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May 2022

Mother’s Day Floral Design Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 7, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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For Mother's Day, learn the art of hand-gathering bouquets for a fresh-from-the-garden look! This outdoor***(now indoor) workshop makes a great gift for moms and mom-figures! Each participant takes their bouquet home. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). ***Due to weather forecasted for Saturday, May 7, we are moving our Mother's Day Floral Design Workshop indoors to our Visitor & Administration Building. Please note that for indoor spaces, participants will be asked to…

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Flower Patch at Queens Botanical Garden

Sunday, May 8
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One event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle, an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Meet costumed nature creatures, pick your own pot of flowers, do floral-themed crafts, and make your mark on Chalk Walk! For adults 21 and older, available are spring-themed beers and ciders for purchase.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, May 9, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow. Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 10, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, May 11, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 11, 2022

FREE
Group chatting in background - foreground is a line of compost bins

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or do you just want to meet people who are also excited about food scraps? Join The Compost Mix, an hour-long virtual space to receive technical assistance from QBG's Compost Team and share experiences with your fellow composters. This virtual event will occur on the second Wednesday of each month. FREE. Registration required. Click here to register!

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 12, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 12, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 12, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Spring Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Saturday, May 14, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Dates Saturdays, March 19, April 2, 16, 30, and May 14, 9:30-10:30am Pricing March 19 - FREE April 2, 16, 30 & May 14 - Included in Garden Admission.***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry: Adults –…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 17, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 19, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 19, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 19, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

Saturday, May 21, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Blooming trees at Garden

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. This is an outdoor event. Please dress for the…

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Rainforest Terrarium Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 21, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container in this outdoor workshop. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $35 Non-Member / $30 Member* Includes Garden Admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gives you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission and gift shop purchases, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits…

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pink roses in bloom

Walking Tour: Tulips, Roses, & Wampum – The Seal of Queens (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 21, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join on a walking tour to explore the the botanical heritage of Queens through its Native American, Dutch, & English colonial histories. $10 Non-Member / $8 Member. Garden admission is included. Registration required. Click HERE to register. This event is SOLD OUT. You can check back for openings. Interested in another tour this winter or spring? Check out our monthly walking tour series!

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Watercolor Workshop: On the Farm (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, May 22, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Artist Chemin Hsiao teaches you the basic techniques of watercolor painting in this outdoor workshop taking place on the QBG Farm. Draw inspiration from the various vegetables and plant life at the Farm and the pollinator garden on the Farm’s perimeter. $35 Non-Member / $30 Member* Includes Garden Admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.  *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gives you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission and gift…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 24, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 26, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 26, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Memorial Day – Garden is Open

Monday, May 30, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

On Monday, 5/30, Memorial Day, we will be open 8am-6pm. On Monday, we welcome families of fallen soldiers to enjoy the Garden with free general admission. Thank you to the brave individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 31, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow. Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 31, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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June 2022

Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Blooming trees at Garden

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. This is an outdoor event. Please dress for the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 2, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Movie Night: Moana

Friday, June 3, 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Watch Moana's quest across the ocean and make leis as part of the Garden's outdoor movie series! Adventurous Moana sets out on a quest across the ocean to save her people. Together with the demigod Maui, Moana encounters monsters and impossible odds on a mission to restore the heart of island goddess Te Feti. Before the screening, come make leis! Ticket holders will be allowed into the Garden starting at 7pm. The craft will be available starting at 7pm. The…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 7, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, June 8, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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Seven adults walking through a rose garden

Rambling Rose Gala 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Rambling Rose Gala 2022 Wednesday, June 8, 6 to 8:30pm at Queens Botanical Garden Honoring Andrea Woodner & Julia Felix Welcome to this year’s Rambling Rose Gala! In recognition of their longstanding support of Queens Botanical Garden and desire to bring Nature and the arts to the community, we are thrilled to be honoring Andrea Woodner & Julia Felix with the Rose Gala Award. To safely gather at the Garden, we once again will invite guests to “ramble” through various gardens, to enjoy the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 9, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 9, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 9, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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FanfaireNYC at the Garden

Saturday, June 11, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FanfaireNYC is an annual art festival hosted by the High School of Art & Design's Parent Teacher Association. It is a celebration of creativity, entrepreneurship, and technology in the arts from cartooning and animation through graphic design, photography, architecture, and fashion. From 11am to 3pm, enjoy four hours of drawing professional Cosplay models at a costumed draw-a-thon, stop by vendor tables, and shop at Artist Alley. From 1:15 to 2pm, vote for your favorite cosplay costume winners at a Cosplay Parade…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 14, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 16, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Watercolor Workshop: Roses

Saturday, June 18, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this watercolor workshop series, we focus on a different space in the Garden each session. In June, we will focus on QBG’s stunning sustainable Rose Garden. This workshop will be partially outdoors. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $35 Non-Member / $30 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

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Movie Night: Onward

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley set out on a daring and magical journey to spend one more day with their late father. Before the screening, make a paper mushroom house and Father’s Day card for the dad or dad-figure in your life! Ticket holders will be allowed into the Garden starting at 7pm. The crafts will be available starting at 7pm. The movie will begin at approximately 8:30PM. CLICK HERE for tickets. About the Movie Nights at the Garden…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, June 20, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow. Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Queens at the Garden: a Queens Botanical Pride Event

Wednesday, June 22, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get your pride on at the Garden! The Queens are in the Garden! Get your pride on and enjoy an evening of drag performances hosted by the incomparable queen, Marti Cummings, at the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! Pride-themed crafts available for all ages. Food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) available for purchase. Included in ticket fee are after-hours access to the Garden, drag queen performances, DJ music, and crafts. $20 Tickets. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 23, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 23, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 28, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 30, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 30, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 30, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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July 2022

Movie Night: Men in Black

Friday, July 1, 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Here come the Men in Black! MIB agents Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) go on a mission to stop an alien assassin in New York City. Rated PG-13. Before the movie, come make origami sunglasses! Ticket holders will be allowed into the Garden starting at 7pm. The crafts will be available starting at 7pm. The movie will begin at approximately 8:30PM. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. About the Movie Nights at the Garden outdoor movie series: Movie Nights are BACK…

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July 4 – Garden is Open

Monday, July 4

We are OPEN on Monday, July 4, Independence Day.

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