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October 2019

Activity Table

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included in Garden admission

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Drop-in. Included in Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.

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Audubon Bird Walk

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this special series with NYC Audubon! Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Included in Garden admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with…

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Activity Table

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included in Garden admission

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Drop-in. Included in Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.

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Music in the Garden: Ustad Shafaat Khan

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Sitar and tabla master, Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan, presents a Fusion of East Meets West. This unique performance bridges the gap between cultures through a blend of Indian classical and folk music with flamenco, jazz, rock, and western percussion. Instruments include sitar, tabla, voice, and violin. Drop-in. Included in Garden admission. CLICK HERE to register. This performance is part of our Music in the Garden series: www.queensbotanical.org/musicinthegarden. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at QBG’s urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, the farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. The organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants. Drop-in. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting work…

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Corporate Volunteer Day (Booked!)

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Pumpkin Carving (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Join us for a Halloween-themed Cocktail & Craft to learn techniques on how to carve your own pumpkin. Sip on an autumnal cocktail and local pumpkin ales while you carve! $30 Non-Member / $25 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. This event is SOLD OUT. Click here for tickets.

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Audubon Bird Walk

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this special series with NYC Audubon! Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Included in Garden admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with…

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Activity Table

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included in Garden admission

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Drop-in. Included in Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.

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Halloween at the Garden

Sunday, October 27, 2019, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Everything you need to celebrate Halloween: trick or treat trail, seasonal crafts, performances including a magic show, a carnivorous plant display, and a costume dance party. Show off your Halloween costume and bring your trick-or-treat bags! Adults – $6 Seniors (age 62+) – $4 Students with ID – $4 Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2 Children (age 3 and under) – FREE Members – FREE Drop-in. Schedule TERROR TERRACE (Visitor & Administration Building Terrace) 12 - 4pm Trick-or-Treat Trail Entrance Carnivorous Plant Display 12 - 1pm…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, the farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. The organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants. Drop-in. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting work…

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Corporate Volunteer Day (Booked!)

Thursday, October 31, 2019
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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November 2019

Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 1, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Pumpkin Smash at Lou Lodati Park

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Do something fun with your pumpkin after Halloween! The smashed gourds will be turned into compost that will help revitalize soil in city parks and green spaces. Don’t let your pumpkins and gourds haunt a landfill, visit Pumpkin Smash 2019! Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Location: Lou Lodati Park, 41-15 Skillman Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11104

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Audubon Bird Walk

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included in Garden admission

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this special series with NYC Audubon! Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Included in Garden admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to register.   ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students…

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Music in the Garden: Cover Story (CANCELLED)

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Cover Story Doo Wop is a real New York City doo-wop group that sings on the streets and parks of New York City. With four singers and an upright bass, Cover Story gives new life to the top hits of the 50s, 60s, and 70s!

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.   Participants must be 16 year of age or…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Harvest Wreaths (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Create your own festive holiday wreath and learn about the types of conifers on a visit to QBG's Pinetum. All materials included. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. This event is sold out. CLICK HERE for tickets.

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 8, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Watercolor Workshop: Autumn Leaves

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao and use colors of fall as inspiration. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. CLICK HERE for tickets.

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Corporate Volunteer Day (Booked!)

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map

Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 22, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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DIY: Make a Worm Bin

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn how worms work their magic, converting kitchen scraps into a rich organic soil amendment. In this hands-on workshop, the NYC Compost Project will introduce composting, demonstrate how to set up an indoor worm bin, and go over basic worm care. Participants are welcome to bring their own container, and we'll provide the tools to transform it into a worm habitat. To do this, you'll need to bring your own plastic storage container with lid (at least 3 gallons). Presented…

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Floral Design: Holiday Centerpiece

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by pros, and take home their own centerpiece. All materials included. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $40 Non-Member / $35 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. CLICK HERE for tickets.

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Floral Design: Holiday Centerpiece

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by pros, and take home their own centerpiece. All materials included. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $40 Non-Member / $35 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. CLICK HERE for tickets.

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December 2019

Holiday Card Printmaking

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

In this printmaking workshop with artist Chemin Hsiao, create your own set of holiday cards to give to loved ones. Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print your design onto paper. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials included. Recommended for age 10+. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Create your own festive holiday wreath using fresh-cut pine, fir, and other evergreens. Learn about the types of conifers on a visit to QBG's Pinetum (weather permitting). $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Recommended for age 10+. All materials included. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Christmas in the Garden

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get into the holiday spirit with fun for the whole family! Christmas in the Garden returns to Queens Botanical Garden with live musical performances, photos with Santa (fee required), tree lighting, holiday crafts, and blowout sales at QBG Shop FREE • Drop-in. QBG thanks Christmas in the Garden Sponsors:  

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Holiday Wreaths

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Create your own festive holiday wreath while sipping on a seasonal cocktail! $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Create your own festive holiday wreath using fresh-cut pine, fir, and other evergreens. Learn about the types of conifers on a visit to QBG's Pinetum (weather permitting). $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Recommended for age 10+. All materials included. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Winter Wellness: Syrups & Salves

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Our Winter Wellness Workshop Series teaches how to make herbal remedies to support wellness and health during the winter season. In "Syrups & Salves," learn about immunity-boosting herbs and make an herbal-infused syrup and topical salve for winter blues. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets.

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January 2020

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Indigo Shibori (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, January 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Beat the winter blues with a seasonal cocktail and learn all about indigo. Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens goes over the history of dyeing with indigo, techniques, and more. Each participant will practice shibori techniques and dye cotton bandannas to take home! $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. This event is sold out. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Watercolor Workshop: In the Greenhouse (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, January 11, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00 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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E-Waste Recycling Event

Sunday, January 12, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! This event is hosted in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Learn which items are accepted by clicking here: https://www.lesecologycenter.org/programs/ewaste/ewaste-faq/ FREE. Drop-in. Drop-off location: QBG Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY, 11355.

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Art in the Garden: Recollections: Highlights from Our Permanent Collection

Friday, January 17, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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See select works from the first ten years of exhibitions in QBG's art gallery. On view January 17 through March 22, 2020 Visitor & Administration Building Gallery FREE. Drop-in.

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Meet Your Compost Microbes

Saturday, January 18, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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$6

Learn how to create samples and identify active biology living in your compost or soil by using morphology as a guide. We will be using a compound trinocular microscope using three levels of magnifications: 40, 100, and 400. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. $6 Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Winter Wellness: Breathing & Drinking Teas

Saturday, January 18, 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 "Breathing & Drinking Teas," participants create their own tea and herbal facials and learn how to use dried herbs to soothe and clear their throat, nose, and sinuses. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets.

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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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. 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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please…

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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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. 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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. This is not a drop-off program; each…

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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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children.…

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Storytime & Craft

Thursday, February 20, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. 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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children.…

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Storytime & Craft

Friday, February 21, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. 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. There is a $4 parking fee from 8am-2pm on this day. 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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