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Thursday, October 11, 2018
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LeFrak Center at Lakeside

5K BROOKLYN RUNS

Thursday, October 11 , 5 pm – 8 pm

Join the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Explore Brooklyn for the first ever 5K BROOKLYN RUNS Corporate Challenge! Participate in this fun, team building event that strengthens community in Brooklyn and promotes health and wellness in the workplace.

This event is open to individuals and groups of employees from organizations around the five boroughs. Proceeds from the run will support the mission of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to promote a healthy and robust business environment throughout Brooklyn. A portion of the proceeds will also benefit Prospect Park Alliance.

Register Today!

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Admission

$40+, Registration Required

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Prospect Park

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, October 11 , 10 am – 2 pm

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This dedicated team of volunteers perform a variety of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Please note: This event will not take place on Nov 22.

Admission

Free, Advance Registration Required

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Lefferts Historic House

Faces and Stories of Prospect Park

Thursday, October 11 , 12 pm – 5 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography at the Lefferts Historic House for Faces and Stories of Prospect Park. A photo testament to the individuals, couples, families, friends, and even canines, that make up the vibrant landscape of Prospect Park.

Virginia L. S. Freire is a fine art portrait artist and visual storyteller. Her boutique portrait studio specializes in creating artful portraits telling extraordinary stories that will endure over generations. She is a Brooklyn native with a home-based studio in Prospect Heights where she lives with her husband and two children in the brownstone where she grew up just blocks from Prospect Park. 

Visit her website here and view this photo testament from June 7th to January 1st, 2019 at the Lefferts Historic House. 

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, October 11 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm, Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.

Bird Nerd Game Hour, 1–2 pm, Learn about birds and nature in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!

Animal Encounter, 2–3 pm, Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 2 pm.

Nature on the Go!, 3–4 pm, An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 3 pm.

 

Admission

Free
Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day

On view through March 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.