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Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

It's My Park Day under the canopy of NYC Street Trees

at West 88th Street Tree Project, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help clean, rake, and weed several NYC tree pits.
Category: Education, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park Day at Union Square Park

at Union Square Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Union Square Partnership to help clean, rake, and weed the established garden beds at Union Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Fitness, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

It's My Park Day

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Marcus Garvey Alliance who will be planting and mulching with plants donated by The Harlem Parks Support Foundation and tools and gloves donated by Partnership for Parks.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at MacDonald Park

at Queens Boulevard and 70th Road (in MacDonald Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Friends of MacDonald Park will be completing a general clean-up, spreading mulch, painting, and planting at the entryway of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at James J. Walker Park

at Playground (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Friends of J.J. Walker Playground will be organizing a playground event for families, with a clean-up, kids' arts and crafts and music.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Terrace (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the St. Nicholas Dog Run community as they clean up and spread new wood chips in the dog run.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day

at West 148th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join the Broadway & Amsterdam West 148th Street Block Association as they clean-up and plant spring flowers in tree pits on their block.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park

at Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include the clearing of debris, spreading of fresh wood chips, planting spring flowers, and painting of the bench and fence.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Inwood Hill Park

at Homers Dog Run (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help pick up litter, plant spring flowers, paint and move gravel to level out the run for the dogs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at J. Hood Wright Park

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help weed, plants flowers and clean the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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