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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 11–20 out of 132 events
from March 23, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Volunteer (x) category

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Apr 2

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 2

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Stewardship Spring Planting Day

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help plant perennials (asters, lobelia, rudbeckia), native grasses, sedges, ferns, and shrubs, and learn best practices for your own gardens or planters at home.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 2

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to volunteer!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Apr 6

Horticulture Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the garden's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics while working hands-on with our plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Apr 8

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
Free!

Apr 8

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Pelham Bay park! Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Apr 8

NYC Compost Project: Rebooting the Soil with Compost

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make a little compost go a long way! You’ll learn so many easy ways to support soil life and plant health with compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Apr 9

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Pelham Bay Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 9

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to volunteer!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Apr14

Van Cortlandt Park Tree Planting

at Broadway and West 260th Street (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Van Cortlandt Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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