Browsing: Volunteering

Events 2013 Marathon
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Up to 12,000 people volunteer their time to make the TCS New York City Marathon one of the best races in the world — and you can help! If you’re looking to do more than stand along 4th Avenue and cheer on the runners as they pass through our neighborhood this year on Sunday, November
Animals Colt the dog via Sean Casey on FB
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Sean Casey Animal Rescue, which operates out of spaces in Windsor Terrace and Sunset Park, is “very much in need of some cleaning supplies and have to reach out to ask our friends, families & followers for your help,” the group said on its Facebook page. To see the list of items that the animal rescue
Volunteering Prospect Park Lake
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Looking for a way to give back to our big Brooklyn backyard? Prospect Park is taking steps to fight the invasive phragmites growing on the shorelines of its lake, and it’s in need of volunteers to help. Prospect Park’s new Fight the Phrag campaign began this month as an effort to remove this invasive species of
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Looking for a fun way to give back to the community this weekend? Join neighbors from PS 295, MS 88, and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy on Saturday, July 19, from 11am to 3pm, as they weed Detective Joseph Mayrose Park (17th Street at the Prospect Expressway) and plant native wildflowers. The resulting pollinator garden will be
Volunteering (crop) Fishing clinics, via Prospect Park on Flickr
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The free Macy’s Fishing Clinics return to Prospect Park’s Audubon Center on Saturdays and Sundays in July and August, and they could use a few good anglers to help out! The park is looking for volunteers 18 and over who are interested in teaching and working with children, particularly in an outdoor setting, and it’s a bonus if you’ve
Volunteering Green-Wood Bday
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If you love New York City history and love talking to people, there’s a great volunteer opportunity at Green-Wood Cemetery‘s Visitor Services Desk. They’re looking for dedicated volunteers at their new welcome area within the grand Gothic Arches to greet visitors from all over the world. You’ll sell books and souvenir items, share information about upcoming events, and
Events Brooklyn Volunteer Fair
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Have you been looking for a way to get more involved in your community? You’ll find a lot of interesting options at the 2014 Brooklyn Volunteer Fair, coming up on Thursday, May 29 from 6-9pm at the Park Slope Armory on 15th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. Dozens of organizations will be on hand, including
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If you need some puppy love, but aren’t in a position to actually adopt a new friend at the moment, Sean Casey Animal Rescue’s Sunset Park location (551 39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues) is on the lookout for volunteer dog walkers. Walkers must be 18 or older, available between the hours of 11am and
Events Healthy Way 5k start via CAMBA
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This Sunday, May 4 looks like it will be a beautiful day for a nice, long walk or run in Prospect Park. Even better, you have a chance to do just that while supporting CAMBA, a local organization that does so much around Brooklyn, from housing women in need to feeding hungry neighbors and offering a step up to small businesses, and
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The spring book sale at the Park Slope Library is coming up on Saturday, April 26 from 10am-5pm, which is free to attend, with the preview sale on Thursday, April 24, from 5-7pm, which has a $10 entry fee. The Friends Group is still accepting donations — bring gently used books of all genres, CDs, and DVDs to the library at 431 6th Avenue, on
Volunteering prospect park lake
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If you love Prospect Park and you want to help keep it clean and safe for local wildlife, join W.I.L.D. for Prospect Park on Saturday, April 19 from 11am-1pm for its first Lakeside Cleanup and Visitor Outreach of the year. Volunteers will gather by the side of the lake near the Vanderbilt Street/Prospect Park Southwest entrance, will focus picking up
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It’s been 20 years since the Rwandan Genocide, and to commemorate the anniversary, SAME SKY, an organization founded to aid female HIV positive survivors, has teamed up with our own Prospect Park Alliance for a park cleanup effort called Umuganda Under the Same Sky on Saturday, March 29th. Volunteers will rake leaves, plant herbaceous grasses, and spread
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It’s been a fantastic week for our neighborhood schools. First there was the $141,000 donation to PS 295 that will help fund their in-class music and after school band programs, and now we’ve discovered that New Voices MS 443 is one of the city’s Love Your Block grant winners. New Voices is one of 25 community
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