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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 19, 2018
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Faces and Stories of Prospe...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography...
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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Monday, October 22, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Monday, October 8, 2018
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Vale of Cashmere

Monday Volunteer Corps: Eastside Revival

Monday, October 8 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal. Please note that there will be no Eastside Revival on 5/28, 9/3, and 10/8.

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

Admission

Free

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Rose Garden, Vale of Cashmere

Monday Eastside Revival

Monday, October 8 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Monday to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

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

Note: This event will not take place on Oct 8, or Nov 12.

 

 

Admission

Free, Registration Required

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Lefferts Historic House

Behind the Scenes Tour

Monday, October 8 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance to discover What’s Behind the Scenes at the Lefferts Historic House! Discuss the Dutch-American architecture and changing landscape of Brooklyn, then have a chance to explore behind the scenes storage areas and hear stories about rarely seen collections items. These special one-hour Behind the Scenes Tours are offered bi-monthly.

Take this chance to see behind the “staff only” sign.

Get tickets today!

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Admission

$10, Registration Required
Audubon Center, Carousel, Lefferts Historic House

Columbus Day

Monday, October 8 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family programming on Columbus Day.

Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
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, 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!

Nature on the Go!, 2–3 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 2 pm.

Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm, Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 3 pm.

Behind the Scenes Tour, 12–1 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $10, Registration Required
Join Prospect Park Alliance to discover What’s Behind the Scenes at the Lefferts Historic House! Discuss the Dutch-American architecture and changing landscape of Brooklyn, then have a chance to explore behind the scenes storage areas and hear stories about rarely seen collections items.These special one-hour Behind the Scenes Tours are offered bi-monthly. Take this chance to see behind the “staff only” sign.

Get Tickets Today!
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Race Around the Farm Yard, 2–4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games.

Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
Children’s Corner, $2.50 per ride, $11.50 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Supporter membership.
Enjoy a ride on the Park’s beloved 1912 Carousel. Join the Alliance at the Family Supporter level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

 

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Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Monday, October 8, 2018

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.