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 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 and other trails throughout the park. Work includes waterbar and checkstep maintenance, corridor clearing, raking, etc. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants; bring water and...

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...

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...

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...

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 •...

Event Series Youth Run Farm Stand

Youth Run Farm Stand

We are very excited to bring our Youth Run Farmstand featuring fresh local produce at affordable prices back! Wednesdays 2-7pm from July 12 to October 25 Train Park (Gale Place and Orloff Avenue) We accept WIC, FMNP Checks, EBT, Snap, Fresh Connect Checks, Cash and Credit/Debit.

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