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

Friday, August 5, 2016

Aug 5

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug 5

Libertad Urban Farm Community Workday

at Libertad Urban Farm, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Green-Up at the BLK Projek's event to help this urban farm build more raised beds to grow more for the summer season.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

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.
tart 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!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the warm weather.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

Sifting Saturdays: QBG Farm and Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For the last stage in the composting process, sift cured compost that will be used on the farm at Queens Botanical Garden to enrich the soil.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Hendrick I. Lott House Preservation Alliance to help with raking, weeding, and mulching at Hendrick I. Lott House.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Alice Austen Park

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with National Resources Protective Association to clean up the debris at Alice Austen Park's beach.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

Green Neighborhoods: North Shore

at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team in collaboration with the Natural Areas Conservancy for a special North Shore Green Neighborhood event!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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!

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