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It's My Park

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Join thousands of New Yorkers who come together each year to volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces through It's My Park. The It’s My Park projects below are open to the public and walk-ons are welcome. If you would like to volunteer with a large group (10+ people), please submit a request to Partnerships for Parks.

It's My Park is presented by Partnerships for Parks, a joint program of NYC Parks and the City Parks Foundation.

 

It's My Park Events

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Oct23

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Congress Street and Clinton Street (in Cobble Hill Park)Brooklyn

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Oct24

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm

at Decker FarmStaten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pick a pumpkin to take home and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, corn maze, arts and crafts, face-painting, and all of your favorite autumnal activities!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run

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

7:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come volunteer with the Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run Group to clean up and spread wood chips.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at McCaffrey Playground

at Mccaffrey Playground (in McCaffrey Playground)Manhattan

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the new Friends of McCaffrey Playground at our first ever cleanup and planting at McCaffrey Playground. All are welcome!
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors meets most weekend Saturday mornings from April through October to care for the plantings around Jerome Park Reservoir.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Glick Park

at Glick Park (in East River Esplanade)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Alliance for Kips Bay to plant bulbs and clean up in the newly reopened Glick Park.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Brust Park

at Upper Brust Park Greystone Avenue Entrance (in Brust Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come volunteer with the Stewards of Brust Park as they plant daffodil bulbs donated by New Yorkers for Parks.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at Lakeview Lane Playground (in Baisley Pond Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Baisley Pond Park Block Association to rake leaves and pull any weeds at Baisley Pond Park.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at New Dorp Beach (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to clean the shoreline at New Dorp Beach of washed up garbage and debris.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Glenwood Landing

at Glenwood Landing Garden (in Glenwood Landing)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Westmoreland Association to complete a daffodil bulb planting and cleanup at Glenwood Landing.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Seward Park

at Seward Park Park House (in Seward Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Seward Park Conservancy to spruce up the planting beds surrounding the playground at Seward Park.
Free!

Oct26

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm

at Decker FarmStaten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pick a pumpkin to take home and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, corn maze, arts and crafts, face-painting, and all of your favorite autumnal activities!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

It's My Park at Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Morningside Park to plant daffodils and beautify Morningside Park.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Ruppert Park

at Park Entrance at 91st Street and Second Avenue (in Ruppert Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Ruppert Park to clean up, plant bulbs, and prepare Ruppert Park for the colder seasons.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Springfield Park Park House (in Springfield Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Volunteers for Springfield Park to complete a cleanup and bulb planting at Springfield Park.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Juan Pablo Duarte Square

at Juan Pablo Duarte SquareManhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Washington Heights Gardening Crew to do a general clean up of Juan Pablo Duarte Square and the tree pits.
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at 9th Avenue and 67th Street (in Leif Ericson Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Free!

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Oct27

It's My Park at West 88th Street Trees

at West 88th Street Tree ProjectManhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join the West 88th Street Tree Project and help beautify our street. All are welcome!
Free!

Oct27

It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Maria Hernandez Park House (in Maria Hernandez Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Clean Bushwick Initiative and Maria Hernandez Dog Run P.A.C.K. to plant daffodil bulbs and beautify at Maria Hernandez Park.
Free!

Oct27

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to care for the natural elements of the park, including the Monarch Butterfly Garden at Brower Park.
Free!

Monday, October 28, 2019

Oct28

It's My Park at Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza

at Michael J. Leonard Memorial PlazaStaten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Staten Island Royal Lions Club as they clean and beautify Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza.
Free!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Oct30

It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park

at Congress Street and Clinton Street (in Cobble Hill Park)Brooklyn

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park.
Free!

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