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
To kick off the Inaugural RomareFest, May 2-4, Romare Bearden Park will host the Annual Hats Off to Parks Event. Funds raised will help Partners for Parks, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and partners like you build a playground in memory of the youth and teachers lost in the Newtown, Connecticut, tragedy. Over 2,500 Volunteers will help complete the playground this October. Hats Off will feature wonderful food and desserts, cash bar, reverse raffle and special entertainment by the Tams! Tickets may be purchased by check or online at www.partnersforparks.org
under the Hats Off to Parks donation fund.
*Advance Admission and Raffle Tickets may be purchased before April 23rd to receive via mail. All other tickets must be purchased day of.
**When purchasing advance tickets, please note in the Comment Section, the quantity of admission and raffle tickets to be purchased.
For more information on the Hats Off to Parks Event or how to get involved with the Newtown, CT Memorial Playground Build, contact Lori Saylor at (704)353-0504 or Lori.Saylor@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov
View pictures from last year's Hats Off to Parks