President’s Week in Prospect Park

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.

Lefferts Historic House Events

President’s Day Trivia
Monday, February 17, 2 + 3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Monday, February 17 only! Join Prospect Park Alliance in celebrating the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln with presidential trivia for kids and a special birthday cake for George and Abe. One round of trivia will start at 2pm and another at 3pm.

Coming in from the Cold
Tuesday, February 18–Friday, February 21, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House this Mid-Winter Recess to learn about salve and then make a small jar of your own scented salve to take home. Guests can choose from a variety of essential oils to scent an all natural salve similar to 19th century recipes.

Prospect Park Audubon Center Events

Wild in Winter
February 17–21, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Bundle up and find out what your favorite Prospect Park animals are doing this winter. Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation effort established in 1900, and much more!

  • Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Migration Games, 12–3 pm: Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a migrating bird? Wonder no longer, because the Audubon Center has a series of floor games designed to replicate all the stages of a birds long journey.
  • Animal Encounter, 2 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 3 pm. Animal Encounters is made possible with generous support from Macy’s, Inc.
  • Great Backyard Bird Count, 3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nationwide Citizen Science project. Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!​