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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Friday, January 25, 2019
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Saturday, January 26, 2019
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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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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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Sunday, July 12, 2015
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, July 12 , 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

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

Sunday, July 12 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2015

Join the Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.

  • Macy’s Fishing Clinics, 1-2 pm & 3-4 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30–5:30 pm: Did you know that as an Important Bird Area, Prospect Park supports an exceptional diversity of migrating birds and is an essential stopover for about 250 species of birds?  After learning how to use binoculars, participants of all ages can join Alliance Naturalists on a walk to learn how to identify these birds!
North End of Esplanade

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

Sunday, July 12 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2015

Join the Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.

  • Family Fishing Clinics, 1–2 pm & 3–4 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30–5:30 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

Fun on the Farm

Sunday, July 12 , 2 pm – 5 pm, 2015

Visitors of all ages can come help the Lefferts staff take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water. Bring a hat and a bottle of water and we will provide the tools and gloves.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Audubon Center

Family Bird Watching

Sunday, July 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 bird watching 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.

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Weekend Volunteer Corps

Sunday, July 12 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2015

Get involved in your community! Help spruce up gardens; paint fences & benches; weed; spread mulch; clean and maintain pathways. We can accommodate any group ranging from just a few people to up to 40 volunteers. Advance registration required.

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Grand Army Plaza

Food Truck Rally

Sunday, July 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.

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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Lefferts Historic House

Bones of an Old Dutch Farmhouse Tour

Sunday, July 12 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2015

Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years. Climb the staircase for a view of the attic's smokehouse and descend into the cellar for a  look at the foundation. For adults and teenagers. Only 10 people per tour. Reservations required: call (718)789-2822 ex. 304.

Admission

$10 suggested donation