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Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Presidents Week in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance during Presidents Week for family-friendly programs...

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Presidents Week in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance during Presidents Week for family-friendly programs...

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Friday, February 23, 2018
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Presidents Week in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance during Presidents Week for family-friendly programs...

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Introduction to Birdwatching

Join Prospect Park Alliance for  a birdwatching walk  and learn...

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
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Third Annual Lakeside Open

Figure skaters of all ages and skill levels are invited...

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Monday, February 26, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of...

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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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, February 28, 2018
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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, March 1, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

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Friday, March 2, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view July 13 through September 2018

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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

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

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

On view July 13 through September 2018

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.