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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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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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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 26, 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 27, 2018
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 28, 2018
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Sunday, April 16, 2017
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Bandshell

Pacific Sports 5th Annual Brooklyn 15K

Sunday, April 16 , 7 am – 10 am, 2017

The 5th annual Brooklyn 15 Kilometer Run returns to Prospect Park this spring. Participants will experience one of the great running venues in Brooklyn, as they complete a 3-loop course of the tree-lined Park Drive with the start and finish at the Bandshell. Runners and joggers of all abilities can also participate in 10k, 5k or Kid’s 2k runs. For more information, visit the Brooklyn 15K online.

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, April 16 , 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
Audubon Center, Children's Corner

Spring Break in Prospect Park

Sunday, April 16 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2017

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
Bartel-Pritchard Square

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

Sunday, April 16 , 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

Spring Sprouts

Sunday, April 16 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2017

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
Breeze Hill

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, April 16 , 11 am – 6 pm, 2017

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring, kicking off on April 2 as part of Prospect Park's 150th Anniversary celebration! On Sundays through October 23, over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. This year, Prospect Park Alliance is partnering with Brooklyn Brewery to produce a special Prospect Park beer called Long Meadow Gold. 

Member Perk: Prospect Park Alliance Members recieve $1 off beer at Smorgasburg

 

Admission

Free

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Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza, Litchfield Villa

Art in the Parks: Carole Eisner

All Day, Sunday, April 16, 2017

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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