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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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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

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 26, 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 27, 2018
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 28, 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 29, 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 30, 2018
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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Bandshell

Common

Tuesday, June 5 , 8 pm – 10 pm, 2018

This year’s BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Opening Night Concert, presented by BRIC in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, will feature socially-conscious hip hop performer and actor Common. As a GRAMMY-award winning artist, Common has become a prominent voice in hip hop's new millennium renaissance.

“An artist’s duty,” Nina Simone once said, “is to reflect the times.” The rapper/poet/actor/activist Common has embodied this statement his whole career. From his ‘90s breakout in underground progressive hip hop, through mainstream success with the Soulquarians, and on to Hollywood stardom and beyond, he has remained an eloquent narrator of the injustices, challenges, conflicts, and hopes of his cultural moment. In the spirit of Simone’s quote, the Festival’s 40th season is a summer-long celebration of democratic ideals and social justice—and there’s no better way to kick it off than with a free show by this inspiring artist-citizen.

Following the concert, at 10:00pm, gala guests and Friends of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival (i.e. members) are invited to the Opening Night After-Party featuring a celebrity guest DJ to be announced.

Gates open at 6:30. All performances are rain or shine.

For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

Admission

Free

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Parade Ground

Ailey Extension: Revelations Workshop with Lisa Johnson

Tuesday, June 5 , 7 pm – 8 pm, 2018

NYC Parks, Prospect Park Alliance and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people. Join us for a special workshop of Alvin Ailey's masterwork, Revelations, with Ailey Instructor Lisa Johnson at the Parade Ground in Prospect Park.

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Admission

Free, RSVP

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Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Tuesday, June 5, 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.