PARK(ing) Day 2018


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Date/Time:
Friday, September 21, 2018
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Location:
Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY

Event Type: Other


PARK(ing) Day is an annual international event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into temporary miniature parks, or parklets. The mission of the event is to call attention to the importance of urban open space, generate a dialogue about urban planning, landscape architecture, and the benefits of public green space, and improving the quality of urban human habitat.

Last year we were visible from the Today Show filming and got on air during the crowd shots, which we hope to do again this year!

Theme(s): Park where you park – the value of urban green space

Program:

7-9:00 am – Make a splash with the Today Show crowd, take some selfies or tell us why you value public green space*

9-11:00am – Relax in our pop-up garden and learn about the restorative qualities of urban green space

11-2:00 pm – Take a break to play games, take selfies and tell us what you like to do to decompress during the work week*

* responses will be in the form of short video interviews, drawing/sketching or writing on sticky notes and presented on social media with permission.