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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 82 events
from August 22, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

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!

Aug23

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!

Aug23

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the river.
Category: Nature, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Volunteer at the Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Soundview Park as they perform routine maintenance on the Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug24

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!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug25

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Care Captain Training

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Sign up to become a TreeLC Care Captain and lead your own tree care workshops and events! Care Captain trainings empower enthusiastic tree stewards to offer tree care…
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aug26

Garden Crew

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get dirty helping out at the Compost Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug28

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!

Aug28

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!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug29

New Roots Community Workday

at New Roots Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Bronx Green-Up and New Roots Community Garden as they partner with the International Rescue Committee to continue building this urban farm.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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