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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 37 events
from December 11, 2017 to March 31, 2018
in Volunteer (x) category

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Workshop: Grant Writing 101

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During this workshop and info-session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by discussing tips for applying for community-oriented grants.
Category: Education, Volunteer

Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Caring For Annual Plant Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to prepare your annual plant beds by adding shredded leaves and compost. Participants will be helping us with the work—dress for the weather!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer

Saturday, December 16, 2017


It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

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

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Neal Dow Avenue and Springfield Avenue (in Westerleigh Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Soundview Green Neighborhood Coastal Cleanup

at Howe Avenue and Hart Street (in Pugsley Creek Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help remove debris from the shoreline of Pugsley Creek! Please note: Registration is full. You can sign up to be added to the waitlist.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Waterfront


Rockaway Beach Piping Plover Fencing

at End of Beach 56th Street (in Rockaway Beach), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Parks Stewardship Team and the Wildlife Unit as we care for the habitat and nesting grounds of these endangered shorebirds.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife


It's My Park at Moore Homestead Playground

at Comfort Station (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Elmhurst Supporters of Parks to rake and collect leaves at Moore Homestead Playground.
Category: Volunteer


It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks in Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Hydroponic Garden Tour

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of our city's hydroponic gardens, and learn how you can build a small garden for your classroom or home.
Category: Nature, Volunteer

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Sunday, December 17, 2017


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.11:30 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to help cleanup and beautify our park, while maintaining our planting area at Lt. Lia Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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