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Thursday, February 20, 2020
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President's Week in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly...
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Friday, February 21, 2020
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President's Week in Prospec...

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Saturday, February 22, 2020
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, February 23, 2020
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Lunar Zoo Year – Year of th...

Visit Prospect Park Zoo on February weekends to celebrate the...
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Monday, February 24, 2020
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University Open Air: Winter...

Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with Prospect Park Alliance, presents...
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Saturday, February 29, 2020
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Sunday, March 1, 2020
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Birdwatching: First Sunday ...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Bird Club to explore...
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Saturday, March 19, 2016
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, March 19 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016
2016-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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 the GrowNYC website.

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Audubon Center

The Night Sky

Saturday, March 19 , 7 pm – 8:30 pm, 2016
2016-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

The Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.

Admission

Free
Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Saturday, March 19, 2016
2016-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

The Prospect Park Alliance and ArtBridge have collaborated to transform 300 feet of construction fencing in Prospect Park into a large-scale, outdoor photo installation. Natural Disruptions features the work of two Brooklyn artists, Mark Dorf and Anthony Goicolea.

Through digital manipulation, Dorf and Goicolea slyly alter our understanding of nature. Goicolea’s landscapes are like snapshots from a playfully dark daydream. Dorf’s work questions the ways that science and the Internet define our relationship with nature.

The installation will cover construction fencing at the historic 1869 Wellhouse, one of Prospect Park’s oldest structures, which originally served as a pump house for the Park’s water supply. The Prospect Park Alliance is transforming the building into public restrooms featuring composting toilets—the first to be installed in a New York City park.

Natural Disruptions will be on view from September 30, 2015, through Summer 2016. In addition to the Wellhouse, the exhibition will continue along Wellhouse Drive at Terrace Bridge, adjacent to the Park’s new Sunday Smorgasburg event (which runs through October 11). The photo installation consists of more than 40 artworks, running 300 feet along Wellhouse Drive, and ranging from 6 to 8 feet high.

For a chance to win a limited edition print from this show, Instagram or Tweet an image of this exhibition with the hashtag #ArtInProspectPark. See rules.

Admission

Free

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