Upcoming Events

Tibbetts Brook Water Monitoring
Bimonthly Wednesdays meeting at 9am
Come learn about the health of Tibbetts Brook and Van Cortlandt Lake while assisting in gathering data. Open to adults, 18 and over only. Please contact John at john@vancortlandt.org to learn more

Youth Run Farm Stands
Thursdays from 12-7pm until November 16th– on the Corner of E. Gun Hill Road and DeKalb Ave. 
Thursday’s market is being held in partnership with GrowNYC and will accept Cash, EBT/Credit/Debit, Healthbucks, WIC and FMNP checks. Special Thank You to Our Supporters: New Yankee Stadium Benefits Fund, Clif Bar Family Foundation and Bon Secours Healthy Community Initiative.


Get Active Hiking Series in VCP
Saturday November 18th meeting at 10am, Seven Wonders of VCP Tour.  Please wear appropriate shoes and bring plenty of water and a snack for hike. meet at FVCP Compost Site- enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu Ave.

End of Season Celebration
Saturday November 18th from 10am to 1pm
Help with our final harvest to prepare the garden and compost bins for the winter through adding collected leaves and food scraps.  Projects suitable for all ages.  Volunteers will get a final chance to taste some of the produce from our garden.  Meet at FVCP’s Compost Site- enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu Ave.


Our events are open to the general public. RSVP’s are encouraged for individuals or small groups. Please contact Sara Kempton at 718-601-1553 or sara@vancortlandt.org to register for volunteer events or to schedule your own date. Space is limited so we ask that groups contact us at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule.


Are you a Corporation interested in volunteer with FVCP? For a $500 donation, the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park will provide a 1-day, 3-hour volunteer event for up to 30 people that is tailored to your employees and schedule. Visit our Corporate Membership Page for more information.

Tree huggers in Van Cortlandt Park