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Monday, October 14, 2019
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Columbus Day in Prospect Park

Enjoy family friendly programming in Prospect Park on Columbus Day...
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Friday, October 25, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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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

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Saturday, September 3, 2016
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, September 3 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016
2016-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
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, September 3 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2016
2016-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
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
Zucker Natural Exploration Area

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

Saturday, September 3 , 10 am – 3 pm, 2016
2016-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.

  • Nature Play, 10 am–2 pm: 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.  Program includes opportunities to dissect an owl pellet and paint with mud!
  • Nature’s Helpers, 1–2 pm: Did you know that trees help trees? After learning how mulch protects tree roots, spend time spreading wood chips around trees or protect the environment by removing damaging litter. Gloves, garbage bags and trash grabbers are provided
  • Family Birdwatching, 2–3 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
Nethermead near Binnen Water

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

Saturday, September 3 , 10 am – 3 pm, 2016
2016-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Explore how climate change and environmental impacts affect the Park’s ecosystems.

  • Discovery Pack, 10 am–2 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.
  • Nethermead & Ravine Ramble, 11–12 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk following the midsection of Prospect Park’s watercourse and explore the unique ecosystems of the Ravine and Nethermead.
  • Junior Naturalists, 12–1 pm: Investigate how climate change and other human impacts have altered ecosystems in Prospect Park in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 1–2 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. Gloves, garbage bags and trash grabbers are provided
  • Family Bird Watching, 2–3 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
Lefferts Historic House

Transforming Food

Saturday, September 3 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2016
2016-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Come to Lefferts and help make tasty treats in our wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, peel apples and mix ingredients. We will be making herb butter for popcorn and apple pie for all to share.

Admission

Free