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Monday, June 26
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Monday Eastside Revival

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

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Thursday, June 29
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Prospect Park Alliance Thu...

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Friday, June 30
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Lola Star's Dreamland Rolle...

The Lefrak Center at Lakeside and Lola Star will host...

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Saturday, July 1
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities to welcome...

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Sunday, July 2
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Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea...

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Monday, July 3
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Monday Eastside Revival

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Independence Day in Prospe...

Join Prospect Park Alliance this Independence Day for family-friendly activities...

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The Connective Project

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Brooklyn’s Backyard...

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Saturday, May 27
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Lefferts Historic House

Brooklyn Reading Council: Read Aloud and Book Giveaway

Saturday, May 27 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Reading Council for a day of education and fun at the Lefferts Historic House with a special read aloud and book giveaway event.

 

Admission

Free
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Pop-up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

Saturday, May 27 , 11 am – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 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.
  • Adventure Hike, 12–1 pm: Alliance naturalists will introduce you to the natural history of Prospect Park and the Park's hidden trails. Recommended for families with children 5 and older. This program leaves promptly at 12 pm.
  • Nature on the Go!, 1–2 pm: Did you know 25 types of warblers stop at Prospect Park in May? Learn how to identify these cute and colorful birds on a bird walk. This program leaves promptly at 1 pm.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2– 3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by picking up litter, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm.
  • Family Birdwatching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home. This program leaves promptly at 3 pm.

Admission

Free

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Lefferts Historic House

Fleece Fun

Saturday, May 27 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance  to learn how wool was used on a Flatbush farm. You can brush the wool with carding paddles, spin yarn using a drop spindle and even make a felt ball to take home with you.

Admission

$3 suggested donation

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, May 27 , 10 am – 1 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities to welcome the start of spring, and also participate in our 150th anniversary species count for special prizes.

Please note: on April 22nd, Nature Exploration will be replaced by special Earth Day programming. 

  • 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, May 27 , 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
Points of Interest—Peninsula

Pop-up Audubon: Animal Clues

Saturday, May 27 , 11 am – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water, and add to the “nest” we are weaving with natural materials.

  • Discovery Pack, 11–4 pm: Get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Lakeside Nature Stroll, 12–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk through the meandering paths of the Peninsula and search for signs of animal homes.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Help Alliance naturalists track migrating birds and invasive plants that impact where animals can make their homes in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2pm.
  • Family Birdwatching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Admission

Free
Prospect Park

Saturday Woodland Corps

Saturday, May 27 , 10 am – 12 pm

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

Admission

Free

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Prospect Park

Marine Day in Prospect Park

Saturday, May 27 , 6:30 am – 6 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance and USMC for the first Marine Day outside of Manhattan! 

Admission

Free
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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