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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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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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Wednesday, December 18, 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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Saturday, December 21, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, December 22, 2019
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Chanukah Kickoff Concert + ...

The Largest Menorah in Brooklyn has been towering over New...
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Monday, December 23, 2019
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Chanukah Menorah Lighting C...

The Largest Menorah in Brooklyn has been towering over New...
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Tuesday, December 24, 2019
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Chanukah Menorah Lighting C...

The Largest Menorah in Brooklyn has been towering over New...
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Wednesday, December 25, 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, December 26, 2019
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Winter Recess in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming every day...
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Friday, December 27, 2019
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Winter Recess in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming every day...
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Saturday, November 30, 2019
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Audubon Center

#OptOutside at Prospect Park

Saturday, November 30 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2019
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

On Friday, November 29 + Saturday, November 30, skip the lines, noise, and frustration of holiday shopping and spend the day taking care of the great outdoors and learning about our environment.

  • 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.
  • Nature's Helpers, 1-2 pm: Help Alliance naturalists keep our corner of the park clean and healthy by removing litter around the lakeside. Materials are provided and all ages are welcome.
  • 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.
  • Winter Bird Walk, 3-4 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead guests through Prospect Park to see which birds are still around and discuss how they survive during the cold winter months. This program leaves promptly at 3 pm.

Admission

Free
Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, November 30 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2016
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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 30 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2019
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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
Martin Seck
Audubon Center

Birdwatching for Beginners

Saturday, November 30 , 12 pm – 2 pm, 2019
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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 to take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home. Please note this tour leaves promptly at noon from outside the Audubon Center. Bring binoculars if you have them, otherwise, binoculars are available for loan.

Admission

Free
Prospect Park Zoo

Conservation Heroes

Saturday, November 30 , 11 am – 3 pm, 2019
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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 30 , 1 pm – 3 pm, 2019
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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
Lefferts Historic House

Historic Games

Saturday, November 30 , 1 pm – 3 pm, 2019
2019-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Visit the Lefferts Historic House and learn 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