State Parks

COVID-19 Response Alerts for State Park and State Forest Facilities

If you want to explore Pennsylvania’s great outdoors, you’ve come to the right place. DCNR’s Bureau of State Parks manages 300,000 acres for these popular
outdoor recreation activities and more:

Pennsylvania state parks do not charge an entrance fee.

State Park Reservations

online reservations or call toll-free
888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday to Saturday, for state park information and reservations, or email us your postal address for an information packet.

Penn’s Parks for All

A series of surveys was conducted by Penn State in 2017 and 2018 to assess the attitudes and opinions of Pennsylvania state park visitors and the public regarding key issues affecting the future of the state parks.

The results of these surveys will help inform the Penn’s Parks for All
strategic plan — guiding DCNR’s work for the next 25

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Centre Region Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

A total of 13 municipal parks (115 acres) are owned by the Borough of State College. These parks, along with the 37 parks (656 acres) owned by the townships, are maintained and programmed by Centre Region Parks & Recreation, an agency of the Centre Region Council of Governments. As a result of Borough cooperation with the four surrounding townships, all municipal parks and programs in the region are available for use by residents. Centre Region Parks & Recreation also provides a year-round menu of recreation programs and special events.

The details of all activities and municipal parks are available at the CRPR website.

Centre Region Parks & Recreation operates …

  • A year-round aquatics program using the two outdoor community pools in the summer and the indoor High School pool during the school year. Wm. L. Welch Pool is located in the Borough on Westerly Parkway; Park
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The ‘Parks and Recreation’ Quarantine Special Was Perfect. Please, Nobody Else Do This.

Does anyone actually want TV shows and movies to tackle life under coronavirus quarantine? Parks and Recreation’s one-time reunion special proved Thursday night that there may be exactly one case when the answer to that question is yes. And this was it. 

It’s inevitable that once the world opens up again, so will the floodgates on all the attempts to encapsulate this very unusual time on screen. (How long after this until the teens of Riverdale solve a murder via Zoom?) The apathy, bordering on allergy, to the prospect of this was evident earlier this week when Netflix ordered a quarantine anthology series titled Social Distance from Orange Is the New Black’s Jenji Kohan, an announcement met with the social media equivalent of a loud groan. 

Maybe that’s because the thought of being reminded of the unnerving peculiarities of life right now once it’s all over is

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Parks and Recreation Reunion Recap: Greetings From 2015

Parks and Recreation has only been off the air for five years, but what a five years it has been. When the NBC sitcom about a tireless, obsessive, irrepressibly kind public servant—Amy Poehler‘s Leslie Knope—and her beloved colleagues aired its finale, on February 24, 2015, America had a very different collective self-image. A global network of Ebola fighters had just won a tough, worrisome but nonetheless decisive battle against that deadly virus. After a devastating summer of police violence, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement at least seemed poised to effect positive change. As pop culture was making unprecedented strides in trans representation, an unstoppable queer rights movement was about to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. Our first black President still had two years left in his second term, and Donald Trump was four months away from officially kicking off his campaign. The idea that

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TV Ratings for Thursday, April 30: ‘Parks and Recreation’ Reunion

Parks and Recreation, your reunion was a rainbow-infused space unicorn.

NBC’s pandemic-themed, fundraising A Parks and Recreation Special drew 3.7 million total viewers and a 1.4 rating, dominating Thursday night in the demo (even besting Young Sheldon‘s season finale).

TVLine readers gave the exactly-what-we-needed-right-now but over-too-quickly special an average grade of “A+.”

The money raised by the special ($2.8 million as of Friday morning, and growing) will go to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund, which enables food banks to provide food and resources to “the most vulnerable members of the community” during the pandemic. NBCUniversal, the Parks and Rec cast and sponsors State Farm and Subaru of America matched donations up to $500,000.

