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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 21–30 out of 193 events
from May 31, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Jun 4

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come and get your hands dirty at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum while helping us beautify our grounds.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

It's My Park at Moore Homestead Playground

at Comfort Station (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Elmhurst Supporters for Parks to clean up Moore Homestead Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 4

It's My Park at Union Square Park

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Union Square Partnership to help clean up and plant flowers at Union Square Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 4

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Jun 4

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 4

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Corner of Victory Avenue and Bay Street (in Tompkinsville Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The volunteers will be raking leaves, planting, and doing overall park beautification. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Jun 5

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.
All tools and instructions will be provided; just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 5

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 5

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 6, 2016

Jun 6

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!

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