Plus: 5 Games People Play
January 25, 2017
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Let’s Have Some Fun!
Livable towns, cities and communities have spaces and places where people of all ages can get out and play.
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Games People Play
Pickleball, cornhole, disc golf, drumming and pétanque (pictured) help young and “older” stay physically active, have fun and engage with one another.
Walking Off With the Winnings
— Learn which communities received micro grants to improve walkability.
These Pen Pals Write Letters
— Yes, we’re talking actual correspondence written on paper! An award-winning program helps tackle loneliness and isolation among older adults and college students alike.
Darlington & Stockton Times
Logging-In Against Litter
— The new “Not in Philly” website helps residents wipe out waste on the streets where they live.
5 Questions for ‘The Play Lady’
— Why a former physical education teacher is on a mission to encourage joy, improve communities and connect neighbors.
Help Streetsmart Get Smarter
— A new web-based tool visually depicts the relationships between transportation strategies and community goals.
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Find Funds for Public Art
— The National Creative Placemaking Fund of ArtPlace America has $9.5 million available for projects that work with artists and arts organizations to strengthen communities. (The first don't-miss deadline is February 14.)
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