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 Tue, 05 May 2015 12:16:12 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[It's My Park at Travers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-travers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-travers-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of the Travers Park to help clean, paint, prune shrubs, mulch and prepare the green space for the warmer months ahead. Please dress appropriately for cleanup activities. Please email the contact above to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Travers Park!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2779

Location: 78th Street Entrance (in Travers Park)

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Q303 Travers Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 1:00 pm 40.7545, -73.889 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/volunteer-event-its-my-park-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/volunteer-event-its-my-park-day Date: May 16, 2015

Join the Greenbelt Natural Resource Team removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park. To volunteer for this event you must be at least 14 years old. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied with an adult. Gloves and tools are provided. Please bring water and a light snack with you.

If you are interested in volunteering, please RSVP.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 311

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at James J Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-james-j-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-james-j-walker-park Date: May 16, 2015

Help out by cleaning up and repainting James J. Walker Playground, and enjoy music, a zumba lesson and art activities while you work. This event is organized by the Friends of J.J. Walker Playground.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 202-1546

Location: J.J. Walker Playground (in James J Walker Park)

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M038 James J Walker Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.73, -74.0058 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park! Day at Union Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-day-at-union-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-day-at-union-square Date: May 16, 2015

Join the Union Square Partnership to help make Union Square Park bloom this season! Gather your friends and family, roll up your sleeves, and pitch in to make Union Square the cleanest, prettiest and greenest park in all of NYC! Take part in fun for the whole family including kids yoga, face painting, and a children's planting area with refreshments provided by Whole Foods Market. Last year, we had over 100 volunteers help rake, plant, and clean up our beloved green oasis.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7363, -73.9901 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Col. Young Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-col-young-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-col-young-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Frederick Douglass Academy as they conduct a spring cleanup around the athletic fields and playground at Colonel Charles Young. Please bring your own work gloves if you are able.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 431-7035

Location: Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground)

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M186 Col. Young Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8193, -73.9357 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at American Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-american-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-american-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer for a day of planting and cleaning to show your love for American Playground. We will add planters to the playground to create cheer. All ages are welcome to join. Please e-mail the contact above to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of caring for American Playground!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917)272-8453

Location: American Playground

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B001 American Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7288, -73.9579 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-stuyvesant-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-stuyvesant-square Date: May 16, 2015

For this It's My Park Season, volunteer with the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association and neighborhood residents for its spring It's My Park project! Volunteers will be doing a big clean-up of Stuyvesant Park. Come and help tidy up, mulch, garden and make the park shine! Plenty to do and many hands make light work! And, for kids, the NYC Parks Play Mobile will be on hand for them to enjoy!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 848-8295

Location: 2nd Avenue between 15th and 17th Street (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7336, -73.9839 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-inwood-hill-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Inwood Hill Park as they clean, plant, and paint to beautify Inwood Hill Park. Volunteers will also be invited for a tour of the park afterwards. We hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 468-0912

Location: Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.87, -73.9211 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park in Queensbridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, student and family volunteers from Growing up Green Charter School will be beautifying the children's playground for the upcoming season. Participants will be painting fences, benches and adding mulch to the garden beds.

Please note that volunteer registration for this site is full.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 697-3618

Location: Queensbridge Park

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Q104 Queensbridge Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7566, -73.9486 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Audubon Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-audubon-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-audubon-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Audubon Park for a morning of painting, sweeping, weeding, and planting at Audubon Playground. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 796-7714

Location: Audubon Playground

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M240 Audubon Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8415, -73.9381 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Conference House Conservancy and the Tottenville Civic Association to help clean the park and beach areas of Conference House Park. Volunteers are also needed to paint the Visitor's Center. We look forward to a great day of cleaning and beautifying Conference House Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 541-4728

Location: Conference House Park Visitor's Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dimattina Dog Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dimattina-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dimattina-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, meet your neighbors and fellow dog owners at our annual spring cleaning of the dog run in DiMattina Playground! No experience necessary - we'll provide the tools, gloves, and snacks for a much needed spruce up!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 676-3223

Location: Dimattina Playground

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B223B Dimattina Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6808, -74.0021 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Queensbridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Queensbridge Park and Greenshores to help clean, spread mulch, and weed the entrance gardens at Queensbridge Park. Volunteers are also needed to paint benches and fences near the park entrances.

