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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 9 events
from February 27, 2015 to May 30, 2015
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Feb28

Bronx Parks Speak Up

at Lehman College Faculty Dining Room, Music Building, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Parks Speak Up is an annual community networking conference for park and environmental stakeholders. Organized by the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces, this…
Category: Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

FrogWatch USA Training

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Become a citizen scientist and discover how you can help frogs and toads in our environment by identifying and monitoring their unique vocal calls. Frog Watch USA is a nationwide…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar21

31st Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether

at Hostos Community College, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
You are invited on March 21st to join thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals from all over New York City for a day of learning, sharing, networking and greening…
Category: Education, Volunteer

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar28

Greenbelt Red Trail Restoration Project with Friends of Island Trails and NYC Parks

at The Greenbelt, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our team will work together to improve this trail section that will benefit many who hike and run there.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mar29

Junior Volunteer Corps

at 9th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of giving back. Families and elementary-aged youth groups are invited to join us to help prepare the Park for spring.
Category: Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Apr11

Partnerships for Parks 2015 Conference

at NYU Law, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Partnerships is celebrating 20 years of community engagement in neighborhood green spaces.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Lincoln Road Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as we gear up for spring cleaning! Help the environment in your community.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Elements Art Expo NYC

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The art scholar and novice alike will delight in finding art along the trails, by the shore and on the open green of the park, in the large tent as well as the Conference House.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

It's My Park Day

at 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It’s My Park Day, volunteers will gear up with brooms, shovels, rakes, paint brushes, and trash grabbers to tackle a major cleanup effort in Prospect Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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