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Playground Partners Annual Family Party


On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, from 4:00pm-6:30pm, the Playground Partners of the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy hosts the 25th Annual Family Party at Heckscher Playground, inside the Park at Central Park South and 7th Avenue. The event is a family-friendly fundraiser with activities geared toward children six months to 10 years of age:

  • Bulldog Ball Club fast pitch game
  • Chess games and demonstrations by Chess at Three
  • Cupcake decorating by Sprinkles Cupcakes
  • Face painting
  • Fishing activity
  • Gaga Ball Pit
  • Magic Al
  • Official Central Park vehicles to explore
  • Obstacle course
  • Photography studio
  • Sammie and Tudie comedy show
  • Sand art
  • Fishing activity
  • Sand art
  • Slam dunk with Dribbl Basketball
  • A soccer relay by Super Soccer Stars and Kick & Play
  • A delicious buffet featuring many sweets and treats
  • And much more!


Generously supported by
Goldman Sachs Gives   Brooks Brothers

Honorary Chairman: Bridget Moynahan

Grandparents Committee Chairman: Cathy and Bill Ingram

Annual Family Party Chairmen: Katherine Birch, Teri Friedman, Stephanie Hessler, Christy Messina, Elizabeth Villar

Playground Partners Co-Chairmen: Ranika Cohen and Shana Gary

The Annual Family Party is held rain or shine. No strollers will be allowed in the Playground. Stroller parking will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Proceeds from the event help keep the Park's 21 playgrounds clean, safe, and well-maintained. If you cannot attend but wish to make a fully tax-deductible contribution please click here.