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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 173 events
from July 23, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Volunteer (x) category

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of reusable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 30

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be planting and weeding around the park. There will also be a health and wellness event within the Park. We look forward to cleaning up and celebrating in the park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn, McCarren Park Track Bayard Street and Union Avenue Entrance (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of reusable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 31

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 and garden beds, or general park clean up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 31

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 1, 2016

Aug 1

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 2, 2016

Aug 2

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!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Aug 3

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

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!

Aug 4

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!

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