Parks and Recreation

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News and Notes – updated May 20th, 2010


  • Our department newsletter is now available! Sign up now to see what our employees have to say about Pawnee.
  • Because of its titillating title, the upcoming “Theatre in the Parks” performance of The Vagina Monologues has been renamed to The C-Word Monologues, a spoiler-proof reference to the Courage of its heroines.
  • The protester perched in the tall walnut tree at Bracken Park isn’t a protester after all! Please avoid sustained eye contact with the figure until we identify its species.

News and Notes – updated May 13th, 2010


  • The Swisher 52″ Riding Lawn Mower parked in the center of the Circle Park Soccer Field is for sale! Potential buyers should possess a valid driver’s license and ability to jumpstart a 20hp Briggs Intek Electric engine.
  • Senior Expo is May 16th at Edward Phillips Senior Center. Be sure to wear your Emergency Alert Bracelets for free refills on prune juice.

News and Notes – updated May 6th, 2010


  • Parks Department Director Leslie Knope is programming the esteemed 2-6 a.m. block of this year’s “Pawnee Cares” Diabetes Telethon! Pledge your support by donating today!
  • Residents are strongly urged to fill out their census questionnaires. We don’t want a repeat of the Great Census Riot of 2000. Or the Great Census Melée of 1990. And definitely not the Great Census Fracas of 1980.
  • The Annual Egg-stremely Egg-cellent Egg Drop will b-egg-in egg-sactly at egg this egg, Egg 25egg.

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