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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 122 events
from July 24, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jul24

CANCELED: 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!

Jul24

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Manhattan

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Washington Heights!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul24

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, July 26, 2014

Jul26

TCS New York City Marathon Long Training Run #1

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.
Gearing up to run the TCS New York City Marathon or another fall marathon? Get in some long-distance practice with these runs, featuring built-in fuel, pace-setters, and training…
Category: Fitness, Sports, Volunteer, Outdoor Fitness

Jul26

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, It's My Park Day
Free!

Jul26

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul27

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Event

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in our monthly beautification days.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul27

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul27

Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a 15-minute trial paddle off the shoreline.
Category: Nature, Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jul29

Ocean Breeze Park Tree Guard Installation

at Quintard Street and Nugent Avenue (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Ocean Breeze Park to help protect our young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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