NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 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 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:27:54 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[TreesCount! Training in Brownsville]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/06/training-76 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/06/training-76 Date: July 6, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username, so have that readily available.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 2697 Atlantic Avenue

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2015-07-06 2015-07-06 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.67602700000000000, -73.89469800000000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 7, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-07 2015-07-07 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[2015 Tree Census Measuring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/2015-tree-census-measuring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/2015-tree-census-measuring-sessions Date: July 7, 2015

Join Team Greenbelt in our efforts to help catalog current neighborhood street trees and assess the health of our urban forest. Monitoring sessions will be held on select Sunday and Tuesday mornings throughout the summer. We will meet on-site in the neighborhoods of Richmond and Oakwood. Children must be age 13 and older. Registeration required.

Become a VolunTreer and help gauge the health and numbers of the city's street trees!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Amundsen Circle

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2015-07-07 2015-07-07 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5729, -74.1299 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training at Amundsen Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/training-77 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/training-77 Date: July 7, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username so please have that handy.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Amundsen Circle

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R009 Amundsen Circle 2015-07-07 2015-07-07 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56460189819300000, -74.13110351562500000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/garden-crew Date: July 7, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-07 2015-07-07 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: July 7, 2015

Please Note: This project was rescheduled from Saturday, May 30, 2015.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Singing Winds to help clean, rake, and weed Albermarle Playground. Volunteers are also needed to assist with planting.

Please bring your own work gloves if you can. The Singing Winds will also host a storytelling series, featuring traditional folklore representing the local community in an effort to further beautify Albermarle Playground.

Please email thesingingwinds@gmail.com to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 564-5983

Location: Albemarle Playground

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B297 Albemarle Playground 2015-07-07 2015-07-07 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6457, -73.9806 Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training 7/8 Ditmas Ave]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/training-78-ditmas-ave http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/training-78-ditmas-ave Date: July 8, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Ditmas Avenue and E 21st Street

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2015-07-08 2015-07-08 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63970006102100000, -73.95792245864900000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training 7/8 47th Avenue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/training-78-47th-ave http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/training-78-47th-ave Date: July 8, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 47th Avenue and Bell Boulevard

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2015-07-08 2015-07-08 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75689622129200000, -73.76759290695200000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/frogwatch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/frogwatch Date: July 8, 2015

Calling all citizen scientists! We need volunteers to assist monthly with observing, monitoring, and collecting data on our local amphibian populations.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-08 2015-07-08 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 9, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training 7/9 Bell Blvd]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/training-79-bell-blvd http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/training-79-bell-blvd Date: July 9, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bell Blvd and 45th Dr

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2015-07-09 2015-07-09 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75897668730400000, -73.76855850219700000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training 7/10]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710 Date: July 10, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hobart Avenue and Westchester Avenue

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.84753107747100000, -73.83138656616200000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: July 11, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jesse Owens Playground: Old Timers Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground Date: July 11, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join 57 Old Timers Inc. for their Old Timers Day event in the park. They will be sprucing up Jesse Owens Playground leading into the summer. They will have games, food, and lots of fun activities for the kids including, a puppet show. We look forward to seeing you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 208-8478

Location: Jesse Owens Playground

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B269 Jesse Owens Playground 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.69139862060547000, -73.93250274658203000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Forest Trail Work & Forest Clean Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bronx-forest-trail-work-forest-clean-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bronx-forest-trail-work-forest-clean-up Date: July 11, 2015

Help NYC Parks restore forest in Bronx Park!

Trails provide access to the forest, but too many trails can confuse visitors and disrupt the ecology of the forest. Volunteers will drag brush and install seed to close unnecessary trails, and help formalize a single loop trail through the woodland.

