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A U G U S T A Visit to Francis Lewis Park
STORY & PHOTOS BY JUDY DENSKY
Le Havre Board Member
This month, Le Havre Board Member
Judy Densky treats us to another of her
visits to a local park. Enjoy this article
about nearby Francis Lewis Park—it’s
sure to inspire you to check it out.
Francis Lewis Park is a small, local
park and playground for adults, kids,
seniors and gamers.
The path around the park is excellent
for walking and jogging and the views
of the Whitestone Bridge are stunning.
The benches by the water give a sky
view of the bridge and the Bronx, as
well as watercraft and the rocky shore.
So you can sit on a bench and meditate
looking at the water, play games up
on the memorial circle, picnic on the
sloping field or play bocce on the two
Under the bridge in the shade are
basketball and handball courts. The
kids play area is well stocked with good
equipment in bold, child-friendly colors
and even a very creative sprinkler
system the kids love.
While Queens libraries are slowly
reopening with only limited service,
there is the Little Library in the park
with free books to take or drop some
Why not stop by for a visit, and bring
the kids and the dog too!
Hoops! Deep breaths…
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A beautiful setting for play
Take a book, share a book
A tree grows in Whitestone
It doesn’t get much better
Francis Lewis Park welcomes you!