Volunteers are being sought to help clean and plant greenery in in Bay Terrace on April 21.
New York Cares, a group that organizes volunteer programs, is currently seeking 2,000 additional volunteers to help spruce 80 public spaces across the city. The group is specially focused on waterfront for this year's effort.
The event is being sponsored by HSBC bank.
“New York Cares Day Spring is an annual rite of the season, and we thank New York Cares and HSBC for bringing 5,000 volunteers to New York City’s parks, playgrounds, community gardens and coastlines to clean up and green up these vital public spaces,” said Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, adding, “Parks are New Yorkers’ backyards, and the perfect place to start your spring cleaning."
Little Bay Park is a natural beach on the west side of the ’s peninsula.
The Bayside Anglers will be hosting a Little Neck Bay shoreline cleanup the next day, on April 22 at 9 a.m.
Other Queens parks slated for renewal include Cunningham Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Kissena Park, Astoria Park, Forest Park and Jamaica Bay Park.
The event, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3p.m., has a $20 per person registration fee, and is for participants ages 12 an older. Volunteers can register at the New York Cares Day’s website.