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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
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Friday, June 28, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Saturday, June 29, 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, June 30, 2019
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caribBEING Prospect Park: T...

Relax and join our guided textile circles led by Caribbean...
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Monday, July 1, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance to every Monday to help beautify...
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Nosaj Thing DJ Set + Kimbra...

Nosaj Thing, Kimbra, and Bells Atlas will perform at the...
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Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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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, July 4, 2019
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Independence Day in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly programming to celebrate two...
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Friday, July 5, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
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Friday, June 21, 2019
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Audubon Center

Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha Yoga

Friday, June 21 , 12 pm – 1 pm, 2019

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard! Join Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks every Friday through June 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. This class starts promptly at 12 pm.

 Please note: There will be no class held on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Admission

Free

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Friday, June 21 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2019

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: 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, 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.
Family Bird Walk, 3–4 pm: Prospect Park is a stopping point for hundreds of bird species each year! Join us as we search for these amazing creatures and other nature around the park. Binoculars and bird guides are provided. This program leaves promptly at 3 pm.

Admission

Free
LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Lola Star's Dreamland Disco

Friday, June 21 , 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 2019

Every Friday through mid-October, Lola Star hosts a DJ roller disco skating party at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Each event showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter Rock to 80s Glam, as well as dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more. Guests must be 21+ (valid Photo ID required for entry).

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Admission

$20 in advance, $22 on site; advance registration suggested.
Lefferts Historic House

We Are Brooklyn: Immigrant Voices

Friday, June 21 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2019

Join Prospect Park Alliance to view this multimedia exhibition based on immigrant oral histories from The Brooklyn College Listening Project. Brooklyn College students, as part of the Brooklyn College Listening Project interviewed family, friends, neighbors and strangers. They sat with them in kitchens, in living rooms, in libraries, recording their stories. This exhibition is drawn from these oral histories, on view at Lefferts Historic House Thursday–Sunday through Labor Day.

Admission

Free
Bandshell

Bud Light Music Series: Calexico and Iron & Wine + Adia Victoria

Friday, June 21 , 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 2019

Calexico and Iron & Wine and Adia Victoria will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented by BRIC in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance.

Calexico and Iron & Wine’s collaborative record Years to Burn—the follow-up to their 2005 EP In the Reins—drops on June 14, and the buzz is deafening. The two bands become one here to play music from both records, as well as from each of their respective catalogues.

Adia Victoria is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter-guitarist who, with her haunting vocals and languid but intense presence, is “redefining what it means to be a Southern blueswoman; for her, that's a wily, radical and thoroughly contemporary role” (NPR).

For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

Admission

Free

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Long Meadow

Improv Everywhere: Mp3 Experiment Sixteen

Friday, June 21 , 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 2019

The Mp3 Experiment Sixteen will take place on Friday, June 21 at 8:30 PM in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. This event, as always, is free and open to all. Spread the word! Presented by Improv Everywhere in partnership with Make Music New York and Prospect Park Alliance, the non-profit organization that sustains Brooklyn’s Backyard.

Participants will download an original audio file using Improv Everywhere’s smartphone app, convene at a yet to be revealed location in Prospect Park, and blend in. Hilarity ensues as participants carry out coordinated instructions delivered to their headphones, and everyone else tries to figure out what is going on.

Get the exact location and complete details from Improv Everywhere's website.

Admission

Free

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Children's Corner

caribBEING Prospect Park

All Day, Friday, June 21, 2019

Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Prospect Park with caribBEING and Prospect Park Alliance. Brooklyn's Backyard will be home to a month of workshops, art installations and special events. Enjoy Caribbean art, music, dance, food, wellness and much more during this cultural celebration for Brooklynites of all ages. 

Admission

Free