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 May Forest Restoration Fridays

May Forest Restoration Fridays

Woodlawn Playground Van Cortlandt Park East and Oneida Ave., Bronx, NY

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...

Event Series Birding with NYC Audubon

Birding with NYC Audubon

Please Note: The June 10th Birding Event has been canceled. Explore Van Cortlandt Park’s ecologically diverse grounds and celebrate a long tradition of birding in the park. We will look for various species of resident and migratory birds and discuss a wide range of avian topics. Each walk will be led by a New York...

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 city! Kids and their grown-ups will dig, plant seeds, and create crafts together through hands-on play in the garden. This is a free 7 week...

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...

Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Bronx Arts Ensemble invite you to an evening celebration of Juneteenth. The program will begin on the back deck of the Van Cortlandt Golf House...

Event Series Starlight Cinema

Starlight Cinema

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Horace Mann School Present: Starlight Cinema: Outer Space!  Sponsored by Horace Mann School & Optimum Tuesday Nights • FREE! Van Cortlandt Park Parade Ground •...

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