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Friday, November 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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Friday, November 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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Saturday, November 17, 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, November 18, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Monday, November 19, 2018
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Monday to help beautify two...
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Wednesday, November 21, 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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Thursday, November 22, 2018
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Friday, November 23, 2018
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Black Friday Hike: Prospect...

On Black Friday, skip the long lines and work off...
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Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Saturday, November 4, 2017
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Lefferts Historic House

Campfire Conversations

Saturday, November 4 , 6 pm – 7 pm, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Public Library for a conversation around a roaring campfire.

RSVP to let us know you are coming!

Admission

Free
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, November 4 , 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, November 4 , 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, November 4 , 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
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Try for Free Day

Saturday, November 4 , 12:30 pm – 5 pm, 2017

Not sure which winter sport is right for you? Try them all at Try For Free Day! Lakeside invites you to try everything for free, including hockey, skate school, and curling. Sign up for hockey at tryhockeyforfree.com, and sign up for any other activities at Skate School Office on site that day.

Note: Complimentary skate lesson does not include admission or skate rental. 

Please visit lakesidebrooklyn.com for more information. 

Admission

Free
Lefferts Historic House

Quilt Show: A Trip Around the World

Saturday, November 4 , 1 pm – 3 pm, 2017

Closed 11/26

Join Prospect Park Alliance to see the wonderful work of The Brooklyn Quilters' Guild while their quilt exhibit is on display at the Lefferts Historic House. This year’s exhibit is themed “A Trip Around the World”. These original creations range from traditional to contemporary to mixed media fiber art. While you are here try your hand at making your own paper quilt collage or add to our community paper patchwork quilt.

This event is presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Quilters Guild

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Admission

$3 suggested donation
Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Saturday, November 4, 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.