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Friday, May 24, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Friday, May 24, 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, May 25, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend in Pro...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Memorial Day for family friendly...
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Sunday, May 26, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend in Pro...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Memorial Day for family friendly...
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Monday, May 27, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend in Pro...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Memorial Day for family friendly...
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Friday, May 31, 2019
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We Are Brooklyn: Immigrant ...

Join Prospect Park Alliance  for the opening reception of We...
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Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Saturday, July 1, 2017
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, July 1 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2017

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, July 1 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016

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, July 1 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2017

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, July 1 , 10 am – 12 pm, 2017

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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Points of Interest—Peninsula

Pop-Up Audubon II: Gone Fishin' Clinics

Saturday, July 1 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2017
  • Family Birdwatching: 12-1 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, participants of all ages can join Alliance Naturalists on a walk to learn how to identify the over 200 species of birds that call the Park home! This program leaves promptly at 12 pm.
  • Prospect Park Audubon Center's Gone Fishin' Clinics: 1:30 + 3:30 pm: Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about local fish species, responsible fishing practices, and instruction on how to use our spincasting rods. Instruction, tackle, and bait will be provided. This hour long program starts promptly at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm, late participants cannot be accommodated. Presented by Con Edison.

Pop-Up Audubon II is most suitable for children 8 and over.

Admission

Free
Points of Interest—Peninsula

Pop-Up Audubon I: Macy’s Fishing Clinic

Saturday, July 1 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2017

Join Alliance educators to learn about ecology under the water and in the air! Pop-Up Audubon I is most suitable for children 8 and under.

  • Macy’s Fishing Clinic, 1 + 3 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, participants of all ages can join Alliance Naturalists on a walk to learn how to identify the over 200 species birds that call the Park home!

Admission

Free
Lefferts Historic House

Tending to a Growing Garden

Saturday, July 1 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants. Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves.

Admission

$3 suggested donation