Benefit Event

Playground Partners Annual Family Party

With deep concern for the well-being of our community in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, our annual Playground Partners Family Party, originally scheduled for May 20, has been postponed until the fall. Please check this page for updates in the coming months.

This family-friendly fundraiser features activities geared toward children six months to 10 years of age, including those listed below.

Baseball and football with Kids in Sports
Basketball with Fastbreak Sports
Chess games and demonstrations with Chess at Three
Face painting*
Fishing activity*
Magic Al*
Make music with The Diller-Quaile School of Music
Nordstrom Cotton Candy*
Nordstrom and Native Shoes activity station
Official Central Park vehicles to explore
Princess themed fun with Let’s Dress Up*
Relay activities with Coach Rock
Sammie & Tudie*
Sand Art with Craft Studio*
Sandbox Play with the Brooklyn Forest School*
Soccer relay with Super Soccer Stars and Kick & Play
Songs and fun with Juliette & Ella’s Playdate
Wendy the Pipe Cleaner Lady*
Whirly Pop puppet craft with Dylan’s Candy Bar

*Toddler friendly activity

Annual Family Party Chairs: Stefanie Alfond, Sana Clegg, Austen Phillips Cruz, Kara Gerson, Lin Jamison, Kendall Ley, Susannah Rose and Gigi Stone Woods

Grandparent Chairs: Suzanne and Bob Cochran

Playground Partners Co-Chairs: Katherine Birch and Samantha Topping Gellert

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 served 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.

For more information, please contact the Playground Partners at or call 212.310.6613.

Principal Sponsor:
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