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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 21–30 out of 114 events
from July 29, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Shutter Shop on Shore Road Volunteer Restoration Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The ca. 1840 Greek Revival Bartow mansion features interior window shutters—sadly in need of repair—that help protect from summer's sun and winter's chill.
Category: Education, Volunteer

Aug 8

Army National Guard Band

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, sit on the grass and enjoy the great music being played.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

Upper River Run

at 219th St and Bronx Blvd by the Playground (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo. Please note, advanced registration required.
Category: Nature, Sports, Volunteer, Waterfront

Aug 9

Volunteer Gardening at Stuyvesant Square

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet fellow New Yorkers while chatting and beautifying our neighborhood park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug10

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, August 12, 2014

Aug12

Clove Lakes Park Invasive Removal – NAVigator Qualifying Project

at Slosson and Drake Ave (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Clove Lakes Park to help care for a newly planted forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug12

Garden Crew

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get dirty helping out at the Compost Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Aug13

Weekday Weed Warriors

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
There is a war against weeds, and we would love to enlist you in the battle. Help us spruce up the grounds of the Greenbelt Nature Center during the growing season: …
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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