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September 2021

Corporate Adopt A Garden Program

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

One event on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Give your team the opportunity to connect deeply with a featured garden in our urban oasis. Led by our knowledgeable staff, volunteers will participant in two hands-on seasonal team-building events to care for a specialty bed in the Garden. A personalized sign will then be posted in the garden bed celebrating your group’s contribution. Adoptable beds include: Seasonal Tropical Bed, Annual Garden, Pinetum, Parking Welcome Garden, Entrance Plaza Biotope, Crab Apple Orchard, Circle Garden, and Deciduous Conifers. Corporate Contribution: $3,500…

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Movie Night: Footloose

Friday, September 10, 7:30 pm to 10:45 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for Footloose as our Movie Nights at the Garden outdoor cinema series continues into the fall! Small town vibes in the World's Borough! Get transported and witness a small-town shake-up as we play this cult classic. And get loose, even before the screening, with a complimentary dance lesson. This film is rated PG. Bring your friends, family, and a blanket for this quintessential outdoor experience! Click HERE for tickets! For our full calendar of Movie Nights at the Garden click here. PRICING Non-Member $15 per…

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Fall Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Saturday, September 11, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 9:30 am

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

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. CLICK HERE for tickets. Registration required. Included in Garden Admission.*** ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) –…

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Woodland Adventures: Nest Quest!

Saturday, September 11, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for this family-friendly program and explore a different aspect of forest life through community art projects, story time, craft activities, and scavenger hunts! Included in Garden Admission. Drop-in.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, September 13, 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, March 7, 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, September 14, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, September 15, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 27, 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, 2-4:30pm Click here to register!    

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, September 16, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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On View 9/18-11/11: Spirit Sees Red By M.E. Guadalupe Rubi

Saturday, September 18, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Included in Garden Admission

On view in the Visitor & Administration Building Saturdays & Sundays, September 18 through November 21, 2021 Spirit Sees Red is a meditation on memory: the stories we inherit and those we create to remember. Drawing inspiration from the First Nations tradition of the sacredness of the color red, Latin folklore, and the desire to reclaim an Indigenous narrative, artist M.E. Guadalupe Rubi embraces botany and the natural world as a source of healing and reconciliation. CLICK HERE for more information…

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Woodland Adventures: Moss Madness!

Saturday, September 18, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for this family-friendly program and explore a different aspect of forest life through community art projects, story time, craft activities, and scavenger hunts! Included in Garden Admission. Drop-in.

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E-Waste Recycling Event

Sunday, September 19, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, September 20, 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, March 7, 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, September 21, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, September 22, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 27, 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, 2-4:30pm Click here to register!    

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NYC Artist Corps: Floral De Epic with Maria Camia

Wednesday, September 22, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join The Aricama Liberation Nation Cooperation Community to bring in the best fall season for all of Queens and beyond in a 44-minute puppet, song, and dance ceremony performance. Fun for all ages! Included in Garden Admission. Drop-in. Location: Oak Allee This program is made possible by the New York City Artist Corps.

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Corporate Adopt A Garden Program

Thursday, September 23, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

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

Give your team the opportunity to connect deeply with a featured garden in our urban oasis. Led by our knowledgeable staff, volunteers will participant in two hands-on seasonal team-building events to care for a specialty bed in the Garden. A personalized sign will then be posted in the garden bed celebrating your group’s contribution. Adoptable beds include: Seasonal Tropical Bed, Annual Garden, Pinetum, Parking Welcome Garden, Entrance Plaza Biotope, Crab Apple Orchard, Circle Garden, and Deciduous Conifers. Corporate Contribution: $3,500…

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Movie Night: Monsters, Inc.

Friday, September 24, 7:30 pm to 10:45 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for Monsters, Inc. as our Movie Nights at the Garden outdoor cinema series continues! Join Mike and Sulley on an adventure to get Boo home! Enjoy a monster craft activity before the movie to celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of this beloved animated film! This film is rated G. Bring your friends, family, and a blanket for this outdoor experience! Click HERE for tickets! For our full calendar of Movie Nights at the Garden click here. PRICING Non-Member $15 per Adult $12 per…

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Fall Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Saturday, September 25, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 9:30 am

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

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. CLICK HERE for tickets. Registration required. Included in Garden Admission.*** ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) –…

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Woodland Adventures: Ferns and Fungi

Saturday, September 25, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for this family-friendly program and explore a different aspect of forest life through community art projects, story time, craft activities, and scavenger hunts! Included in Garden Admission. Drop-in.

