2024 Playground Partners Annual Family Party

The Playground Partners of the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy is thrilled to host the Annual Family Party, our most beloved annual event, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

This family-friendly fundraiser features activities geared toward children six months to 10 years of age, including sports, magic, music, arts, and crafts, and more. List of 2024 activities coming soon!

The 2024 Annual Family Party is generously supported by:

Principal Sponsor:



Purchase a Slide Supporter package or higher by February 23, 2024, to be listed on the event invitation as part of this year’s Benefit Committee. If you cannot attend but wish to make a fully tax-deductible contribution, please click here to help underwrite key elements of the event.


Annual Family Party Co-Chairs
Stuart Baldwin
Sugie Hong Bruttomesso
Adrienne Israel
Joyce Kwok
Ellen Mathias
Shannon H. Robinson
Elizabeth Pyne Singer


Annual Family Party Grandparent Chair
Karen Thornwell May

Playground Partners Co-Chairs
Kate Lauprete
Stephanie X. Stamas


Women’s Committee President
Jenny Price

Playground Partners Committee

Stefanie Alfond
Michelle Auerbach
Stuart Baldwin
Anna Bender-Zeckendorf, MD
Paige Betz
Katherine Birch
Anne H. Black
Sarah Blais
Caroline Bouckaert
Sugie Hong Bruttomesso
Jess Conroy
Krista Corl
Mimi Ritzen Crawford
Austen Phillips Cruz
Kat Dines
Kristen Durkin
Ainsley Earhardt
Brooke Fadale
Darice Fadeyi, MD
Kelly Fradin, MD
Catherine C. Fraise
Alana Frankfort
Jocelyn Gailliot
Sayuri Ganepola-Kaczynski
Kara Gerson
Gillian Hearst
Lillie Howard
Adrienne Israel
Dustee Jenkins
Sarah Johnson
Anne Kealey
Ji Park Kwak
Joyce Kwok
Alexandra Dowling Lari
Ellen Mathias
Heather L. McAuliffe
Nancy V. McCormick
Melanie McLennan
Caroline Meade
Whitney Mogavero
Kate Bouquard Moretti
Erin Nance, MD
Margo M. Nederlander
Lizzy Quick
Shannon H. Robinson
Susannah Rose
Mo Sakurai
Elizabeth Pyne Singer
Charlotte Snyder
Megan Stackhouse
Whitney Rouse Teach
Katie Peek Tochilin
Erin Weibel
Liza Weiner
Gigi S. Woods
Samantha Lynch Zmijewski

Proceeds from the event help keep the Park's 21 playgrounds clean, safe, and well-maintained.


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. Tickets are non-refundable and names will be held at the door. This event is subject to change or cancellation.



For more information, please contact Taylor Freimund at [email protected] or 212.310.6613.