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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 41–50 out of 73 events
from September 25, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Volunteer (x) category

Monday, October 16, 2017

Oct16

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, October 17, 2017

Oct17

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!

Oct17

Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South with Riverside Park Conservancy and TRASH HERO New York

at 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping to remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park's shoreline.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Oct18

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!

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct19

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!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Staten Island

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove various invasive species. They will also have the unique opportunity to do some seeding in the park to help restore the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Oct21

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Bronx

at Stockbridge Indian Memorial (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive species knotweed and wineberry in Van Cortlandt Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct21

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Brooklyn - Tree Planting

at Seaview Avenue and East 108th Street (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us plant trees in the forest in Canarsie Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct21

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Queens

at 149th Avenue and Springfield Lane (in Idlewild Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up the wetland/coastal forest area in the much beloved Idlewild Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct21

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 Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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