The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat
Check out the participants of the Marvin Gaye Bike Program!
With a wonderful donation from the TKF Foundation who's aim is to create Open Spaces and Sacred Places, and the countless efforts of staff and volunteers, the latest landscape addition to the Josephine Butler Parks Center aims to revere its historical significance while enhancing its function as part of the larger landscape. Come and take a seat, relax, and take in the scenery while sharing your thoughts of how this new space contributes to the big picture of our community.
This spring (and next fall) Riverside has partnered with Common Threads. Common Threads is a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate children on nutrition and physical well-being and to foster and appreciation for cultural diversity through cooking. Teaching children to cook wholesome and affordable meals can prevent childhood obesity, reversing the trend of generations of non-cookers while celebrating our cultural differences and the things people all of the world have in common.
Over 300 girls ran at American University.
Delicious Food prepared by the Bryant family!
Not only do we increase access to healthy fresh fruits and vegetables through our Farmer's Market (every Saturday 10am-1pm), but we make sure everyone knows how to cook and create delicious meals too. Every Spring, Summer and Fall our 6 week classes are lead by Juliette Tahar of Healthy Living, Inc.
The Longest Walk 2, a Native American movement that began in San Francisco, California, made Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park its first stop during its Washington DC finale.
Photos of the Music Festival held in Marvin Gaye Park on June 28, 2008.