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Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Camp Romper

Enjoy the first annual Camp Romper—a day-long summer camp...
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Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Camp Romper

Enjoy the first annual Camp Romper—a day-long summer camp...
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Monday, September 23, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Mondays through September 30 to...
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Friday, September 27, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Saturday, September 28, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, September 29, 2019
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Fall Feast

Join Prospect Park Alliance and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital at...
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Monday, September 30, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Mondays through September 30 to...
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
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Rosh Hashanah in Prospect P...

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Saturday, March 26, 2016
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Children's Corner

Junior Volunteer Corps

Saturday, March 26 , 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun and service in spring! Families and elementary-school-aged groups are invited to join us to care for the park. Come learn the value of service and meet other families and children on this day of giving back.

Please pre-register online. Questions? Please call the Alliance at (718) 287-3400.

Admission

Advance registration required

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Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House

Good Friday & Easter Holiday in Prospect Park

Saturday, March 26 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center, the Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel for family-friendly activities during the Easter Weekend holiday.

  • 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, bird watching, and take home your own tube of homemade lip balm!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 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. Participants can even create their own tube of lip balm and an Official Blooming Naturalist button.
    Nature on the Go!, 2–3 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, 2–3 pm: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Race Around the Farmyard, 2–4 pm
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games.

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, March 26 , 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 the GrowNYC website.

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Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Saturday, March 26, 2016

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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