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Volunteer Opportunities

Join the thousands of New Yorkers who help us keep our city's parks and playgrounds clean and green. Find a program, upcoming volunteer event, or learn more about becoming a member of one of our many partner organizations.

Partnerships for Parks

Want to start volunteering, but don't know how? Partnerships for Parks leads volunteer programs for New Yorkers who want to make their neighborhood parks thrive.

Partnerships for Parks is a public-private partnership led by NYC Parks and the City Parks Foundation.

Learn More about Partnerships for Parks

NYC Parks Volunteer Programs

Each year, thousands of New Yorkers meet in their local parks and playgrounds to help us plant flowers, paint benches, weed, and rake leaves.

Learn More about It's My Park Day

Green Teens

In this program, teens become stewards of their neighborhood parks and recreation centers, by learning how to make a “green” positive impact in their community and encouraging the public to recycle. Email Green.Teens@parks.nyc.gov for more information.

Learn hands-on forestry techniques and provide ongoing care to New York City’s natural spaces, forests, and wetlands.

Learn More about NAV

Volunteer Opportunities with Partner Organizations

During planting seasons, MillionTreesNYC volunteers work together to help reforest parks with as many as 20,000 new trees in a day!

Learn More about MillionTreesNYC planting events

Find a local street tree that needs attention and volunteer to care for it, helping us grow NYC’s urban forest and earning yourself "green points" in the process.

Learn More about Adopt-a-Tree

Everybody has something to offer. Visit NYC Service to see the latest list of volunteer opportunities throughout the five boroughs.

Learn More about NYC Service

Upcoming NYC Parks Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

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.
Free!

Sep 5

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.
Free!

Sep 5

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Sep 5

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Bristol Street and Dumont Avenue

9:30 a.m.12:30 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.
Free!

Sep 5

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Bath Ave and Bay 37th Street

9:30 a.m.12:30 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.
Free!

Sep 5

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep 5

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 Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Sep 5

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at New Dorp Lane & Cedargrove Ave. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sep 5

International Coastal Cleanup: Jamaica Bay

at First left off the Addabbo Bridge (facing the airport).

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sep 5

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

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…
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 30th Street and 30th Drive

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

Forest Crew

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Free!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sep 8

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!
Free!

Sep 8

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at E 175th Street and Grand Avenue

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sep 8

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at McClean Avenue and Kensington Avenue

10:30 a.m.1:30 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.
Free!

Sep 8

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Dean Street and Utica Avenue

1:30 p.m.4:30 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.
Free!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Sep 9

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at W 174th Street and Audubon Ave

1:00 p.m.4:00 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.
Free!

Sep 9

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 85th Street and Riverside Drive

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.
Free!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep10

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!
Free!

Sep10

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 196th Street and 48th Avenue

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep11

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Buchanan Place and Jerome Avenue

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

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.
Free!

Sep12

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 7016 Coral Reef Way

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.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.
Free!

Sep12

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.
Free!

Sep12

Alley Pond Park Forest Trail Work

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help NYC Parks restore forest in Alley Pond Park! Trails provide access to the forest, but too many trails can confuse visitors and disrupt the ecology of the forest. Volunteers will…
Free!

Sep12

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Sep12

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 92-20 Union Hall Street, Jamaica, NY

9:00 a.m.12:00 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.
Free!

Sep12

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep12

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 Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Sep12

It's My Park at Fidler-Wyckoff House Park

at Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come get your hands dirty and volunteer with Wyckoff House & Association. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
Free!

Sep12

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics Class

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection, and more.
Free!

Sep12

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.
Free!

Sep12

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Hunts Point Recreation Center and the Stewards of Julio Carballo Field as they conduct a mid-day clean-up and planting at Julio Carballo Fields.
Free!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep13

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 7016 Coral Reef Way

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.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.
Free!

Sep13

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sep13

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Rogers Avenue and President Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sep13

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Surrey Place and Midland Parkway

1:00 p.m.4:00 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.
Free!

Sep13

Bike New York's Bicycling Basics Class

at Linden Playground (in Linden Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately-sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection, and more.
Free!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Sep14

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Penelope Avenue and 72nd Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sep15

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!
Free!

Sep15

Tree Care Tuesday with Human Impacts Institute

at 90 Kent Avenue and North 8th Street (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute to help care for local trees and green spaces.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at New York Ave and Glenwood Road

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sep15

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 112th Street and 91st Avenue

11:00 a.m.2:00 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.
Free!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep16

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 218th Street and 135th Avenue

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.
Free!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep17

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!
Free!

Sep17

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Dorval Ave and Crossfield Ave, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:00 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.
Free!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep19

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.
Free!

