks Track & Field Citywide Championships at Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island.

Carolina Chocolate Drops / Buckwheat Zydeco / Abigail Washburn Video Highlights

09.05.12 | 2 Comments
On Saturday, August 11, music fans of all ages gathered in Central Park for an afternoon of American roots, zydeco and folk music. Check out the video clip from the show!

Apply for a Capacity Fund Grant! Deadline: Oct. 1

09.04.12 | No Comments
Partnerships for Parks’ Capacity Fund makes grants to community groups working in NYC parks to strengthen their outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity. Grants range from $250 to $5,000.

"Power of the Trinity" Video Highlights

08.30.12 | No Comments
On July 31 in Central Park, live global-soul music set the backdrop for The Power of the Trinity, a riveting, high-energy theatrical concert about Ethiopia’s last monarch, Emperor Haile Selassie. Check out this video clip with highlights from the show and cast interviews!

Alexandra Light: Intern Reflection

08.28.12 | No Comments
Read about Alex's experience as a Spring Marketing and Communications Intern at CPF!

Green Girls Summer Institute: Stories from the Field - Week Three

08.14.12 | No Comments
The Green Girls share highlights from their final week at the Green Girl Institute. Read about their trips to Time Warner Cable, Black Rock Forest, Clay Pit Ponds State Park and more!

Green Girls Summer Institute: Stories from the Field - Week Two

08.06.12 | No Comments
The Green Girls have been hard at work! Read guest blog posts about their adventures water testing in the Hudson, canoeing on the Bronx River, and weeding in East NY Farms from their second week at the Green Girls Institute!

Guthrie Family Reunion Video Highlights

08.01.12 | No Comments
On July 15th, Central Park rang with the sounds of some of the most celebrated folk music in American history. Watch video highlights from the show, including a segment of the family’s rendition of “This Land Is Your Land.”

Alabama Shakes / Diamond Rugs / Robert Ellis Video Highlights

07.30.12 | No Comments
It's no surprise that Central Park was jammed pack when Alabama Shakes, Diamond Rugs and Robert Ellis came to perform on June 24th. Watch clips from this fantastic show and exclusive interviews with the artists!
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