Leading into the reunion, a Parks and Rec-themed Paley Center special did 3.4 mil and a 1.0. Later in the night, Council of Dads‘ irregularly scheduled second episode did 2 mil

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Parks & Recreation | Red Bank Borough, NJ


Red Bank Recreation works hard to bring quality programs and events for the youth and adults of our community. Starting in the winter, we offer Indoor Soccer programs for children ages 5-17. Basketball programs are run by Jersey Fusion, they take place in the winter season and sometimes in the Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter. The Spring season brings youth Track and Field, and of course Baseball and Softball for all ages. Another community event we host in the Springtime is the Easter Egg-Hunt and a Community Pride Event at Riverside Gardens Park. 

The  town also host The Red Bank 5K Classic Race, which is organized by The Red Bank River Center and The Red Bank Business Alliance. The race features 5K Run/Walk, Kids Broad Street Dash, Post Event Activities and After Party. All proceeds go the Our Parks and Recreation Dept. and The Community YMCA to

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Parks and Recreation’s Reunion Special Is a Such a Gift

Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ron (Nick Offerman), together again, albeit apart.
Photo: YouTube

A Parks and Recreation Special, the socially distanced, one-off reunion episode of the beloved NBC comedy, is an act of service. That’s true in the sense that it exists to raise money for Feeding America. But it’s also true because the whole episode was well-executed, heartfelt fan service.

The term “fan service” usually applies in a negative sense to moments that cater too blatantly to fan desires. The Parks and Rec reunion, in keeping with that concept, was packed with callbacks and Easter eggs designed to strike a chord with loyal viewers of the show, which ended its run in 2015 after a final season that flash-forwarded Pawnee’s finest to 2017. But all the shoutouts didn’t feel like pandering so much as gifts from the team that worked on the series and wanted to do something

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How to Watch Thursday’s ‘Parks & Recreation’ Reunion

Illustration for article titled How to Watch Thursdays Parks  Recreation Reunion

Image: NBC

If anyone was going to be the best at social distancing while also simultaneously keeping all their friends happy and connected, it would be Leslie Knope.

While we all bid a fond farewell to Leslie and the Parks & Recreation crew in February 2015, the gang is getting back together for one more show. Even better, it’s one more show set in our current timeline. Yes, the one where we’re all staying at home to stay safe from COVID-19.

A brand new episode of Parks & Recreation will air this Thursday at 8:30pm ET on NBC to raise money for Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.

The show will include the whole original cast, which includes Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Aubrey Plaza, Rob Lowe, Jim O’Heir, and Retta. It will follow the Parks & Rec’s cast’s attempts to stay connected

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Parks & Recreation – City of Norwalk

Mental Health Resources
For help at this difficult time we have a website with
 Mental Health COVID-19 Resources!
Norwalk Local

Website with local eat, play, business resource and community resource topics and ideas including online learning activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Great Western Trail Connection Public Meeting

Great Western Trail Connection Public Meeting
May 5, 2020 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

This Public Meeting will provide general information about the Great Western Trail Connection project such as location, project timeline and answer any questions the public may have about the project.

Information below ⬇️
How to listen/watch:

Zoom Information
Call: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 948 5857 4033

Facebook LIVE

If you have any questions for us, please fill out this questionnaire by Tuesday, May 5 by 3pm.…/1FAIpQLSdI85KwFodyf4Bzba…/viewform

For more information on the Great Western Trail Connection see our Greenways Master Plan webpage:

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‘A Parks and Recreation Special’: Watch Full Special

“This is not the way TV is be supposed to be made.”

This was Michael Schur, co-creator of Parks and Recreation, on a call with reporters earlier this week to discuss the improbable creation and production of A Parks and Recreation Special. The half-hour bonus episode of the beloved NBC comedy, which aired its series finale back in 2015, was conceived as a way to raise money for Feeding America. Written by Schur and many other Parks and Rec alums, and featuring virtually the entire cast(*), plus familiar friends who guest-starred in the original run, the special was designed and shot to accommodate the ongoing quarantine. The action takes place during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the actors all filmed their parts separately using iPhones. The plot, such as it exists, involves Poehler’s superhumanly optimistic civil servant Leslie Knope checking in on all her loved ones during this time

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