Events - Prospect Park Alliance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
Past Events
Sunday, April 12, 2015
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Audubon Center, Carousel, Lefferts Historic House, LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Spring Break

Sunday, April 12 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at favorite Park destinations, April 3–12. 

Nature Exploration
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

  • Blooming Naturalist, 1 pm
    So you think you are a naturalist? Join Alliance educators to make your own nature journal, learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
  • Nature on the Go! 3 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. Nature on the Go! will not meet on Saturday, April 11. 
  • Animal Encounter, 4 pm
    Curious as to how Snappy the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble a mouse? Join Alliance naturalists to meet the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. Learn what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding. Animal Encounter will not meet on Saturday, April 11. 

Spring Sprouts, 2–4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.

Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Rollerskating, starting 4/4
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Break out your rollerskates and enjoy the begining of the spring skating season. View hours and pricing. 

Prospect Park Zoo

Nature Playtime! Zoo

Sunday, April 12 , 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance, Prospect Park Zoo and Tinkergarten to explore the Park’s natural areas through creative play the entire family will enjoy. Activities include making nature-inspired art, insect observation, playing with snow, and more. Nature Playtime! activity cards are also available that families can use independently to explore natural areas in Prospect Park. Download these cards on our website, a new card will be posted each month. Nature Playtime! is funded through a grant from the Walt Disney Conservation Fund.


$8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 kids 3-12, free under 3


Audubon Center

Family Bird Watching

Sunday, April 12 , 10 am – 11 am, 2015

Looking for a fun way to spend time with your family outdoors? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for its monthly family birdwatching tours. After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home. Please note this tour leaves promptly at 10 am.


Grand Army Plaza

Food Truck Rally

Sunday, April 12 , 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.