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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 31–40 out of 192 events
from June 30, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jul 14

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul 14

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Jul 15

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!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Jul 16

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!

Jul 16

Highland Park Community Garden Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Community gardeners and local volunteers will help with seasonal maintenance projects.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 16

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!

Jul 16

Green Neighborhood: Richmond Hill

at 104th Street and 93rd Avenue, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help give a little TreeLC to the street trees in Richmond Hill!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul 16

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!

Jul 16

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to grow veggies in the Children’s Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul 16

Sherman Creek Stewardship: City of Water Day

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we clean the shoreline of the Harlem River and Sherman Creek and learn more about the important life teeming within.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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