2013-10-12T11:00 AMOctober 12, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, a public groundbreaking ceremony and street party will take place for the A Park Above project. Parking for the events will be available at the Rio Grande Gracious Retirement Living, 2331 Westside Blvd., as well as the undeveloped park site located at 2441 Westside Court.
The street party, made possible through sponsorship by Rio Grande Gracious Retirement Living and coordination from the nonprofit A Park Above, will kick off at 11 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. It will feature a car show, free hot dogs and refreshments, music, and more. The groundbreaking ceremony will commence at 1 p.m. and feature several guest speakers.
The A Park Above will be an inclusive park for people of all ages and abilities. It will be located on approximately six acres of city of Rio Rancho property. Park construction will be phased over the next 12 months.