Events - Prospect Park Alliance
Past Events
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Audubon Center, Children's Corner, Lefferts Historic House

Labor Day

Monday, September 3 , 12 pm – 6 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Labor Day for special family programming at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House, and 1912 Carousel!

Labor Day Nature Exploration:
12–4 pm, Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
Join the 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, The 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 pmJoin 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 pmAn 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 Farm Yard:
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:
12–6 pm, Children’s Corner, $2.50 per ride, $11.50 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Prospect Park Alliance Family Supporter membership
Celebrate with a ride 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!


Vale of Cashmere

Monday Volunteer Corps: Eastside Revival

Monday, September 3 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal. Please note that there will be no Eastside Revival on 5/28, 9/3, and 10/8.

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




Brooklyn Historical Society

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

All Day, Monday, September 3, 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.