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Viewing 1–10 out of 124 events
from August 18, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Volunteer (x) category

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug18

CANCELLED: Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

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.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Sandy Memorial Garden

at Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park to help clean and beautify the Sandy Memorial Garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to tend to the gardens at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

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 help with a general clean up at Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to on site, ongoing care of the park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park

at Unity Park (in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Morrisania Band Project (a.k.a. MBP) to clean up and remove weeds at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Park House (in Fort Independence Playground), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors at a beautiful Sunday morning community project at Fort Independence Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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