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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 41–50 out of 148 events
from June 30, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Volunteer (x) category

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul22

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.
Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jul23

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Friday, July 24, 2015

Jul24

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This it's My Park season, please join the New York Public Interest Research Group as they clean along the shoreline of Wolfe's Pond Park. They are looking for volunteers to…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Jul24

Training 7/24

at Giffords Lane & Woodlands Ave.

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Jul25

Wetland Cleanup

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Help clean up litter along the shoreline and cut back plants growing along the wetland's edge, while learning about the important role the wetland plays in the local ecology.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul25

Cleaning and 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 while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul25

Catalyst Community Festival in Faber Park

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Catalyst program is launching its next round of sites with a community celebration and kickoff in Staten Island.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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Jul25

Community Work Day at MHBA Living Laboratory Garden

at MHBA Living Laboratory Community Garden, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come ready to get your hands dirty and help MHBA Living Laboratory Communtiy Garden spruce up the garden, build benches, and prepare for the installation of their new solar-powered…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul26

Fort Tryon Park Beatification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Wear long pants and sturdy shoes and join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in its monthly beautification days. Activities will include some or all of the…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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