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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 186 events
from May 28, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Volunteer (x) category

Thursday, May 28, 2015

May28

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

May30

Cleaning and 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 while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Harmony Park

at Entrance at Hattie Jones Court (in Harmony Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please come out and join Harmony Park Homeownwers Association as they clean and spruce up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Duarte Square

at Juan Pablo Duarte Square, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help the Washington Heights Gardening Crew garden in and around the square.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Salt Marsh Cleanup at Alley Creek

at Alley Pond Park Environmental Center, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will remove debris and trash that is damaging a large section of the marsh and prepare the site for the planting of native grasses.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May30

Great New York City Fish Count

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Become a scientist for the day and learn the richness of the Hudson River! How many and what species fish will we collect as we pull our nets through the Hudson? How will…
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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May30

It's My Park Day at Prospect Park

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, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Playground

at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Newtown Civic Association to help clean, paint benches and fencing, and rake leaves.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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