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Monday, September 25
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Monday Eastside Revival

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

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Monday, September 25
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Monday Eastside Revival

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

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Tuesday, September 26
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of...

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Wednesday, September 27
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of...

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Thursday, September 28
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The Moth StorySLAM: Anniver...

Prospect Park Alliance and The Moth present a special Moth...

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Friday, September 29
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The Witness Tree Project

In timing with Prospect Park's 150th Anniversary, Rhode Island...

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Saturday, September 30
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The Witness Tree Project

In timing with Prospect Park's 150th Anniversary, Rhode Island...

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Sunday, October 1
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...

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Monday, October 2
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Monday Eastside Revival

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Tuesday, October 3
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

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Saturday, April 15
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Audubon Center, Children's Corner

Spring Break in Prospect Park

Saturday, April 15 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.

RSVP to let us know you are coming! 

Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
 
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park  Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–3 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.
  • Bird Nerd Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Learn about birds and nature in this fun, mildly competitive afternoon of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go! 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 2pm.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 3–4pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 2pm.  

Paper Quilling 2-4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation
Cut, shape, roll and glue your way to beautiful spring blossoms and other fun patterns! Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House this Spring Break for paper quilling, a historically popular paper craft.

Carousel Rides, 12–5pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Supporter membership
Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the Family level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

 

Admission

Free, RSVP
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, April 15 , 8 am – 4 pm

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, April 15 , 10 am – 1 pm

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
Audubon Center

Introduction to Bird Watching

Saturday, April 15 , 12 pm – 1 pm

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
Lefferts Historic House

Spring Sprouts

Saturday, April 15 , 2 pm – 4 pm

It's time for spring planting! Join Prospect Park Alliance to help plant our crop of flax and make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant vegetable seeds to take home. As part of the Park's 150th Anniversary Celebration, the 150th visitor will win a special prize!

RSVP to let us know you're coming! 

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza, Litchfield Villa

Art in the Parks: Carole Eisner

All Day

In partnership with NYC Parks' Art in the Parks project, the Prospect Park Alliance presents a public exhibition of sculpture by Carole Eisner. Four sculptures, created from I-beams twisted into lyrical forms will be on display at Grand Army Plaza, Bartel Pritchard Square, Litchfield Villa and the Peninsula through Spring 2017.

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