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May 2020

Activity Table **CANCELED**

Sunday, May 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. Drop-in for family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts at the weekend Activity Table. Recommended for age 10 and under (accompanied by an adult). Included in Garden Admission.*** Drop-in. ***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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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, May 13, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, May 13, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Corporate Volunteer Day–BOOK TODAY! **CANCELED**

Thursday, May 14, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Groups of up to 15: $1,000

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to build teamwork, foster relationships, discover somewhere new, and support environmental sustainability and education in your community! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish both horticulture and farm projects that keep our Garden clean, green and growing. Depending on the season and need, projects might include raking,…

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Audubon Bird Walk **CENCELED**

Saturday, May 16, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30 am

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. FREE in March. Included in Garden Admission April and May.*** Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here for tickets. ***While the event is free, Garden admission…

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Composting in NYC **CANCELED**

Saturday, May 16, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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$6 Non-Member / FREE for Members

Join the NYC Compost Project for a hands-on experience to learn how to compost your garden waste and food scraps in your backyard. We'll also take the time to discuss how you can recycle your food scraps even if you do not have a backyard. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $6 Non-Member (Includes Garden Admission) / FREE for Members* Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership…

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Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas **CANCELED**

Sunday, May 17, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. QBG welcomes back the Quintet of the Americas for their ninth annual concert at the Garden. Included in Garden Admission*** Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Limited seating. Click here to register. Please note: Registration on Eventbrite does not guarantee a seat at the performance. As seating is limited and we do accept drop-ins upon availability,…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, May 20, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, May 20, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Corporate Volunteer Day–BOOK TODAY!**CANCELED**

Thursday, May 21, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Groups of up to 30: $1,750

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to build teamwork, foster relationships, discover somewhere new, and support environmental sustainability and education in your community! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish both horticulture and farm projects that keep our Garden clean, green and growing. Depending on the season and need, projects might include raking,…

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Sumi Ink Workshop **CANCELLED**

Saturday, May 23, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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$35 Non-Member / $25 Member(Includes Garden Admission)

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. Learn the art of Japanese Sumi ink, similar to watercolor, with artist Chemin Hsiao. Participants will make ink drawings of plants and meet and paint chickens in a special visit to Queens Botanical Garden's Children's Garden! All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $35 Non-Member / $25 Member*…

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Art in the Garden: Cyanotype Workshop **CANCELED**

Sunday, May 24, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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$15 Non-Member / $10 Member (Includes Garden Admission)

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. Learn the art of botanical cyanotypes with artist Sam Scoggins, create your own print of an invasive species found in Queens and go on a walk with QBG staff through the Garden to learn more about these plants. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $15 Non-Member /…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, May 27, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, May 27, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Corporate Volunteer Day (Booked!) **CANCELED**

Thursday, May 28, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Groups of up to 15: $1,000

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to build teamwork, foster relationships, discover somewhere new, and support environmental sustainability and education in your community! We partner with corporate groups to accomplish both horticulture and farm projects that keep our Garden clean, green and growing. Depending on the season and need, projects might include raking,…

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June 2020

Horticulture Volunteer Days **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

Out of an abundance of caution and given recent developments regarding the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), we are canceling this event in an effort to safeguard our guests, staff, and volunteers. 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,…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 3, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 10, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 10, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 17, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 17, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, June 19, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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…

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Farm Open Hours **CANCELED**

Wednesday, June 24, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

To support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Garden is TEMPORARILY CLOSED and all public events through May are canceled. 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. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, June 26, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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July 2020

Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, July 3, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Virtual Children’s Garden Summer Camp: The Garden Lab (July 6-16)

Monday, July 6, 9:00 am
$200

Children’s Garden sponsored by HSBC Bank is offering fun and exciting environmental experiences for children ages 4 through 12 online!
Starting July 6, we’ll explore themes such as cooking with plants, meeting our animal neighbors, using our natural world as inspiration to create art, and much more!
Each online session will be taught by our dedicated and experienced staff, who will incorporate the Garden as a resource to support nature discovery, hands-on activities, art, and science investigations.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, July 10, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, July 17, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Virtual Children’s Garden Summer Camp: Urban Critters (July 20-July 30)

Monday, July 20, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
$200

Children’s Garden sponsored by HSBC Bank is offering fun and exciting environmental experiences for children ages 4 through 12 online!
Starting July 6, we’ll explore themes such as cooking with plants, meeting our animal neighbors, using our natural world as inspiration to create art, and much more!
Each online session will be taught by our dedicated and experienced staff, who will incorporate the Garden as a resource to support nature discovery, hands-on activities, art, and science investigations.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, July 24, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, July 31, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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August 2020

Virtual Children’s Garden Summer Camp: All About Plants (August 3-13)