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Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

Sunday, September 26, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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QBG welcomes back The Quintet of the Americas for their ninth annual performance at the Garden. This program will feature music commissioned by the Quintet and will include the New York City Premiere of the late composer James Cohn’s Klezmer Fantasy (2019). Mr. Cohn passed away in June of this year. Other works will be Mannahatta Windows (2010) by Robert Deemer, Music for Bayside (2013) by Lembit Beecher, Mañanita (1977) by Jorge Olaya Muñoz, Retrospectives (2015) by Harold Gutiérrez and…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, September 27, 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, March 7, 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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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 29, 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

One event on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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, September 29, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 27, 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, 2-4:30pm Click here to register!    

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Corporate Adopt A Garden Program

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

One event on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

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

Give your team the opportunity to connect deeply with a featured garden in our urban oasis. Led by our knowledgeable staff, volunteers will participant in two hands-on seasonal team-building events to care for a specialty bed in the Garden. A personalized sign will then be posted in the garden bed celebrating your group’s contribution. Adoptable beds include: Seasonal Tropical Bed, Annual Garden, Pinetum, Parking Welcome Garden, Entrance Plaza Biotope, Crab Apple Orchard, Circle Garden, and Deciduous Conifers. Corporate Contribution: $3,500…

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Opening Reception: Spirit Sees Red

Thursday, September 30, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Meet artist M.E. Guadalupe Rubi at the opening reception for the exhibition, Spirit Sees Red. Spirit Sees Red is a meditation on memory: the stories we inherit and those we create to remember. Drawing inspiration from the First Nations tradition of the sacredness of the color red, Latin folklore, and the desire to reclaim an Indigenous narrative, artist M.E. Guadalupe Rubi embraces botany and the natural world as a source of healing and reconciliation. Meet Rubi at this opening reception…

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October 2021

NYC Artist Corps: PoeTREE/A Tree I Love Project

Sunday, October 3, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Have You Ever Loved a Tree? Join us for "The PoeTREE/A Tree I Love" to share your tree story through art-making, writing, and/or conversation. Collaborators Priscilla Stadler, Rejin Leys, Sherese Francis, Naomi Kuo, Angela Miskis, Sujung Kim, and Rachel Goldsmith invite you to share your story of a treasured tree--past or present, near or far--in the language of your choice. Interpretation available in Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Follow @atreeilove and @priscillastudio on instagram for updates. Drop-in. Included in Garden Admission.…

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Dance Class with Mark Morris Dance Group: Words

Sunday, October 3, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join a dance class led by a Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) dancer! This drop-in class incorporates movements from Words, a dance later performed at the Garden by MMDG at 4pm on the same day. Suitable for all ages, with and without disabilities. CLICK HERE for tickets. For more information about the 4pm performance by MMDG, CLICK HERE. Included in Garden Admission.*** ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Mark Morris Dance Group Presents: Words, Quad, Water

Sunday, October 3, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) presents outdoor performances at Queens Botanical Garden, including a new work by choreographer Mark Morris entitled “Water.” MMDG will also perform Morris’s 2014 work, "Words," and "Quad," a play by Samuel Beckett. CLICK HERE for a full program book of the three works that will be performed. CLICK HERE for tickets. The performances will be preceded and complemented by a dance class suitable for all ages, with and without disabilities, at 3pm on the same…

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Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

Sunday, October 3, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Are there enough children in the world to make the Sanderson witches young and beautiful? Find out at our screening of this hilarious Halloween favorite! This film is rated PG. Enjoy a magic show with this screening! Bring your friends, family, and a blanket for this outdoor experience! CLICK HERE for tickets. Registration required. Click here for our full calendar of Movie Nights at the Garden! PRICING Non-Member $15 per Adult $12 per Child, Student, Senior, & Individual with Disabilities…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, October 4, 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, March 7, 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, October 5, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, October 6, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 27, 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, 2-4:30pm Click here to register!    

