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Friday, August 23, 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, August 23, 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, August 24, 2019
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Soap and Bubbles

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to give...
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Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Wash Day: An Event for Chil...

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House for an...
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Monday, August 26, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance on Mondays through September 30 to...
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

**The screening of Babe: Pig in the City has been...
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Wednesday, August 28, 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, August 29, 2019
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Prospect Park Yoga

Prospect Park Yoga Location Change: On Thursday, August 1 Prospect...
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Friday, August 30, 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, August 31, 2019
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Soap and Bubbles

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Thursday, July 4, 2019
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Audubon Center, Carousel, Lefferts Historic House

Independence Day in Prospect Park

Thursday, July 4 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2019

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly programming to celebrate two Independence Days: America’s independence from England in 1776 and the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in New York in 1827 Lefferts Historic House, plus enjoy nature exploration at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and a ride on the Carousel.

Declarations of Independence, 1–4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 Suggested Donation
Join Prospect Park Alliance in celebrating two Independence Days, America’s independence from England in 1776 and the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in New York in 1827. Get patriotic as you make yourself a plumed hat to wear while signing your own "John Hancock" on a reproduction of the Declaration of Independence.

Nature Exploration
Prospect Park Audubon Center, 12–5 pm, 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, 12–4 pm: Explore the park’s great outdoors with our Discovery Packs, a backpack filled with nature activities and exploration tools to take out into the park, perfect for families and kids to interact with Brooklyn’s Backyard 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.

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 Memorial Day with 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
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, July 4 , 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. Animal Encounter is presented in partnership with Macy's.
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

Thursday Volunteer Corps

Thursday, July 4 , 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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Lefferts Historic House

We Are Brooklyn: Immigrant Voices

Thursday, July 4 , 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