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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 142 events
from May 28, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Volunteer (x) category

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May29

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park), Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
We'll walk the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of NYC Parks' ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

May30

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, May 31, 2018

May31

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

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

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Volunteer at Washington Square Park

at Washington Square Park House (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Planting, cleaning, and weeding are on deck for this opportunity. We will provide all the tools you might need.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 2

Sunset Park Green Neighborhood

at 53rd Street and 4th Avenue

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.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: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 2

National Trails Day at Riverdale Park

at Palisades Avenue and West 232nd Street (in Seton Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team and Natural Areas Conservancy on National Trails Day at Riverdale Park!
Category: Education, Volunteer, National Trails Day
Free!

Jun 2

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 Northerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Fresh Creek Nature Association to beautify Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at William F Moore Park

at William F Moore Park, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Queens Borough President's Office to do general cleanup, rake leaves, and paint at William F Moore Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 2

It's My Park at Thorpe Family Playground

at Park Avenue Thorpe Office, Bronx

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Park Avenue Thorpe to repaint fencing, transplant some bushes, and spread woodchips at Thorpe Family Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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