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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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Thursday, August 8, 2019
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Long Meadow North

Prospect Park Yoga

Thursday, August 8 , 7 pm – 8 pm

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: Canceled due to rain
  • 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, August 8 , 12 pm – 4 pm

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, August 8 , 10 am – 2 pm

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, August 8 , 12 pm – 5 pm

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

Ailey II

Thursday, August 8 , 8 pm – 10 pm

Ailey II will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented by BRIC in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s exceptional second company returns to the Bandshell on the 45th anniversary of its inception with a program of recent work that showcases these young artists’ breathtaking skill and athleticism. Works will include Road to One (choreographed by Darrell Grand Moultrie), an excerpt from Tracks (Uri Sands), Breaking Point (Renee I. McDonald), and the mischievous and profoundly joyful Where There Are Tongues (Bradley Shelver), which features music by the Occitan vocal and percussion group Lo Còr De La Plana.

Ailey II, “The Next Generation of Dance,” is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

"There's nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II.” (The New York Times)

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

Admission

Free

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