Please come dressed in work boots or sturdy shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Registration is required, please sign up here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3318

Location: Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8715, -73.8706 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: July 11, 2015

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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in Jackson Heights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-711 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-711 Date: July 11, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username, so have that readily available.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 7802 37th Avenue

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74914000000000000, -73.88750100000000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Turtle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-turtle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-turtle-playground Date: July 11, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Green Earth Urban Garden to scrape and paint the perimeter fence and play equipment at Turtle Playground. Please dress appropriately for painting activities. Please email maureen@greenearthurbangardens.org to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of caring for Turtle Playground!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 892-6565

Location: Turtle Playground

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Q357G Turtle Playground 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:30 am 2:00 pm 40.74209976196289000, -73.82740020751953000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: July 11, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park. For more information or to register, please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov. Join us for a great morning of lawn work at Claremont Park! Drop-ins welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park)

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X008 Claremont Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.84146118164062500, -73.90715789794922000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fidler-Wyckoff House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-fidlerwyckoff-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-fidlerwyckoff-house-park Date: July 11, 2015

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. We will provide bug spray, sunscreen, gloves, and some refreshments. We look forward to a great day of cleaning.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Fidler-Wyckoff House Park

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.64460636780000000, -73.92054101260000000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/green-team Date: July 11, 2015

Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.

The Green Team meets every Saturday to provide essential horticultural care to the park. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the park look its best.

Children are welcome to volunteer with a parent or guardian.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Training and Mapping 7/11]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-and-mapping-711 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-and-mapping-711 Date: July 11, 2015

Arrive ready to count some trees! You will be signing in with your username, so have that readily available.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden Bronx Green-Up

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86137528370000000, -73.88087868690000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park: Volunteer at De Hostos Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/its-my-park-volunteer-at-de-hostos-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/its-my-park-volunteer-at-de-hostos-playground Date: July 12, 2015

Volunteer with Partnerships for Parks at an It's My Park service project on Sunday, July 12th.

Partnerships for Parks is leading the effort to engage volunteers and community members to beautify De Hostos Playground in Brooklyn. We need you! Help us launch new volunteer efforts in this playground by helping with clean-up, bench painting, weeding and more!

Please wear appropriate clothing for an outdoor service project and closed-toed shoes. Activities appropriate for ages 14 and above. All materials and equipment will be supplied by Partnerships for Parks, as part of our It's My Park hands-on service program.

Registration is required, please register online.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3464

Location: Eugenio Maria De Hostos Playground (in De Hostos Playground)

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B358 De Hostos Playground 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7027, -73.9493 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 14, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/garden-crew Date: July 14, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Care Tuesday with Human Impacts Institute]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/tree-care-tuesday-with-human-impacts-institute http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/tree-care-tuesday-with-human-impacts-institute Date: July 14, 2015

Join the Human Impacts Institute to help care for local trees and green space. Help with their local oyster monitoring project, too!

Registration is ecommended (required for groups). Please register here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-9761

Location: 90 Kent Avenue and North 8th Street

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2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7209, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524766b3d33.JPG Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/weekday-weed-warriors Date: July 15, 2015

Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center! Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack. This activity is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in East Village]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/training-715 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/training-715 Date: July 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username so please have that handy.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 210 East 7th Street

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2015-07-15 2015-07-15 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72447100000000000, -73.97985100000000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 16, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in Chinatown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/training-716 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/training-716 Date: July 16, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username so please have that handy.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 197 E Broadway

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2015-07-16 2015-07-16 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.71417900000000000, -73.98833000000000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: July 18, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: July 18, 2015

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 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in Ridgewood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/training-718 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/training-718 Date: July 18, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! Please have user name readily accessible for signing in.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Myrtle Avenue & 71st Avenue

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2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70055262070300000, -73.89927864074700000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount!2015 Training 7/18]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/training-717 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/training-717 Date: July 18, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location:

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2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 1:00 pm Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Bayswater Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-bayswater-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-bayswater-park Date: July 18, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Make My Mother Proud and CCNY for Parks! to clean up and repaint the mural wall. Group leaders will also facilitate parent vs. child kickball games, music, and barbequing. All are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 373-9683

Location: Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.59870147705078000, -73.76619720458984000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: July 18, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park. For more information or to register, please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov. Join us for a great morning of lawn work at Claremont Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park)

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X008 Claremont Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.84146118164062500, -73.90715789794922000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Drew Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-drew-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-drew-playground Date: July 18, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing The Peace and The Claremont Healthy Village to paint, pick up litter and help make Drew Playground beautiful. We look forward to seeing you at this great playground.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 901-6338

Location: Drew Playground

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X021 Drew Playground 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.83309936523437500, -73.90329742431640000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fidler-Wyckoff House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-fidlerwyckoff-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-fidlerwyckoff-house-park Date: July 18, 2015

