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Sunday, December 15, 2019
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Brooklyn Pop-Up Holiday Fair

UPDATE: Due to predicted rain, the Saturday, December 14 Holiday...
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Saturday, December 28, 2019
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Winter Recess in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming every day...
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Sunday, December 29, 2019
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Winter Recess in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming every day...
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Monday, December 30, 2019
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Tennis Holiday Adult & Juni...

On December 26, 27 and 30, Prospect Park Tennis Center...
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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New Year's Eve Fireworks

Join Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park...
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Wednesday, January 1, 2020
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New Year's Eve Fireworks

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Saturday, January 4, 2020
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Mulchfest in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance on two consecutive Saturdays, January 4...
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Sunday, January 5, 2020
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Winter Zoo Wonderland

Every weekend in December and January, explore Prospect Park Zoo...
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Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Saturday, January 11, 2020
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Mulchfest in Prospect Park

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Friday, July 6, 2018
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Audubon Center

Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha Yoga

Friday, July 6 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2018
2018-07-06T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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, July 6 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2018
2018-07-06T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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

Les Ballets Jazz De Montréal

Friday, July 6 , 8 pm – 10 pm, 2018
2018-07-06T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal will perform Dance Me, inspired by the rich and profound work of the Montreal poet, artist and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance.

Originally commissioned before Leonard Cohen’s death and with his blessing, Ballet Jazz de Montréal’s sprawling homage to his songs “is a grandly executed hodgepodge of performance art that pushes the entertainment value of contemporary dance closer to the level of a rock concert or big-budget musical.” (Ottawa Citizen) It debuted in Canada to great acclaim last year and the full piece will have its American premiere at the Bandshell.

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, Friday, July 6, 2018
2018-07-06T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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.