Please email nichole.henderson@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 217-8896

Location: 41st Avenue Entrance (in Queensbridge Park)

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Q104 Queensbridge Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7565, -73.9473 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Riverside Oval Greenstreet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-riverside-oval-greenstreet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-riverside-oval-greenstreet Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Riverside Oval Association. Volunteers will be planting, mulching, weeding, and cleaning up at Riverside Oval. Hope you can join us!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 734-6195

Location: Riverside Oval Greenstreet

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8344, -73.9477 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Commodore Barry Park (FULL)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-commodore-barry-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-commodore-barry-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, Stoked Mentoring will volunteer at Commodore Barry Park with the support of the Friends of Commodore Barry Park. The volunteers will weed, rake, and beautify the park.

Please note, registration for this project is full.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: Commodore Barry Park

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B021 Commodore Barry Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6973, -73.9789 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Union Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-union-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-union-square-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, come celebrate with local steward groups, engage in free park programming, and visit Union Square Park on May 16th. Volunteers are needed to help support a garden project and clear up passive sitting areas. Please join us for these activities by registering online at USQparkday.eventbrite.com.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7363, -73.9901 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5539661019656.jpg Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at J. Hood Wright Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-j-hood-wright-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-j-hood-wright-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of J. Hood Wright Park to help with planting and spring maintenance. We look forward to a great day of gardening at J. Hood Wright Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 928-3327

Location: J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8469, -73.9399 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the St. Nicholas Dog Run community as they clean up and spread new wood chips in the run. Please bring your own gloves if you are able. The dog run is located near the top of the stairs at West 135th Street & St. Nicholas Terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (617) 223-7592

Location: West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Terrace (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.8179, -73.9497 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Graniteville Quarry Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-graniteville-quarry-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-graniteville-quarry-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Graniteville Quarry, along with Mariner's Harbor Civic Association to help clean, rake, and weed the paths at Graniteville Quarry Park. Volunteers are also needed to help spread woodchips along the paths leading to the rock quarries. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Graniteville Quarry Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 805-6322

Location: Graniteville Quarry Park

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R150 Graniteville Quarry Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6255, -74.1524 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park. For more information or to register, please email the contact above. Join us for a great morning of gardening 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 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8415, -73.9072 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Augustus St. Gaudens Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-augustus-st-gaudens-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-augustus-st-gaudens-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, come join in as it's time for Augustus St. Gaudens Playground's Spring Green and Clean! Come love your playground and join other community members, the Gramercy Neighborhood Associates, and families and friends of PS40 in tidying up their playground. Kids activities too! Volunteers are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 256-7555

Location: Augustus Saint Gaudens Playground (in Augustus St. Gaudens Playground)

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M226 Augustus St. Gaudens Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7356, -73.9822 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Highland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highland-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highland-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Highland Park Community Garden for a general garden clean-up and weeding the garden paths. Volunteers are also needed to plant annuals in the garden beds at the entrance of the garden, to mulch and to assist with composting.

