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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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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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Sunday, October 29
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

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

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Monday, October 30
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Monday Eastside Revival

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

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Tuesday, October 31
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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, July 25
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#GetOrganizedBK's Civic Festival

Tuesday, July 25 , 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

#GetOrganizedBK presents a festive civic gathering to highlight the ongoing work of our members, bring new people into the movement and offer a glimpse of the deepening of resistance work into longer-term community-building. Hear from citywide and national leaders, testimonials from activists across generations, activities, entertainment, tabling & activism opportunities by #GOBKworking groups, partners, and sponsors, and more. For more information, visit http://www.getorganizedbk.org.

Confirmed performers: 
*Isaac Oliver (http://isaacoliver.com/)
*Gowanus Wildcats (https://vimeo.com/7549950)
*Xavier Cardriche (http://www.xaviercardriche.com/)
*Artists for a Free World (http://www.artsforart.org/advocacy.html)
*Natalia Zuckerman (http://www.nataliazukerman.com/)
*Jean Rohe (http://jeanrohe.com/)
*Girls Be Heard (http://girlbeheard.org/)
*Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (http://bipa.tumblr.com/)
*The Occasionalists 
(https://www.facebook.com/theoccasionalistsbrooklyns)

Plus, a propaganda party thrown by Interference Archive & kid-friendly activities like face stamps & bubbles & more by Park Slope Parents. 

Partners include: Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund, Make the Road New York, The New York Immigration Coalition, Arts & Democracy, Park Slope Parents, DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving, Hand in Hand Family Services, IntegrateNYC4me, CBID - Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, Fifth Avenue Committee, Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE), OM Digital, 350 Brooklyn, PEN America, Park Slope Civic Council, Fast Food Justice, Common Cause, Atlas DIY, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Brooklyn SolarWorks, Participatory Projecting Project, Rise and Resist.

 

Admission

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Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day

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.