Sep19

International Coastal Cleanup: Kaiser Park

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help clean up the coastline of Coney Island Creek and Gravesend Bay at Kaiser Park!
Free!

Sep19

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.
Free!

Sep19

International Coastal Cleanup: Soundview Park

at Soundview Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sep19

International Coastal Cleanup: Plumb Beach

at Plumb Beach, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sep19

International Coastal Cleanup: Lemon Creek

at Seguine Avenue & Johnston Terrace (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sep19

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Sep19

Help the Garden Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pitch in and volunteer with seasonal garden maintenance projects.
Free!

Sep19

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep19

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 Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Sep19

It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Brite Leadership Coalition for a day of healing, fun, and unity. Volunteers will help care for Linden Park and can participate in sports programs.
Free!

Sep19

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Conover Street and Beard Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep20

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.
Free!

Sep20

Bike New York's Learn To Ride: Adults Class

at Linden Playground (in Linden Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With Bike New York's safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Free!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sep22

Little Bay Park Invasive Removal & Tree Stewardship

at Totten Avenue, South of Duane Road (in Little Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be introduced to forest ecology, and trained in invasive plant identification, and removal techniques
Free!

Sep22

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!
Free!

Sep22

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Urban Plaza

10:30 a.m.2:30 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.
Free!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sep24

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!
Free!

Sep24

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at McLaughlin Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteers will learn gardening skills and contribute ideas to the McLaughlin Park horticulture project.
Free!

Sep24

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups from all over the city routinely partner with city agencies and other organizations to do…
Free!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

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.
Free!

Sep26

International Coastal Cleanup : New Dorp Beach

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue, Staten Island

8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sep26

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.
Free!

Sep26

Forest Trail Work at Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help close unnecessary trails and formalize official trails through the southern woods.
Free!

Sep26

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Sep26

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep26

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 Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Free!

Sep26

It's My Park at Ranaqua Park

at 136th Street Entrance (in Ranaqua Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Partnerships for Parks and local volunteers to help spruce up Ranaqua Park and Garden. We’ll bring the tools. All ages are welcome.
Free!

Sep26

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.
Free!

Sep26

International Coastal Clean Up Day at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Team up with thousands of volunteers worldwide to combat pollution in our waterways and along our coastlines.
Free!

Sep26

Composting in Sherman Creek

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of our compost project. Learn how the project processes tons of landscaping debris with the food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket.
Free!

Sep26

International Coastal Cleanup: Astoria Park

at War Memorial (in Astoria Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep27

Fort Tryon Park Beautification 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…
Free!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Sep29

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!
Free!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Oct 1

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!
Free!

Oct 1

Garden Crew Training Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

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…
Free!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

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.
Free!

Oct 3

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.
Free!

Oct 3

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Oct 3

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

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…
Free!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Forest Crew

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Free!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Oct 6

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!
Free!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Oct 7

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups from all over the city routinely partner with city agencies and other organizations to do…
Free!

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Oct 8

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!
Free!

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct10

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.
Free!

Oct10

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.
Free!

Oct10

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Oct10

It's My Park Day at Schmul Park

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify the native and invasive plants in Schmul Park while helping to beautify the landscape.
Free!

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Oct13

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!
Free!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Oct15

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!
Free!

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

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.
Free!

Oct17

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.
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Hunts Point Recreation Center and the Stewards of Julio Carballo Field as they conduct a mid-day clean-up and planting at Julio Carballo Fields.
Free!

Oct17

Bike New York's Learn To Ride: Adults

at Linden Playground (in Linden Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
ith Bike New York's safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Free!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct18

Park Reforestation

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We will be planting native trees, shrubs and perennials and removing non-native invasive plants.
Free!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Oct20

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!
Free!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Oct21

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups from all over the city routinely partner with city agencies and other organizations to do…
Free!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Oct22

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!
Free!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct24

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.
Free!

Oct24

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.
Free!

Oct24

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Oct24

Fall Harvest and Garden Maintenance

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about sustainable gardening while applying a compost top-dressing to our garden beds and lawns.
Free!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Oct25

Fort Tryon Park Beautification 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…
Free!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Oct27

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!
Free!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Oct29

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!
Free!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Oct31

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.
Free!

Oct31

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.
Free!

Oct31

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Free!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Nov 1

Forest Crew

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Free!

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

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.
Free!

Nov 7

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.
Free!

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Nov14

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.
Free!

Nov14

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.
Free!

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Nov21

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.
Free!

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Nov28

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.
Free!

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Dec 5

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.
Free!

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec12

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.
Free!

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Dec19

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.
Free!

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