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Viewing 51–60 out of 239 events
from May 2, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 14

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 14

Inwood Hill Park Forest Restoration

at Payson Avenue and Beak Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up the surrounding restoration site in an effort to support the natural woodlands.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 14

In Alice’s Garden: Spring Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out to Clear Comfort for a day of service. We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 14

Prospect Park Alliance Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to the ongoing care of the Park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 14

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 15

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Monday, May 16, 2016

May 16

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 16

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

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