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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 67 events
from July 22, 2019 to November 23, 2019
in Volunteer (x) category

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Jul23

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Jul23

Forest Stewards

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Lend a hand and care for the land during the growing season. Participate in stewardship activities such as invasive species removal, watering plants, woodchipping, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul23

Stewardship at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and learn about your Foodway and how to help protect it! Become an expert and teach others about the space.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Jul24

Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

at Southbridge TowersManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Make a difference in your community by supporting a park near you. Learn what you can do for your neighborhood green spaces & how Partnerships for Parks can help. Complimentary dinner!
Category: Volunteer, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jul25

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

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

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday mornings rain or shine with fun green projects such as raking leaves, planting, mulching and more to build community.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul27

Ridgewood - Street Tree Care

at RidgewoodQueens

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.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!

Jul27

Ecology Park - Forest Restoration

at Ecology Park, Bergen Avenue between Avenue T & Cove Lane

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore natural areas and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul27

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul27

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Days

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to volunteer in a trail maintenance project at Ocean Breeze Park. Participants will help with invasive weed removal and cutting branches of invasive trees for trail closure.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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