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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 82 events
from August 22, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

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!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

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!

Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Kids, Markets, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Waterfront
Free!

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sep 9

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: Volunteer
Free!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sep10

Pelham Bay Park Invasive Removal and Tree Stewardship

at North East Corner of Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

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

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sep11

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!

Sep11

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Queens

at 108th St and 39th Ave, Corona

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Corona!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep11

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 13, 2014

Sep13

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!

Sep13

Conference House Park Invasive Removal

at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Conference House Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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