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Saturday, October 28
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Halloween Haunted Walk and ...

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...

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Saturday, October 21
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It’s My Park! Day

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

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Sunday, October 22
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Prospect Park Walking Tour

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on this special...

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Monday, October 23
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Monday Eastside Revival

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

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Tuesday, October 24
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of...

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Wednesday, October 25
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of...

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Thursday, October 26
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Reimagine Prospect Park: Oc...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Hester Street to help reimagine...

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Friday, October 27
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Nature Exploration

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at...

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Saturday, October 28
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Halloween Haunted Walk and ...

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...

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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...

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Saturday, June 24
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Points of Interest—Peninsula

Prospect Park Soiree

Saturday, June 24 , 5 pm – 11 pm

Prospect Park Soiree is a magical celebration of Brooklyn’s Backyard. Gather with thousands of friends and neighbors in your most festive attire, prepare a delicious feast, bring your favorite bottle of wine, and dine and dance under the stars in one of Prospect Park’s most scenic locations, the Peninsula. Show off your creativity with a show-stopping topper—a fabulous hat or headpiece of your choosing—as well as table décor that celebrates the beautiful setting, and raise your glass in a toast to the Park’s 150th anniversary.

Get your tickets today!

Tickets are $40; all proceeds benefit Prospect Park Alliance's mission to sustain, restore and advance Prospect Park.

Please note:

  • Entertainment will include a DJ set.
  • Guests bring their own food, drinks and table décor. Tables and chairs are provided.
  • No hard liquor is allowed. Please bring only beer and wine.
  • Tables can accommodate up to 10 guests. Groups smaller than 8 people are encouraged to share tables.
  • You may buy up to 20 tickets per transaction.
  • Tickets are limited and only sold online. No tickets will be available at the door
  • Due to the presence of alcohol, this is a 21+ event.
  • Prospect Park Soiree will take place, rain or shine.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable.

Admission

$40

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Lefferts Historic House

Flax Harvest

Saturday, June 24 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance for our mid-summer harvest. You helped us plant, weed and water and now please help us harvest our flax crop and prepare it for processing. Learn how flax is processed into linen and pose for a fun photo-op in our farm wagon.

 

Admission

$3 suggested donation, RSVP
Lefferts Historic House

Flax to Linen

Saturday, June 24 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance to check on the flax crop we planted in the spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.  Touch different pieces of linen cloth to compare the weaves and sew a small linen pouch to take home.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, June 24 , 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

Nature Exploration

Saturday, June 24 , 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
Audubon Center

Introduction to Bird Watching

Saturday, June 24 , 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
Prospect Park

Saturday Woodland Corps

Saturday, June 24 , 10 am – 12 pm

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

Please note: Saturday Woodland Corps will not take place September 2 + October 7.

Admission

Free

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Lakeshore near Peristyle

Pop-up Audubon: Water Detectives

Saturday, June 24 , 11 am – 4 pm

What's in our water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to investigate water chemistry and identify aquatic creatures  in and around the Park’s waterways.

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 pm: 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.
  • Shoreline Water Walk, 12–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk following the lower section of Prospect Park’s watercourse and explore the unique ecosystem of the Lake.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover what creatures live in Prospect Park’s water bodies and the chemistry that influences their development 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 Bird Watching, 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.

Presented by Con Edison 

Admission

Free
Vanderbilt Playground

Pop up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

Saturday, June 24 , 11 am – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance to examine the tiniest creatures in Prospect Park.

  • 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.
  • Nature on the Go!, 1–2 pm: Join Alliance naturalists to discover the diverse array of aquatic life by examining the specimens of Prospect Park Lake.
  • 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 Bird Watching, 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

Presented by Con Edison 

Admission

Free
Bandshell

The Soul Rebels

Saturday, June 24 , 6 pm – 11 pm

The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch & Kirk Knight / Goapele / Natasha Diggs perform 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.

New Orleans' most beloved brass ensemble The Soul Rebels brings the spirit of the bayou to the bandshell for an evening, joined by special guests Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, and Kirk Knight. The Rebels' high-energy, genre-hopping sound has been characterized as "the missing link between Public Enemy and Louis Armstrong." (Village Voice) Natasha Diggs of #Soulinthehorn spins throughout the night, and Goapele  kicks things off with sumptuous neo-soul – "the spiritual love child of Sade and D'Angelo." (Rolling Stone)

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

Admission

Free

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