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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 31–40 out of 114 events
from July 29, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Volunteer (x) category

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!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

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!

Aug14

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, August 15, 2014

Aug15

New Roots Community Workday

at New Roots Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Bronx Green-Up and New Roots Community Garden as they partner with the International Rescue Committee to continue building this urban farm.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug16

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!

Aug16

It's My Park Day: Volunteer at Salt Marsh Nature Center

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Salt Marsh Alliance to restore and maintain the Salt Marsh Hiking Trail in Marine Park, Brooklyn. Projects include trail maintenance, weeding, litter and debris…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Aug16

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!

Aug16

Volunteer Saturdays at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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