Thursday, May 10, 2012

Our Park Opens Tomorrow!

This Friday, May 11th at 11:00 am, the Department of Parks and Recreation will finally cut the ribbon at JJ Byrne Playground at The Old Stone House and Washington Park. The wait is over, people!

Join the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation for the ribbon cutting of the redesigned and reinvirgorated JJ Byrne Playground at the Old Stone House and Washington Park. The new elementary play area features equipment with custom interpretive panels designed by artist Julie Peppito that relate to the farming and Revolutionary history of the Old Stone House; they’re great for image searches, rubbings, and making zeotrope images. Older children can climb, crawl, and bounce through an amazing piece of interactive climbing equipment. There are still swings, game/cafe tables, and beautiful new perimeter gardens. The Parks Department and the Old Stone House look forward to greeting friends and neighbors when the playground officially opens — and be sure to pick up a free Old Stone House activity book!

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