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Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Prospect Park

Monday, January 15, 2018

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

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Join Prospect Park Alliance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.

  • Nature Exploration
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, noon – 4:00 p.m., Free

    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, science activities, bird watching, and more!
    Discovery Pack, noon – 3:00 p.m.: 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 1:00 pm. – 2:00 p.m.: So you think you are 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 tube of lip balm and an Official Blooming Naturalist button.
    Animal Encounter, 3–4 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., Registration Required

    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. Tammy Hall will be leading two sessions, beginning at 2 and 3 pm. Please register at prospectpark.org/freedomsongs and be sure to bring your ticket for admission.

Location

Audubon Center at the Boathouse in Prospect Park Accessible
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Children's Corner in Prospect Park Accessible
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Prospect Park Alliance

Categories

Nature, History, Best for Kids

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