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May 2021

Mother’s Day Floral Design Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 8, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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30-40

For  Mother's Day, learn the art of hand gathering bouquets for a fresh-from-the-garden look! This workshop makes a great gift for Mom. Each participant will take a bouquet home. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $40 Non-Member / $30 Member Includes Garden admission. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission--including on festival days!--and gift…

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Mother’s Day Compost & Farm Site Tour

Sunday, May 9, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

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

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our mid-scale composting facility! Join our knowledgeable QBG staff to talk all about compost, learn about the techniques we use to process food scraps, and look for macro-organisms who are hard at work making compost! Three tour times: 10-11am,12pm-1pm, & 2-3pm FREE. Click here to register! Make the most of your visit: Purchase Tickets to our final Flower Patch on 5/9! View our latest Art in the Garden exhibition, Invasive Species by Sam Scoggins, on view in the Visitor…

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Flower Patch

Sunday, May 9, 11:00 am to 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, May 9, 2021

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Visit our Flower Patch on the Farm for an intimate experience among spring flowers! Sundays, April 18, April 25, May 2, and May 9 (Mother's Day)! Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle creating an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Pick your own pot of flowers to take home with you, and a floral themed grab-and-go craft activity kit. Timed ticket fee includes general Garden admission and entry to the…

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Walking Tour: Spring Blooms

Sunday, May 9, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Celebrate Mother’s Day with a tour of Spring blooms by our knowledgeable staff! Two tour times: 12pm-1pm & 2pm-3pm $10 Non-Member / $8 Member Registration required. Includes general Garden admission. Click here to Register! MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR VISIT: Purchase Tickets to our final Flower Patch on 5/9 for an intimate family-friendly experience among spring flowers! View our latest Art in the Garden exhibition, Invasive Species by Sam Scoggins, on view in the Visitor & Administration Building. Get a…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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

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 Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 11, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. Available Dates: Wednesdays, May through July, 2-4pm Click here to register!    

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 13, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 24, 2021

Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, enjoy nature, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish horticulture projects that keep our Garden clean, green, and growing. Click HERE to inquire. TIP: Add a picnic lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden. Groups of up to 15 participants: $1,000

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 13, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Sunday, May 16, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging 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. Click HERE to register. TIP: Great event to attend if…

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Community Horticulture Volunteer Day

Sunday, May 16, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

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

Roll up your sleeves and keep QBG clean and green! Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Click HERE to register. TIP: Kick off our volunteer season on Saturday March 27 with March for the Earth, a day all about supporting flowering trees at the Garden. Great event to attend if you are interested in becoming a horticulture seasonal volunteer.

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Compost & Farm Site Tour

Sunday, May 16, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 6, 2021

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

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our mid-scale composting facility! Join our knowledgeable QBG staff to talk all about compost, learn about the techniques we use to process food scraps, and look for macro-organisms who are hard at work making compost! Three tour times: 10-11am,12pm-1pm, & 2-3pm FREE (included in Garden admission). Click here to register! Make the most of your visit: View our latest Art in the Garden exhibition, Invasive Species by Sam Scoggins, on view in the Visitor & Administration Building.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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

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 Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 18, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. Available Dates: Wednesdays, May through July, 2-4pm Click here to register!    

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 20, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 24, 2021

Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, enjoy nature, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish horticulture projects that keep our Garden clean, green, and growing. Click HERE to inquire. TIP: Add a picnic lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden. Groups of up to 15 participants: $1,000

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 20, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 20, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging 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. Click HERE to register. TIP: Great event to attend if…

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Family Farm Project

Saturday, May 22, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us on the QBG Farm to learn all about plants and their creative uses during this two-part family-friendly series! Part 1 focuses on artmaking (May 22), Part 2 on food preservation (June 5). Register for one or both of these hands-on, outdoor workshops! Click here to Register! Part 1 - Artmaking: Saturday, May 22, 11am to 12:30pm Join us on the QBG farm as we take a tour and learn to identify the parts of plants that we can…

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Compost & Farm Site Tour

Sunday, May 23, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 6, 2021

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

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our mid-scale composting facility! Join our knowledgeable QBG staff to talk all about compost, learn about the techniques we use to process food scraps, and look for macro-organisms who are hard at work making compost! Three tour times: 10-11am,12pm-1pm, & 2-3pm FREE (included in Garden admission). Click here to register! Make the most of your visit: View our latest Art in the Garden exhibition, Invasive Species by Sam Scoggins, on view in the Visitor & Administration Building.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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

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 Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 25, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, May 26, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. Available Dates: Wednesdays, May through July, 2-4pm Click here to register!    

