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Monday, October 15, 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 15, 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 16, 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 17, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 19, 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 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, October 21, 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 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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Sunday, November 8, 2015
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Entrance—3rd Street

Junior Volunteer Corps

Sunday, November 8 , 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as we prepare the Park for winter! Families and elementary-school-aged groups are invited to join us to rake leaves and enjoy refreshments. Come learn the value of service and meet other families and children on this day of giving back.

Please pre-register online. Questions? Please call the Alliance at (718) 287-3400.

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Vale of Cashmere

Spatial Poetics: Vale of Cashmere

Sunday, November 8 , 3 pm – 6 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for an afternoon at the Vale of Cashmere, an overgrown Beaux-Arts garden on the northeast fringe of the Park, slated for future restoration. Following a tour of this lush and storied section of the Park with Alliance chief landscape architect Christian Zimmerman, engage in a writing workshop and discussion exploring disappearing and reemerging landscapes in the Vale and city beyond, led by Wendy S. Walters, author and New School professor. Tickets and registration required.

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Admission

Tour: $5; Tour + Workshop: $10
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, November 8 , 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
Lefferts Historic House

Celebration

Sunday, November 8 , 1 pm – 4 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to see the wonderful work of The Brooklyn Quilters' Guild while their small quilt exhibit is on display in the month of November. This year’s exhibit features the artist’s personal interpretations of the theme Celebration. These original creations range from traditional to contemporary to mixed media fiber art.  While you are here, try your hand at making your own paper quilt collage or add to our community paper patchwork quilt.  

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Parkside Plaza

Parkside Plaza GreenMarket

Sunday, November 8 , 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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Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Sunday, November 8, 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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