Please email josephine.scalia@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)938-2587

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6829, -73.8879 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Vartan Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-vartan-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-vartan-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park Season, join Friends of St. Vartan Park, local residents and some boy scouts for its Spring It's My Park project. They will be planting some flowers and cleaning up the park. Project canceled if it rains.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 710-4334

Location: St. Vartan Park

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M076 St. Vartan Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7451, -73.9737 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at DeLury Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-delury-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-delury-square Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join local volunteers the The Friends of Delury Square as they do a spring clean of their park and do some planting for the summer! Come along, have fun, meet neighbors, and help with the gardening jobs!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 499-4767

Location: Delury Square

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7091, -74.0052 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at High Rock Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-high-rock-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-high-rock-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Greenbelt Conservancy to help clean, rake, and plant some native trees and shrubs at High Rock Park. Volunteers will also be assisting in some trail restoration by removing some invasive plants. Register with PFP outreach coordinator Amoy by emailing her at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov. We look forward to seeing you at the park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)667-2165

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of St Mary's Park to help clean, sweep, and rake at St Mary's Park. Please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up at St Mary's Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 825-5685

Location: St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8141, -73.9129 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Help the Garden Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/help-the-garden-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/help-the-garden-day Date: May 16, 2015

Join us as we pitch in and volunteer with seasonal maintenance projects at the garden.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6829, -73.8879 Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ruppert Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-ruppert-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-ruppert-park Date: May 16, 2015

For this It's My Park Season, come join Friends of Ruppert Park and members of the community for its spring It's My Park project. Plenty to do with sprucing up the park to make it clean and pretty for the community. Volunteers will be planting, raking, cleaning, and painting the outside fence and railing inside the park. Come love your park! Walk-in volunteers are welcome.

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 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.781, -73.9501 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Saw Mill Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-saw-mill-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-saw-mill-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join neighbors to volunteer at Saw Mill Playground to mulch, sweep, and rake at Saw Mill Playground. Please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project. We look forward to a great morning at Saw Mill Playground!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 301-7073

Location: Saw Mill Playground

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X238 Saw Mill Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8089, -73.9194 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Amersfort Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-amersfort-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-amersfort-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Amersfort Park the Garden to help paint park benches and fences. Volunteers will start at 10am to clean up the park and plant crocuses. Please email amersfortparkfriends@yahoo.com to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning. Refreshments and snacks will be served!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 415-0603

Location: Avenue K and 38th Street (in Amersfort Park)

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B002 Amersfort Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6259, -73.9389 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for their annual Spring Clean-up as they conduct a general clean-up, rake, and plant flowers near the West 135th Street Plaza.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 812-4868

Location: West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8171, -73.948 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Bennett Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-bennett-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-bennett-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bennett Park Community Alliance to help clean and plant in garden beds around the park. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up! Contact Wade at (818) 259-8561 for inquiries.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 202-0474

Location: Bennett Park

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M009 Bennett Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8528, -73.9381 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Tom's Dog Run in Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-jefferson-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join volunteers at Tom's Dog Run for a major clean up. We will be removing old wood chips and adding new ones, planting within the garden, and painting benches. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0282

Location: Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7924, -73.9356 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Homer's Run in Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-homers-run-in-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-homers-run-in-inwood-hill-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Homer's Dog Run as they hold their annual spring clean-up and sprucing. Activities will include cleaning and planting. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 808-2702

Location: Homers Dog Run (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8711, -73.9218 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Thomas Boyland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-boyland-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-boyland-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Masons in the Parks to help clean up and beautify Thomas Boyland Park, a Community Parks Initiative public space. Volunteer activities will include planting, mulching, and general clean-up of the horticulture beds; as well as painting the handball courts, and litter removal in the park.

Masons in the Parks will also offer free basketball clinics on the courts, and friendly kickball on the fields in the afternoon. All volunteers and families are welcome! Hope to see you in the park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 403-1783

Location: Thomas Boyland Park

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B381 Thomas Boyland Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6819, -73.9078 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Highbridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highbridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highbridge-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the New York City Mountain Bike Association. We will be be painting, cleaning, and doing general maintenance around Highbridge Park. Hope to see you there!

