Join Prospect Park Alliance on Lunar New Year for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
- Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities, bird watching, and more!
Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides. Participants can even create their own tube of lip balm and an Official Blooming Naturalist button.
Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
Lunar New Year
Lefferts Historic House, 12–3 pm, $3 suggested donation
Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Welcome the year of the dog with paper lantern and good luck paper crafts. Then, stick around for a special Campfire Conversation for kids from 3–4 pm.