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...

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...

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...

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...

DIY Fairy Garden

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

Do you like fairies and other magical creatures? You can invite them into your home with a fairy garden! These gardens are a fun and imaginative way to get your child digging, learning to garden, and playing outside. In this workshop a child and an accompanying adult will create a fairy garden to take home....

VCPA Volunteer Spring Mingling

Volunteer interest and appreciation event with food, drinks, and fun times! Want to learn about why you should volunteer in Van Cortlandt Park? Do you wonder what our volunteer projects entail? Come and meet some of our volunteers to hear about their experiences. Meet our staff and learn about all of the fun volunteer events...

Event Series Forest Fridays

Forest Fridays

August 25th event has been canceled due to rainy weather. Help preserve the beautiful 640 acres of urban woodland in Van Cortlandt Park through our Forest Fridays initiative! As part of the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, community members can actively participate in maintaining the health of the Bronx's forested landscape. Join us every Friday to...

Event Series Water Chestnut Wednesdays

Water Chestnut Wednesdays

Note: Due to Air Quality Health Advisory the June 7 session has been canceled. Join the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for Water Chestnut Wednesdays as we work together to maintain the health of Hester and Piero's Mill Pond. Water chestnuts are an invasive aquatic species that, if left unchecked, can disrupt the local ecosystem. Throughout...

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