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January 2018

Family Cooking Class

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Allergic to Salad for a monthly farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your family to all aspects of cooking. Enjoy a tasty treat you make for lunch at the end of each session. Appropriate for all ages—children to grandparents. Registration required: familycookingqbg1.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Winter Family Program

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00am

$10

Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Activities are geared for 4-10 year olds, but all are welcome to attend. Each Saturday will include indoor nature-themed hands on activities, followed by a short nature walk around the Garden. Bundle up and dress for the weather! Sign up for single sessions or all four. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This…

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Lunar New Year Community Art Project

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

Free

Make your mark as part of a community art project. Each Saturday leading up to Lunar New Year, we will work on a step-by-step collaborative art project to be displayed in the garden to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Activities will be family friendly but may involve paint.

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Activity Table

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Henna Workshop II

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

ln this class learn how to control the henna cone and other techniques of applying henna. You will become familiar with the unique characteristics of various regional styles. You will also learn the basic elements that make up a henna design, and how you can create your own. Beginners are welcome but are encouraged to also register for Henna Workshop I. Registration required: hennaqbg2.eventbrite.com

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E-Waste Recycling Event

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing,NY11355

Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! In partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Read the frequently asked questions to learn what to and not to bring.

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Activity Table

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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February 2018

Winter Family Program

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00am

$10

Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Activities are geared for 4-10 year olds, but all are welcome to attend. Each Saturday will include indoor nature-themed hands on activities, followed by a short nature walk around the Garden. Bundle up and dress for the weather! Sign up for single sessions or all four. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This…

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Lunar New Year Community Art Project

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

Free

Make your mark as part of a community art project. Each Saturday leading up to Lunar New Year, we will work on a step-by-step collaborative art project to be displayed in the garden to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Activities will be family friendly but may involve paint.

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, November 5, 2017

One event on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

Free with Garden Admission

On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 to 2pm. Plus, every weekend from 2 to 4pm, check out our activity table!

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Sunday, February 4, 2018, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, November 5, 2017

One event on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

Free with Garden Admission

On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 to 2pm. Plus, every weekend from 2 to 4pm, check out our activity table!

Find out more »

Activity Table

Sunday, February 4, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Craft a hand-made valentine for your special someone and get in the mood with a botanical cocktail to let your love-light shine! Registration required: botanicalvalentines.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Winter Watercolor Workshop I

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In this introductory class, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will feature an exclusive peek inside QBG’s working greenhouse and will use plants wintering there as inspiration. Participants are encouraged to register for Winter Watercolor Workshop II to further develop their technique. Registration required: winterwatercolor1.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at QBG with crafts and performances. Learn about the Lucky Plants of Lunar New Year. From chrysanthemums to jade plants, you’ll find out more about these auspicious beauties. Visit the plant sale and buy your own to take home!

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Family Cooking Class

Sunday, February 18, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Allergic to Salad for a monthly farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your family to all aspects of cooking. Enjoy a tasty treat that you make for lunch at the end of each session. Appropriate for all ages—children to grandparents. Registration required: familycookingqbg2.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 18, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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February Break Camp (K-2nd Grade)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Discover and explore the wonders of winter during February Break Camp at QBG! Children participate in hands-on, exploratory and structured activities both indoors and outdoors. Participants learn how to track and identify winter creatures, start their own tabletop gardens, go on winter hikes through the garden, prepare fresh daily snacks, and so much more. Registration required: qbgfebruarybreakcamp.eventbrite.com

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Celebrate Black History Month—George Washington Carver Workshop

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$6

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 to create a healing lotion to take home. Registration required: carverworkshop.eventbrite.com

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Storytime & Craft for Families

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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.

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I Heart Worms

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$10

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. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required: iheartwormswinter2018.eventbrite.com

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Winter Trees Workshop

Friday, February 23, 2018, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$6

Trees provide us with wood, food, and paper and help our environment in many ways. Explore and learn about our winter trees and their life cycle. Create a twig pendant to take home. Registration required: wintertrees2018.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Winter Watercolor Workshop II

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In this class, artist Chemin Hsiao will work with you to explore the unique qualities of winter light and landscape through watercolor painting. Participants will spend some time outside so dress warmly (weather dependent) and will get an exclusive peek inside QBG’s working greenhouse. Beginners are welcome, but are encouraged to also register for Winter Watercolor Workshop I. Registration required: winterwatercolor2.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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