Queens Botanical Garden - Where people, plants, and cultures meet
Calendar of Events

Art in the Garden: Ross Barbera's "Landscape & Flower Paintings”
July 21 through October 25 in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery
Fee: Free with Garden Admission

Painter Ross Barbera’s exhibit explores the visual interaction between streams, ponds and bodies of water with their surrounding landscape environments.

 
Storytime & Craft @ QBG
Saturday, August 8, 2 to 3:30pm
Fee: Free with Garden Admission (while supplies last)

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).

 
Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC
July 6 through August 20, 2015
Registration required

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015)
. Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm
7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 $729 members / $900 $810 non-members
July only: July 6–July 29: $477 $430 members / $530 $477 non-members
August only: August 3–19: $360 $324 members / $400 $360 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm
7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 $729 members / $900 $810 non-members
July only: July 7–July 30: $477 $430 members / $530 $477 non-members
August only: August 4–20: $360 $324 members / $400 $360 non-members

Discounts apply to QBG Family level memberships and above.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

*To take advantage of the discounted price as listed, use code: QNS15 at checkout

Click here to learn more and register.

 
Taiwan: A World of Orchids @ QBG, featuring "The Moment"
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 21, 22 & 23, 9am to 5pm
Fee: Free with Garden Admission

Enjoy a display of stunning orchids throughout the entire Garden Friday - Sunday. On Saturday and Sunday enjoy a weekend filled with art and culture, featuring contemporary music, dance and art in partnership with the Taiwanese American Arts Council.

 
QBG Farm Tour
Saturday, August 29, 2 to 3pm
Fee: Free with Garden Admission
Registration required: qbgfarmtour.eventbrite.com

Join QBG Farm staff on the last Saturday of the month for a guided tour of our ¾ acre farm where we grow produce, and compost food scraps to help rebuild our soils.  Registration required:  qbgfarmtour.eventbrite.com

 
NYC Compost Project: Food Scrap Drop-off at Queens Botanical Garden Farmers Market
Fridays 8:30am to 12pm through November 20
Corner of Dahlia Avenue and Main Street
Fee: Free

Residents are welcome to bring their residential fruit and vegetable waste and fall leaves to the Farmers Market each Friday.  Food scraps will be turned into compost and used to nourish the soil on the QBG Farm.  Find out what to bring here and on the online FAQ sheet.  Please contact us with any questions at compost@queensbotanical.org or at 718-539-5296

 
Farmers Market Friday
Every Friday, June 19 through November 20 from 8:30am to 4pm

Get fresh produce from the Farmers Market!  Every Friday, June 19 to November 20, from 8:30am to 4pm on Dahlia Avenue off Main Street.

 
Volunteer at QBG Farm
Wednesdays: weekly, June through October
Saturdays: June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26, and October 31
Time: 9am to Noon
Registration required: bit.ly/qbgfarmvolunteer

Spend a morning on QBG Farm and learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil to grow healthy food in NYC. Tasks vary by day, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Email farm@queensbotanical.org or call 718-886-3800 ext 260 with any questions.  Registration required: bit.ly/qbgfarmvolunteer

 
QBG Farm Tour
Saturday, September 26, 2 to 3pm
Fee: Free with Garden Admission
Registration required: qbgfarmtour.eventbrite.com

Join QBG Farm staff on the last Saturday of the month for a guided tour of our ¾ acre farm where we grow produce, and compost food scraps to help rebuild our soils.  Registration required:  qbgfarmtour.eventbrite.com

 
Children's Garden Fall Sessions sponsored by HSBC
September 12& 20, October 3 & 25

Autumn leaves mean it’s time for fall fun.  Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore QBG's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce. Ages 5 through 12 (children must be 5 years old by 10/1/2015). Click here for more information and to register.

Saturday, Sept 12, 2 to 4pm
Sunday September 20, 2 to 4pm
Saturday, October 3, 2 to 4pm
Sunday, October 25, 2 to 4pm

Per Session: $20 non-members / $15 members
4 Sessions: $75 non-members / $55 members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above.

Click here for more information and to register.

 
QBG Farm Tour
Saturday, October 31, 2 to 3pm
Fee: Free with Garden Admission
Registration required: qbgfarmtour.eventbrite.com

Join QBG Farm staff on the last Saturday of the month for a guided tour of our ¾ acre farm where we grow produce, and compost food scraps to help rebuild our soils.  Registration required:  qbgfarmtour.eventbrite.com


 



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