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Friday, May 24, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Friday, May 24, 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, May 25, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend in Pro...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Memorial Day for family friendly...
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Sunday, May 26, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend in Pro...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Memorial Day for family friendly...
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Monday, May 27, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend in Pro...

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Memorial Day for family friendly...
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Friday, May 31, 2019
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We Are Brooklyn: Immigrant ...

Join Prospect Park Alliance  for the opening reception of We...
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Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Friday, May 18, 2018
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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Friday, May 18 , 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
Audubon Center

Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha Yoga

Friday, May 18 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2018

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard! Join Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks every Friday through September at the Prospect Park Audubon Center for Hatha yoga, a branch of yoga that emphasizes physical exercises to master the body along with mind exercises to withdraw it from external objects.

This class is open to adults and seniors, no registration is required. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own mat.

Admission

Free

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Bartel-Pritchard Square, Grand Army Plaza

Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

All Day, Friday, May 18, 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, May 18, 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.