Westside Collaborative Students Discover Nature Through Art

02.27.15 | No Comments
Constructing art from natural materials found in the local environment is a great way for students to explore plant communities and ecosystems. Through a partnership between Westside Collaborative, City Parks Foundation and the Department of Youth and Community Development, students in the SONYC After School program learn about the changing seasons and the effect on plant life cycles.

Greenwich Village Park Gets Facelift With Help From Volunteers

02.12.15 | No Comments
While only 0.19 acres, Christopher Park in Greenwich Village is a vibrant community space with a lot of history. The tiny triangle boasts a monument collection, beautiful gardens, and another landmark feature: a 140 year old wrought-iron perimeter fence.

SummerStage Alumni Take Home 13 Grammy Awards

02.09.15 | No Comments
The 57th Grammy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles and SummerStage alumni took home 13 golden statues.

The SummerStage Showcase Previewed The Upcoming Season!

01.13.15 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Showcase, in partnership with the Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series, took place at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

SummerStage Alumni Earn 59 Grammy Nominations This Year!

12.09.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation is excited to share the list of past SummerStage artists, from 1986 – 2014, who have been nominated for 2015 GRAMMY Awards.

It's My Park Day Awards Celebrate Park Leaders

11.24.14 | No Comments
On November 18, 2014, Partnerships for Parks honored its community partners at the It’s My Park Awards Reception at The Museum of the City of New York.

Learning Gardens Celebrate Fall Harvest

11.19.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation and our Learning Gardens program recently celebrated the beginning of autumn with a Fall Harvest Festival.

Best Ways to Get Your Golf Fix…All Winter Long

11.13.14 | No Comments
Golfing here in NYC tends to be relegated to March through November, if we’re lucky. That leaves four or five long months when we golf nuts are chomping at the bit to get on the course. Don’t let the winter weather dampen your appetite for the game. There are plenty of enjoyable golf activities that you can take part in even when it may be too cold outside to play.

Intern Reflection: Sarah Campbell

11.07.14 | No Comments
The motion of a live performance has the ability to transport an audience. I have always loved music and the performing arts, but I was able to appreciate it in a new way this summer when I interned at City Parks Foundation.

Green Girls Launch Fall After School Program

10.29.14 | No Comments
This fall Green Girls launched it’s first after school program at I.S. 204 Oliver Holmes in Long Island City, Queens. The 12 week program kicked off on October 1st with a primary focus on water health and specifically the waterways surrounding LIC.
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