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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...

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Friday, September 21, 2018
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Lola Star's Dreamland Disco

Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a DJ roller...

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Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Saturday Volunteer Corps

The Prospect Park Alliance Saturday Volunteer Corps is a great...

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...

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Monday, September 24, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners and Prospect Park Alliance at...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...

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Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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Saturday, October 14, 2017
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Grand Army Plaza

Open House New York in Prospect Park

Saturday, October 14 , 10 am – 11 am, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance to get a behind-the-scenes look at Prospect Park during Open House New York Weekend. For two days each October, the annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most iconic areas, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city. This year, Prospect Park Alliance is partnering with Turnstile Tours to present a free one-hour version of their Prospect Park Walking Tour. The tour will examine the many layers of natural and human history within Brooklyn's Backyard. 

Registration for this tour is sold out. To learn more about other free, OHNY Weekend events, visit the Open House New York website.

To learn more about the Prospect Park Turnstile Tours, visit the Turnstile Tours website.

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Sold Out

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, October 14 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities each weekend, and also participate in our 150th anniversary species count for special prizes.

  • Discovery Pack, 10 am–12 pm: get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Blooming Naturalist, 10 am: So you think you are a naturalist? Investigate the natural world by learning how to use tools and guides used by biologist. This activity leads you through activities to discover the Audubon Center and Prospect Park.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 11 am: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This is activity is led by Alliance staff and all materials are provided.

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, October 14 , 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

Introduction to Bird Watching

Saturday, October 14 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance for  a birdwatching walk  and learn about Prospect Park’s magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!

Admission

Free
Prospect Park

Saturday Woodland Corps

Saturday, October 14 , 10 am – 12 pm, 2017

Help Prospect Park Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to the ongoing care of the Park’s 250 acres of forest.

Please note: Saturday Woodland Corps will not take place September 2 + October 7.

Admission

Free

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Lefferts Historic House

Scharen Knippen

Saturday, October 14 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance to celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While you're here join us for potato sack races and other fun historic toys and games.

Admission

$3 suggested donation, RSVP
Lefferts Historic House

Campfire Conversations: Wisdom and Age

Saturday, October 14 , 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library around the campfire for an open dialogue about the treatment and inclusion of elders in contemporary society and how wisdom and knowledge is transmitted across generations. Facilitated by Sonia Sanchez, renowned writer, poet, professor, playwright and activist.

RSVP to let us know you're coming! 

 

Admission

$3 suggested donation, RSVP
Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day, Saturday, October 14, 2017

On view through March 2019

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays. 

Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society website for hours of operation.