NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:44:42 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 <![CDATA[MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Brook Park]]> Date: January 10, 2015

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015!

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

Registration is required. Register online.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brook Park

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<![CDATA[Martin Luther King Day Idlewild Park Wetland Cleanup]]> Date: January 19, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3318

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

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<![CDATA[Volunteer at Winter Jam]]> Date: January 24, 2015

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

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

Register online.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park)

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