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Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, April 19, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday + Sunday through June for...
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Monday, April 22, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

Enjoy your Spring Break with Prospect Park Alliance. Visit the...
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

Enjoy your Spring Break with Prospect Park Alliance. Visit the...
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

Enjoy your Spring Break with Prospect Park Alliance. Visit the...
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

Enjoy your Spring Break with Prospect Park Alliance. Visit the...
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Friday, April 26, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Friday, June 23, 2017
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LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco

Friday, June 23 , 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 2017

The Lefrak Center at Lakeside and Lola Star will host themed DJ Disco Dancing. Each Friday night showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter to 80s Glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more!

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Admission

$25, advanced registration required
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Friday, June 23 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2017

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 hour 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 2 pm. 
  • Animal Encounter 3–4 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.

Admission

Free
Bandshell

Pharoah Sanders + Brooklyn Raga Massive: Coltrane Tribute

Friday, June 23 , 6:30 pm – 11 pm, 2017

Pharoah Sanders and Brooklyn Raga Massive at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

Tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders emerged from the storied and controversial John Coltrane ensembles of the 1960s, where he eschewed traditional jazz structures in favor of expressionistic, wondrous, nearly anarchic sound-making. Ornette Coleman once described him as "probably the best tenor player in the world," and his use of overblowing, "sheets of sound" and other extended techniques made him one of the most important figures in the development of free jazz. In the 50 years (almost to the day) since Coltrane's death, he has released over 30 records, dipping into modal jazz and R&B, but often sticking close to his free jazz roots. And with each new trail he blazes, he brings his signature "sound like a midnight riptide." (The New York Times)

Gates open an hour before the performance unless otherwise noted, and all performances are rain or shine.  

 

Admission

Free

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