This event is part of the Season of the High Bridge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (734) 358-2826

Location: Ft George Playground (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8584, -73.9259 Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fred Samuel Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-fred-samuel-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-fred-samuel-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join Save a Park to Save a Child for their annual Spring Clean-Up event as they conduct a general clean-up and paint in Fred Samuel Playground.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 940-9449

Location: Samuel Playground (in Fred Samuel Playground)

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M160 Fred Samuel Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8172, -73.9392 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-gertrude-b-kelly http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-gertrude-b-kelly Date: May 16, 2015

Celebrate It's My Park with local steward groups, engage in free park programming and visit Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground on May 16. At 10am, student groups will help support a garden project and clear up passive sitting areas.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0283

Location: Dr Gertrude B Kelly Playground (in Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground)

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M066 Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7417, -74.002 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Downing Street Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-downing-street-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-downing-street-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, the Friends of Winston Churchill Square Garden (next to Downing St. Playground) will be gardening and spring cleaning this lovely little park. Stop by their table and see the compost demonstration from Dave "The Worm Guy," learn about the gardens history and join in supporting this park! Part of several events and projects on this block on the same date!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 675-9188

Location: Downing Street Playground

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M027 Downing Street Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:30 am 3:30 pm 40.7298, -74.0027 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-astoria-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season! Join the Astoria Park Alliance at Astoria Park on May 16th for some family fun as we re-imagine Charybdis Playground. Starting at 10:30 a.m., children can create postcards to send to Pearl the Squirrel about "What they would like to see in their playground!" We will also ask adults for adult input, because it's your park too. There will be additional children's activities as well.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 217-8896

Location: Charybdis Playground (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:30 am 2:00 pm 40.7798, -73.9224 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at First Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-first-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-first-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join volunteers from First Street Block Association and neighborhood residents who will be busy cleaning, weeding, and planting to help keep this park looking good and ensure a show of summer flowers!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 246-3033

Location: 1st Street between First and Second Avenue (in First Park)

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M124 First Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:30 am 2:30 pm 40.7237, -73.9894 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at the Inwood Street Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-the-inwood-street-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-the-inwood-street-trees Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park Season, come out to Academy Street in Inwood to help the Rose Court Tenants spruce up the street tree pits in their neighborhood. Volunteers are needed to help plant, clean the pit, weed, and paint tree guards. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 373-5701

Location: Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8672, -73.9288 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dr. Ronald McNair Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-ronald-mcnair-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-ronald-mcnair-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Central Brooklyn Lions Club to beautify Dr. Ronald McNair Park. Volunteers will clean and mulch the tree beds. Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to caring for the trees in Dr. Ronald McNair Park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 254-2847

Location: Park Circle (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park)

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B044 Dr. Ronald McNair Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6708, -73.962 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: May 16, 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. Please email info@friendsofbrowerpark.org to register for the project. We look forward to working with you to care for Brower Park!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.674, -73.9445 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Christopher Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-christopher-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-christopher-park Date: May 16, 2015

At this Its My Park season project, join the Christopher Park Alliance volunteers as they paint benches and the railings and generally give the park a spring clean! Come and say hello to the group, help with the work and find out more about this historic Village park!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 221-5493

Location: Christopher Park

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M012 Christopher Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7336, -74.0022 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sol Lain Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-sol-lain-plgd http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-sol-lain-plgd Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join local sports and youth groups at Sol Lain Playground! There will be basketball and soccer clinics, a spring clean-up of the park and kids' art activities! Come along to join in the sports activities, volunteer in the clean-up, meet neighbors and have fun!

Event led by the local I'm Not Afraid To Lift You Up basketball and Boyz 4 Life groups.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 384-2839

Location: Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd)

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M235 Sol Lain Plgd 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7142, -73.9838 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Hope Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-hope-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-hope-ballfield Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join the Friends of Hope Ballfield and El Puente as they plant, weed, and mulch the horticulture beds to brighten up the park, celebrate community spirit, and encourage community engagement.

