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Monday, January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr Day

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Monday, January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr Day

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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...

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Friday, January 25, 2019
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Saturday, January 26, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, January 27, 2019
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Wedding Open House

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Monday, January 28, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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Thursday, November 5, 2015
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Prospect Park

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, November 5 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2015

Get involved in your community! The Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout Prospect Park as needed. The corps meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Register online.

Admission

Free

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, November 5 , 12 pm – 4 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.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–4 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.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 2 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.
  • Animal Encounter, 3 pm: Curious as to how Snappy the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Admission

Free
Audubon Center

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Thursday, November 5 , 10 am – 11 am, 2015

This class focuses on aligning the breath with basic and restorative physical postures to encourage relaxation in body and mind. Each class will include a breathing technique and guided visualization or meditation to move deeper into equanimity and calm. This class is appropriate for those who are new to yoga as well as those who want to gain a greater understanding of how yoga can be used as a tool to reduce stress.  Bring your own mat

Admission

Free
Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Thursday, November 5, 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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