The Color Field art installation at City Park’s historic Lily Pond is the brain child of Denver artists’, Sarah and Josh Palmeri. It is also their loving gift to Denver park visitors. Conceived of pre-pandemic, Color Field was scheduled for installation in May, 2020 to great fanfare and recognition of its sponsor, City Park Friends and Neighbors (CPFAN) and funders, Denver Arts and Venues, CPFAN, City Park Alliance, Denver Zoo, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. When the pandemic hit, all well-laid plans went by the wayside. Denver Arts and Venues and the Denver Department of Parks and Recreation came to the
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Kate Gomez Moore is a mover, creator, and connector, currently based in Denver, CO. Drawing on her embodied experience of intersectional identities, Kate’s work explores dance and movement as a vessel for decolonization and wholeness. She embraces dance as a way of knowing and bringing together. Kate houses her creative endeavors under AND Co. Movement (www.andcomovement.org) as artistic director and also dances for T2 Dance Company in Lafayette, CO.
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Date: Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:44 AM
Subject: New Online Survey – Help Grow the Denver Parks & Recreation System (Strategic Acquisition Plan Survey)
We need your help in deciding how Denver Parks & Recreation will grow! Please take this public survey and share it with others who utilize Denver parks, trails, open space, and facilities. The survey closes November 20, 2020.
SURVEY LINK: https://designworkshop.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3Ec4SRHbkdR38h
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Cars in Parks survey: To prevent overcrowding and to encourage social-distancing, many Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) parks saw internal park roads and parking lots closed during the summer. This survey will allow you to share general opinions of closing roads and parking lots within DPR parks, and will also focus on certain parks that we need to hear community input on. This survey will close NOVEMBER 2, 2020. SURVEY LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParkRoads It is important to note that Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) considers many factors when evaluating whether continued closure, or partial closure, of a park road would be appropriate (e.g.,): If the park is
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Adam Smith, DPR’s Superintendent for the East District with offices in the Pavilion, has updated his report about the challenges and opportunities facing City Park presented to CPFAN members at the Sept. 3 Zoom meeting with a list of the following projects slated for implementation in City Park: 1. Sullivan gateway Phase II Rehab – in construction 2. Tennis Court Light LED conversion – spring 2021 3. Tennis courts 1-6 resurfacing – spring 2021 4. City Park Irrigation Master Plan – nearing completion 5. Dustin Redd Playground – fall 2020 6. Sediment Pond on 17th (site of City Park’s first Lily Pond
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Have you ever wanted to get your hands dirty outside of your own garden, like digging into projects at City Park, dubbed the People’s Park since 1906? Zoom with City Park Friends and Neighbors on October 6 at 6 pm to learn about the many fun and educational opportunities available to you through DPR. From tree planting and planting flowers and shrubs as individuals to adopting a park or a flower bed as a group like CPFAN, there are many ways we can give back to our park. Ranger Volunteer Courtesy Patrol and Forestry Field Volunteer are other positions listed on DPR’s
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