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Saturday, December 10
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Coming in from the Cold: An...

Come in from the Cold to the Lefferts Historic House...

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Nature Exploration

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at...

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Art in the Parks: Carol Eisner

In partnership with NYC Parks' Art in the Parks project...

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Art in the Parks: Carol Eisner

In partnership with NYC Parks' Art in the Parks project...

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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...

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Art in the Parks: Carol Eisner

In partnership with NYC Parks' Art in the Parks project...

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Art in the Parks: Carol Eisner

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Christmas Bird Count

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for this fun Citizen Science...

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Christmas Bird Count

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Wednesday, December 31
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Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House

Winter Break

Friday, December 26 , 12 pm – Thursday, January 1, 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance during the holiday school break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House.

Alliance Nature Programs
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

  • Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in 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: Join the Prospect Park 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.
  • Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm: 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. Get up close and personal to discover what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding.

Historic Games and Needlework, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House to make and play a historic board game, 9-Man Morris, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Admission

Free
Entrance—9th Street

New Year's Eve 5K Run

Wednesday, December 31 , 11 pm – Thursday, January 1, 2 am

Ring in the New Year with a 5K loop around the park! Organized by the Brooklyn Road Runners, this run features hot chocolate, a glow-in-the-dark band, and a champagne toast. Register here.

Admission

Registration Required