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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 176 events
from April 26, 2019 to November 23, 2019
in Volunteer (x) category

Friday, April 26, 2019

Apr26

Volunteer Opportunities in the Greenbelt: High Rock Challenge

at Henry Kaufman CampgroundsStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with setup (moving and staging obstacles) for the High Rock Challenge at the Henry Kaufman Camp Ground.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Paerdegat Basin Cleanup and Tree Planting

at 2101 Bergen Avenue (in Paerdegat Basin Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to clean up the forest and plant trees in Paerdegat Basin Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr26

Arbor Day Tree Planting

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day and spring awakening with an annual tree planting at Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

Volunteer Opportunities in the Greenbelt: High Rock Challenge

at Henry Kaufman CampgroundsStaten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist at challenges, direct runners, and help distribute water.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr27

PfP Presents: It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr27

Parkchester - Street Tree Care

at McGraw Hill Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Playground)Bronx

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: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr27

Invasive Species Challenge

at Henshaw Street & Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We need your help to pull up as much garlic mustard. This invasive herb emits chemical compounds that prevent native seeds from sprouting and can cause serious harm to local habitats.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr27

Community Volunteer Earth Day

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Earth Day at Flushing Meadows Corona Park by helping us plant, weed, paint, and clean up the park!
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr27

Earth Day Beautification

at Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location, The Overlook Parking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with a family-friendly volunteer day to beautify the gardens around the Overlook and Sobelsohn Playground area.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr27

Beautify Fort Tryon Park with New York Cares

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Beautify this historic and scenic park by weeding, planting, removing invasive species, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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