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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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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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Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Prospect Park

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, July 30 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2015

Get involved in your community! The Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout Prospect Park as needed. The corps meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Register online.

Admission

Free

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Long Meadow

Free Fresh Air Yoga

Thursday, July 30 , 7 pm – 8 pm, 2015

Bend & Bloom and lululemon Brooklyn are teaming up with the Prospect Park Alliance to bring you a summer of free yoga in the Park. Join us for an open-level outdoor class in the the Park every Thursday night from 7-8 pm through September 10. Enter through Grand Army Plaza and look for us in the North End of the Long Meadow. Please bring your own mat!

Visit the Bend & Bloom website to learn about weather cancellations.

The series will feature some of the finest Brooklyn studios and teachers:

6/25: Amy Quinn Suplina, Bend & Bloom Yoga
7/2: Rachel Page, Prana Power Yoga
7/9: Cari Friedman, Bend & Bloom Yoga
7/16: Be Shakti, Brooklyn Yoga Project
7/23: Lindsay Ashmun, Bend & Bloom Yoga
7/30: Jyll Hubbard Salk, Urban Asanas
8/6: Eric Lawrence, Bend & Bloom Yoga
8/13: Nicole Mitsch, YogaWorks
8/20: Julie Dohrman, Bend & Bloom Yoga
8/27: Lea Helle & Elliotte Crowell, Prema Yoga
9/3: Kate Reil, Bend & Bloom Yoga
9/10: Tamara Behar, Tangerine Hot Power Yoga

Admission

Free

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, July 30 , 12 pm – 5 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.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–4 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.
  • Nature's Helpers, 1-2 pm: Did you know that trees help trees? After learning how mulch protects tree roots, spend time spreading wood chips around trees.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 2–3 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • 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.
  • 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 in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Admission

Free
Audubon Center

Family Fishing Evening

Thursday, July 30 , 6 pm – 8 pm, 2015

This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The Prospect Park Alliance welcomes families to an introductory catch-and-release fishing class.  Our experienced naturalists will teach participants how to tie a fishing knot, attach bait, and cast a line to a try and hook a fish! Families and children ages 8 years and older are welcome to participate. All equipment and light snacks will be provided. Reservations required -  call (718) 287-3400 x 303 or register online.

Admission

$5 per person, cash only
Bandshell

Celebrate Brooklyn!: Clifford Ross & The Orchestra of St. Luke's

Thursday, July 30 , 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm, 2015

Clifford Ross & the Orchestra of St. Luke's perform 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.

In this mesmerizing world premiere, the masterful NYC-based Orchestra of St. Luke's provides accompaniment to a massive, site specific, multi-screen installation by the artist Clifford Ross, whose work evokes “profound vital­ity and pleasure.” (Art in America) St. Luke’s, an ensemble marked by “roving curiosity” and “stylistic flexibility,” (NY Times) will perform works by Wojciech Kilar, Bryce Dessner, Vivaldi and John Adams, including selections from “The Four Seasons” and excerpts from “Shaker Loops.” Kronos Quar­tet cellist Jeffrey Zeigler teams up with the percussion­ist Andy Akiho and the poet Roger Bonair-Agard on a program of Philip Glass, John Zorn, and Paola Prestini to begin the evening.  

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

Admission

Free

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