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:


We are grateful for this year’s Annual Family Party Benefit Committee members, listed below.

Purchase a Slide Supporter package or higher by May 3, 2024, to be listed on the event program. 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

Annual Family Party Benefit Committee
Carolina Abed
Travis Acquavella
The Alfond Family
The Anderman Family
Julie Andris
Judy Hart Angelo
Anonymous
Megan Asmar
Catherine S.G. Atterbury
Michelle Auerbach
Kristen Babkes
Jackie Baker
Jaclyn & Jordan Baltimore
Amanda & Matt Baron
Sarah & Erik Belz
Anna Bender-Zeckendorf
Steven Rocco & Soraya Benitez
Paige Betz
Jennie Bhalla
Katherine Birch
Sarah Blais
Caroline Bouckaert
Katherine Boulud
Virginia Harper Breen
Blythe & Jordan Brock
Christina Caldwell
Ann Clairmont
Ranika Cohen
Kristen & James Corl
The Crampton Family
Mimi Ritzen Crawford
Austen Cruz
Elizabeth & David Darst
Tracy Demarchelier
Katina Dermatas
Kristen Durkin
The Eshelman Family
Grace Evans Myers
Katerina & Brendan Evans
Darice Fadeyi
Caroline Ferris White
Julie McGinnis Flanagan
Kelly & Bill Fradin
Catherine Fraise
The Frankfort Family Foundation
Angela Frawley
Sarah Gailliot
Maribeth Gainard
Sayuri Ganepola-Kaczynski
The Gerson Family
Analia Giorgio
Susan Givens Lally
Simone & Max Goer
Sada Grieve
Sarah Gronningsater
Jeffrey & Dana Haller
Clare Hallinan
Maddie & Brian Hamilton
Katherine & Alex Harman
The Harrington Family
Gillian Hearst
Kaia Peterka Heitmeyer & Rolf Heitmeyer
Josefin Hilal
Tracey Huff
The Hymowitz Family
Sharon Jacob
Sarah & David Johnson
Dr. Beverly Johnson
Kova Jurn
Desiree Kaufman
Jessica Papa Keiser
Michelle & Bernard Khadra
Pia Khanna
Julie & Neil King
Sevda Kleinman
Meghan Klopp
Nadine Cunn
Andrea Kukish
Sarah Kurita
Ji Park Kwak & Dr. Edward Kwak
The McDuffee & Leathers Families
Sherry Lee
Xiangheng Liu
Katie Lynagh
Megan Madden
Mary Stewart Malone
Jennifer Lee Manguino
Nicole M. Cost & Wayne Margolin
William & Devra Martinez
The McAuliffe Family
The McCord Family
Melanie McLennan
Katie Merrill
Christina Merritt
Lauren Mitchell
The Mogavero Family
Regina Valdes Montalva
Maureen Mulheren
Munira Musadek
Mr. James L. & Mrs. Margo M. Nederlander
John & Kay Nordeman
Emily Overlock
Becky Yang Palmon
Debra & Jenna Polk
The Presutti Family
The Quick Family
Angela Hurley Rahe
Jocelyn Ralph
Eugenia Richman
Sabine Riglos
Alexandra Rorick
Susannah Rose
Jaclyn Rottenstreich
Rebecca Rutherfurd
Benjamin & Amanda Schreiner
Halsey Schroeder
Jessica Sherman
Brooke & William Sinclair
Sarah Mead Smith
Boriana & Scott Southwood
The Soufleris Family
The Levy Family
Anne Stephenson
The Sughrue Family
Whitney Rouse Teach
Ionela Thomas
Maryn & Peter Tillman
Katie Peek Tochilin
Virginia W. Tomenson
Barbara & David Tomesello
Natalia Torres
Curtis Grajeda & Raquel Trout-Grajeda
Samantha Whiting Ulrich
Gabriela & Casey Vieira
Craig & Rebecca Waldman
The Wallace Family
Britt Wallach
Fox & Jessica Walton
Cristina Alger Wang
Elle Wang
Erin Weibel
Eileen Guggenheim Wilkinson
Ms. Eileen Woo
Lindsey Wyckoff
Samiah Zafar
Samantha & Jordan Zmijewski
Jillian & J.L. Zrebiec
Kittredge Zuk

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.