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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 71 events
from September 16, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep21

Fort Tryon Park Trust Beautification Event

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust for monthly beautification days.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep21

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!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sep23

Soundview Park Caring for Natural Areas

at Leland and O'Brien Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Soundview Park to install fencing, mulch in trees and remove debris. This work will help to maintain the restoration of…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep24

Arden Woods Tree Guard Installation

at Muldoon Avenue and Arthur Kill Road (in Arden Woods), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Arden Woods to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and installation of…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep25

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!

Sep25

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, September 27, 2014

Sep27

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!

Sep27

Trail Maintainer Workshop

at The Greenbelt, Staten Island

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in the Outdoors? Would you like to learn how to restore and maintain trails, but don't know where to start? Staten Island Parks and NY/ NJ Trail Conference have…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep27

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!

Sep27

Community Volunteer Day at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and join your neighbors in volunteering to keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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