Park and Recreation will construct a playground at Park Road Park
to memorialize the students and teachers lost in the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Construction will begin later this year. To volunteer, contact Lori.Saylor@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov
. To make a donation, click here
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The 3rd annual Hats Off to Parks Luncheon was held at Freedom Park on May 11, 2013, and served as a fundraiser for the playground build.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation held a Design Day for the playground at Pinewood Elementary School in Charlotte. Students used their creativity to show what they think the playground should include.
Nnenna Freelon and the Branford Marsalis Quartet performed at Freedom Park on June 15, 2013 as a fundraiser for the playground build.