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Sunday, October 20, 2019
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Prospect Park Bike Day Pres...

Get your gear on at our first annual Bike Day...
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Saturday, November 2, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, November 3, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Election Day in Prospect Park

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude...
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Saturday, November 9, 2019
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Junior Volunteer Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as...
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Sunday, November 10, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Monday, November 11, 2019
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Veterans Day in Prospect Park

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, February 24 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016
2018-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit the GrowNYC website.

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Audubon Center

Introduction to Birdwatching

Saturday, February 24 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2018
2018-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday for a birdwatching tour to learn about Prospect Park’s magnificent array of birds and how to identify them! 

Admission

Free
Center Drive

Al Gordon Brooklyn 4M

Saturday, February 24 , 8 am – 11 am, 2018
2018-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Beat cabin fever this winter with New York Road Runner's Al Gordon Brooklyn 4M! Celebrate health and longevity at this four-mile race in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Namesake Al Gordon exemplified New York Road Runners' motto, Run for Life. A standout track runner in college, Gordon had an 80-year career in finance and was an NYRR board member and benefactor. He started running marathons in his 80s and exercised regularly until the end of his life in 2009—at age 107. Lace up in Gordon's honor! 

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Admission

Registration Required
Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Saturday, February 24, 2018
2018-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
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.

Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Saturday, February 24, 2018
2018-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks presents a public sculpture exhibition by artist Fitzhugh Karol through the NYC Parks Art in the Parks program. Two sculptures of colorful intersecting steel shapes reference familiar silhouettes of stairs and hillsides. Their abstract and playful shapes invite interaction and are a reminder of man’s imprint on the landscape. The two sculptures, titled “Searches” and “Reaches,” will be on display through Fall 2018.

About the Artist:
Fitzhugh Baylies Karol is a Brooklyn-based sculptor and designer interested in the integration of sculpture within landscape and architecture. Fitzhugh’s large outdoor sculptures and public works were be exhibited in three New York City parks in 2017. He has previously exhibited at the Bartow-Pell Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park, The LongHouse Reserve, Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, and The Aidron Duckworth Museum.

Admission

Free

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