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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Friday, December 15, 2017
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

No class December 29. 

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Saturday, December 16, 2017
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities each weekend...

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Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Nature Exploration

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Monday, December 18, 2017
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Audubon Center

Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration.

RSVP to let us know you are coming! 

  • Fishing Lessons, 12–3 pm: Enjoy this fun introduction to catch-and-release fishing. Department of Environmental Conservation’s Bureau of Fisheries (DEC) and Alliance naturalists will teach participants how to tie a fishing knot, attach bait and cast a line to a try and hook a fish!
  • Blooming Naturalist, 12–3 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. Participants can even create their own Official Blooming Naturalist button.
  • Orienteering, 12-3 pm: Join the Urban Park Rangers as participants will use maps to locate hidden markers in the park. The program's goal is not only to teach navigational skills, but also to inspire a sense of adventure and self-awareness in unfamiliar terrain.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 12-3 pm: Join the Brooklyn Fishing Club and Audubon staff as they lead a lakeside clean-up. All materials will be provided and let’s try to beat our amount of trash from last year!

Admission

Free, RSVP!

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, April 22 , 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
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, April 22 , 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

Introduction to Bird Watching

Saturday, April 22 , 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 22 , 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
Prospect Park

NYCRUNS 5k + 10k

Saturday, April 22 , 8 am – 11 am

Join us for a scenic tour of Prospect Park and test your early season fitness with this race in Prospect Park! This race benefits CAMBA, a non-profit agency that provides services that connects New Yorkers with opportunities to enhance their quality of life. CAMBA benefits a diverse cross section of New Yorkers, from young mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways.

Register here!

 

Admission

Advanced Registration Requried
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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