NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:45:38 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: December 20, 2014

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.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/535b12e79fe5e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:04 EST
<![CDATA[Saturday Volunteering: Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/saturday-volunteering-forest-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/saturday-volunteering-forest-restoration Date: December 20, 2014

Help restore our Forever Wild Preserve by clearing invasive weeds and planting native species.

All are welcome. Students earn community service hours. Wear long sleeves, long pants, solid foot wear and be prepared to work in light rain.

Registration required: volunteer@vcpark.org

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 490-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8911, -73.894 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-conference-house-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Travers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-travers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-travers-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 34th Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets (in Travers Park)

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Q303 Travers Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7535, -73.8892 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-astoria-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 19th Avenue & Hoyt Avenue (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7767, -73.9238 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-washington-square-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 5th Avenue and Washington Square North (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7314, -73.997 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Tompkins Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-tompkins-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-tompkins-square-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7258, -73.9821 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-prospect-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park West & Third Street (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6682, -73.9736 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at McCarren Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-mccarren-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-mccarren-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7214, -73.9505 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Fort Greene Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-fort-greene-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-fort-greene-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fort Greene Park at Willoughby Avenue (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6917, -73.9736 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Brook Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-brook-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/mulchfest-2015-volunteer-tree-stewardship-at-brook-park Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to help insulate these trees from the cold weather, retain moisture, and provide a decorative addition to neighborhood blocks. You can also pick up bags of mulch to take home with you and use on the trees on your street.

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brook Park

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2015-01-10 2015-01-10 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8096, -73.9187 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5490ab2931c2f.jpg Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Martin Luther King Day Idlewild Park Wetland Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/19/mlk-day-idlewild-park-wetland-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/19/mlk-day-idlewild-park-wetland-cleanup Date: January 19, 2015

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Idlewild Park to removal floatable debris washed up from Hurricane Sandy. This work will help protect and maintain the wetlands of Idlewild Park. Volunteers will be trained in removal and cleanup techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, warm layers, long pants and clothing that can get dirty. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader at the corner of 230th Place and 149th Avenue. This project is appropriate for adults and youth groups that are High school age and above. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3318

Location: 230th Place and 149th Avenue (in Idlewild Park)

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Q392 Idlewild Park 2015-01-19 2015-01-19 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6525, -73.7549 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Volunteer at Winter Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/24/volunteer-at-winter-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/24/volunteer-at-winter-jam Date: January 24, 2015

Winter Jam NYC is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages and abilities! Gain event operations experience while providing fun for the public by volunteering with us at Winter Jam NYC. NYC Parks is searching for volunteers (ages 18+) to work one shift.

All volunteers are required to attend a mandatory NYC Parks Volunteer Orientation Session; Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM. Volunteers will receive light refreshments, lunch and complimentary gift for their commitment.

Register online.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-01-24 2015-01-24 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7725, -73.9711 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:00:03 EST