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The Decemberists

Please note the date of this event has been rescheduled...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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The Decemberists

Please note the date of this event has been rescheduled...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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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, August 16, 2018
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Free Carousel Rides

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

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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 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 Volunteer Corps: Eas...

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

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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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Long Meadow North

Prospect Park Yoga

Thursday, August 23 , 7 pm – 8 pm

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, August 23 , 10 am – 2 pm

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, August 23 , 12 pm – 4 pm

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

Thursday, August 23 , 12 pm – 5 pm

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

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.