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. We will provide bug spray, sunscreen, gloves, and some refreshments. We look forward to a great day of cleaning.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Fidler-Wyckoff House Park

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.64460636780000000, -73.92054101260000000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ruppert Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-ruppert-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-ruppert-park Date: July 18, 2015

It's My Park season continues at Rupper Park! Come paint with the Friends of Ruppert Park, members from Cross Church NYC, residents from Ruppert Towers, and the Muslim Volunteers of NYC. Volunteers will be painting the fence and railing in and around the park, as well as doing some raking. Additional volunteers are welcome, but please contact np@manhattancc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 473-7875

Location: Ruppert Park

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M294 Ruppert Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.78099822998047000, -73.95010375976562000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Stroud Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-stroud-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/its-my-park-at-stroud-playground Date: July 18, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join the Washington Avenue Prospect Heights Association and the Prospect Heights Street Tree Task Force for Green Up Wash Ave. Volunteers will mulch and care for tree beds. We look forward to meeting you!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue

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2015-07-18 2015-07-18 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.67528210000000000, -73.96328690000000000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount!2015 Training 7/18 City Hall Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/training-718 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/training-718 Date: July 18, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location:

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2015-07-18 2015-07-18 2:00 pm 5:00 pm Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[2015 Tree Census Measuring Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/2015-tree-census-measuring-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/2015-tree-census-measuring-session Date: July 19, 2015

Join Team Greenbelt in our efforts to help catalog current neighborhood street trees and assess the health of Staten Island's urban forest. Monitoring sessions will be held on select Sunday and Tuesday mornings throughout the summer. We will meet on-site in the neighborhoods of Richmond and Oakwood. Children must be age 13 and older. Registration is required. Please call or email to register.

Become a VolunTreer and help gauge the health and numbers of the city's street trees!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Reidel Avenue and Bishop Street

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.573, -74.1256 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 21, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/garden-crew Date: July 21, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in Two Bridges]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/training-721 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/training-721 Date: July 21, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username so please have that handy.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council

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2015-07-21 2015-07-21 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.71087400000000000, -73.98993100000000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/weekday-weed-warriors Date: July 22, 2015

Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center! Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack. This activity is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 23, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dr. Ronald E. McNair Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-dr-ronald-e-mcnair-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-dr-ronald-e-mcnair-park Date: July 24, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join Soundminds for Parks for a day of fun, planting, and music. We look forward to caring for Dr. Ronald McNair Park with you!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 450-4832

Location: Washington Avenue and Eastern Parkway (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park)

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B044 Dr. Ronald McNair Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.67122594254200000, -73.96235203743000000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park Date: July 24, 2015

This it's My Park season, please join the New York Public Interest Research Group as they clean along the shoreline of Wolfe's Pond Park. They are looking for volunteers to help clean up the debris that washes up on the beach. We look forward to a great day of cleaning Wolfe's Pond Park!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (973) 818-8636

Location: Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.52059936523437500, -74.18399810791016000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in Great Kills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/training-724 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/training-724 Date: July 24, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! You will be signing in with your username so please have that handy.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Giffords Lane & Woodlands Ave.

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2015-07-24 2015-07-24 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.55515662920000000, -74.15209293370000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: July 25, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetland Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/wetland-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/wetland-cleanup Date: July 25, 2015

Swindler Cove at Sherman Creek Park is home to one of the few wetlands in Manhattan. Help clean up litter along the shoreline and cut back plants growing along the wetland's edge, while learning about the important role the wetland plays in the local ecology.

For questions and to register, please email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Swindler Cove Park

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2015-07-25 2015-07-25 8:30 am 11:00 am 40.8588, -73.923 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Little Bay Park Invasive Removal and Tree Stewardship]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/little-bay-park-invasive-removal-and-tree-stewardship http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/little-bay-park-invasive-removal-and-tree-stewardship Date: July 25, 2015

Help NYC Parks restore forest in Little Bay Park! Volunteers will help remove invasive vines and exotic vegetation like porcelainberry and bittersweet, which threaten the otherwise healthy forest. Volunteers will be introduced to forest ecology, and trained in invasive plant identification and removal techniques.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Registration is required for this event. Please register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3317

Location: Totten Avenue, South of Duane Road (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.79088378572200000, -73.78159523010300000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Glick Park along the East River Esplanade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-glick-park-along-the-east-river-esplanade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-glick-park-along-the-east-river-esplanade Date: July 25, 2015

