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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 162 events
from July 25, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Jul 26

It's My Park at Gateway Triangle

at Gateway Triangle, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education & Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 26

Garden Crew

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds at Friends’ Compost and Garden Site.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul 26

Forest Stewards

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn skills including cutting back overgrown plants, identifying and weeding invasive plants, spreading wood chips on the trails, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Jul 27

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!

Jul 27

It's My Park at Gateway Triangle

at Gateway Triangle, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education & Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jul 28

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Superstorm Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to do general weeding and cleaning on Our Lady of Lourdes Property, and the September 11 Memorial.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 28

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!

Jul 28

It's My Park at Gateway Triangle

at Gateway Triangle, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education & Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 28

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!

Jul 28

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!

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