Event Series April Forest Restoration Fridays

April Forest Restoration Fridays

Join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance at one of our Forest Restoration Friday events. A weekly program that allows community members to engage with VCP staff in maintaining the forested landscape here in the Bronx. Attendees assist with seasonal work such as removal of trees and shrubs, preparing planting sites, planting, and a wide assortment of...

East Meets West

Rambling House 4292 Katonah Ave, Bronx, United States

Join us for a fun, fundraiser to support programs in the two largest parks in the Bronx at the Rambling House in Woodlawn. $35 in Advance, $45 at the Door Includes: Your first beer/wine Finger Foods Giveaways   Get Your Tickets Now!

Spring Garden Community Volunteer Day

To care for the garden and prepare for this year's growing season, volunteers are needed for weeding, building, and maintaining the compost bins! Make sure to wear comfortable clothing, sturdy closed-toe shoes, and bring lots of water! All tools will be provided. No gardening experience is necessary. RSVP Now.

Earth Day

Join us at this FREE event to celebrate Earth Day. Activities include: Garden Activities Nature Crafts Music & Dancing with Edwin Ferreras & Company NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers Meet the Horses! Event will be held on the Stables Lawn and inside VCPA's Garden & Compost Site in Van Cortlandt Park. Enter the park at...

Wetland Wesdnesdays

Join us for Wetland Wednesdays, where we volunteer to improve the wetland ecosystems in Van Cortlandt Park. April is a great time to get out and enjoy the warmer air...

Event Series Trail Work Wednesdays

Trail Work Wednesdays

Garden & Compost Site Enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu, Bronx, NY

Miles of trails traverse the natural areas of Van Cortlandt Park, and they are in need of regular maintenance. Volunteers will assist staff on maintenance of the cross country course...

Event Series Super Seedlings!

Super Seedlings!

Please Note: 4/29 has been canceled due to the weather forecast. Please Note: New Time is 10am to 12pm. Accompanied by a guardian, young adventurers will experience nature in their...

Pinkster Festival!

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, Van Cortlandt House Museum and Kingsbridge Historical Society present a Pinkster Festival on the lawn of the Van Cortlandt House Museum. Live Music with Chief Baba Neil Clarke, Master Percussionist Story of Pinkster with the Pinkster Players African Games with Lavada Nahon, NY Cultural Historian & Interpreter Stories with April Armstrong,...

Springtime Shindig!

We invite you to our spring benefit event on May 11, 2023 to support the work of Van Cortlandt Park Alliance. This year we are proud to honor two extraordinary organizations whose efforts have made an indelible difference in the lives of folks who live near Van Cortlandt Park: The Friendly Fridge BX is a...

Spring Wreath Making

Garden & Compost Site Enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu, Bronx, NY

Ring in Springtime by making your own spring wreath! In this workshop, we will take a short hike in the Van Cortlandt Park forest and harvest vines to use as the base of our wreaths. Then head back to the garden to create our wreaths with a mix of natural and artificial materials including seasonal...

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