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Saturday, May 14, 2016

May14

It's My Park at Straus Park

at Straus Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends Of Straus Park to garden at Straus Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May14

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park and add to the horticulture beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May14

Compost Tea and Cookies

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This advanced composting class will show participants how to make a batch of compost tea—an aerated brew of finished compost in water.
Category: Education, Nature

May14

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

May14

Prospect Park Alliance Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to the ongoing care of the Park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May14

It's My Park at Crescent Beach Park

at Robinson Avenue and Tennyson Drive (in Crescent Beach Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, volunteer with Gateway Civic Association to clean along the shoreline at Crescent Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May14

It's My Park at Graniteville Quarry Park

at Forest Avenue Park Entrance (in Graniteville Quarry Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Graniteville Quarry to help clean the paths to the unique rock quarries within Graniteville Quarry Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May14

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

May14

FLOW.16

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Randall's Island Park Alliance will host its annual FLOW Grand Opening, which features five new site-specific installations by artists.
Category: Art, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May14

In Alice’s Garden: Spring Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out to Clear Comfort for a day of service. We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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