Parks and Recreation Services Update36Parks and Recreation Services Update<div class="ExternalClass3A02F640594B462A825B0E331261CE79"><p>All ​​​Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department <a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1039">indoor recreation facilities are temporarily closed</a>.​​ <font color="#f2f2f2">#CommunityCenters </font></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">The city's outdoor recreation facilities are open normal hours of operation. That includes parks, trails and golf courses​. Some <a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1102">city park amenities are temporarily closed</a> and​​<a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1096"> access at high-traffic trailheads is temporarily limited</a>. <span style="text-align:left;color:#f2f2f2;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:"segoe ui","segoe",tahoma,helvetica,arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">#allpks</span>​<br></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">All large gatherings and events on city park property have been canceled or postponed. <font color="#f2f2f2">#Homepage </font>​</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;line-height:1.6;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">​<a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1068">Parks and Recreation Impacted Services Update</a><br><a href="/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/1082">Responsible Social or Physical Distancing for Parks and Trails</a> ​​<br></p></div>3/13/2020 7:00:00 AM5/1/2020 7:00:00 AM

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Canceled: Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3459Canceled: Food Truck FridayCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. 4/3/2020 6:00:00 PM4/3/2020 8:30:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Visit the heart of downtown Phoenix every Friday and order lunch from some of the Valley’s most popular food trucks. View the upcoming food truck schedule
Postponed: Art in the Garden and Sparkling Teahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3503Postponed: Art in the Garden and Sparkling TeaShemer Art Center, 5005 E. Camelback Rd.4/4/2020 5:00:00 PM4/4/2020 11:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​This fun, mid-morning and afternoon event will feature a colorful display of garden-themed artist tents, showcasing the latest in florals, botanicals, ceramics, wood and wearable art, as well as live music, a variety of art and garden demonstrations, food and beverages, and a silent auction, followed by a ticketed, Sparkling Tea on the garden patio. Learn more about this event and purchase tickets for the Sparkling Tea Party .
Silent Sundayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3451Silent SundaySouth Mountain Park/Preserve, 10919 S. Central Ave.4/5/2020 12:00:00 PM4/5/2020 5:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Silent Sunday is held every Sunday year-round. On those days, the park’s main roadway will be closed to motor vehicle traffic at the one-mile mark into the park from 5 to 10 a.m. on the first, second, third and fifth Sunday; and from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (park operating hours) on the fourth Sunday. During those times on those days, the park’s roadways are reserved for non-motorized activities such as walking, cycling, jogging, hiking, etc. On Silent Sunday, park visitors who would like to park near the main Central Ave. entrance can do so in the Activity Complex, which can be accessed just inside the entry gate and within proximity to several popular trails and the South Mountain Environmental Education Center . Trailheads not accessed via the main Central Ave. entrance are not impacted by the Silent Sunday closures. Learn more by visiting the South Mountain Park/Preserve webpage
Canceled: Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3460Canceled: Food Truck FridayCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. 4/10/2020 6:00:00 PM4/10/2020 8:30:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Visit the heart of downtown Phoenix every Friday and order lunch from some of the Valley’s most popular food trucks. View the upcoming food truck schedule
Silent Sundayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3452Silent SundaySouth Mountain Park/Preserve, 10919 S. Central Ave.4/12/2020 12:00:00 PM4/12/2020 5:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Silent Sunday is held every Sunday year-round. On those days, the park’s main roadway will be closed to motor vehicle traffic at the one-mile mark into the park from 5 to 10 a.m. on the first, second, third and fifth Sunday; and from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (park operating hours) on the fourth Sunday. During those times on those days, the park’s roadways are reserved for non-motorized activities such as walking, cycling, jogging, hiking, etc. On Silent Sunday, park visitors who would like to park near the main Central Ave. entrance can do so in the Activity Complex, which can be accessed just inside the entry gate and within proximity to several popular trails and the South Mountain Environmental Education Center . Trailheads not accessed via the main Central Ave. entrance are not impacted by the Silent Sunday closures. Learn more by visiting the South Mountain Park/Preserve webpage
Canceled - Drop-In Discovery with Tempe History Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3512Canceled - Drop-In Discovery with Tempe History MuseumPueblo Grande Museum4/12/2020 8:00:00 PM4/12/2020 10:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ Learn about the techniques the Ancestral Sonoran Desert people used to make the desert their home with Tempe History Museum! Guests will discover the various methods used in prehistoric and modern times to survive the desert through hands-on activities and interaction with a representative from Tempe History Museum. This informal program is included with paid museum admission and children ages 17 and under are free on Sundays!
Canceled: Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3461Canceled: Food Truck FridayCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. 4/17/2020 6:00:00 PM4/17/2020 8:30:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Visit the heart of downtown Phoenix every Friday and order lunch from some of the Valley’s most popular food trucks. View the upcoming food truck schedule
Postponed: Movie in the Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3434Postponed: Movie in the ParkAlkire Park, 1602 W. Pima St.4/18/2020 1:00:00 AM4/18/2020 4:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​The Friends of Alkire free Movie in the Park Series is sponsored by District 8 Councilmember Carlos Garcia. Join community members to watch a movie (movie to be announced). Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.