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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 11–20 out of 121 events
from April 24, 2014 to November 2, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Sunday, April 27, 2014

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

The 21st Annual Earthfest Celebration

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The day's festivities will kick-off with morning volunteer projects (10am)and follolowed with environmental exhibits, childrens activities and special entertainment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
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!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Apr29

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Brooklyn Arbor School

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program to help beautify NYC neighborhoods, create community relationships, promote green space, mitigate air pollution, and prevent stormwater runoff.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2

It's My Park Day at Parkside Houses Playground

at Parkside Houses Playground

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the morning painting playground benches and light poles, and pick-up litter.
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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

It's My Park Day at Kissena Park

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help clean-up and rake leaves.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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