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Sunday, November 17, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday + Sunday through November for...
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Sunday, November 17, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Wednesday, November 20, 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 21, 2019
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude...
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Saturday, November 23, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, November 24, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Wednesday, November 27, 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 28, 2019
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Turkey Trot 5-Miler

On Thanksgiving morning, join Prospect Park Track Club for one...
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Friday, November 29, 2019
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#OptOutside at Prospect Park

On Friday, November 29 + Saturday, November 30, skip the lines...
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Saturday, November 30, 2019
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Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, April 21 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
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, April 21 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2018
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
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
Lefferts Historic House

Spring Sprouts

Saturday, April 21 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2018
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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

Saturday, April 21 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2018
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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
Prospect Park

NYCRUNS Prospect Park 5K-10K

Saturday, April 21 , 8 am – 10 am, 2018
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Join NYCRUNS in Prospect Park for either a 5K or a 10K race that benefits CAMBA, a nonprofit that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

Learn more and register today!

Admission

Various Prices, Advance Registration Required
Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Saturday, April 21, 2018
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
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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Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Saturday, April 21, 2018
2018-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
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.