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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

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park) , Staten Island

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

Aug 19

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.
Free!

Aug 19

It's My Park at Sandy Memorial Garden

at Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park to help clean and beautify the Sandy Memorial Garden.
Free!

Aug 19

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to tend to the gardens at Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Aug 19

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to help with a general clean up at Red Hook Recreation Area.
Free!

Aug 19

It's My Park at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park

at Unity Park (in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Morrisania Band Project (a.k.a. MBP) to clean up and remove weeds at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park.
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug 20

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Park House (in Fort Independence Playground) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors at a beautiful Sunday morning community project at Fort Independence Playground.
Free!

Aug 20

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to help clean up and beautify our park, while maintaining our planting area at Lt. Lia Playground.
Free!

Aug 20

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general cleanup of the park, as well as maintaining our garden throughout the summer.
Free!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug 22

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Park House (in McLaughlin Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden and beautify at McLaughlin Park.
Free!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug 23

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park!
Free!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug 24

It's My Park at Joyce Kilmer Park

at Entrance at 161st Street and Grand Concourse (in Joyce Kilmer Park) , Bronx

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner to help beautify Joyce Kilmer Park.
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug 26

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park) , Staten Island

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

Aug 26

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.
Free!

Aug 26

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to tend to the gardens at Owl's Head Park.
Free!

Aug 26

It's My Park at Drew Playground

at Drew Playground , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to help clean up Drew Playground.
Free!

Aug 26

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to help with a general cleanup at Leif Ericson Park.
Free!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug 27

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Park House (in Fort Independence Playground) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and neighbors to clean up and do some weeding at Fort Independence Playground.
Free!

Aug 27

It's My Park at Murray Hill Playground

at Murray Hill Playground , Queens

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Young Adult Division at Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple to clean up at Murray Hill Playground.
Free!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Aug 29

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Park House (in McLaughlin Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden and beautify at McLaughlin Park.
Free!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Aug 30

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park!
Free!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

It's My Park at Allison Pond Park

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park) , Staten Island

8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Allison Pond Park as they beautify the park.
Free!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep 24

Fall It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Free!

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