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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 161 events
from July 30, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (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 help with a general cleanup and some horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Gouverneur Playground

at Gouverneur Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Claremont Healthy Village to help beautify Gouverneur Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Silver Lake Park

at Silver Lake Park Entrance (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Silver Lake Park Conservancy to help with general park cleaning, and to help continue painting benches within Silver Lake Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

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!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds, garden beds, or general park clean up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

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!

Aug 7

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, August 8, 2016

Aug 8

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!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

Garden Crew

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds at Friends’ Compost and Garden Site.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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