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Prospect Park

Prospect Park Walking Tour

Sunday, June 25 , 10 am – 12 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on this special series of guided walking tours! These tours will examine the Park’s many layers of natural and human history. Prospect Park is a reflection of Brooklyn; its history traces that of the city around it, and it is today an important gathering place for many diverse communities that call the borough home. Learn about Prospect Park Alliance’s historic restoration and environmental preservation work in the Park, including cultural and recreation projects currently underway.

Prospect Park Alliance Members recieve a 25% discount on Prospect Park Walking Tours! Visit our membership page for more information.

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Admission

Advanced Registration Required. Adults $20, Seniors $18, Children $10, PPA members $15
Lefferts Historic House

Flax Harvest

Sunday, June 25 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance for our mid-summer harvest. You helped us plant, weed and water and now please help us harvest our flax crop and prepare it for processing. Learn how flax is processed into linen and pose for a fun photo-op in our farm wagon.

 

Admission

$3 suggested donation, RSVP
Lefferts Historic House

Flax to Linen

Sunday, June 25 , 2 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance to check on the flax crop we planted in the spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.  Touch different pieces of linen cloth to compare the weaves and sew a small linen pouch to take home.

Admission

$3 suggested donation
Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Sunday, June 25 , 10 am – 1 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities to welcome the start of spring, and also participate in our 150th anniversary species count for special prizes.

Please note: on April 22nd, Nature Exploration will be replaced by special Earth Day programming. 

  • Discovery Pack, 10 am–12 pm: get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Blooming Naturalist, 10 am: So you think you are a naturalist? Investigate the natural world by learning how to use tools and guides used by biologist. This activity leads you through activities to discover the Audubon Center and Prospect Park.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 11 am: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This is activity is led by Alliance staff and all materials are provided.

Admission

Free
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Smorgasburg Prospect Park

Sunday, June 25 , 11 am – 6 pm

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring, kicking off on April 2 as part of Prospect Park's 150th Anniversary celebration! On Sundays through October 23, over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. This year, Prospect Park Alliance is partnering with Brooklyn Brewery to produce a special Prospect Park beer called Long Meadow Gold. 

Member Perk: Prospect Park Alliance Members recieve $1 off beer at Smorgasburg

 

Admission

Free

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Pop-up Audubon: Water Detectives

Sunday, June 25 , 11 am – 4 pm

What's in our water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to investigate water chemistry and identify aquatic creatures  in and around the Park’s waterways.

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 pm: Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Shoreline Water Walk, 12–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk following the lower section of Prospect Park’s watercourse and explore the unique ecosystem of the Lake.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover what creatures live in Prospect Park’s water bodies and the chemistry that influences their development in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm:  Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2pm.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Presented by Con Edison 

Admission

Free
Vanderbilt Playground

Pop up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

Sunday, June 25 , 11 am – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance to examine the tiniest creatures in Prospect Park.

  • Adventure Hike, 12–1 pm: Alliance naturalists will introduce you to the natural history of Prospect Park and the Park's hidden trails. Recommended for families with children 5 and older.
  • Nature on the Go!, 1–2 pm: Join Alliance naturalists to discover the diverse array of aquatic life by examining the specimens of Prospect Park Lake.
  • Nature's Helpers, 2–3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2pm.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home

Presented by Con Edison 

Admission

Free