Events - Prospect Park Alliance

Past Event

Location

Audubon Center Carousel Lefferts Historic House LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Time

12 pm – 5 pm

Spring Break

Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at favorite Park destinations, April 3–12. 

Nature Exploration
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

  • Blooming Naturalist, 1 pm
    So you think you are a naturalist? Join Alliance educators to make your own nature journal, learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
  • Nature on the Go! 3 pm
    An Alliance naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a citizen science project. Nature on the Go! will not meet on Saturday, April 11. 
  • Animal Encounter, 4 pm
    Curious as to how Snappy the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble a mouse? Join Alliance naturalists to meet the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. Learn what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding. Animal Encounter will not meet on Saturday, April 11. 

Spring Sprouts, 2–4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.

Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Rollerskating, starting 4/4
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Break out your rollerskates and enjoy the begining of the spring skating season. View hours and pricing.