NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:13:40 GMT <![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/08/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/08/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: December 8, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-08 2016-12-08 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:08 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach Memorial Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/09/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach-memorial-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/09/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach-memorial-garden Date: December 9, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to spruce up the park in preparation for their annual holiday event. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Superstorm Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2016-12-09 2016-12-09 8:00 am 11:00 am 40.56267166137700000, -74.09904479980500000 Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:15:09 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: December 10, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Conference House Park to show some tender, loving care to Conference House Park. Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-12-10 2016-12-10 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Deer Guard Installation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/conference-house-deer-guard-installation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/conference-house-deer-guard-installation Date: December 10, 2016

Join the Stewardship team for a day of protecting the young forest at Conference House Park from Staten Island’s expanding deer population! Volunteers will be trained to identify which species of trees deer favor, how to identify browse, and how to properly install the guards onto the trees.

Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 x127

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-12-10 2016-12-10 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.50255203247070000, -74.25181579589844000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:59:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Neighborhood: Inwood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/green-neighborhood-inwood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/green-neighborhood-inwood Date: December 10, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect the young forest in Inwood Hill Park! Volunteers will be trained in tree care best practices as well as invasive vegetation identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-12-10 2016-12-10 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:30:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer Opportunity: Prepping for the Winter]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/garden-event-prepping-for-the-winter http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/garden-event-prepping-for-the-winter Date: December 10, 2016

Do you enjoy digging in the dirt? Are you proud of your green thumb? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please join us as we finish preparing the park for the winter.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2016-12-10 2016-12-10 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/583cfca42c06e.jpg Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:14:48 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Paerdegat Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/its-my-park-at-paerdegat-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/10/its-my-park-at-paerdegat-park Date: December 10, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Brooklyn Community Board 17 to for a general cleanup which includes raking and planting of daffodil bulbs at Paerdegat Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Comfort Station (in Paerdegat Park)

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B218 Paerdegat Park 2016-12-10 2016-12-10 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.63802639729500000, -73.93812417984000000 Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:15:09 EST
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/12/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/12/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: December 12, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-12 2016-12-12 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Marine Park Mugwort Pull]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/13/marine-park-mugwort-pull http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/13/marine-park-mugwort-pull Date: December 13, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect the young forest of Marine Park! Volunteers will help to pull and cut Mugwort, which threatens the otherwise healthy forest. Everyone will be trained in tree care and invasive removal techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2016-12-13 2016-12-13 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.60469818115234400, -73.93029785156250000 Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:14:58 EST
<![CDATA[Gowanus Street Tree Care]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/15/gowanus-street-tree-care http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/15/gowanus-street-tree-care Date: December 15, 2016

Interested in caring for the trees in Gowanus, Brooklyn? Come on down and join the Stewardship Team for a day of giving your neighborhood a little TreeLC! Volunteers will be trained in best practices and street tree identification techniques. Come dressed in sturdy shoes or boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Third Avenue and Butler Street

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2016-12-15 2016-12-15 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.68091684492300000, -73.98371287116400000 Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:14:58 EST
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/15/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/15/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: December 15, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-15 2016-12-15 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:08 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Start or Join a Community Park Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/15/how-to-grow-your-community-park-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/15/how-to-grow-your-community-park-group Date: December 15, 2016

For decades, New Yorkers have been taking ownership of their local parks by starting park community groups. These groups bring programs and funding to their parks and advocate for political support. Join us for a free workshop to learn how you can join an existing local group, or start a new one!

  • Connect to community park groups in your neighborhood
  • Hear from experienced park group leaders in your borough
  • Gain five free parks resources
  • Learn the first 3 steps to starting a new group

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5342

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-15 2016-12-15 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e92e81a1862.png Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: December 17, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Conference House Park to show some tender, loving care to Conference House Park. Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-12-17 2016-12-17 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Neighborhood: Richmond Hill]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/green-neighborhood-richmond-hill http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/green-neighborhood-richmond-hill Date: December 17, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect the young trees in Forest Park! Volunteers will be trained in tree care best-practices as well as invasive vegetation identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Strack Pond (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-12-17 2016-12-17 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69959168144500000, -73.85474967956500000 Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:30:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Piping Plover Fencing Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/piping-plover-fencing-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/piping-plover-fencing-project Date: December 17, 2016

Join the Stewardship Team for a day to work on the fencing that protects the habitat and nesting grounds of Piping Plovers, the endangered bird species, as well as caring for beach amaranth. Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: End of Beach 56th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2016-12-17 2016-12-17 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58979083417300000, -73.78558609141100000 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:14:59 EST
<![CDATA[Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/forest-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/forest-restoration Date: December 17, 2016

Volunteer with the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy to help fix up forested areas in the park. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a snack.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-12-17 2016-12-17 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:30:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/19/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/19/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: December 19, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-19 2016-12-19 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Canarsie Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/20/1220-canarsie-green-neighborhood-forest-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/20/1220-canarsie-green-neighborhood-forest-restoration Date: December 20, 2016

Join the Stewardship Team for a day of service to care for the forest in Canarsie Park! Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up here!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: McGuire Fields at Avenue W (in McGuire Fields)

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B166D McGuire Fields 2016-12-20 2016-12-20 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.61909866333008000, -73.90010070800781000 Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:30:06 EST
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/22/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/22/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: December 22, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-22 2016-12-22 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/26/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/26/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: December 26, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-26 2016-12-26 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/29/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/29/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: December 29, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-29 2016-12-29 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:08 EDT