Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples Day in Prospect Park
Join the Prospect Park Alliance when school is closed for Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples Day. Enjoy free nature education activities, animal encounters, bird walks, and more at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, and take a ride on the beloved Prospect Park Carousel.
Nature Around Us, 12-3 pm:
Enjoy different seasonal discovery stations and nature-themed activities that introduce kids to the plants, insects, and animals that call the park home. Help test the water quality and investigate pond samples that are filled with living organisms.
Animal Encounter, 2-3 pm:
Learn more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 2 pm.
Family Bird Walk, 3-4 pm:
Prospect Park is a stopping point for hundreds of bird species each year! Search for these amazing creatures and other natural phenomena around the park. Binoculars and bird guides are provided. This program departs from the Audubon Center promptly at 3 pm.
Carousel Rides, 12-5 pm:
Children’s Corner, $3 per ride; $13 for a book of 5 tickets.