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Celebrate July 4th in Prospect Park

Come to the best spot in Brooklyn to celebrate Independence Day!

4th of July in  Prospect Park

Friday, July 4, 2014

Visit our attractions for the holiday!

Prospect Park Audubon Center: 12 – 5 p.m. Free.

Eagle as Icon: 12 – 5 p.m.
Celebrate the birth of our country with the Prospect Park Alliance. Learn how the Bald Eagle became America's symbol of independence.

Blooming Naturalists: 2 – 3 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Using fun games and activities, learn what makes birds so special.

Nature on the Go!: 3 – 4 p.m. 
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about the nature that is all around us. A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the Park. Meet at the Audubon Center.

Animal Encounter: 4 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection. Discover what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding. There will also be opportunities to get up close and personal!

Carousel: 12 – 6 p.m. $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets.

Lefferts Historic House: 12 – 6 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

Declare Independence

1 - 4 p.m. Lefferts Historic House. $3 suggested donation.

Celebrate America's birthday with the Prospect Park Alliance and sign one of the greatest documents ever written. Look extra patriotic as you make yourself a plumed hat to wear while signing your own "John Hancock" on a reproduction of the Declaration of Independence.

Click here for information about hosting a picnic or barbeque in the Park.


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