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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 8,741–8,750 out of 15,175 events
from May 19, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Children's Garden Planting Day and Puppet Show

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Plant a diverse array of plant types to improve the park's appearance and provide year-round beauty for the neighborhood to enjoy.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Marcus Garvey Dog Run Group to spread wood chips, paint fencing, and beautify the dog run area!
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association to clean up the garden beds and paint fences and benches at Stuyvesant Square Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

It's My Park at Tibbett's Tail

at Bailey Avenue and 234th Street (in Bailey Playground), Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bronx Community Board 8 to clean up Tibbett's Tail.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Wetland Volunteer Day

at West 242nd Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the soil and help keep the park green! Bring a snack and wear comfortable clothes.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Children's Play Area (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean and beautify playgrounds at Marcus Garvey Park. We look forward to cleaning up the playgrounds with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

NYC Compost: Farm and Garden Work Days

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, and composting,
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May20

It's My Park at the W 88th Street Trees

at West 88th Street Tree Project, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with West 88th Street Tree Project to clean up the tree beds, plant flowers, mulch, and water the tree beds on West 88th Street!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Amersfort Park

at Main Garden Area (in Amersfort Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Amersfort Park to beautify and clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Plant Giveaway/Perennial Workshop at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Battery is home to 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers.
Category: Nature
Free!

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