The day will include performing arts in the park and face painting for families.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 452-0404

Location: Bushwick Ballfields (in Hope Ballfield)

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B429 Hope Ballfield 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6975, -73.9171 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry M. Jackson Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-henry-m-jackson-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-henry-m-jackson-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This Its My Park season, the Friends of 12 Park (aka Henry M Jackson Playground) will be hosting a fun day of basketball clinics, a clean-up of the park, kids art activities, and some planting. Come along to this great community event!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 418-4495

Location: Henry M Jackson Playground (in Henry M. Jackson Playground)

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M228 Henry M. Jackson Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.714, -73.9815 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Washington Market Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-washington-market-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-washington-market-park Date: May 16, 2015

For their It's My Park project, the Friends of Washington Market Park and the park gardener will be having a children's planting event, inviting families to come and plant flowers in the park! Come along and have fun!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 674-7872

Location: Southeast Corner at Washington Market Park (in Washington Market Park)

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M308 Washington Market Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7166, -74.0111 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Tappen Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-tappen-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-tappen-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Tappen Park, Van Duzer Civic, P.S. 78 , Head Start, and the projectivity movement to help clean, rake, and beautify this local Stapleton gem. Materials will be provided and volunteers are welcome to join in the fun and festivities with music and arts and crafts. Register with by emailing Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 757-8851

Location: Tappen Park

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R028 Tappen Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6268, -74.0769 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-vincent-f-albano-jr-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-vincent-f-albano-jr-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park Season, come roll up your sleeves and join the Friends of Albano Playground, Kips Bay Neighborhood Association, and Churchill School as they spruce up their lovely local park! Help clean up and plant to make the park look great for the summer. There will be kids activities too! Walk on volunteers are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 262-6104

Location: 2nd Avenue at 29th Street (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground)

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M265 Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7416, -73.9782 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Peretz Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-peretz-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-peretz-square Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Peretz Square for their fun spring clean-up day! They will plant shrubs and flowers for all those walking along Houston Street to enjoy!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 677-6607

Location: Peretz Square

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M123 Peretz Square 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.723, -73.9876 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Minetta Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-minetta-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-minetta-green Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join in the planting at the pretty Minetta Green garden! Meet neighbors, 'adopt and plant' a flower and help clean up the garden! One of several family-friendly projects on this date along 6th Avenue between Bleecker and W 4th Streets.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 418-4495

Location: Minetta Green

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M125A Minetta Green 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.7303, -74.0016 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Seward Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-seward-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-seward-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join in with volunteers from the Seward Park Conservancy as they plant and do a clean up around the park. There will also be activities to take part in, such as face painting, dance and music! Come along to learn more about gardening or just join in the fun. All welcome!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0216

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7148, -73.9892 Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park Date: May 16, 2015

This Its My Park season, the M'Finda Kalunga Garden volunteers, Sara D. Roosevelt Park coalition and neighborhood residents will be having a spring clean-up in the garden and nearby areas of Sara D Roosevelt Park. Come along and help out, meet your neighbors and enjoy a walk around the community garden. Planting, clean up, refreshments and fun!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 443-3010

Location: M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.721, -73.9919 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Compost Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/compost-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/compost-crew Date: May 16, 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: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/playground-improvement-project-volunteer-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/playground-improvement-project-volunteer-day Date: May 17, 2015

Calling all park lovers! This spring, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) of the New York Junior League invites you to join them in rolling up your sleeves to help revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square. Throughout five weekends in April and May PIP committee members, New York Junior League volunteers, and external volunteers will spend a day in the park (8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.) gardening, landscaping,painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly used space. We will provide you with breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt. Please reach out to playground@nyjl.org with any questions or if you are interested in making a donation to this cause.

Please RSVP if you are interested in participating in one or more park days. Registration closes when capacity is reached or the Wednesday prior to that weekend's park days.

