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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 140 events
from July 27, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Volunteer (x) category

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Team up with other caring volunteers to combat pollution along our coastlines while cleaning up the park's beaches and salt marshes.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug16

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!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

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!

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug18

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

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!

Aug19

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to on site, ongoing care of the park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug20

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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!

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