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Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Great Kills Crooke's Point Tree Planting

at Hylan Boulevard and Buffalo Street (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Great Kills Crooke's Point!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Staten Island North Shore Forest Restoration

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help care for the young forest by removing invasive species which threaten the otherwise healthy forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Soundview Street Tree Stewardship

at Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will assist in planting Dewberry’s and caring for our street trees.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

CANCELLED: Beautify Historic Flushing Outdoor Volunteer Project

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the beautiful spring garden at the historic Bowne House and help prepare it for the summer.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Athens Square

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with help remove any remaining leaves and get the park ready for the warm weather.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Powell's Cove Park

at 137th St and 11th Ave (in Powell's Cove Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Coastal Preservation Network to help clean up the shoreline at Powell's Cove Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Women in Comics 3 Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present the third art exhibition at the Poe Park Visitor Center for the month of May.
Category: Art
Free!

May 7

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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