Premise: Leslie Knope, a midlevel bureaucrat in an Indiana Parks and Recreation Department, hopes to beautify her town (and boost her own career) by helping local nurse Ann Perkins turn an abandoned construction site into a community park, but what should be a fairly simple project is stymied at every turn by oafish bureaucrats, selfish neighbors, governmental red tape and a myriad of other challenges. Leslie's colleague Tom Haverford, who delights in exploiting his position for personal gain, is as likely to undermine her efforts as to help her, while her boss, Ron Swanson, is adamantly opposed to government in any form, even though he's a bureaucrat himself.
S03, E12 (First Aired: May. 5, 2011)
When a neighboring town puts a fence around one of its parks, Leslie asks an old friend for help; Ron tries to stop his own birthday party from happening.
S03, E13 (First Aired: May. 12, 2011)
Ann's lack of enthusiasm at an offer for a city hall job causes an argument with Leslie; Tom invites everyone to help him promote his new alcoholic beverage.