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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 21–30 out of 129 events
from August 16, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Volunteer (x) category

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general cleanup of the park, as well as maintaining our garden throughout the summer.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore! Children aged 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug22

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Aug22

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Park House (in McLaughlin Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden and beautify at McLaughlin Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug23

Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug23

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

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

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug24

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

It's My Park at Joyce Kilmer Park

at Entrance at 161st Street and Grand Concourse (in Joyce Kilmer Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner to help beautify Joyce Kilmer Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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