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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 11–20 out of 91 events
from April 16, 2014 to November 2, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Junior Volunteer Corps

at Willink Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Families and elementary-school-aged community groups are invited to join us for spring cleaning!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Protect Your Beach: Plant Beach Grass With NYC Parks

at Rockaway Beach & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in protecting and stabilizing new dunes in Rockaway.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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Apr27

Celebrate Earth Day with the Fort Tryon Park Friends Committee

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Need volunteer hours for school or work? Want to help out in your neighborhood? Fort Tryon Park welcomes you! Help prep the park for spring and summer by assisting the Fort Tryon Park…
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr27

Earth Day Programming

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to celebrate Earth Day! Learn about responsible fishing from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Queens

at Corner of Utopia Pkwy & Union Tpke

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Fresh Meadows, Queens!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Apr30

TreeLC Care Captain Training at The Arsenal

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, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May 1

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, May 3, 2014

May 3

Jane's Walk: Building Sustainability with Stewardship

at Clinton Avenue and Fulton Street

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

May 3

Volunteering in Northern Forests

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Help remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

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!

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