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Saturday, December 15, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Faces and Stories of Prospe...

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography...
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Monday, December 17, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Free Skate with Santa

Join NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital + Prospect Park Alliance for a...
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
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NYRR Group Training - Morning

Join New York Road Runners for Group Training in Prospect...
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Friday, December 21, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Saturday, December 22, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
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Sunday, December 23, 2018
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Saturday, December 15, 2018
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Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Saturday, December 15 , 8 am – 4 pm

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

Faces and Stories of Prospect Park

Saturday, December 15 , 12 pm – 5 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Virginia L. S. Freire Photography at the Lefferts Historic House for Faces and Stories of Prospect Park. A photo testament to the individuals, couples, families, friends, and even canines, that make up the vibrant landscape of Prospect Park.

Virginia L. S. Freire is a fine art portrait artist and visual storyteller. Her boutique portrait studio specializes in creating artful portraits telling extraordinary stories that will endure over generations. She is a Brooklyn native with a home-based studio in Prospect Heights where she lives with her husband and two children in the brownstone where she grew up just blocks from Prospect Park. 

Visit her website here and view this photo testament from June 7th to January 1st, 2019 at the Lefferts Historic House. 

Admission

$3 Suggested Donation
Audubon Center

Intro to Birdwatching

Saturday, December 15 , 12 pm – 1 pm

Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join Prospect Park Alliance to take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home. Led by Brooklyn Bird Club.

This program takes place every Saturday through December. 

Admission

Free
Lefferts Historic House

A Century of Honor

Saturday, December 15 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance for the opening of A Century of Honor, an exhibition that celebrates the impact of the Girl Scouts over the past 100 years.

The exhibition was created by Carol Obler, a Girl Scout who has been involved with the organization for nearly 60 years. The exhibit showcases significant historical artifacts and articles of scouting from the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York and the Girl Scouts of the USA. Many of the pieces on display are from her personal collection, along with donated items from other longtime Girl Scouts and collectors.

The exhibition will be on view through December 30, 2018.

Join exhibit creator Carol Obler in conversation on 11/24, 12/1 and 12/15 from 12–4 pm.

Admission

Free, $3 Suggested Donation
Lefferts Historic House

Quilt Show

Saturday, December 15 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join Prospect Park Alliance every weekend through January 1 to see the wonderful work of The Brooklyn Quilters' Guild while their small quilt exhibit is on display. This year’s exhibit features the artist’s personal interpretations of Prospect Park. These original creations range from traditional to contemporary to mixed media fiber art.

Every weekend from 1–3 pm, try your hand at making your own paper quilt collage or add to our community paper patchwork quilt!

The exhibition will be on view through January 1, 2019.

Admission

Free, $3 Suggested Donation
Lefferts Historic House

Historic Games

Saturday, December 15 , 1 pm – 3 pm

Come to Lefferts Historic House for some great indoor fun. Learn how to play Nine-Man Morris and make your very own playing board to take home.

Admission

Free, $3 Suggested Donation
Prospect Park Zoo

Winter Zoo Wonderland

Saturday, December 15 , 10 am – 4:30 pm

Every weekend, explore the Prospect Park Zoo's wintery outdoor trail, warm up in indoor exhibits, and discover the special adaptations animals have to survive in the cold. You’ll be toasty warm as you find out who at the zoo loves the cold…and who doesn’t.

Admission

Free with Admission

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Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day

On view through March 2019

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays. 

Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society website for hours of operation.