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c. Andrew Gardner
Saturday, December 31, 2016
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Grand Army Plaza

New Year's Eve Fireworks: Prospect Park 150

Saturday, December 31 , 11 pm – 12 am, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for this annual fireworks celebration, this year with a twist! Help us kick off the celebration of the Park's 150th anniversary with more fireworks fun, live music, hot chocolate and more. Locations for viewing the fireworks include Grand Army Plaza, the Park’s West Drive, and along Prospect Park West between Grand Army Plaza and 9th Street. 

RSVP to let us know if you are coming!


Community Partners


Free, RSVP!


Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House

Winter Recess

Saturday, December 31 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1–3 pm
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, December 31 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016

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.


Lefferts Historic House

Curiosity Corner Exhibit

Saturday, December 31 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2016

The votes are in! You helped decide the items for the new curated exhibit at Lefferts Historic House, and now they're on display. Come see the objects and read about their histories, what they were used for, and where they came from.

Please contact Rafe Shaffer, Supervising Educator at Lefferts Historic House, for more information.


Free, $3 suggested donation