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Saturday, December 7, 2019
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Creating Legacies Holiday C...

Prospect Park Alliance presents an afternoon of holiday fun with...
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Saturday, December 7, 2019
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Creating Legacies Holiday C...

Prospect Park Alliance presents an afternoon of holiday fun with...
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Sunday, December 8, 2019
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Sunday Greenmarket at Barte...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Wednesday, December 11, 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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Saturday, December 14, 2019
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Brooklyn Pop-Up Holiday Fair

This December 14 + 21, join Brooklyn Pop-Up and Prospect Park...
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Sunday, December 15, 2019
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Family Christmas Bird Count

Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Prospect Park Audubon Center...
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Wednesday, December 18, 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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Saturday, December 21, 2019
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Brooklyn Pop-Up Holiday Fair

This December 14 + 21, join Brooklyn Pop-Up and Prospect Park...
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Sunday, December 22, 2019
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Sunday Greenmarket at Barte...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Monday, December 23, 2019
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Chanukah Menorah Lighting C...

The Largest Menorah in Brooklyn has been towering over New...
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Thursday, April 14, 2016
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Picnic House

Picnic House Weddings Open House

Thursday, April 14 , 5 pm – 8 pm, 2016
2016-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join us for a special Picnic House Open House to meet some of our exclusive caterers who will help you create your dream wedding. Famous for its scenic views of the 90-acre Long Meadow, floor-to-ceiling windows and charming fireplace, it has been selected as a Best of 2016 Wedding Reception Venue by The Knot. This event is free, but reservations are required

Admission

Free

Map It

Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, April 14 , 12 pm – 4 am, 2016
2016-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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, 12–3 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: Do you want help out at our park? Spend time spreading wood chips around trees or protect the environment by removing damaging litter. Gloves, garbage bags and trash grabbers are provided.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 2 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, 3 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
Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Thursday, April 14, 2016
2016-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
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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