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Sunday, November 30, 2014
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Lefferts Historic House

Winter on Flatbush Farm

Sunday, November 30 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Get ready for winter as they did in the 19th century farming village of Flatbush with the Prospect Park Alliance. Learn how to make a candle, watch a master spinster spin wool thread, and enjoy Dutch treats made at our outdoor hearth from a Lefferts family recipe. Enjoy a visit from St. Nicholas at 3 pm!

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Lefferts Historic House

Lefferts Historic House Tours

Sunday, November 30 , 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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
Children's Corner

Pop-Up Audubon: Prospect Park Geology

Sunday, November 30 , 12 pm – 4 pm

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

Nature’s Helpers, 1–2 pm
Spend time enjoying 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.

Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm
Ever wonder about the history of the Park’s varied landscapes? Did dinosaurs ever roam this land? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a hike around the Park to view some of its important geologic features. Participants will learn how to use a hand lens and identify different types of rocks.

Family Birdwatching, 3–4 pm
Learn how to identify common birds that populate the Park in the winter months.  

 

Admission

Free
Audubon Center

Nature Programs

Sunday, November 30 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Thanksgiving weekend for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center. Explore the Center's exhibits starting at noon, and enjoy hourly programs starting at 1 pm.

Blooming Naturalist: 1–2 pm
So you think you're a naturalist? Enjoy this introduction to bird watching series. Using fun games and activities, learn what makes birds so special in a different lesson every week!

Nature on the Go!: 2–3 pm
Learn about the nature that is all around us. A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the Park.

Animal Encounter: 3–4 pm
Learn about the live animals in our collection. Get up close and personal to discover what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding.

 

Admission

Free