WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE PARK
Photography in Central ParkNow that the weather is finally warm and the trees and flowers are in bloom, head to the park with your camera to capture its beauty. Use our cheat sheet to locate the top photo spots. Rain or shine, the park cannot take a bad picture! Visit blog.centralpark.com for more info.
Lawn Bowling in Central ParkDid you know that Central Park has been home to lawn bowling for almost 90 years? It’s referred to by its 100 members as the “best kept secret” in New York. Nearly every Monday at 5 p.m. there are open bowling nights so you can try your hand and receive free lessons and demonstrations. No appointment necessary. To read more about lawn bowling, visit www.centralpark.com.
COMING UP THIS WEEK
Partnerships Academy Workshop — Partnering for SuccessCity Parks Foundation is presenting a workshop where participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government and other organizations. You will leave knowing what type of organization you are going to approach next, and how to get them on board. This is a free event.
When: June 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Arsenal Building, 830 Fifth Ave., third floor
For more info visit: www.centralpark.com/events
Running for Beginners in Central ParkIf you’ve never run before and would like to know the basics and train with other like-minded people, sign up for this 12-week course with That Outdoor Girl and That Outdoor Guy.
When: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Cost: Book in advance for a 10 percent discount
For more info visit: www.centralpark.com
WHERE IN CENTRAL PARK?
Do you know where in Central Park the second picture in the photo carousel above was taken? To submit your answer, visit: centralpark.com/where-in-central-park. The answers and names of the people who send in the correct answer will appear online and in the paper in two weeks.
answer to the previous quiz:
Literary Walk Restoration Marker. Located at the south end of The Mall, in the area known as the Literary Walk, this marker can be found honoring Anne Burnett and the Charles Tandy Foundation. It was dedicated to them in 1990, thanking them for the generous contribution in the restoration of The Mall. The Literary Walk contains statues of William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns, among others. Congratulations to Julie Thurston, Bill Ferrarini, Gregory Holman, Joe Ornstein and Henry Bottjer for answering correctly.