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Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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Friday, April 19, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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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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Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Spring Break in Prospect Park

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Friday, April 26, 2019
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Monday, February 5, 2018
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Brooklyn Historical Society

Urban Health, Urban Parks: The Salve of the City

Monday, February 5 , 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, 2018

Studies from across the world point to the positive impact of city parks on the health of urban dwellers. Join Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue, New York Times health columnist Jane Brody, and Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix, for a metaphoric walk in the woods as they explore the science behind nature's restorative powers. Moderated by CityLab's Laura Bliss.

Presented by Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance in connection with the joint exhibition, The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Get your tickets today! 

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Please note: this event is free for Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance members. Learn more about Alliance Membership.

 

Admission

$5, Free for Members
Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Monday, February 5, 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.

Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Monday, February 5, 2018

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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