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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
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Wednesday, June 19, 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, June 20, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
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Friday, June 21, 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 22, 2019
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Prospect Park Soiree

Attend the most celebrated party of the year! We provide...
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Sunday, June 23, 2019
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caribBEING Prospect Park: W...

Learn how to juk, wuk-up, and wine in this high-energy...
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Monday, June 24, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance to every Monday to help beautify...
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
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Wednesday, June 26, 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, June 6, 2019
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Audubon Center, Carousel, Lefferts Historic House

Chencellor's Day in Prospect Park

Thursday, June 6 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2019

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly Programming on Chancellor’s Day at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.

Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

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.

Field Games, 2–4pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join us in welcoming the start of summer with races, bubbles, lawns games and more at the Lefferts Historic House!

Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm 
Children’s Corner, $2.50 per ride, $11.50 for a book of 5 tickets, Free with Prospect Park Alliance Family Supporter membership or higher. 
Celebrate Chancellor's Day on the park’s beloved Carousel. Join the Alliance at the Family Supporter level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

 

Admission

Free
Long Meadow North

Prospect Park Yoga

Thursday, June 6 , 7 pm – 8 pm, 2019

Join Bend + Bloom Yoga, Prospect Park Alliance and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital to celebrate summer with an hour-long, free yoga class every Thursday evening from June through August! Featuring Brooklyn's finest yoga teachers, Prospect Park Yoga gives attendees a chance to try free, outdoor group yoga classes in a low-pressure, beautiful environment. The series draws hundreds of Brooklynites each week to celebrate yoga and wellness in our treasured Prospect Park. Bring your own mat or towel, a bottle of water and friends. All levels welcome.

Please RSVP and sign the waiver prior to your first class at bendandbloom.com/rsvp.

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Enter Prospect Park at Grand Army Plaza and meet in the Long Meadow.

Sponsored by

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Schedule

  • June 6: Julie Dohrman, Bend + Bloom Yoga
  • June 13: Canceled due to rain
  • June 20: Lindsay Ashmun, Bend + Bloom Yoga
  • June 27: Jyll Hubbard-Salk, Urban Asanas​
  • July 4: Happy 4th of July! No class tonight
  • July 11: Eric Lawrence, Bend + Bloom Yoga
  • July 18: Justin Ifill, Shambhala Yoga & Dance Center
  • July 25: Kate Reil, Bend + Bloom Yoga
  • Aug 1: Giulia Pline, Kula Yoga
  • Aug 8: Amy Quinn Suplina, Bend + Bloom Yoga
  • Aug 15: Beau Dobrikov, Namastuy Healing Collective
  • Aug 22: Emily Giovine, Bend + Bloom Yoga
  • Aug 29: Stephanie Battle, Sacred Yoga and Bend + Bloom Yoga


 

Admission

Free

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, June 6 , 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
Prospect Park

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

Thursday, June 6 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2019

Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

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

Admission

Free, Registration Required

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Grand Army Plaza

NYRR Group Training - Morning

Thursday, June 6 , 6:30 am – 7:30 am, 2019

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect Park every Tuesday and Thursday from May 21 - June 27! These small coach-led workouts will help you reach any running goal, whether you're training for an upcoming race or trying to run more consistently.

Learn more and register today!

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Admission

$75+, Registration Required
Grand Army Plaza

NYRR Group Training - Evening

Thursday, June 6 , 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 2019

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect Park every Tuesday and Thursday from May 21 - June 27! These small coach-led workouts will help you reach any running goal, whether you're training for an upcoming race or trying to run more consistently.

Learn more and register today!

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Admission

$75+, Registration Required

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Lefferts Historic House

We Are Brooklyn: Immigrant Voices

Thursday, June 6 , 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
Prospect Park

Tours + Trails

Thursday, June 6 , 10 am – 12 pm, 2019

Prospect Park Alliance is pleased to offer exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours of the park for members at the $250 Naturalist level and above. Members will hear our experts talk about the fascinating history of the park and what the Alliance is doing for its future. Past tours have included a tree climbing demonstration with Alliance arborists and a walk through the Ravine with our Vice President of Capital and Landscape Management.

Members interested in Tours + Trails can email membership@prospectpark.org for invitation information for this event. 

 

Admission

RSVP Required, Open to Naturalist Members and Above

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Children's Corner

caribBEING Prospect Park

All Day, Thursday, June 6, 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