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January 2019

Activity Table

Sunday, January 27, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Drop in to make a CD case terrarium! While supplies last. Free. Drop-in. TIP: This activity complements our E-Waste event! From 10am to 4pm, Lower East Side Ecology Center is collecting your e-waste at the Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street. Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! Also, check out QBG’s current Art in the Garden exhibition, “Organic Emergence” at the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery.

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February 2019

Lunar New Year Plant Sale

Saturday, February 2, 10:00 am to Saturday, February 9, 4:00 pm
Varies

Bring home a lucky plants for the Lunar New Year! From jade plants to peace lilies you’ll find out more about these auspicious beauties all week in the shop. Members receive 10% of QBG Shop purchases, join today to start enjoying benefits.

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Winter Family Programs: Tabletop Gardening

Saturday, February 2, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$12 per child

You can garden in the winter too! Participants will get to learn about all the different way to grow plants and even plant a few to take home! Class concludes with a visit to the Greenhouse. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4-10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must…

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Year of the Pig Community Art Project

Saturday, February 2, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 2, 2019

Free

Make your mark in this community art project celebrating Lunar New Year! Drop in to work on collaborative sculptures to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The project will be displayed in the Garden for QBG’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9 and for the remainder of February. Please note: this family-friendly activity involves papier maché and paint. Drop-in. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On each Saturday of this Community Art Project, we are hosting Winter…

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Winter Blues: Indigo Dye Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, February 3, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the elements in creating an indigo vat as participants make one together as a group. Learning about indigo history, techniques, and more from Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens. Each participant will test out shibori techniques on one silk scarf and one pocket square (provided) before dyeing them blue and taking them home! All materials provided. Recommended for ages 16+. This workshop is SOLD OUT! TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the Garden…

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Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 9, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Pig at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family! Drop-in. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the Garden exhibition, "Organic Emergence," at the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. Free.

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines

Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Craft a valentine for your special someone and let your love-light shine with a botanical cocktail! We'll create collages out of pressed flowers and learn how to make your own plantable seed paper. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. TIP: More cocktails and crafts! Earlier in the season, on Thursday, January 24, we are hosting Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Aromatherapy, where you learn all about the different uses…

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February Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop

Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 per child

Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs;…

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February Break Family Programs: Storytime & Craft

Wednesday, February 20, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Drop-in. Free. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the Garden exhibition, "Organic Emergence," at the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. Free.

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February Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms!

Thursday, February 21, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 materials fee

Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5+) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. We’ll be helping you to set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one…

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February Break Family Programs: Bugging Out!

Friday, February 22, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 per child

Bugs are all around us! Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and searching for bug homes in the Woodland. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one adult. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the…

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March 2019

Art in the Garden Closing Reception & Artist Talk: Organic Emergence

Saturday, March 9, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Take one last look at Organic Emergence, meet the artist, and join us for a closing reception. The Artist Talk will take place 4 to 4:30pm. Registration required. Click here for tickets.

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Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 10, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. This event is sold out. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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Spring Sale: Compost Bins!

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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Purchase the 80-gallon Eco-Master backyard compost bin for the reduced cost of $45 and receive a free bottom screen. Compost tip sheets and a guide to outdoor composting are included. