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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 129 events
from August 31, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug31

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Corner of Jay Street and Cathedral Place (in McLaughlin Park), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will pull weeds, remove waste, and may have the opportunity to plant in the garden. We look forward to beautifying McLaughlin Park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 1

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep 1

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

It's My Park at Mount Eden Malls

at Mount Eden Parkway and Sheridan Avenue (in Mount Eden Malls), Bronx

8:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Mount Eden Malls to beautify this stretch of park at Mount Eden Malls.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 3

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the warm weather.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 3

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track Bayard Street and Union Avenue Entrance (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to do general clean up at McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 3

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 3

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for a general clean up and horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 3

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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