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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 61–70 out of 199 events
from April 26, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

It's My Park at Convent Garden

at Convent Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Convent Garden Community Association for their annual spring clean-up to rake, weed, and plant annuals throughout the garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Malls

at West 152nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Malls for their annual spring clean-up and planting event.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Columbus Park

at Worth and Baxter Streets (in Columbus Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Parks gardener and some regular volunteers as they plant flowers for the summer in Columbus Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Forest Restoration

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Greenbelt Natural Resource Team removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May16

Help the Garden Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we pitch in and volunteer with seasonal maintenance projects at the garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May16

Compost Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May17

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May19

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!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

May21

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!

May21

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. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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