Event Series Mulchfest 2023

Mulchfest 2023

Recycle your holiday tree by bringing it to Van Cortlandt Park, where the VCP Forest Restoration Crew will chip it into mulch!  This event will take place on Saturday January 7 and Sunday January 8...

Winter Tree Identification Workshop

Join VCPA's Restoration and Stewardship Program Director, John Butler, in a workshop focused on identification of woody plants in the winter. Even without leaves, there are lots of ways to identify trees and shrubs! This workshop will teach you signature traits to look for when identifying common species in a northeastern forest. You’ll leave with...

Bronx Parks Speak Up

The Bronx Coalition for Parks and Greenspaces Presents: The 29th Bronx Parks Speak Up  Connecting the Bronx: One Greenway at a Time Join VCPA and other Bronx Parks groups at this annual event that is back in person! RSVP Now. Lehman College Music Building, Faculty Dining Room Please enter at Gate 8 – Bedford Park...

Volunteer for the Ultimate Trail Running Series

Volunteers will be placed at key spots along the course to guide runners and monitor progress, as well as staffing a water stop and snack table. Meet at the Tortoise & Hare Statue (across the street from 6087 Broadway) at 8:30am. Please make sure dress appropriately for being outdoors in early March weather. Your help...

NYC Ultimate Trail Running Series at VCP

Join us at the world famous home of cross country trail running, Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.  Saturday, March 4, 2023, join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and King of the Mountain Events for this first-of-its-kind NYC Ultimate Trail Running Series featuring 8K (4.97 miles) filled with rolling single-track trails, mixed with stairs, wooden boardwalks,...

Event Series Wetland Wednesdays

Wetland Wednesdays

Join the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Manhattan College for a community event on Wetland Wednesdays - March 22nd and March 29th - to improve the habitat of Van Cortlandt Park's wetlands. We will be working to replace the invasive common reed (phragmites) with vegetation that has improved ecological value. No experience is necessary, and...

DIY Beeswax Wraps

Beeswax wraps are a sustainable alternative to plastic wrap made out of a natural wax produced by honey bees! Making your own wrap to use yourself or to give to others is a great step to sustainable living. In this workshop you will make your own beeswax wrap using beeswax and cotton fabric. You are...

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!

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