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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 21–30 out of 107 events
from April 17, 2014 to November 2, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, May 3, 2014

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!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

May 6

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Roebling Street between N 7th St and N 6th St

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

Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8

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 9, 2014

May 9

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Bronx

at Colgate Avenue and Westchester Avenue

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in the Bronx!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Weekend Volunteer Corps at Prospect Park

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help the keep the Park clean and beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

Tree and Lawn Care in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Manhattan Waterfront Greenway is a 32-mile route around Manhattan and includes an Esplanade of over 250 flowering trees. Help care for these trees and maintain the lawn around…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

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, May 13, 2014

May13

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Roebling Street between N 7th St and N 6th St

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

Thursday, May 15, 2014

May15

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!

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