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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Monday, October 22, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 26, 2018
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Faces and Stories of Prospe...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography...
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Saturday, October 27, 2018
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 28, 2018
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Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Pop-Up Audubon: Macy's Fishing Clinic

Saturday, July 9 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2016

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 9 , 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 GrowNYC.

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, July 9 , 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
Points of Interest—Peninsula

Pop Up Audubon I: Macy’s Fishing Clinic

Saturday, July 9 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2016

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 9 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2016

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 9 , 2 pm – 3 pm, 2016

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 9 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2016

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
Long Meadow North

Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, July 9 , 7 pm – 9 pm, 2016

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's life & work, New York Classical Theatre returns to Prospect Park for another season of free, outdoor performances. Join the troupe July 6-10 for roving performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream, one of the Bard's most beloved works. 

The performance begins promptly at 7 pm on the north end of the Long Meadow, then roves from place to place for 120 minutes with no intermission. Enter the Park at Grand Army Plaza.

For more information, please visit NY Classical online. 

Admission

Free

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Prospect Park

Saturday Woodland Corps

Saturday, July 9 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2016

Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to the ongoing care of the Park’s 250 acres of forest. Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

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Wellhouse Boat Ramp

Village Community Boathouse Rowing

Saturday, July 9 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2016

Join Village Community Boathouse for free public rowing on Prospect Park Lake this summer. Rowing is free and on a first-come, first served basis, and boats launch from the ramp near Wellhouse Drive. For more information, please visit Village Community Boathouse online.

Admission

Free

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Bandshell

Bud Light Music Series with Carla Morrison, Hurray for the Riff Raff + Buscabulla

Saturday, July 9 , 7 pm – 10:30 pm, 2016

Carla Morrison performs at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

LAMC returns to the Bandshell with a bang with Mexico City’s Carla Morrison, whose voice “has the desperate grandeur associated with Robert Smith or Björk…(she’s) a doomed, spectral torch singer, incandescent with longing, desire, and grief.” (New Yorker) The bluesy Americana of Hurray for the Riff Raff, led by Puerto Rican-American singer Alynda Lee Segarra, “sweeps across eras and genres with grace and grit;” (NPR) Brooklyn’s own Buscabulla rounds out this diverse showcase with a set of electro-psych pop. Presented in association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference.

Gates open an hour before the performance unless otherwise noted, and all performances are rain or shine.

Admission

Free

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