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 27, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 24, 2021

Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, enjoy nature, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish horticulture projects that keep our Garden clean, green, and growing. Click HERE to inquire. TIP: Add a picnic lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden. Groups of up to 15 participants: $1,000

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 27, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost & Farm Site Tour

Sunday, May 30, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 6, 2021

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

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our mid-scale composting facility! Join our knowledgeable QBG staff to talk all about compost, learn about the techniques we use to process food scraps, and look for macro-organisms who are hard at work making compost! Three tour times: 10-11am,12pm-1pm, & 2-3pm FREE (included in Garden admission). Click here to register! Make the most of your visit: View our latest Art in the Garden exhibition, Invasive Species by Sam Scoggins, on view in the Visitor & Administration Building.

Find out more »

Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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

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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June 2021

Farm Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 1, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

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

One event on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging 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. Click HERE to register. TIP: Great event to attend if…

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, June 2, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. Available Dates: Wednesdays, May through July, 2-4pm Click here to register!    

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Chancellor’s Day 2021 At Queens Botanical Garden

Thursday, June 3, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Attention K-6 teachers! Spend Chancellor's Day exploring Queens Botanical Garden & its resources! This is a combined indoor/outdoor workshop. CTLE credit available! Join us as we explore Queens Botanical Garden and the wealth of resources it offers for you and your students. We'll examine the garden grounds and dig around as we engage in science learning! We'll also explore and engage in some of the virtual offerings QBG provides. This event is limited to 20 teachers and will take place…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 3, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 24, 2021

Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, enjoy nature, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish horticulture projects that keep our Garden clean, green, and growing. Click HERE to inquire. TIP: Add a picnic lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden. Groups of up to 15 participants: $1,000

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 3, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Family Farm Project

Saturday, June 5, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 11:00 am

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

Join us on the QBG Farm to learn all about plants and their creative uses during this two-part family-friendly series! Part 1 focuses on artmaking (May 22), Part 2 on food preservation (June 5). Register for one or both of these hands-on, outdoor workshops! Click here to Register! Part 1 - Artmaking: Saturday, May 22, 11am to 12:30pm Join us on the QBG farm as we take a tour and learn to identify the parts of plants that we can…

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Compost & Farm Site Tour

Sunday, June 6, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, June 6, 2021

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

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of our mid-scale composting facility! Join our knowledgeable QBG staff to talk all about compost, learn about the techniques we use to process food scraps, and look for macro-organisms who are hard at work making compost! Three tour times: 10-11am,12pm-1pm, & 2-3pm FREE (included in Garden admission). Click here to register! Make the most of your visit: View our latest Art in the Garden exhibition, Invasive Species by Sam Scoggins, on view in the Visitor & Administration Building.

Find out more »

Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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

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…

Find out more »

Farm Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 8, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, June 9, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. Available Dates: Wednesdays, May through July, 2-4pm Click here to register!    

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 10, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 24, 2021

Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, enjoy nature, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish horticulture projects that keep our Garden clean, green, and growing. Click HERE to inquire. TIP: Add a picnic lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden. Groups of up to 15 participants: $1,000

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 10, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Watercolor Workshop: Roses

Saturday, June 12, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Our seasonal series of watercolor classes with artist Chemin Hsiao is back! Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors in a different garden setting each month, highlighting different summer blooms. In June we will focus on QBG's stunning sustainable rose garden. This workshop is all outdoors and all materials are provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $35 Non-Member / $25 Member Includes Garden admission. Registration required. Click HERE to register!

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Movie Nights at the Garden Volunteer Events

Saturday, June 12, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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One event on Friday, June 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Volunteer at our new Movie Nights at the Garden series this summer! We need help to assist visitors for this special after-hours event. The Garden is excited to present a new Movie Nights at the Garden series this summer! Experience big screen magic with a movie and a beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. We are looking for individuals to help at each Movie Night from 7-11pm. As part of Movie Nights at the Garden, we need volunteers to…

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Movie Nights at the Garden: Zootopia (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, June 12, 7:30 pm to 10:45 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for Zootopia, the first flick in our Movie Nights at the Garden series! Experience big screen magic and this family-friendly movie with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. Grab a snack and a memento at the Bunny Burrow Bazaar, QBG's themed marketplace for all of your cinema needs - including Night Howlers (blueberries in a fresh fruit berry bowl) and Pawpsicles (fruit flavored popsicles)! Before the movie, make your animal print badge by picking which…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, June 14, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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 Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 15, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, June 16, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. Available Dates: Wednesdays, May through July, 2-4pm Click here to register!    

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 17, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 24, 2021

Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, enjoy nature, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish horticulture projects that keep our Garden clean, green, and growing. Click HERE to inquire. TIP: Add a picnic lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden. Groups of up to 15 participants: $1,000

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 17, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, June 21, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 25, 2022

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 Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 22, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Join our QBG Farm expert to prepare our raised farm beds for planting by weeding, raking, and mulching them. The produce we grow will be distributed to food pantries to support our communities with food relief. Volunteers learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops! Tasks include: Raking leaves Weeding Prepping Raised Beds Click HERE to register! Tuesdays and Thursdays, April through July, 9:30am-12:30pm

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