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Wednesday, July 29
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

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

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Wednesday, July 29
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

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

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Thursday, July 30
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Get involved in your community! The Thursday Corps volunteers perform...

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Friday, July 31
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Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination...

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Saturday, August 1
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Nature Exploration

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for expanded Audubon programs every...

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Sunday, August 2
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Early Morning Birdwalk: Ear...

Search for early migrants along the Park’s waterways and...

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Monday, August 3
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Monday Eastside Revival

The Eastside Revival helps beautify two of the Park’s...

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Tuesday, August 4
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Celebrate Brooklyn!: Edward...

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros perform at the Bandshell...

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Wednesday, August 5
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

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

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Thursday, August 6
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Get involved in your community! The Thursday Corps volunteers perform...

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Sunday, July 19
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, July 19, 10 am – 1 pm

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
Boathouse

Weekend Volunteer Corps

Sunday, July 19, 10 am – 1 pm

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 19, 11 am – 5 pm

The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.

On July 19, visit the Rock 'n' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon table, and score a discount on the October 10 Inaugural Half Marathon. Also receive a prize when you sign up!

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 

Peninsula

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

Sunday, July 19, 12 pm – 6 pm

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!

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North End of Esplanade

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

Sunday, July 19, 12 pm – 6 pm

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 19, 2 pm – 5 pm

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