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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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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

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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Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Thursday, June 7, 2018
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Lefferts Historic House

Faces and Stories of Prospect Park: Opening Reception

Thursday, June 7 , 6 pm – 8 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography at the Lefferts Historic House for the opening reception of 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 at the Lefferts Historic House. 

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Long Meadow North

Prospect Park Yoga

Thursday, June 7 , 7 pm – 8 pm, 2018

Join Bend + Bloom Yoga, lululemon Brooklyn and Prospect Park Alliance to celebrate summer with an hour-long, free yoga class! Featuring Brooklyn's finest yoga teachers, Prospect Park Yoga gives attendees a chance to try free, outdoor group yoga classes in a low-pressure, beautiful environment. The series draws hundreds of Brooklynites each week to celebrate yoga and wellness in our treasured Prospect Park. Bring your own mat or towel, a bottle of water and friends. All levels welcome.
Please RSVP and sign the waiver prior to your first class at bendandbloom.com/rsvp.

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Enter Prospect Park at Grand Army Plaza and meet in the Long Meadow.

Schedule

  • June 7: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Lindsay Ashmun
  • June 14: Abhaya Yoga, Susan Kotcher
  • June 21: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Amy Quinn Suplina
  • June 28: Jewel City Yoga Jessica Kulick
  • July 5: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Christine Yu
  • July 12: Urban Asanas, Jyll Hubbard - Salk
  • July 19: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Kate Reil
  • July 26: Brooklyn Yoga Project, Jessica Weiss
  • August 2: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Cari Friedman
  • August 9: Laughing Lotus Williamsburg, Sheri Celentano
  • August 16: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Cassie Naaktgeboren
  • August 23: Sacred Yoga, Stephanie Battle
  • August 30: Bend + Bloom Yoga, Eric Lawrence

 

Admission

Free

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Prospect Park

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, June 7 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2018

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This dedicated team of volunteers perform a variety of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Please note: This event will not take place on Nov 22.

Admission

Free, Advance Registration Required

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, June 7 , 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
Prospect Park

Chancellor’s Day at Prospect Park

Thursday, June 7 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Chancellor’s Day 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!

Lefferts Historic House

Faces and Stories of Prospect Park

Thursday, June 7 , 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
Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Thursday, June 7, 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.