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Friday, August 17, 2018
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Lola Star's Dreamland Disco

Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a DJ roller...

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Friday, August 17, 2018
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Lola Star's Dreamland Disco

Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a DJ roller...

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Saturday, August 18, 2018
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Saturday Volunteer Corps

The Prospect Park Alliance Saturday Volunteer Corps is a great...

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Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...

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Monday, August 20, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...

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Tuesday, August 21, 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, August 22, 2018
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Alice in Wonderland

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance...

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
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Free Carousel Rides

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Thursday in August where children...

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Friday, August 24, 2018
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Lola Star's Dreamland Disco

Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a DJ roller...

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Saturday, August 25, 2018
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Members Morning at Children...

Prospect Park Alliance invites members at the $150 Family Supporter...

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Friday, June 15, 2018
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Long Meadow Ball Fields

New York Philharmonic Concert in the Park

Friday, June 15 , 8 pm – 10 pm, 2018

The New York Philharmonic partners with Prospect Park Alliance as part of the Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer. Following the performance, there will be a display of fireworks to light up the sky.

Visit the New York Philharmonic website for further information.

We're raffling off 5 pairs of VIP passes! Enter today. 

Admission

Free

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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Democracy Lab

Friday, June 15 , 10 am – 9 pm, 2018

Visit the Democracy Lab at the Spacebuster, an inflatable pavilion or “bubbletecture,” as it sets up shop at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch this June. Enjoy 50 free programs over seven days focused on civic engagement, social justice, freedom and critical thinking—including daily readings of The New York Times moderated by artists and community members, chair-making workshops, artist-led walks, literary cabarets and debates, and presentations on graffiti and green architecture.

Presented by Brooklyn Public Library in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, raumlaborberlin, Storefront for Art & Architecture, and visitBerlin.

View the full calendar of events.

Admission

Free
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Lola Star's Dreamland Disco

Friday, June 15 , 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 2018

Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a DJ roller disco skating 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. Guests must be 21+ (valid Photo ID required for entry).

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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

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.

Admission

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

Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha Yoga

Friday, June 15 , 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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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Friday, June 15 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs 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, 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
Lefferts Historic House

Faces and Stories of Prospect Park

Friday, June 15 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography at the Lefferts Historic House for Faces and Stories of Prospect Park. A photo testament to the individuals, couples, families, friends, and even canines, that make up the vibrant landscape of Prospect Park.

Virginia L. S. Freire is a fine art portrait artist and visual storyteller. Her boutique portrait studio specializes in creating artful portraits telling extraordinary stories that will endure over generations. She is a Brooklyn native with a home-based studio in Prospect Heights where she lives with her husband and two children in the brownstone where she grew up just blocks from Prospect Park. 

Visit her website here and view this photo testament from June 7th to January 1st, 2019 at the Lefferts Historic House. 

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Audubon Center, Children's Corner, Prospect Park

Eid al-Fitr at Prospect Park

Friday, June 15 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Eid al-Fitr for special family programming at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House, and the 1912 Carousel!

  • Prospect Park Audubon Center 12–4 pm, Free
    Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs 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.

  • Race Around the Farmyard, 2–4 pm
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 Suggested Donation

    Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games.

  • Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
    Children’s Corner, $2.50 per ride, $11.50 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Supporter membership
    Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $150 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Friday, June 15, 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.