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This Month's Special Events

Thursday, August 21
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Free Carousel Rides!
Thursdays in August, 12 – 6 p.m.
 Carousel rides will be free all day, every Thursday to children 12 and younger in August!
Free Carousel Rides!
 
Friday, August 22
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Lola's Stars Dreamland Roller Disco
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Experience the magic, glitz and glamour of themed DJ Roller Disco every Friday

PS 154
 
Saturday, August 23
 
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Year-round
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Greenmarket
 
Free Public Rowing in Prospect Park
Select Saturdays & Thursdays, times vary
 Village Community Boathouse and The Prospect Park Alliance are offering free public rowing in Prospect Park Lake this summer and fall.  
Rowing in Prospect Park
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour
Saturdays in July 12 – August 30, 2 – 3 p.m.
KidsFree Listen to Brooklyn native Ezra Jack Keats' stories for children.
Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour
 
Sunday, August 24
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Tuesday, August 26
 
Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
The LeFrak Center at Lakeside is putting a new spin on "circle time" every Tuesday morning
PS 154
 
Thursday, August 28
 
Free Carousel Rides!
Thursdays in August, 12 – 6 p.m.
 Carousel rides will be free all day, every Thursday to children 12 and younger in August!
Free Carousel Rides!
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Friday, August 29
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Lola's Stars Dreamland Roller Disco
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Experience the magic, glitz and glamour of themed DJ Roller Disco every Friday

PS 154
 
Saturday, August 30
 
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Year-round
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Greenmarket
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour
Saturdays in July 12 – August 30, 2 – 3 p.m.
KidsFree Listen to Brooklyn native Ezra Jack Keats' stories for children.
Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour
 
Sunday, August 31
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Monday, September 1
 
Labor Day In Prospect Park
Monday, September 1(times vary by location)
Celebrate Labor Day in Prospect Park.
 
Tuesday, September 2
 
Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
The LeFrak Center at Lakeside is putting a new spin on "circle time" every Tuesday morning
PS 154
 
Thursday, September 4
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Friday, September 5
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Lola's Stars Dreamland Roller Disco
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Experience the magic, glitz and glamour of themed DJ Roller Disco every Friday

PS 154
 
Saturday, September 6
 
Coffee Bark
First Saturday of every month except holidays, 7 – 9 a.m.
Bring your canines to the Park for treats and great company.               
Coffee Bark
 
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Year-round
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Greenmarket
 
T.E.A.L. Walk
Saturday, September 6, 8 a.m.
Participate in NYC's largest Ovarian Cancer Walk                                             
TEAL Walk
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Sunday, September 7
 
NYC Century Bike Tour
Sunday, September 7, 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Transportation Alternatives' NYC Century Bike Tour
Cycling Event
 
Food Truck Rally
First & Third Sundays, April 6 – October, 19, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Come taste the delights of NYC's food trucks.                                                                             
Food Truck Rally
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Tuesday, September 9
 
Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
The LeFrak Center at Lakeside is putting a new spin on "circle time" every Tuesday morning
PS 154
 
Thursday, September 11
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Free Public Rowing in Prospect Park
Select Saturdays & Thursdays, times vary
 Village Community Boathouse and The Prospect Park Alliance are offering free public rowing in Prospect Park Lake this summer and fall.  
Rowing in Prospect Park
 
Friday, September 12
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Lola's Stars Dreamland Roller Disco
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Experience the magic, glitz and glamour of themed DJ Roller Disco every Friday

PS 154
 
Saturday, September 13
 
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Year-round
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Greenmarket
 
Wanderlust Festival
Sunday, September 13, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Gather your friends for a mindful spin on the triathlon
Brrr-ooklyn Half Marathon
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Sunday, September 14
 
NYPD Brooklyn South Community Showcase
Sunday, September 14, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance teams up with the NYPD for a talent showcase
Shredfest
 
Clubhouse Jamboree Family Day
Sunday, September 14, 12 p.m.
A fun-filled musical jamboree
Judy Chicago A Butterfly for Pomona 2012. Fireworks and flares, 170' x 210'. Performance at Pomona College, Claremont, CA as part of Getty PST Performance Festival. © Judy Chicago Photo © Donald Woodman
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Tuesday, September 16
 
Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
The LeFrak Center at Lakeside is putting a new spin on "circle time" every Tuesday morning
PS 154
 
Thursday, September 18
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Free Public Rowing in Prospect Park
Select Saturdays & Thursdays, times vary
 Village Community Boathouse and The Prospect Park Alliance are offering free public rowing in Prospect Park Lake this summer and fall.  
Rowing in Prospect Park
 
Friday, September 19
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel
 
Lola's Stars Dreamland Roller Disco
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Experience the magic, glitz and glamour of themed DJ Roller Disco every Friday

PS 154
 
Saturday, September 20
 
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Year-round
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Greenmarket
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters 5K
Saturday, September 20, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
10th Annual BBBS of NYC RBC Race for the Kids, part of Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play
NYRR Al Gordon 4 Mile Run
 
Ride the Carousel
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 – 5 p.m.
Kids Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old Carousel.
Ride the Carousel

 

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