About the New York Junior League Playground Improvement Project

For more than 20 years, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) has been a New York Junior League signature community project. Our volunteers create safe, beautiful, well-organized and educational play spaces for children and other members of the New York City community. PIP focuses on sites and parks that need major renovation and have the greatest impact on the surrounding community. Weekend clean up days include landscaping and repairing the parks. We work with over 700 volunteers a season to help improve the park and make a positive impact on the community.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park,Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park)

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M015, M030 Columbus Park, Thomas Paine Park 2015-05-17 2015-05-17 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7152, -74; 40.7148, -74.0028 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552c2f99dfe0d.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Potomac Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-potomac-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-potomac-playground Date: May 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. to help clean, rake, and weed in Potomac Playground. Volunteers are also needed to paint benches in the park. Please bring your own work gloves if possible. Please email sbowden.2010@us.ibm.com to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (202) 607-0767

Location: Macon Playground (in Potomac Playground)

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B262 Potomac Playground 2015-05-17 2015-05-17 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.682, -73.9446 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-fort-tryon-park Date: May 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Trust in Fort Tryon Park. Volunteers will be pruning, weeding, planting, painting park benches, and doing general clean up around the park. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-2300

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-05-17 2015-05-17 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8593, -73.9341 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park with the 181st Street Beautification Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-the-street-trees-at-181st-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-the-street-trees-at-181st-street Date: May 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the West 181st St Beautification Project. Volunteers are needed to help with weeding, sweeping, and planting. West 181st St. Street Beautification Project will also have a table with books, newsletters, and information on the garden's history. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 656-3194

Location: West 181st Street Community Garden

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2015-05-17 2015-05-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8512, -73.9392 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Golden Swan Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-west-4th-street-courts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-west-4th-street-courts Date: May 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, local residents will be giving this Golden Swan Park garden (next to West 4th Courts) a spring clean and planting. Do you live nearby? Come along, meet neighbors, help with the gardening, and have fun! This cleanup is one of several It's My Park projects this weekend along 6th Ave, between Bleecker and West 4th St.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 675-9188

Location: West 4th Street Courts

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M125C West 4th Street Courts 2015-05-17 2015-05-17 10:30 am 3:30 pm 40.7312, -74.0009 Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Cooper Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-cooper-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-cooper-park Date: May 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Cooper Bark to clean out the Cooper Park dog run. Volunteers will help to rake the wood chips and spread new wood chips in the dog park. We look forward to working with you to care for the Cooper Park dog run!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: Cooper Park Dog Run (in Cooper Park)

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B025 Cooper Park 2015-05-17 2015-05-17 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7157, -73.9386 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Luther Gulick Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-luther-gulick-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/17/its-my-park-at-luther-gulick-playground Date: May 17, 2015

Join the Friends of Gulick Park for their It's My Park spring community day!

There will be a spring clean of the park and planting of summer flowers. Enjoy face-painting activities from Parks Playground Associates! Come along, help out, and have fun at this family-friendly event!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 387-4611

Location: Luther Gulick Playground

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M065 Luther Gulick Playground 2015-05-17 2015-05-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7159, -73.9819 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/19/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/19/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: May 19, 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 2015-05-19 2015-05-19 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/20/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/20/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: May 20, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fieldston School to clean, sweep, and rake at St Mary's Park. Please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up St Mary's Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 416-1819

Location: St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-05-20 2015-05-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8141, -73.9129 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/21/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/21/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: May 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 2015-05-21 2015-05-21 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/21/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/21/garden-crew Date: May 21, 2015

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: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-05-21 2015-05-21 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: May 23, 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 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Eibs Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-eibs-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-eibs-pond-park Date: May 23, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Eibs Pond to do cleaning, park restoration, and to spread woodchips along the path in Eibs Pond Park.

Volunteers are welcome and can register with Partnerships for Parks Outreach Coordinator Amoy Barnes by emailing her at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov.

