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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Friday, January 18, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Saturday, January 19, 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, January 20, 2019
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Winter Zoo Wonderland

Every weekend, explore the Prospect Park Zoo's wintery outdoor...
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Monday, January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr Day

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly programming on Martin Luther...
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view daily through February 10, 2019. In celebration of...
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, October 18 , 8 am – 4 pm, 2014

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.

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Lefferts Historic House

Lefferts Historic House Tours

Saturday, October 18 , 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to view interesting relics from 19th-century family life, and explore a fully furnished 1820s bedroom. Also view A Stitch In Time Saves Nine, an exhibition of textiles and costume from the Lefferts collection, which highlights the handwork of women in the textiles arts and the progression to industrialized clothing and textiles. Many of the objects are on display for the first time at Lefferts.

Tours every half hour. 

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Nethermead

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Saturday, October 18 , 8 am – 2 pm, 2014

The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Join millions of people in more than 300 communities nationwide and take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides walk. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 5-mile event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families. Register today.

Admission

Registration Required

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Prospect Park

It's My Park! Day

Saturday, October 18 , 9 am – 2 pm, 2014

Take this opportunity to care for Prospect Park! As part of a larger citywide effort, the Prospect Park Alliance and REI invite volunteers to take brooms, shovels, rakes and trash grabbers to rake paths, clean woodlands and help prepare the Park for winter. There will be a yoga warm-up at 9 am, and lunch provided.

All groups and individuals must pre-register online with REI; everyone who volunteers will get a free REI Volunteer t-shirt.

Admission

Free; registration required

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Park Circle Lawn

Good Health Brooklyn 5K

Saturday, October 18 , 10 am – 4 pm, 2014

The Good Health Brooklyn 5K encourages community residents to learn more about ways to better care for their health, and highlights the importance of physical activity, health screenings and adopting healthier lifestyles.

Admission

Registration Required
Grand Army Plaza

Pop Up Audubon: Fantastic Foliage

Saturday, October 18 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs that explore different areas of Prospect Park each month.

Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm
Brooklyn's last-remaining forest becomes a real-world laboratory for hands-on discovery. Join the Prospect Park Alliance for an in-depth look at the largest organism within this habitat (trees) and discover the important role forests play in providing different habitats for the Park’s wildlife.

Nature’s Helpers, 3–4 pm
Enjoy nature while helping to keep the Park clean. Learn about mulching, and how it makes the Park green and healthy. Tools, garbage bags and trash grabbers will be provided.

Family Bird Watching, 4–5 pm
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about fall migration in Prospect Park.

 

Admission

Free
Lefferts Historic House

Race Around The Farm Yard

Saturday, October 18 , 2 pm – 4 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to get moving in the Lefferts yard. The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old-fashioned games.

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation