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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Monday, October 15, 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 16, 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 17, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 19, 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 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...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Prospect Park

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, August 27 , 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, August 27 , 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, August 27 , 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

Creatures of the Night

Thursday, August 27 , 7 pm – 9 pm, 2015

Explore Prospect Park after dark with expert Naturalist Paul Keim. Share wine and cheese with Paul as he speaks about the ecological role that bats and nocturnal insects play in our environment, followed by a walking tour to spot and identify the Park's various species of resident bats in flight. Adults 21 and over only. Reservations required -  call (718) 287-3400 x 303 or register online.

Dates: July 9, August 13 and 27. Family-friendly tour on July 16.

 

Admission

$25 per person, cash only