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January 2020

Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, January 25, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Celebrate the Year of the Rat at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family! Welcome the New Year with a plant from our Lucky Plant sale! FREE. Drop-in. Click here to register. Check back for the schedule of activities. Learn more: www.queensbotanical.org/lunarnewyear

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February 2020

Storytime & Craft

Tuesday, February 18, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. FREE. Drop-in. Click here to register.

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop

Tuesday, February 18, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and creating a healing lotion to take home. $10 Child Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. This is not a drop-off…

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Storytime & Craft

Wednesday, February 19, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. FREE. Drop-in. Click here to register.

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: Fantastic Flowers

Wednesday, February 19, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Take a trip through our Greenhouse to inspire your inner scientist and artist! Participants dissect flowers and learn about the function of each part before creating a floral-inspired suncatcher, to bring color into the home for the winter! $10 Child Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. This is not a drop-off program; each child must be accompanied by one adult.

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms

Thursday, February 20, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
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One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5+) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. We’ll be helping you to set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop. $10 Child Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. This is not a drop-off program; each child must be accompanied…

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Storytime & Craft

Thursday, February 20, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. FREE. Drop-in. Click here to register.

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms

Thursday, February 20, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5+) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. We’ll be helping you to set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop. $10 Child Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. This is not a drop-off program; each child must be accompanied…

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Storytime & Craft

Friday, February 21, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. FREE. Drop-in. Click here to register.

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: Bugging Out!

Friday, February 21, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Bugs are all around us! Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and searching for bug homes in the Woodland. $10 Child Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. This is not a drop-off program; each child must be accompanied by one adult.

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Winter Wellness: Root Remedies for Detox & Digestion

Saturday, February 22, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Our Winter Wellness Workshop Series teaches how to make herbal remedies to support wellness and health during the winter season. In "Root Remedies for Detox & Digestion," learn how to make an herbal tincture using the roots of herbs and how ‘bitters’ boost the immune system by helping to remove toxins. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Watercolor Workshop: In the Greenhouse

Sunday, February 23, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will feature an exclusive peek inside QBG’s Greenhouse and will use plants wintering there as inspiration. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. This event is sold out. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Susan’s Sweet 16

Saturday, February 29, 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Support the Garden and celebrate Executive Director Susan Lacerte’s Leap Year Birthday! Tickets: $60+ Check back for ticket information.

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March 2020

Compost Giveback

Saturday, March 14, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Staff will be present to assist but please come prepared to fill and carry out bags of compost. We will provide shovels and empty 7.5 gallon sandbags. Before receiving compost, all registrants must attend a brief info session about using compost. Each registrant is limited to four bags of compost. The compost is made from food scraps and yard waste collected locally and processed at QBG.…

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Children’s Garden Family Day

Saturday, March 21, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts. See how worms wiggle, touch and discover the QBG plant collection, create your own tasty and healthy trail mix, plant your own seedling in the Children’s Garden, and do a garden-wide scavenger hunt. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children ages 2 to 14. This event takes place both indoors and outdoors. FREE. Drop-in. Click here to register. Children’s Garden is sponsored by HSBC…

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Compost Giveback

Saturday, March 28, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Staff will be present to assist but please come prepared to fill and carry out bags of compost. We will provide shovels and empty 7.5 gallon sandbags. Before receiving compost, all registrants must attend a brief info session about using compost. Each registrant is limited to four bags of compost. The compost is made from food scraps and yard waste collected locally and processed at QBG.…

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April 2020

Garden Wedding Showcase

Saturday, April 25, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Planning a wedding, shower, party, or private event? See if QBG is the venue for your special occasion! At our Garden Wedding Showcase, meet the Garden’s friendly event staff, enjoy delicious tastings prepared by our fantastic preferred caterers, get an exclusive look at the Wedding Garden, and tour our beautiful 39 acres. $15 per person (includes Garden admission). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. 

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