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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 61–70 out of 477 events
from July 4, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul11

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Jul11

It's My Park at Jesse Owens Playground: Old Timers Day

at Jesse Owens Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
There will be games, food, and lots of fun activities for the kids including, a puppet show. We look forward to seeing you!
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul11

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul11

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul11

Bronx Forest Trail Work & Forest Clean Up

at Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will drag brush and install seed to close unnecessary trails, and help formalize a single loop trail through the woodland.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul11

Training 7/11

at 7802 37th Ave Jackson Heights, NY 11372

9:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jul11

It's My Park at Turtle Playground

at Turtle Playground, Queens

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Green Earth Urban Garden to scrape and paint the perimeter fence and play equipment at Turtle Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul11

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul11

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estaury! Waterproof gear and footwear recommended.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul11

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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