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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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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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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

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Friday, October 26, 2018
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Friday, April 20, 2018
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LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Dreamland Disco: David Bowie

Friday, April 20 , 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance in welcoming Lola Star for this first Dreamland Roller Disco of the season, featuring an intergalactic DJ set inspired by the Starman himself, David Bowie! Guests must be 21+ (valid Photo ID required for entry).

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Note: Lola Star Dreamland Disco Events were sold out last year. To ensure entry and a discounted ticket, buy your tickets in advance. We strongly recommend arriving before 8:30 pm as skate rentals are not guaranteed due to limited supply. Be sure to confirm your order prior to completing your purchase.

Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a themed DJ roller disco party at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Each event showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter Rock to 80s Glam, as well as dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more.

2018 Themed Parties: 
April 20: Starman Forever–David Bowie
April 27: Madonna vs Britney Spears
May 4: Beyonce
May 11: Flashdance vs Dirty Dancing
May 18: Hangin Tough–Boy Bands
May 25: Roll Bounce–Classic Skate
June 1: Pop Divas of the 70s vs the 80s
June 8: Party Like It's 1999–Prince
June 15: Unicorn Candyland–Girl Pop
June 22: Pump up the Volume–80s Hip Hop
June 29: Emo Prom
July 6: Prince vs Michael Jackson
July 13: Justin vs Britney
July 27: Saved by the Bell
August 3: Jay Z vs Beyonce
August 10: 90s Hip Hop
August 17: Taylor Swift vs Katie Perry
August 24: I Feel Love–Lola's Dreamland Roller Disco Anniversary
August 31: Prince Purple Rain
September 7: Rihanna
September 14: Wanna Be–Spice Girls
September 21: Saturday Night Fever
October 5: Britney Spears
October 12: Thriller–Michael Jackson

Admission

$18 in advance, $20 on site; advance registration suggested.
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Friday, April 20 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance for free nature education programs every Thursday and Friday afternoon 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, a 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!
  • Animal Encounter, 2–3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 2 pm.
  • Nature on the Go!, 3–4 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 3 pm.

Admission

Free
Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Friday, April 20, 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, Friday, April 20, 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.