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 259 events
from July 27, 2021 to September 10, 2022
in Volunteer (x) category

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Jul27

Webinar: Care Captain Training

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Become a Care Captain! Join us to learn about street trees and how you can help us care for our urban forest. This remote presentation will teach you to become a ‘Care…
Category: Education, Volunteer, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Jul29

Tidy Thursday

at Starlight ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks can include litter pickup, weed removal, green infrastructure maintenance, and plantings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul29

It's My Park at Hunter's Point South Park

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Hunters Point Parks Conservancy to beautify Hunter's Point South Park. Please click here to register: https://www.hunterspointparks.org/volunteer We look forward to seeing you at the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Friday, July 30, 2021

Jul30

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Jul30

Pelham Bay Park Forest Restoration

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul30

Project WASTE at Muskrat

at Woodlawn Metro-North StationBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help remove floatable debris from the river to improve its habitat as part of Project WASTE (Waterway And Street Trash Elimination).
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul30

Community Paddle on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a great activity for beginners and families to join. Canoes will be available for partners and families, and kayaks will be available for solo paddlers.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Tashi's Eagle Scout Book Drive

at WNYC Transmitter ParkBrooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Drop off your gently used books. Feel free to browse and take other books.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Jul31

Mulch Ado About Parks and Recreation

at Pearson Street and Watson Avenue (in Schmul Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to support your public spaces through upcycling and community service.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Volunteer, Workshops
Free!

Jul31

It's My Park at Glick Park

at Glick Park (in East River Esplanade)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteer with Alliance for Kips Bay to clean up, weed, and care for the green spaces at Glick Park on the East River Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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