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

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep26

It's My Park Day at Cadman Plaza Park

at Brooklyn War Memorial (in Cadman Plaza Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join volunteers from Brooklyn Hospital and the Cadman Plaza Conservancy to clean and paint Cadman Plaza.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
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!

Sep27

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Manhattan

at Lexington Avenue and East 117 Street, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in East Harlem!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep27

It's My Park Day at St. Mark's Children's Park

at St. Marks Children's Playground

10:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of St. Mark's Children's Park for It's My Park Day! Volunteers will clean up and beautify the park. The NYC Parks Skate Mobile will be present, too!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep28

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 30, 2014

Sep30

Street Tree Care Days with LES Ecology Center

at Tompkins Square Park at 9th St. and Avenue B (in Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us to help beautify these new tree beds by planting ground cover plants and flowering bulbs.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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