Spring Break at Prospect Park
Saturday, April 4, 2015
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
This event repeats every day between 4/3/2015 and 4/12/2015.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
- Blooming Naturalist, 1 pm
So you think you are a naturalist? Join Alliance educators to make your own nature journal, learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
- Nature on the Go! 3 pm
An Alliance naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a citizen science project.
- Animal Encounter, 4 pm
Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance naturalists to meet the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. Learn what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding.
Spring Sprouts, 2–4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Carousel Rides, 12-5 pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership
Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!