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Creating Legacies Holiday C...

Prospect Park Alliance presents an afternoon of holiday fun with...
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Saturday, December 7, 2019
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Creating Legacies Holiday C...

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Sunday Greenmarket at Barte...

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

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Brooklyn Pop-Up Holiday Fair

This December 14 + 21, join Brooklyn Pop-Up and Prospect Park...
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Sunday, December 15, 2019
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Family Christmas Bird Count

Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Prospect Park Audubon Center...
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Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Brooklyn Pop-Up Holiday Fair

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Sunday Greenmarket at Barte...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, August 20 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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
Pioneer Works

The Connective Project at Pioneer Works

Sunday, August 20 , 12 pm – 7 pm, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join Prospect Park Alliance in the garden at Pioneer Works to view a selection of pinwheels from The Connective Project, an immersive community art installation that celebrates the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park.

Join us on August 13 for a special Pinwheel-Making Workshop, and for the chance to take home an artist-edition pinwheel.

Conceived and developed by Area4 and ReddyMade Design, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Arts Council, BRIC, Brooklyn Museum, MoCADA, Pioneer Works and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

This installation is on view Wednesday–Sunday, August 12–25, 2017. Visit the Pioneer Works website for up-to-date information. 

Admission

Free

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Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, August 20 , 11 am – 6 pm, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring, kicking off on April 2 as part of Prospect Park's 150th Anniversary celebration! On Sundays through October 23, over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. This year, Prospect Park Alliance is partnering with Brooklyn Brewery to produce a special Prospect Park beer called Long Meadow Gold. 

Member Perk: Prospect Park Alliance Members recieve $1 off beer at Smorgasburg

 

Admission

Free

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Pop-Up Audubon II: Gone Fishin' Clinics

Sunday, August 20 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn
  • 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
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Pop-Up Audubon I: Macy’s Fishing Clinic

Sunday, August 20 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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

Battle of Brooklyn Monuments Tour

Sunday, August 20 , 12 pm – 1 am, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Celebrate Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary and take a guided tour with Prospect Park Alliance from the Lefferts Historic House down East Drive to view some of Prospect Park's Revolutionary War Monuments. Hear accounts of the battle as remembered by Femmetie Lefferts.

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Admission

$10, Registration Required
Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Sunday, August 20, 2017
2017-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
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.