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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Monday, October 15, 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 16, 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 17, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 19, 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 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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Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Pop-Up Audubon: Macy's Fishing Clinic

Sunday, August 28 , 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
Breeze Hill

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, August 28 , 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, August 28 , 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
North End of Esplanade

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

Sunday, August 28 , 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
Bartel-Pritchard Square

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

Sunday, August 28 , 9 am – 3 pm, 2016

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved market, occuring every Sunday and Wednesday, is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.

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Lefferts Historic House

Summer Stories + Songs

Sunday, August 28 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2016

Climb up in the wagon or find a seat in the shade and enjoy summer songs and stories with a masterful storyteller. Resident storyteller Tammy Hall weaves together diverse tales from around the world to create a rich experience for all.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Lefferts Historic House

Wash Day: An Event for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sunday, August 28 , 10 am – 12 pm, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance and the Historic House Trust for early opening of the Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Carousel, an exclusive event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Visitors can enjoy interactive, sensory-based learning experiences at Lefferts Historic House, or ride the Carousel with the lights and sounds turned off to accommodate those with noise sensitivities.

Space is limited, please RSVP in advance.

Prior to your visit, download the Lefferts Historic House Social Stories to prepare your child.

Admission

Free
Entrance—3rd Street

Weekend Volunteer Corps

Sunday, August 28 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2016

Help the environment in your community! Typical tasks include sprucing up gardens, painting structures, clearing pathways and removing trash. Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

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Lefferts Historic House

Wash Day

Sunday, August 28 , 2 pm – 5 pm, 2016

Cool off from the summer sun at Lefferts by helping Alliance educators get the dirt out of our 19th century reproduction clothing the non-electric way, using tubs, washboards and bar soap.

Admission

Free