Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Prospect Park
Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
- Nature Exploration
Prospect Park Audubon Center, 12–4 pm, 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.
Great Backyard Bird Count, 2–3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nation-wide Citizen Science project. Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!
Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
- Freedom Songs and Stories with Tammy Hall
Lefferts Historic House, 2 pm & 3 pm, $3 suggested donation
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House this Martin Luther King Jr. Day for Freedom Songs and Stories with Tammy Hall. A masterful storyteller, Tammy Hall weaves together diverse tales from around the world to create a rich experience for all.