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Wednesday, October 16, 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, October 26, 2019
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Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to...
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Sunday, October 27, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Eastside Revival

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Wednesday, October 30, 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 31, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Saturday, November 2, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, November 3, 2019
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Nature Exploration

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Election Day in Prospect Park

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Bartel-Pritchard Square

Wednesday Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

Wednesday, June 26 , 8 am – 3 pm, 2016
2019-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved market, occurring every Sunday and Wednesday, is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit the GrowNYC website.

This Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square is also open on Sundays, 9 am–3 pm, May 5 through December 22.

Note: The Greenmarket will be closed on December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020.

 

Admission

Free

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Tennis House

Prospect Park Alliance Wednesday Woodland Corps

Wednesday, June 26 , 10 am – 1 pm, 2019
2019-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Interested volunteers must first attend at least one "Wednesday Woodland Corps- Introductory Session" after which you will have permission to register for any Wednesday Woodland Corps 2019 event. All introductory sessions are open to all approved volunteers and pre-authorized Wednesday Woodland Corps volunteers.

Join a small crew of committed volunteers who care for Prospect Park's  woodlands. All tasks are focused in and around our natural areas, and include fence installation & maintenance, erosion control, invasive plant removal, mulching, path edging/ sweeping, removal of wooden structures, litter removal, and more! 

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

Wednesday Woodland Corps will not take place on August 7 or 14.

 

Admission

Free, Registration Required

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LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Big Gay Roller Skate: Pride Edition!

Wednesday, June 26 , 6 pm – 10 pm, 2019
2019-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Celebrate Pride in Prospect Park with Big Gay Skate! Join us for drinks, roller skating, great DJs and music, drag performers, contests and more at Big Gay Skate for Summer 2019! Presented by Girl Social + Guy Social and hosted by Joey Israel. Held on the last Wednesday of the month. Monthly themes and a fun time for all at this exclusive LGBTQIA event.

Get tickets today! Tickets include admission + skate rental.

Schedule:
6–7 pm, cocktails at the bar
7–10 pm, skating


 

Admission

$20 advance, $25 at the door
Bandshell

Chucho Valdés - Jazz Batá + Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet

Wednesday, June 26 , 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 2019
2019-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

Chucho Valdés and Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented by BRIC in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance.

Chuco Valdés was born into music; his father, the great pianist and composer Ramón “Bebo” Valdés, led the fabled Sabor de Cuba, considered one of the great orchestras in modern Cuban music history, with which Chucho debuted as a teenager. In 1972, Valdés released Jazz Batá, a forward-thinking convergence of modern jazz and folkloric rhythms that prefigured much of the Afro-Cuban jazz of today. Last year’s Jazz Batá 2 is a brilliant sequel that, almost a half-century later, “burnishes his stature as a towering Afro-Cuban pianist of our time” (WBGO).

With his electrifying quartet, the Cuban percussionist Dafnis Prieto makes music that is “dynamic to the extreme … a slippery amalgam of complex polyrhythm and incantatory melody” (The New York Times). A MacArthur Fellowship, GRAMMY Award, and multiple Latin GRAMMY nominations are among his many honors.

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

Admission

Free

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Children's Corner

caribBEING Prospect Park

All Day, Wednesday, June 26, 2019
2019-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
11225, NY, Brooklyn

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