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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 1–10 out of 114 events
from October 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Oct 2

Restore and Maintain the Wetlands of Randall's Island Park

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with us to restore and maintain the wetlands in Randall's Island Park. Projects include trail maintenance, weeding, planting, litter and debris removal, and…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 2

It's My Park Day at Cadman Plaza Park

at Brooklyn War Memorial (in Cadman Plaza Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join volunteers from Brooklyn Hospital and the Cadman Plaza Conservancy to clean and paint Cadman Plaza.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 2

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Cleaning & 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. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 4

MillionTreesNYC Planting Event at Soundview Park

at Leland and O'Brien Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us during our fall volunteer planting events in natural areas of parks and help create healthy new forests!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 4

It's My Park Day at Windmuller Park

at Windmuller Playground (in Lawrence Virgilio Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, volunteer with the Friends of Windmuller Park to help clean, rake, and weed and plant bulbs at the entrance gardens of Windmuller Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 4

Soap Box Derby 2014

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your cars ready for the Soap Box Derby. Design a version of a soap box car. Be creative in your design.
Category: Kids, Volunteer
Free!

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Oct 4

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum look as beautiful as they can be. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy footwear strongly recommended.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 4

It's My Park Day at Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, the Conference House Conservancy in partnership with the Tottenville Civic Association, will be cleaning around the park and along the beaches.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 4

It's My Park Day at Conference House Park

at Billop Avenue and Brighton Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will also assist with removal of invasive and dead plant material.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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