Monday, August 3, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
$200

Children’s Garden sponsored by HSBC Bank is offering fun and exciting environmental experiences for children ages 4 through 12 online!
Starting July 6, we’ll explore themes such as cooking with plants, meeting our animal neighbors, using our natural world as inspiration to create art, and much more!
Each online session will be taught by our dedicated and experienced staff, who will incorporate the Garden as a resource to support nature discovery, hands-on activities, art, and science investigations.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, August 7, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, August 14, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Virtual Children’s Garden Summer Camp: Art in the Garden (August 17-27)

Monday, August 17, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
$200

Children’s Garden sponsored by HSBC Bank is offering fun and exciting environmental experiences for children ages 4 through 12 online!
Starting July 6, we’ll explore themes such as cooking with plants, meeting our animal neighbors, using our natural world as inspiration to create art, and much more!
Each online session will be taught by our dedicated and experienced staff, who will incorporate the Garden as a resource to support nature discovery, hands-on activities, art, and science investigations.

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FREE Workshop Managing Stress Among Parents & Kids During COVID-19

Monday, August 17, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for a FREE virtual health workshop with our partners at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital. Dr. Andria Chizner from NewYork-Presbyterian Queens will discuss the varied signs of anxiety and worry in different age groups, approaches to helping children, and available resources in the community. Speaker: Andria Chizner, M.D., F.A.A.P., Board Certified Pediatrician, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens CLICK HERE to register.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, August 21, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, August 28, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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September 2020

Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, September 4, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Free Hours Featuring MoMA PS1’s Livestreamed Warm Up Music

Saturday, September 5, 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Thanks to partnership with MoMA PS1, visitors will enjoy the Garden for FREE with continuous music streamed live from MoMA PS1’s iconic courtyard from 12 to 8pm on Saturday, September 5! Also be sure to meet the artists of the AnkhLave outdoor art installation throughout the Garden from 1 to 3pm. CLICK HERE to register. WHAT TO SEE & DO: MoMA PS1's Warm Up 2020 Livestreamed Music, 12 to 8pm: MoMA PS1 will present an all-day livestreaming edition of Warm…

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Outdoor Art Tour with AnkhLave Artists

Sunday, September 6, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Meet and go on a tour with six Queens-based female artists of color and see their works at Queens Botanical Garden during free hours. Come see the art, meet the artists, and enjoy our 39-acre oasis! Meeting Location: Registrants meet at Queens Botanical Garden's Visitor & Administration Building Terrace CLICK HERE to register. Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is featuring an outdoor exhibit by AnkhLave Arts Alliance, Inc., which aims to highlight Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in contemporary art.…

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Garden is OPEN Labor Day 2020

Monday, September 7, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

We are CLOSED on Mondays, except Memorial Day (5/25), Labor Day (9/7), Columbus Day (10/12), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/18/21), and Presidents’ Day (2/15/21). Spend the day at the Garden:  AnkhLave Arts Alliance Outdoor Exhibition Until September 8, be sure to look for the AnkhLave Arts Alliance outdoor exhibition featuring the work of six female Queens-based artists of color, the 2020 AnkhLave Garden Fellows, who created site-specific art installations throughout the Garden. To learn more and see a map of the…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting and more in our beautiful 39 acre urban oasis. TIP: Add lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, September 11, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 17, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Volunteering at the Garden is a great way to foster teamwork, support environmental sustainability in the community, and discover a hidden jewel in your city! Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting and more in our beautiful 39 acre urban oasis. TIP: Add lunch or a happy hour featuring local Flushing culinary delights to celebrate your hard work in the beauty of the Garden.

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Down to Earth Farmers Market

Friday, September 18, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Get your fresh produce from local farmers and area food makers who source locally! Hosted by Down to Earth Market. Adherence to social distance guidelines is required to shop. Please see the flyer below to learn more. SNAP EBT welcome. Health Bucks available. Farmers Market Nutrition Program WIC and Seniors checks can be used for fruits and vegetables from June through November. Location: Corner of Main Street & Dahlia Avenue, Flushing When: Every Friday, June 19 - November 20, 8:30am…

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Horticulture Volunteer Days

Sunday, September 20, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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 years of age or older.…

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On View 9/22-12/27: With Every Fiber of Our Being by Soraya Navia

Tuesday, September 22, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Art in the Garden: With Every Fiber of Our Being by Soraya Navia On view in the Visitor & Administration Building September 22 through December 27 With Every Fiber of Our Being is an ocean conservation-focused exhibition that invites us to reflect on the issue of pollution from the perspective of the marine animals directly impacted by plastic waste. Fiber artist and graphic designer Soraya Navia transforms everyday materials into upcycled canvases that become both the foundation and inspiration for hand-embroidered portraits of…

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