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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 51–60 out of 159 events
from July 5, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Volunteer (x) category

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

It's My Park at Glick Park along the East River Esplanade

at East River Esplanade, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and put your painters cap on and join the Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance and Alumni from Rutgers in sprucing up the esplanade in Glick Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul25

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul25

It's My Park at Sternberg Park

at Sternberg Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the neighborhood residents and the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn to care for Sternberg Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul25

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
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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