It's My Park season continues! Roll up your sleeves and put your painters cap on and join the Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance and Alumni from Rutgers in sprucing up the esplanade in Glick Park. Volunteers will be painting benches and the fence, and tyding up the plant beds by weeding and mulching. Show your pride in your community and lend a helping hand or two! If you are interested in volunteering please contact kbna.info@gmail.com.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 283-3462

Location: East River Esplanade

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M289 East River Esplanade 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 9:00 am 12:30 pm 40.74499893188476600, -73.97049713134766000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: July 25, 2015

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 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: July 25, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park. For more information or to register, please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov. Join us for a great morning of lawn work at Claremont Park! Drop-ins welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park)

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X008 Claremont Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.84146118164062500, -73.90715789794922000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sternberg Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-sternberg-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-sternberg-park Date: July 25, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join the neighborhood residents and the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn to care for Sternberg Park. Volunteers will paint benches, rake, and care for the dog run.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 599-2718

Location: Sternberg Park

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B055 Sternberg Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 10:00 am 1:30 pm 40.70619964599609400, -73.94719696044922000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: July 25, 2015

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. Please bring your own work gloves. There will be additional opportunities to get involved in Brower Park by connecting with group leaders. We look forward to caring for Brower Park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Brower Park

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B012 Brower Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.67359924316406000, -73.94309997558594000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Work Day at MHBA Living Laboratory Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/communtiy-work-day-at-mhba-living-laboratory-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/communtiy-work-day-at-mhba-living-laboratory-garden Date: July 25, 2015

Come ready to get your hands dirty and help MHBA Living Laboratory Communtiy Garden spruce up the garden, build benches, and prepare for the installation of their new solar-powered outdoor classroom space, funded by a grant from the National Recreation and Park Association. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: MHBA Living Laboratory Community Garden

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2015-07-25 2015-07-25 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.6621, -73.9098 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Park Beatification Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/fort-tryon-park-trust-friends-committee-beatification-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/fort-tryon-park-trust-friends-committee-beatification-day Date: July 26, 2015

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 following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8593, -73.9341 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579f01474d38.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 28, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/garden-crew Date: July 28, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Census Measuring Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/tree-census-measuring-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/tree-census-measuring-session Date: July 28, 2015

Join Team Greenbelt in our efforts to help catalog current neighborhood street trees and assess the health of our urban forest. Monitoring sessions will be held on select Sunday and Tuesday mornings throughout the summer. We will meet on-site in the neighborhoods of Richmond and Oakwood. Children must be age 13 and older. Registration required.

Become a VolunTreer and help gauge the health and numbers of the city's street trees!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Nugent Street and Lawn Street

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2015-07-28 2015-07-28 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5777, -74.1292 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/weekday-weed-warriors Date: July 29, 2015

Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center! Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack. This activity is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 30, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

]]>
M005 Battery Park 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: August 1, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 1, 2015

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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Compost Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/compost-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/compost-crew Date: August 1, 2015

Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from New York Restoration Project's landscaping operations. Learn about the process of composting and the dynamic range of current projects in New York City while making a contribution to local waste reduction and greening efforts

All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least three work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For more information about New York Restoration Project crews or to register, email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8574, -73.9216 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/forest-crew Date: August 2, 2015

The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.

As part of the Forest Crew, you will learn basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques, and an overview of New York Restoration Project's approach to urban reforestation. Anyone interested in forest ecology, invasive plant removal, and urban forests should join the Forest Crew in their work every Sunday morning. New members must attend a training and orientation the first Sunday of every month.

New York Restoration Project crews meet every week to work on ongoing projects and maintenance in their respective areas of Sherman Creek Park and Highbridge Park. All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least 3 work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For more information about NYRP Crews or to register, please email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Highbridge Park

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8444, -73.9316 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 4, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/garden-crew Date: August 4, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/weekday-weed-warriors Date: August 5, 2015

Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center! Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack. This activity is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 6, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Census Measuring Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/tree-census-measuring-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/tree-census-measuring-session Date: August 6, 2015

Join Team Greenbelt in our efforts to help catalog current neighborhood street trees and assess the health of our urban forest. Monitoring sessions will be held on select Sunday and Tuesday mornings throughout the summer. We will meet on-site in the neighborhoods of Richmond and Oakwood. Children must be age 13 and older. Registration required.

