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BlogFun ways to celebrate Independence Day during physical distancing

Independence day parades,, fireworks, and community picnics may be cancelled, but here are some fun things to do at home and in your neighborhood to celebrate!

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Blog“Play Vaccinations” a regular dose of play has immeasurable health benefits

This blog examines a broader concept of vaccination, not as injection against toxic invader, but to suggest that through play, increased well-being is achieved.

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BlogAs park services open, use them and practice safety measures

Across the US park services and infrastructure continue to reopen. Here are tips to consider when you go.

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BlogManaging stress during COVID 19

Stress and concern are at an all time high. How do we manage the uncertainty of today?

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ResearchBenefits of Music on Communities

There is ample evidence of how music adds vibrancy to communities, engages the brain, strengthens the sense of belonging and connection with others.

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BlogExpanding Community Inclusion Across Recreation Settings

Site-specific design considerations will help ensure the thought that went into the play area to increase usage for of all abilities across all settings.

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BlogFamily craft activities to promote mindfulness

Simple family-centered activities can go a long way toward relieving stress and strengthening family bonds. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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BlogLet’s go outside: Creative ways to engage responsibly

Nature has never been more important for our health and well-being, discover ways to reap its benefits in urban and suburban contexts.

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BlogRecognizing Volunteers & Donors

Donors want to see what their gifts allowed you to accomplish and how they will impact lives. To keep funders engaged on collective success, thank them.