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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 200 events
from June 25, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 26

The Battery Fair

at The Battery Oval (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the grand opening of The Battery Oval!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Markets, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 26

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to do a general cleanup at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 26

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This is a one-day opportunity to discover the unique experience and views the park has to offer.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, History, Tours, Volunteer, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 26

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Monday, June 27, 2016

Jun 27

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

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.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 29

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!

Jun 29

Green Neighborhoods: North Shore

at Utter Avenue and Slosson Avenue (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help care for the young forest by removing invasive species which threaten the otherwise healthy forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 29

It's My Park at Lawrence Triangle

at Lawrence Triangle, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Boy Scouts of America to add a fresh coat of paint for the wrought iron fencing at Lawrence Triangle.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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