We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 445-7095

Location: Eibs Pond Park

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R124 Eibs Pond Park 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.611, -74.0825 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Remsen Family Cemetery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-remsen-family-cemetery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-remsen-family-cemetery Date: May 23, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Forest Hills Civic Association, CB6 Parks Committee, and the Remsen Park Coalition to help clean, weed, paint, and rake leaves at up Remsen Family Cemetery.

Please email fhcivic@gmail.com to register for this project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Remsen Family Cemetery!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 997-7014

Location: Remsen Family Cemetery

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Q480 Remsen Family Cemetery 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7125, -73.8585 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: May 23, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings 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 gardening 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 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8415, -73.9072 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sherman Creek]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-sherman-creek http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-sherman-creek Date: May 23, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Sherman Creek to clean and beautify Sherman Creek Park. We look forward to a great work day!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 536-1275

Location: 203rd Street and 9th Avenue (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8611, -73.919 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Compost Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/compost-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/compost-crew Date: May 23, 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: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at King Fisher Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-king-fisher-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/23/its-my-park-at-king-fisher-park Date: May 23, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the surrounding community of King Fisher Pond Park to help clean, rake, and weed along the trails.

Volunteers will also be educated about the plant life, pond life, and water safety within the Park. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up King Fisher Pond Park!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 566-5734

Location: Miles Avenue and Fairfield Street (in King Fisher Park)

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R140 King Fisher Park 2015-05-23 2015-05-23 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5626, -74.1533 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/24/its-my-park-at-socrates-sculpture-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/24/its-my-park-at-socrates-sculpture-park Date: May 24, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Socrates Sculpture Park for their annual Earth Day event. Help beautify the park for the upcoming season. Volunteers will fertilize and seed the grounds, plant in the herb and vegetable gardens, spread mulch around the parks trees, and help plant.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-05-24 2015-05-24 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/24/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/24/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground Date: May 24, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths to help clear garbage and weeds, and rake the grounds of Lt. Lia Park.

Volunteers are welcome and can register with Partnerships for Parks Outreach Coordinator Amoy Barnes by emailing her at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Lt. Lia Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Lt Lia Playground (in Lt. Lia Playground)

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R111 Lt. Lia Playground 2015-05-24 2015-05-24 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6436, -74.0798 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/26/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/26/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: May 26, 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 2015-05-26 2015-05-26 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/28/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/28/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: May 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 2015-05-28 2015-05-28 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/28/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/28/garden-crew Date: May 28, 2015

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: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-05-28 2015-05-28 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Harmony Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-harmony-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-harmony-park Date: May 30, 2015

This It's My Park season, please come out and join Harmony Park Homeownwers Association as they clean and spruce up the park.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 922-1177

Location: Entrance at Hattie Jones Court (in Harmony Park)

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B403 Harmony Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.678, -73.9347 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: May 30, 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 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Duarte Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-duarte-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-duarte-square Date: May 30, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Washington Heights Gardening Crew at Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Volunteers are needed to help the Washington Heights Gardening Crew garden in and around the square. Activities include weeding and pruning hedges, and general cleanup. The Washington Heights Gardening Crew will also be hosting thier bi-annual fundraiser. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 334-1713

Location: Juan Pablo Duarte Square

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2015-05-30 2015-05-30 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.842, -73.9391 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-south-oxford-park Date: May 30, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of South Oxford Park to care for South Oxford Park.

Volunteers will mulch, clean, paint, and weed. There will also be a book giveaway in the park.

We look forward to caring for South Oxford Park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: South Oxford Park

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B407 South Oxford Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6836, -73.9724 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Msgr. McGolrick Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-msgr-mcgolrick-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-msgr-mcgolrick-park Date: May 30, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Association and the Curb Your Litter: Greenpoint project to pick up litter in McGolrick Park and throughout southeastern Greenpoint.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to influence the placement of new trash cans in their neighborhood. Free drinks and snacks will be provided for volunteers.

