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Monday, October 22, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Monday, October 22, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 26, 2018
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Faces and Stories of Prospe...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography...
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Saturday, October 27, 2018
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 28, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Monday, October 29, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Sunday, October 4, 2015
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Audubon Center

Early Morning Birdwalk: Hawks

Sunday, October 4 , 8 am – 9 am, 2015

October is Hawk Month! Look for them in a tour led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. This tour leaves promptly at 8 am.

 

Admission

Free
Breeze Hill

Pop-Up Audubon: Smorgasburg

Sunday, October 4 , 11 am – 4 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Smorgasburg for a taste of nature with our popular Pop-Up Audubon program. See the microscopic creatures that live in the Park’s water bodies, and learn about the thousands of birds—both from our backyard and far away places—that can be found in Prospect Park, an Important Bird Area, during the migration season. Share what nature in the Park means to you with your own drawing on our Nature Mural.  If you enjoy this small sample, join us for more every Saturday and Sunday through October.

Admission

Free

Map It

Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, October 4 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Nature Play, 10–11 am
    Join Alliance naturalists and learn to appreciate the beauty of nature and develop self-reliance, creativity and problem-solving skills through different outdoor play-based activities.

  • Discovery Pack, 10–12 pm
    The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.

  • Blooming Naturalists, 12–1 pm
    So you think you are a Naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides.

Admission

Free
Parkside Plaza

Parkside Plaza GreenMarket

Sunday, October 4 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2015

Located across from the southeast corner of Prospect Park, at Parkside and Ocean Aves, this Sunday market will feature six producers selling fresh vegetables, fruits, cheese, milk, herbs, eggs, honey, meats, yarn, baked goods and more. In addition, the market will feature weekly cooking demonstrations, free recipes and family friendly activities. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.

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LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Sound Off Roller Disco

Sunday, October 4 , 2 pm – 6 pm, 2015

Relive the funky disco days! Get your skate groove on with Sound Off™ Roller Disco. We'll be rockin' the house with three channels of music broadcasted through Sound Off GLO EXP noise-isolating headphones.

  • Channel 1: Disco
  • Channel 2: Top 40 & Dance Classics ft. Sound Off Resident DJ Kharisma
  • Channel 3: 80's / 90's

Headphones are limited so RSVP for yours early, and get ready to lace up your skates and boogie down with Sound Off! Please click here to purchase tickets.

Admission

$14

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Grand Army Plaza

Food Truck Rally

Sunday, October 4 , 11 am – 5 pm, 2015

The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.

Trucks in attendance will include DUB Pies, Kelvin Natural Slush Co, Carpe Donut NYC, Toum, Kimchi Taco Truck, Neapolitan Express, Coolhaus, The Taïm Mobile, Snowday, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Brooklyn Organic Coffee & Tea Truck, Papaya King, Nuchas II, Milk Truck, Phil's Steaks, Ponti Roissi, Gorilla Cheese NYC, Andy's Italian Ices, and Carl's Steaks. Please note that the trucks will vary every weekend.

Food Truck Rallies will take place on the following Sundays:
April 12 + 26
May 3 + 17
June 7 + 28
July 12 + 19
August 2, 16 + 30
September 20
​October 4 + 18 

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Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Sunday, October 4, 2015

The Prospect Park Alliance and ArtBridge have collaborated to transform 300 feet of construction fencing in Prospect Park into a large-scale, outdoor photo installation. Natural Disruptions features the work of two Brooklyn artists, Mark Dorf and Anthony Goicolea.

Through digital manipulation, Dorf and Goicolea slyly alter our understanding of nature. Goicolea’s landscapes are like snapshots from a playfully dark daydream. Dorf’s work questions the ways that science and the Internet define our relationship with nature.

The installation will cover construction fencing at the historic 1869 Wellhouse, one of Prospect Park’s oldest structures, which originally served as a pump house for the Park’s water supply. The Prospect Park Alliance is transforming the building into public restrooms featuring composting toilets—the first to be installed in a New York City park.

Natural Disruptions will be on view from September 30, 2015, through Summer 2016. In addition to the Wellhouse, the exhibition will continue along Wellhouse Drive at Terrace Bridge, adjacent to the Park’s new Sunday Smorgasburg event (which runs through October 11). The photo installation consists of more than 40 artworks, running 300 feet along Wellhouse Drive, and ranging from 6 to 8 feet high.

For a chance to win a limited edition print from this show, Instagram or Tweet an image of this exhibition with the hashtag #ArtInProspectPark. See rules.

Admission

Free

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