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About City Parks Foundation

At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers. Our programs — located in hundreds of parks, recreation centers and public schools across New York City — reach thousands of people each year. Our ethos is simple: thriving parks mean thriving communities.

2022 ANNOUNCEMENTS

SUMMERSTAGE 2022 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the 2022 season of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s beloved outdoor performing arts festival, bringing nearly 90 free and benefit shows to Central Park and 12 neighborhood parks across the five boroughs.

Read the full announcement here.

 

City Parks Foundation’s PuppetMobile Presents Little Red’s Hood

City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce CityParks PuppetMobile free and family friendly original marionette production – Little Red’s Hood – will resume this summer, beginning in May through October.

Read the full announcement here.

SummerStage season artwork by Hyesu Lee.

2022 PRESS

CityParks Play

City Parks Foundation announces return of free sports programs for seniors in Queens (May 12) – QNS

Lacoste Junior Tennis Academy returns to Flushing Meadows Corona Park (May 11) – QNS

City Parks Foundation expanding popular senior fitness program to the Rockaways (March 21) – QNS

Let kids play outside to beat pandemic blues (February 21) – NY Daily News

 

CityParks Learn

Green Girls Empowered By ING teaches young women in NYC how to protect the environment (April 22) – CBS

Green Girls Empowered by ING is inspiring future scientists (April 22) – PIX11

6 Ways You Can Keep New York City Green This Earth Day and Beyond (April 21) – Gotham Gazette

‘Green Girls’ Take on Climate Change (February 23) – NextCity

 

SummerStage

New York City’s SummerStage Details 2022 Season (April 26) – Relix

SummerStage 2022 free show lineup (April 26) – Brooklyn Vegan

SummerStage Announces its 2022 Lineup and Season Highlights (April 26) – All Arts

Regresa el festival SummerStage con docenas de espectáculos gratuitos a NYC (April 26) – Telemundo

New York’s SummerStage Announces 2022 Season Lineup: George Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Waxahatchee, More (April 26) – Variety

NYC SummerStage to Make Full Return with Dozens of Free Shows (April 26) – NBC

NYC’s SummerStage concert series just released its official line-up (April 26) – Time Out New York

SummerStage 2022 bringing 90 free and benefit shows across NYC this summer (April 26) – Gothamist

‘Summer of Soul’ Returns to Marcus Garvey Park for Juneteenth Screening (EXCLUSIVE) (March 16) – Variety

 

CITYPARKS SHOWS: SWEDISH COTTAGE MARIONETTE THEATRE & PUPPETMOBILE

Free puppet show hits the road in three languages (May 5) – Queens Chronicle

City Parks Foundation’s PuppetMobile Returns for the summer season in May (April 9) – AMNY

A troupe of puppets is traveling across NYC this season (April 8) – Time Out New York

Central Park’s famous puppet theater is reopening next week! (February 11) – Time Out New York

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre Reopens February 18 with WAKE UP, DAISY (February 3) – Broadway World

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If you’re a member of the press interested in learning more about City Parks Foundation and any of our programs, please contact press@cityparksfoundation.org.
Interested in SummerStage 2022? Fill out our press application form or contact summerstage2022@dkcnews.com.
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