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Monday, September 23, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

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Monday Eastside Revival

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

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Thursday, September 26, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Friday, September 27, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Saturday, September 28, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, September 29, 2019
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Fall Feast

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Monday Eastside Revival

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Sunday, April 15, 2018
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Prospect Park

Prospect Park History Walking Tour

Sunday, April 15 , 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.

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

Already a member? Contact membership@prospectpark.org for more information.

Admission

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

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, April 15 , 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.

Admission

Free

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Lefferts Historic House

Spring Sprouts

Sunday, April 15 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2018

It's time for spring planting. Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday and Sunday in April to celebrate the season opening of Lefferts Historic House! Make a small newspaper pot, fill it with soil and plant some seeds to take home.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, April 15 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities to welcome the start of spring every Saturday and Sunday!

  • Discovery Pack, 10 am-12 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, a 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: Help 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.

Admission

Free
Bandshell

6th Annual Brooklyn 15k Run, 5k and 1-Mile Run

Sunday, April 15 , 7 am – 11 am, 2018

The Brooklyn 15k Run takes place each spring on the beautiful Prospect Park loop with the start and finish at the Bandshell just off Prospect Park West. This year, fundraising will benefit the Sunset Park Prep school in Brooklyn.   Every runner receives a medal and a limited-edition Brooklyn 15k shirt. Visit Brooklyn15k.com for more information and to register.
http://www.brooklyn15k.com/

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Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Sunday, April 15, 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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Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Sunday, April 15, 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.