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Friday, February 21, 2020
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President's Week in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly...
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Saturday, February 22, 2020
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, February 23, 2020
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Lunar Zoo Year – Year of th...

Visit Prospect Park Zoo on February weekends to celebrate the...
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Monday, February 24, 2020
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University Open Air: Winter...

Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with Prospect Park Alliance, presents...
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Saturday, February 29, 2020
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, March 1, 2020
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Birdwatching: First Sunday ...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Bird Club to explore...
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Prospect Park Zoo

National Zoo Keeper Week

Tuesday, July 18 , 11 am – 4 pm, 2017
2017-07-18T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week and salute Prospect Park Zoo’s talented team of animal care professionals. Hands on activities and games challenge visitors to see if they have what it takes to be a zookeeper! Talk to some of our professionals and learn about animal care careers.

Admission

Free with Admission

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Bandshell

Planetarium with Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister

Tuesday, July 18 , 7 pm – 11 pm, 2017
2017-07-18T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister will 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.

A concept album co-composed by Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner (The National), James McAlister, and Nico Muhly, Planetarium  is an expansive song cycle that explores the Sun, the Moon, the planets and other celestial bodies of our solar system (and beyond) through soundscape, song, science and myth. The result of this creative alliance is a musical and aesthetic journey as far-reaching as its subject: from lush piano ballads to prog-rock political anthems, curious electronic back-beats to classical cadenzas, the vast musical styles seek to explore the diversity and mystery of our cosmos. These talented musicians will bring sing about the stars while under the stars at the Bandshell this summer.

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

 

Admission

$50 in advance, $55 day of show

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Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
2017-07-18T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

On view daily through February 10, 2019.

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays. 

Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society website for hours of operation.