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 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:26:30 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[Keeping It Green for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/23/keeping-it-green-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/23/keeping-it-green-for-families Date: November 23, 2014

Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators will lead mulching and leaf-raking projects throughout the Park.

Ages 5+. Closed-toe shoes required. Families only; no groups. Space is limited; advance registration required. For more infomation or to register for a session, please visit centralparknyc.org/keepingitgreen.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 348-4867

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2014-11-23 2014-11-23 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7796, -73.9694 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54174146ccb2b.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:19 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: November 29, 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 2014-11-29 2014-11-29 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[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: December 6, 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 2014-12-06 2014-12-06 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[Keeping It Green for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/07/keeping-it-green-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/07/keeping-it-green-for-families Date: December 7, 2014

Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators will lead mulching and leaf-raking projects throughout the Park.

Ages 5+. Closed-toe shoes required. Families only; no groups. Space is limited; advance registration required. For more infomation or to register for a session, please visit centralparknyc.org/keepingitgreen.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 348-4867

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2014-12-07 2014-12-07 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7796, -73.9694 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54174146ccb2b.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:19 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: December 13, 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 2014-12-13 2014-12-13 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[It's My Park Day at Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/its-my-park-day-at-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/its-my-park-day-at-carl-schurz-park Date: December 13, 2014

On It's My Park day come visit Carl Schurz Park and consider the advocacy endeavors in this unique NYC Park. The Carl Schurz Park Conservancy thrives because of its many wonderful volunteers. The Conservancy needs volunteers in fundraising and development.

Please note: As of October 27, 2014 this service project is closed. The volunteer recruitment goals has been favorably met. Thank you for supporting the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy. Feel free to visit the advocacy group's website at: www.carlschurzparknyc.org

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 501-1515

Location: East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2014-12-13 2014-12-13 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7749, -73.9438 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:13 EST
<![CDATA[Volunteer Gardening at Stuyvesant Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/volunteer-gardening-at-stuyvesant-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/volunteer-gardening-at-stuyvesant-square Date: December 13, 2014

Join SPNA's gardening party.

Meet fellow New Yorkers while chatting and beautifying our neighborhood park. Learn horticulture, weed, plant, mulch and sweep.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 848-8295

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2014-12-13 2014-12-13 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7338, -73.9844 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:43 EST
<![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