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Friday, April 27, 2018
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Arbor Day

Join Prospect Park Alliance this Arbor day for games, crafts...

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Friday, April 27, 2018
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Arbor Day

Join Prospect Park Alliance this Arbor day for games, crafts...

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
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Saturday Volunteer Corps

The Prospect Park Alliance Saturday Volunteer Corps is a great...

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...

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Monday, April 30, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

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

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh ...

Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks presents a public sculpture...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Prospect Park Alliance Wedn...

Join Prospect Park Alliance the first Wednesday of each month...

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Thursday, May 3, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...

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Friday, May 4, 2018
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Weekday Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for free nature education programs every...

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Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Campfire Conversations

Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present Campfire Conversations...

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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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