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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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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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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

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

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 26, 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 27, 2018
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 28, 2018
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Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Saturday, July 25, 2015
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, July 25 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2015

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, July 25 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2014

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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Prospect Park

Saturday Woodlands Corps

Saturday, July 25 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2015

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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Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

Saturday, July 25 , 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

Saturday, July 25 , 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
Imagination Playground

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

Saturday, July 25 , 2 pm – 3 pm, 2015

Gather around Peter and Willie, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall. Sponsored by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

Admission

Free

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Lefferts Historic House

Fun on the Farm

Saturday, July 25 , 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
Wellhouse Boat Ramp

Village Community Boathouse Rowing

Saturday, July 25 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Village Community Boathouse for free public rowing on Prospect Park Lake this summer. Rowing is free and on a first-come, first served basis, and boats launch from the ramp near Wellhouse Drive. For more information, please visit Village Community Boathouse.

Admission

Free

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Zucker Natural Exploration Area

Peter Pan and the Pirates

Saturday, July 25 , 3 pm – 4 pm, 2015

Peter Pan and the Pirates is immersive dance theater that features Peter Pan vanquishing Captain Hook and his Pirates with the help of the brave Princess Tiger Lily, Lost Boys, and the fierce crocodile. In Peter Pan and the Pirates Eva Dean Dance is inspired by the Zucker Exploration Area for the second year in a row to create a magical site specific Neverland, choreographed to David Kahne’s “Peter Pan Ballet” sound score. For more information, visit www.evadeandance.org

Performances will take place on Saturdays July 25 and August 1 at 3 and 4 pm.

Admission

Free

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Bandshell

Celebrate Brooklyn!: Sylvan Esso

Saturday, July 25 , 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm, 2015

Sylvan Esso 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

Obliterating dubstep stutters and crisp electropop pulses. Hazy electrostatic breezes and epinephrine dancefloor turn­arounds. Sylvan Esso—the singer Amelia Meath of Moun­tain Man and the producer (and Megafaun bassist) Nick Sanborn—create “endlessly elastic and three-dimensional” (NPR) songs that conjure up dreamlike conflations of sen­suality and sexual depravity, homesickness and wanderlust, nostalgia and immediacy. The latest incarnation of the pro­lific songwriter Aaron Maine’s Porches. makes “danceable, shimmery pop with rock instruments (keyboards too), in an ‘80s-sorta way.” (Brooklyn Vegan)

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

Admission

Free

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