Become a VolunTreer and help gauge the health and numbers of the city's street trees!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Ardsley and Moore Streets

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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.57086181640600000, -74.14151763916000000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/garden-crew-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/garden-crew-training-session Date: August 6, 2015

The 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 garden beds, as well as weed, water, and dead-head in existing gardens. If you want to learn more about planting, pruning, weed identification and other horticultural techniques, join the Garden Crew in their weekly workdays.

*All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least three work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For information about New York Restoration Project Crews or to register, email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8574, -73.9216 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: August 8, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 8, 2015

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 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 11, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Care Tuesday with Human Impacts Institute]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/tree-care-tuesday-with-human-impacts-institute http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/tree-care-tuesday-with-human-impacts-institute Date: August 11, 2015

Join the Human Impacts Institute to help care for local trees and green spaces. Help with their local oyster monitoring project, too!

Registration is recommended (required for groups). Please register here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-9761

Location: 90 Kent Avenue and North 8th Street (in Bushwick Inlet Park)

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7209, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524766b3d33.JPG Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/garden-crew Date: August 11, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 13, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Infrastructure Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/green-infrastructure-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/green-infrastructure-tour Date: August 13, 2015

Come see the new green infrastructure and help us keep our river clean and streets clear from flooding.

This event is free; registration is not required.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919df2c250b.JPG Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: August 15, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 15, 2015

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 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Mount Loretto State Forest: Caring for Young Forests]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/mount-loretto-state-forest-caring-for-young-forests http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/mount-loretto-state-forest-caring-for-young-forests Date: August 15, 2015

Help NYC Parks care for the young forest at Mount Loretto State Forest! Volunteers will help remove invasive vines and exotic vegetation, which threaten the otherwise healthy forest. Volunteers will also be trained in tree guard installation, weeding, and mulching techniques.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Registration is required for this event. Please register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3317

Location: Hylan Boulevard and Kenny Road

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2015-08-15 2015-08-15 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.50969870000000000, -74.21808570000000000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC Kite Flying Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/summer-on-the-hudson-flynyc-kite-flying-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/summer-on-the-hudson-flynyc-kite-flying-festival Date: August 15, 2015

Come and fly a kite at this fun festival for all ages! Kite-making kits will be provided for children and live music groups will play all day.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550087dbdf9a6.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Help the Garden Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/16/help-the-garden-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/16/help-the-garden-day Date: August 16, 2015

Help pitch in and volunteer with seasonal garden maintenance projects.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden

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2015-08-16 2015-08-16 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.6829, -73.8879 Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/18/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/18/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 18, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-18 2015-08-18 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/18/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/18/garden-crew Date: August 18, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-18 2015-08-18 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/20/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/20/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 20, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-20 2015-08-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sherman Creek Gardening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/20/sherman-creek-gardening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/20/sherman-creek-gardening Date: August 20, 2015

Join our Sherman Creek Garden Crew for an evening of weeding and garden maintenance around the park. Learn about the various projects Garden Crew works on and how these efforts support New York Restoration Project's approach to sustainable horticulture.

For questions and to register, please email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-08-20 2015-08-20 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/22/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/22/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: August 22, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-08-22 2015-08-22 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/22/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/22/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 22, 2015

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 2015-08-22 2015-08-22 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/25/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/25/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 25, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-25 2015-08-25 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/25/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/25/garden-crew Date: August 25, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-25 2015-08-25 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 27, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: August 27, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the GreenWorks Team during your lunch break to care for McLaughlin Park. Volunteers will socialize, learn gardening skills, and contribute ideas to the McLaughlin Park horticulture project. We look forward to meeting you and discussing the McLaughlin Park horticulture project!

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: McLaughlin Park

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.6965, -73.9861 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/29/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/29/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: August 29, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-08-29 2015-08-29 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/29/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/29/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 29, 2015

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 2015-08-29 2015-08-29 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Park Beatification Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/fort-tryon-park-trust-friends-committee-beatification-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/fort-tryon-park-trust-friends-committee-beatification-day Date: August 30, 2015

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 following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-30 2015-08-30 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8593, -73.9341 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579f01474d38.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:08 EDT