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Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Winter Zoo Wonderland

Every weekend, explore the Prospect Park Zoo's wintery outdoor...
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Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Winter Zoo Wonderland

Every weekend, explore the Prospect Park Zoo's wintery outdoor...
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Monday, January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr Day

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly programming on Martin Luther...
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Friday, January 25, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Saturday, January 26, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, January 27, 2019
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Wedding Open House

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Sunday, January 27, for a...
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Monday, January 28, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House

Thanksgiving Weekend

Friday, November 28 , 12 pm – Sunday, November 30, 4 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Thanksgiving weekend for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House

Nature Programs
Audubon Center, Free

  • Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: So you think you're a naturalist? Enjoy this introduction to bird watching series. Using fun games and activities, learn what makes birds so special in a different lesson every week!
  • Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: 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.
  • Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm: Learn about the live animals in our collection. Get up close and personal to discover what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding.

Paper Quilting, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to make your own paper quilt collage to add to bring home or add to our community patchwork quilt.

Admission

Various Prices
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, November 29 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2014

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.

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Lefferts Historic House

Lefferts Historic House Tours

Saturday, November 29 , 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to view interesting relics from 19th-century family life, and explore a fully furnished 1820s bedroom. Also view A Stitch In Time Saves Nine, an exhibition of textiles and costume from the Lefferts collection, which highlights the handwork of women in the textiles arts and the progression to industrialized clothing and textiles. Many of the objects are on display for the first time at Lefferts.

Tours every half hour. 

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Children's Corner

Pop-Up Audubon: Prospect Park Geology

Saturday, November 29 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs that explore different areas of Prospect Park each month.

Nature’s Helpers, 1–2 pm
Spend time enjoying nature, while helping to keep the Park clean. Learn about mulching, and how it makes the Park green and healthy. Tools, garbage bags and trash grabbers will be provided.

Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm
Ever wonder about the history of the Park’s varied landscapes? Did dinosaurs ever roam this land? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a hike around the Park to view some of its important geologic features. Participants will learn how to use a hand lens and identify different types of rocks.

Family Birdwatching, 3–4 pm
Learn how to identify common birds that populate the Park in the winter months.  

 

Admission

Free
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Kids AM Skate with Clifford the Dog

Saturday, November 29 , 10 am – 12 pm, 2014

As part of the Lefrak Center’s Kids AM Skate series that promotes fun & healthy activities along with a well-balanced diet, Lakeside is celebrating Thanksgiving with a family-friendly event featuring everyone’s beloved Big Red Dog, Clifford! Geared towards children ages 2-8, each ticket includes a voucher for skate rentals and rink admission, a breakfast box from Bluestone Café, storytime, art and crafts, giveaways and the chance to meet Clifford the Big Red Dog! 
 
Have an extra coat, bring it along. Lakeside is partnering with the NY Care’s Coat Drive to collect new or gentle used coats for our friends, who may be without one this winter season. Visit Lakeside Brooklyn for more information

Admission

$15 per person

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