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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 147 events
from May 27, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Volunteer (x) category

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

It's My Park at North Shore Esplanade

at 78 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify the North Shore Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May27

It's My Park at Jerome Park

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors cleanup day in Fort Independence Park and along Sedgwick Avenue.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May27

Month of Sundays at Genesis Community Garden Bronx

at Genesis Community Garden, Bronx

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Genesis Community Garden Bronx invites all gardeners to contribute to the work needed to restore balance and harmony to our once beautiful and bountiful garden oasis in the Bronx
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May27

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May27

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May29

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park), Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
We'll walk the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of NYC Parks' ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

May30

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, May 31, 2018

May31

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Volunteer at Washington Square Park

at Washington Square Park House (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Planting, cleaning, and weeding are on deck for this opportunity. We will provide all the tools you might need.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 2

Sunset Park Green Neighborhood

at 53rd Street and 4th Avenue

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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