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, October 7, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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Corporate Adopt A Garden Program

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

One event on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

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

Give your team the opportunity to connect deeply with a featured garden in our urban oasis. Led by our knowledgeable staff, volunteers will participant in two hands-on seasonal team-building events to care for a specialty bed in the Garden. A personalized sign will then be posted in the garden bed celebrating your group’s contribution. Adoptable beds include: Seasonal Tropical Bed, Annual Garden, Pinetum, Parking Welcome Garden, Entrance Plaza Biotope, Crab Apple Orchard, Circle Garden, and Deciduous Conifers. Corporate Contribution: $3,500…

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Movie Night: Beetlejuice

Friday, October 8, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

He’s obnoxious. He’s funny. He’s obnoxiously funny! Watch the crazy poltergeist Beetlejuice wreak havoc in this Tim Burton classic. Rated PG. Enjoy a pumpkin carving demonstration before the screening! Bring your friends, family, and a blanket for this outdoor experience! CLICK HERE for tickets. Registration required. PRICING Non-Member $15 per Adult $12 per Child, Student, Senior, & Individual with Disabilities $50 for a Family of 4 $25 per Couple Free for Children 3 and under Member $10 per Adult $8…

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Fall Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Saturday, October 9, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 9:30 am

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

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. CLICK HERE for tickets. Registration required. Included in Garden Admission.*** ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) –…

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Art in the Garden: ‘Crazy’ Quilt – Making Memory with Community

Sunday, October 10, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:30 am

Come help create this uniquely American fiber folk art with artist, M.E. Guadalupe Rubi, in conjunction with her exhibition Spirit Sees Red. Learn basic stitching and embroidery, and share stories while sitting in the Garden. We encourage you to bring a small piece of fabric that holds a special memory for you (approximately 3''x3'') to add to the collective art quilt and share stories related to your fabric. Stories will be collected from participants with the final quilt being donated…

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Watercolor Workshop: Autumn Color

Sunday, October 10, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This outdoor workshop explores the colors of fall in the Garden. All materials are provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). This event is rain or shine. $30 Non-Member / $25 Member* (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE for tickets. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission--including on…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021 – Garden is Open

Monday, October 11, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden is OPEN on Indigenous Peoples' Day, Monday, October 11, 8am to 6pm. The Visitor & Administration Building (V&A), where the Gallery and Gift Shop is located, will be CLOSED.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, October 11, 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, March 7, 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, October 12, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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Compost Beautification Volunteer Days

Wednesday, October 13, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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, 2-4:30pm Click here to register!    

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NYC Artist Corps: “Crossing Rivers” Film Screening

Wednesday, October 13, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden presents the premiere of Crossing Rivers, a short film by artist Graciela Cassel. Three strangers and three stories converge while crossing a river in New York. All the while, memories of another river emerge as hints. A woman and two men strike up an acquaintance in a harbor. The three of them wait for a particular boat that, by crossing the river, will transport them to another scene. All three seem to be searching for someone or…

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Farm Volunteer Days

Thursday, October 14, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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Corporate Adopt A Garden Program

Thursday, October 14, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Give your team the opportunity to connect deeply with a featured garden in our urban oasis. Led by our knowledgeable staff, volunteers will participant in two hands-on seasonal team-building events to care for a specialty bed in the Garden. A personalized sign will then be posted in the garden bed celebrating your group’s contribution. Adoptable beds include: Seasonal Tropical Bed, Annual Garden, Pinetum, Parking Welcome Garden, Entrance Plaza Biotope, Crab Apple Orchard, Circle Garden, and Deciduous Conifers. Corporate Contribution: $3,500…

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Pumpkin Patch at the Farm

Saturday, October 16, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 11:00 am

Art in the Garden: ‘Crazy’ Quilt – Making Memory with Community

Sunday, October 17, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:30 am

Come help create this uniquely American fiber folk art with artist, M.E. Guadalupe Rubi, in conjunction with her exhibition Spirit Sees Red. Learn basic stitching and embroidery, and share stories while sitting in the Garden. We encourage you to bring a small piece of fabric that holds a special memory for you (approximately 3''x3'') to add to the collective art quilt and share stories related to your fabric. Stories will be collected from participants with the final quilt being donated…

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Pumpkin Patch at the Farm

Sunday, October 17, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 11:00 am

Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, October 18, 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, March 7, 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, October 19, 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 Sunday, October 31, 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 & Thursdays, Extended through October!

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