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Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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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

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Friday, May 31, 2019
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We Are Brooklyn: Immigrant ...

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Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Audubon Center

Nature At Night: A Magical Evening With Fireflies

Thursday, July 12 , 7 pm – 9:30 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance as we get to know the Park's brightest creature at the Prospect Park Audubon Center. This event is 21+.

7–7:30 pm: Sara Lewis, author of Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies will speak about everything fireflies. 
7:30–8:30 pm: Enjoy a happy hour, hors d'oeuvres and live artistic performance of firefly behavior.
8:30–9:30 pm: Take a guided firefly tour in the park

RSVP Required: Free admission for 7 pm talk with Sara Lewis; $25 per person for reception, performance + guided firefly tour.
 

Admission

$25; Free for Prospect Park Alliance Supporter Members+, RSVP Required
Prospect Park

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, July 12 , 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, July 12 , 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
Bandshell

Antibalas

Thursday, July 12 , 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 2018

Antibalas, Combo Chimbita, and DJ Nickodemus will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance.

The Brooklyn afrobeat juggernaut Antibalas’ live shows have become the stuff of legend. Last year’s Where the Gods Are in Peace, released on the storied Bushwick label Daptone Records, “takes their lustral party vibes and adds layers of activist lyrics, satire and incendiary rhythms to create their strongest, and most politically charged, album to date.” (Drowned in Sound) With an opening set of high energy, locally-sourced tropical futurism from Combo Chimbita and DJ Nickodemus of Turntables on the Hudson fame presiding, it’s a global dance party born in Brooklyn.

Gates open an hour before the performance unless otherwise noted, and 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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Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Thursday, July 12, 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.