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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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Design + Construction Studi...

At this members-only event, Prospect Park Alliance Partner, Landscape Architect...

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
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Friday, January 26, 2018
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Saturday, January 27, 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, January 28, 2018
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

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

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Monday, January 29, 2018
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, June 13 , 10 am – 1 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for expanded Audubon programs every Saturday and Sunday from April through December, and also enjoy twice the Pop-Up Audubon fun, with two tents focused on the Park's woodland and aquatic habitats as well as new Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.

  • 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.
  • Introduction to Bird Watching, 12–1 pm: Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home. Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, June 13 , 8 am – 4 pm

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.

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Audubon Center

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Saturday, June 13 , 11 am – 12 pm

Pump up your workout routine with this exercise class focusing on cardio and sculpting moves to help build endurance and strength.

Vanderbilt Playground

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

Saturday, June 13 , 11 am – 4 pm

Join the Alliance for this roving nature education program that explores a different area of the Park each month. In June, explore the Park's freshwater ecosystems.

  • Adventure Hike, 12-1 pm: Alliance naturalists will introduce you to the natural history of Prospect Park and the Park's hidden trails. Recommended for families with children 5 and older.
  • Nature on the Go!, 1-2 pm: Join Alliance naturalists to discover the diverse array of aquatic life by examining the specimens of Prospect Park Lake.
  • Nature's Helpers, 2-3 pm: Did you know that trees help trees? After learning how mulch protects tree roots, spend time spreading wood chips around trees.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3-4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Admission

Free
Long Meadow near Upper Pool

Pop-Up Audubon II: Water Detectives

Saturday, June 13 , 11 am – 4 pm

This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats. In June, explore the Park’s freshwater ecosystems.

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–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.
  • Woodland Water Walk, 12–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk following the upper section of Prospect Park’s watercourse and explore the unique ecosystem of the Ravine.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover what creatures live in Prospect Park’s water bodies and the chemistry that influences their development in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Let’s lend a helping hand to make our park a better place.  Learn how mulch helps trees, spread wood chips or protect the environment by removing damaging litter.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

 

Admission

Free
Lefferts Historic House

Flax to Linen

Saturday, June 13 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to check on the flax crop you planted in the spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth. Touch different pieces of linen cloth to compare the weaves and sew a small linen pouch to take home.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Prospect Park

Saturday Woodlands Corps

Saturday, June 13 , 10 am – 2 pm

The Saturday Woodland Corps is a team of volunteers committed to the continued restoration and revitalization of Prospect Park’s 250 acres of forest. Register online.   

This event is cancelled on 5/23, 5/30, 7/04, 9/05, 10/10, 10/17, and 10/24. 

Admission

Free

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Bandshell

Celebrate Brooklyn!: Lucius

Saturday, June 13 , 7 pm – 10:30 pm

Lucius performs at the Bandshell as part of Celebrate Brooklyn!, presented by BRIC in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website

Lucius traffics in “seemingly impossible harmonies with flawless grace” and “brings delicate b.eauty to even the most bombastic moments.” (New Yorker) This all-Brooklyn triple bill finds them sharing the stage with the maverick experimentalist Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic and the enchanting indie folk outfit Pavo Pavo.   

Gates open an hour before the performance unless otherwise noted, and all performances are rain or shine.

Admission

Free

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