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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Prospect Park Yoga

Join Bend + Bloom Yoga, Prospect Park Alliance and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn...
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Friday, July 19, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Lawn Games

Get out and and play with Prospect Park Alliance in...
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Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Lawn Games

Get out and and play with Prospect Park Alliance in...
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Monday, July 22, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance to every Monday to help beautify...
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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Love and Basketball (2000)

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance...
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
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Prospect Park Yoga

Join Bend + Bloom Yoga, Prospect Park Alliance and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn...
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Friday, July 26, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Sunday, May 8, 2016
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Entrance- Lincoln Road

Weekend Volunteer Corps

Sunday, May 8 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2016

Get involved in your community! Help spruce up gardens; paint fences & benches; weed; spread mulch; clean and maintain pathways. We can accommodate any group ranging from just a few people to up to 40 volunteers. Advance registration required.

 

Admission

Advance registration required

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LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Grammy Park - Bebe Winans

Sunday, May 8 , 12 pm – 2 pm, 2016
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Admission

Free
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Grammy Park - Christian McBride

Sunday, May 8 , 5 pm – 7 pm, 2016
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Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

Sunday, May 8 , 11 am – 4 pm, 2016

Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.

  • Adventure Hike, 12–1 pm: Alliance naturalists will introduce you to the natural history of Prospect Park and the Park's hidden trails. Recommended for families with children 5 and older.
  • Nature on the Go!, 1–2 pm: Did you know 25 types of warblers stop at Prospect Park in May? Learn how to identify these cute and colorful birds on a bird walk. Participants will also create their own pair of binoculars and learn how to identify these colorful songbirds.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Did you know that trees help trees? After learning how mulch protects tree roots, spend time spreading wood chips around trees.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Admission

Free

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Lefferts Historic House

Fleece Fun

Sunday, May 8 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2016

Come to Lefferts and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm. You can brush the wool with carding paddles, spin yarn using a drop spindle, and even make a felt ball to take home with you.

 

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Breeze Hill

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, May 8 , 11 am – 6 pm, 2016

Smorgasburg, in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance, presents Smorgasburg Prospect Park, which will offer a range of cuisines from local and regional food purveyors on Sundays from 11 am until 6 pm, starting April 3 through October 23, 2016. This highly regarded outdoor food market features 100 vendors offering packaged and prepared food and beverages.

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, May 8 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Nature Play, 10–11 am: Join Alliance naturalists and learn to appreciate the beauty of nature and develop self-reliance, creativity and problem-solving skills through different outdoor play-based activities.
  • Discovery Pack, 10 am–12 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.
  • Blooming Naturalists,12–1 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.
  • Introduction to Bird Watching, Saturdays, 12–1 pm: Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home. Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.

Admission

Free

Pop Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

Sunday, May 8 , 11 am – 4 pm, 2016

Join Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water, and add to the “nest” we are weaving with natural materials.

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–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. In April, play Habitat Bingo, search for birds and design a home for one of the Park's many living things.
  • Lakeside Nature Stroll, 12–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk through the meandering paths of the Peninsula and search for signs of animal homes.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Help Alliance naturalists track migrating birds and invasive plants that impact where animals can make their homes in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Let’s lend a helping hand to make our park a better place.  Learn how mulch helps trees, spread wood chips or protect the environment by removing damaging litter.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Admission

Free
Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Sunday, May 8, 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.

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Free

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