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Monday, September 23, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Mondays through September 30 to...
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Thursday, October 3, 2019
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Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the...
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Friday, October 4, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Saturday, October 5, 2019
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Capturing Shadows

Before photography, silhouette was one of the most popular portraiture...
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Sunday, October 6, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Tuesdays to help beautify two...
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Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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Wednesday Greenmarket at Ba...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Friday, October 11, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Saturday, October 12, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Saturday, November 16, 2019
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, November 16 , 8 am – 4 pm

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit the GrowNYC website.

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Saturday, November 16 , 10 am – 1 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Saturday + Sunday through November for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

Discovery Pack, 10 am–12 pm: Come explore nature on your own with our Discovery Packs, a backpack filled with nature activities and exploration tools, perfect for families and kids to interact with the park in a whole new way!
Animal Encounter, 11 am–12 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 11 am. Animal Encounter is presented in partnership with Macy's.
Nature’s Helpers, 12–1 pm: Help do your part to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore. In this citizen science activity Audubon staff will guide groups to remove litter and record the findings. Fun for all ages and all materials are provided. This program leaves promptly at 12 pm.

 

Admission

Free
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Audubon Center

Intro to Birdwatching

Saturday, November 16 , 12 pm – 1 pm

Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Bird Club every Saturday through November to take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home. Please note this tour leaves promptly at 12 pm from outside the Audubon Center.

Admission

Free
Prospect Park Zoo

Conservation Heroes

Saturday, November 16 , 11 am – 3 pm

Every weekend in November Prospect Park Zoo will say thanks to the people who are working around the world to keep the amazing diversity of life on this planet safe. Join Prospect Park Zoo for fun activities and a celebration of conservation successes by Wildlife Conservation Society researchers at home and around the globe.

Admission

Free with Paid Admission

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Lefferts Historic House

Historic Games

Saturday, November 16 , 1 pm – 3 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to play historic card and dice games. While you’re here, make a Nine-man Morris game board to take home.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Grand Army Plaza

NYRR Running History Tour

Saturday, November 16 , 11 am – 12 pm

#GetOutToRun with New York Road Runners at an NYRR Prospect Park Running History Tour, presented in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance. Starting from the historic Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Arch at Grand Army Plaza and finishing at Bartel-Pritchard Square, you’ll be led by one of the NYRR Group Training coaches past several historical spots in Prospect Park, including the Dongan Oak Marker and Harry's Wall. Experience the park’s deep history at a comfortable (~10:00 min/mile) pace that’ll allow for plenty of photo opps and questions along the 2.5-mile route. 

Learn more and register today!

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Admission

Free
Boathouse

Artists Elevating Immigrant Narratives

Saturday, November 16 , 6 pm – 9 pm

This fall, Prospect Park Alliance and THE CREATORS COLLECTIVE present Artists Elevating Immigrant Narratives, a project where immigrant and immigrant-adjacent artists will collaborate to develop site-specific visual art and performance in Prospect Park within the theme of elevating immigrant narratives. At the culminating event and performance, guests will experience a collection of site specific works starting at the Boathouse and ending at Lefferts Historic House. In the result of rain or inclement weather, this culminating event will take place on the following day, Sunday, November 17 at 4 pm.

RSVP to let us know you're coming!

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