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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 241 events
from April 29, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Apr 29

Stewardship Day

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Let's celebrate Arbor Day by volunteering! Become a Greenbelt steward by learning to maintain and beautify the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr 30

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 30

Queens Parks Trails Club - Trail Maintenance 101

at Alley Pond Park Environmental Center, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Be a part of the first Queens Parks Trails Club and help with maintenance and restoration projects on select hiking trails in Queens Parks.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

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Apr 30

It's My Park at Playground 62

at Playground Sixty Two (in Playground Sixty Two LXII), Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Boon Church of Overseas Chinese Mission to clean up Playground 62.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 30

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 30

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting

at City Island Circle (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Pelham Bay Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 30

It's My Park at McDonald Playground

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Forest Avenue Business Improvement District to beautify McDonald Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 30

It's My Park at Mosholu Parkway: Eastbound Median

at Mosholu Parkway: Red Circle, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Mosholu Parkland to help beautify Mosholu Parkway: Eastbound Median.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 30

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

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