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prospect_park  Prospect Park Alliance sustains, restores and advances Prospect Park for the diverse communities we serve. Share your pics with us at #ProspectPark

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ATTENTION ALL HISTORY BUFFS: Did you know that portions of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn took place in Prospect Park? Prospect Park Alliance is hosting a monument tour on September 20. Get your tickets today: prospectpark.org/monuments. #ProspectPark #History.

Last chance to see the pinwheels! Come out to @pioneerworks this weekend to see the last installment of #TheConnectiveProject.

This #FlowerFriday comes to us from Prospect Park Alliance Horticultural Supervisor Ronen Gamil! Clethra alnifolia, commonly known as sweet pepperbush or summersweet is a native deciduous shrub found in moist to wet soils and a perfect garden plant. Now in bloom in multiple locations including the Litchfield Villa, Meadowport Arch, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside and the Picnic House, its sweet scent enlivens the garden with its late summer inflorescences.

Where better to enjoy the summer than Brooklyn’s Backyard? Congratulations Instagram user @btp80 on this stunnning #PhotooftheWeek! Prospect Park Alliance is the non-profit that sustains and restores Prospect Park, keeping it green and beautiful for all of Brooklyn’s communities. Ge involved: prospectpark.org/getinvolved.

Missed the pinwheels?
The Prospect Park Alliance's Connective Project is back up, this time at @pioneerworks, on view Wednesday–Sunday, August 12–25, 2017. Check out our events calendar to learn more: prospectpark.org/events. C. Instagram user @talldewd. #connectiveproject #prospectpark150.

Attention amateur astronomers! The peak of the breathtaking Perseid Meteor Shower is August 11+12, so head to @prospect_park this weekend for a great view of shooting stars.
Image c. Bridget Collins #perseids #perseidmeteorshower #meteorshower #shootingstars #prospectpark

This peaceful @Prospect_Park turtle wishes you a happy #WildlifeWednesday! Can’t get enough Park nature? Chat with Prospect Park Alliance naturalists during tomorrow’s Nature at Night program, featuring live music and a nighttime nature hike. Buy tickets now: prospectpark.org/natureatnight. C. Instagram user @littlewren_11. #ProspectPark #Turtles.

Shout-out to Instagram user @brittbobo_ for capturing this gorgeous #PhotooftheWeek of the @Prospect_Park Lake! Did you know? Prospect Park Alliance works year-round to protect and sustain Park landscapes. Learn more by visiting prospectpark.org. #ProspectPark

Did you know that these iconic films were shot in @Prospect_Park? In order to celebrate Prospect Park Alliance’s summer movie series, we’ve compiled a slideshow of films shot in Prospect Park. Check out the slideshow through the link in our profile in preparation for this Wednesday’s free screening of Zootopia! #ProspectPark #SummerMovies

Did you know? Prospect Park Alliance and Hester Street Collaborative are engaging Park users and neighbors in the future of Prospect Park’s Rose Garden, located in the Northeast corner of the Park. Learn more about the project and submit your ideas by visiting prospectpark.org/reimagine.

Planning a Prospect Park picnic this weekend? Picnicking has been a favorite pastime for Park-goers since the founding of the Park. When Prospect Park opened in 1867, Park visitors could go to the Dairy, a shady spot to picnic, relax, and enjoy tea or fresh milk supplied by a half-dozen cows that grazed on the Long Meadow. #ProspectPark.

Planning a bicycle ride through Prospect Park? Look to these bikers from the Park’s early days for inspiration! Visit our archives for more historical shots hand-curated by Prospect Park Alliance: prospectpark.org/archives. C. Prospect Park Archives, Bob Levine Collection. #TBT #ProspectPark.

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