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Monday, April 22, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Earth Day 2019 Celebration

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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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Past Events
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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Prospect Park

Prospect Park History Walking Tour

Sunday, October 7 , 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2018

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking tours of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn, presented by Turnstile Tours in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance. These two-hour tours will examine the Park’s many layers of natural and human history, from the flora and geology to the architectural eras visible in the built environment.

Please note there will not be a regular tour on Sunday, October 14, due to Open House New York. Learn more on the OHNY website.


Member Perk: Prospect Park Alliance Members receive a $5 discount on the Prospect Park Walking Tour.  

Already a member? Contact for more information.


$20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for children, Advanced Registration Required
Breeze Hill

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, October 7 , 11 am – 6 pm, 2018

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring! On Sundays from April through October, over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines.



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Lefferts Historic House

Faces and Stories of Prospect Park

Sunday, October 7 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2018

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. 


$3 Suggested Donation
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, October 7 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2018

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

Discovery Pack, 10 am–12 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.

Animal Encounter, 11 am–12 pm, Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 11 am.

Nature’s Helpers, 12–1 pm, Do your part to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore. In this citizen science activity, Audubon staff will guide groups to remove litter and record the findings. Fun for all ages and all materials are provided.  This program leaves promptly at 12 pm.



Prospect Park Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Sunday, October 7 , 10 am – 5:30 pm, 2018

Prospect Park Zoo is going batty every weekend in October with fun activities such as a Costumed Character Scavenger Hunt and other Halloween-themed games and crafts. Learn about bats around the world, as well as right here in New York where Prospect Park Zoo is participating in a project to understand the ecology of urban bats in our own backyard – Prospect Park.


Free with Admission


Audubon Center

Early Morning Bird Walk: Hawks

Sunday, October 7 , 8 am – 9 am, 2018

October is Hawk Month! Join Prospect Park Alliance for this free hawk tour led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. This tour leaves promptly at 8 am.


Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Sunday, October 7, 2018

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.