Please email caroline@greenpointchamber.com to register for the project. We look foward to caring for McGolrick Park and southeastern Greenpoint with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park)

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B114 Msgr. McGolrick Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7244, -73.9434 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: May 30, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings 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 gardening 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 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8415, -73.9072 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at De Witt Clinton Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-de-witt-clinton-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-de-witt-clinton-park Date: May 30, 2015

Celebrate It's My Park with local steward groups, engage in free park programming, and visit De Witt Clinton Park. At 10 a.m., volunteers are needed to help support a garden project and clear up passive sitting areas.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 967-1644

Location: Entrance on W 52nd Street (in De Witt Clinton Park)

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M022 De Witt Clinton Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7677, -73.9948 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park Under the Urban Tree Canopy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-under-the-urban-tree-canopy-at-w-88th-street-near-central-park-west http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-under-the-urban-tree-canopy-at-w-88th-street-near-central-park-west Date: May 30, 2015

Celebrate It's My Park and support the West 88th Street Tree Project. Local volunteers have agreed to care for their street trees and celebrate progressive civic engagement activities. Volunteers are needed to help plant, mulch, and clear weeds in tree pits.

In preparation for a series of volunteer-supported Street Tree Care projects, please visit LOVE YOUR TREE DAY.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 526-0314

Location: West 88th Street Tree Project

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2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7875, -73.9708 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/553a925b75c43.jpg Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park Day at Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-day Date: May 30, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks to give back to your favorite park.

On It’s My Park Day, volunteers will gear up with brooms, shovels, rakes, paint brushes, and trash grabbers to tackle a major cleanup effort in Prospect Park.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6574, -73.9739 Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-moore-homestead-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-moore-homestead-playground Date: May 30, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Newtown Civic Association to help clean, paint benches and fencing, and rake leaves at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Playground.

Please dress appropriately for cleanup activities. Please email BinFeng.Zheng@parks.nyc.gov to register for this project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Moore Homestead Playground!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2779

Location: Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground)

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Q361 Moore Homestead Playground 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7421, -73.8822 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Bowne Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-bowne-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-bowne-playground Date: May 30, 2015

Please note: Volunteer registration for this site is full.

This It's My Park season, volunteers with Asian Americans for Equality's Immigrant Youth Leadership Program will be cleaning and painting at Bowne Playground.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (504) 289-0586

Location: Bowne Playground

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Q308 Bowne Playground 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 10:30 am 2:00 pm 40.7582, -73.8248 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: 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 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6457, -73.9806 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Compost Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/compost-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/compost-crew Date: May 30, 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: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/31/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/31/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: May 31, 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. Please email info@friendsofbrowerpark.org to register for the project. We look forward to working with you to care for Brower Park!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: Brower Park

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B012 Brower Park 2015-05-31 2015-05-31 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6736, -73.9431 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: June 2, 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 2015-06-02 2015-06-02 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: June 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: June 4, 2015

Please note: Volunteer registration for this site is full.

This It's My Park season, the GreenWorks Team will be caring for the McLaughlin Park garden beds.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8453

Location: McLaughlin Park

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 10:30 am 1:00 pm 40.6965, -73.9861 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/garden-crew Date: June 4, 2015

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: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park Date: June 6, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Westerleigh Park to help clean, rake, and weed the entrance gardens at Westerleigh Park. Volunteers are also needed to assist in enriching the soil and planting in each of the garden beds surrounding the park.

We look forward to a great day of cleaning up and beautifying Westerleigh Park!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-06-06 2015-06-06 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Kissena Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/its-my-park-at-kissena-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/its-my-park-at-kissena-park Date: June 6, 2015

Please note: Volunteer registration for this site is full.

This It's My Park season, volunteers from the Star Track Youth Cycling will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Kissena Velodrome.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 417-7560

Location: The Velodrome (in Kissena Park)

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Q024 Kissena Park 2015-06-06 2015-06-06 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7447, -73.8094 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: June 6, 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 2015-06-06 2015-06-06 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT