The neighboring town of Eagleton puts a fence around one of Pawnee's parks. This prompts Leslie to reach out to her former best friend, Lindsay (guest star Parker Posey) the head of Eagleton's parks department. It is revealed that Lindsay only got the job because Leslie turned it down so she could stay true to her roots. After spending a night in jail for assault, Leslie finds the perfect solution to her problem.
After many years of trying to keep his birthday a secret, Leslie finds out when Ron's birthday is and gives April a list of party planning items. Ron tries to figure out what Leslie has planned for him and spends the night in his office to avoid a possible surprise party at his house. Leslie lures Ron to a private room where a steak and bacon dinner for one lies waiting for him.