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Wednesday, October 16, 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, October 26, 2019
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 27, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday + Sunday through November for...
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Tuesdays to help beautify two...
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Wednesday, October 30, 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, October 31, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Saturday, November 2, 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, November 3, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday + Sunday through November for...
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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Election Day in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming on Election...
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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

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Saturday, July 2, 2016
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Pop-Up Audubon: Macy's Fishing Clinic

Saturday, July 2 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join Alliance educators to learn about ecology under the water and in the air! 

  • Macy's Fishing Clinic, 1 + 3 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 + under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first served. RSVP to reserve your spot. Limited drop-in spots are also available.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30 pm: Did you know that as an Important Bird Area, Prospect Park supports an exceptional diversity of migrating birds and is an essential stopover for about 250 species of birds?  After learning how to use binoculars, participants of all ages can join Alliance Naturalists on a walk to learn how to identify these birds!

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, July 2 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
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

Nature Exploration

Saturday, July 2 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
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.

  • 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
Points of Interest—Peninsula

Pop Up Audubon I: Macy’s Fishing Clinic

Saturday, July 2 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join Alliance educators to learn about ecology under the water and in the air! Pop-Up Audubon I is most suitable for children 8 and under.

  • Macy’s Fishing Clinic, 1 + 3 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, participants of all ages can join Alliance Naturalists on a walk to learn how to identify the over 200 species birds that call the Park home!

Admission

Free
North End of Esplanade

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

Saturday, July 2 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join Alliance educators every Saturday + Sunday in July + August to learn about ecology under the water and in the air! 

  • Fishing Clinic, 1 + 3 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 + under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first served. RSVP to reserve your spot. Limited drop-in spots are also available.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30 pm: Did you know that as an Important Bird Area, Prospect Park supports an exceptional diversity of migrating birds and is an essential stopover for about 250 species of birds?  After learning how to use binoculars, participants of all ages can join Alliance Naturalists on a walk to learn how to identify these birds!

Admission

Free
Imagination Playground

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

Saturday, July 2 , 2 pm – 3 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Celebrate the centennial of the birth of the beloved children's author Ezra Jack Keats by gathering around Peter and Willie, the statue of two beloved Keats characters at Imagination Playground, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall. Story Hour takes place every Saturday in July + August. Sponsored by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

Admission

Free

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Lefferts Historic House

Farm Fun

Saturday, July 2 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2016
2016-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Visitors of all ages can come help Alliance educators take care of the potato plot, herb gardens and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water. We will provide the tools and gloves, but recommend that you bring a hat and a bottle of water.

Admission

Free