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Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Prospect Park

Monday, January 16, 2017

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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This holiday, bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, bird watching, and 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.
  • Blooming Naturalist, 1 pm , So you think you’re a Naturalist?   Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides. Participants can even create their own Soy wax lip balm.
  • Nature on the Go!, 2 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 even in winter.
  • Animal Encounter, 3 pm, Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and assist in an actual feeding.

Freedom Songs and Stories with Tammy Hall
Lefferts Historic House, 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., $3 suggested donation

Join us at the Lefferts Historic House this Martin Luther King Jr. Day for Freedom Songs and Stories with Tammy Hall. A masterful storyteller, Tammy Hall weaves together diverse tales  from around the world to create a rich experience for all.



Audubon Center at the Boathouse in Prospect Park Accessible
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