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Fleet WeekMay 25, All Day EventCheck website for venue details

Fleet Week New York, May 24 - May 31, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984.

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Summer on the Hudson: Star GazingMay 21, 8pm - 11pmPier I - West 70th Street

A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete with a great skyline and the stars, planets, and moon in full view. Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders with the help of the Amateur Astronomer's Assocation.

Play + Go and Green + Grow in Prospect ParkMay 22, 12pm - 4pmDog Beach

Families and children can enjoy nature and explore the park on their own schedule with Play + Go and Green + Grow Pop-Up Programs! Join Prospect Park Alliance at locations around the park and surrounding neighborhoods as we bring our favorite activities from the Prospect Park Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House on the road in easy-to-borrow play and go kits.

Come to the Pop-Up and hand pick your own Play + Go Kit with up to five (5) items and mix and match some historic games and toys or nature games and activities. Participate in our new Green + Grow activities by lending a hand in a stewardship activity such as raking, litter patrol, or mulching, and afterward, take a fun nature walk and explore the natural wonders of the park or search for the park’s many historic elements.

Pop-Up Lefferts Play and Go Kit features a fun assortment of historic games that include Quoits, Rolling Hoops, Game of Graces, Checkers, and Mancala. You can also take home some fun games such as Nine-Man Morris, Igba-Ita Game of Chance, Lenape Dice Game or a DIY Scented Sachet Kit.

Pop-Up Audubon Play and Go Kits feature a range of fun nature activities and games, as well as a birdwatching checklist with binoculars, and much more. Pop-Up Programs are made possible through the generous support of Con Edison.

Nature Helper’s: 2:00 p.m.

Help do your part to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore. In this citizen science activity, Audubon staff will guide groups to remove litter and record their findings from around the park. Fun for all ages and all materials are provided. This program departs promptly at 2:00 p.m.

Family Discovery Walk: 3:00 p.m.

Prospect Park is a stopping point for hundreds of bird species each year! Join Prospect Park Alliance’s Audubon Center as we search for these amazing creatures and other nature around the park. Binoculars and bird guides are provided. This program departs promptly at 3:00 p.m.

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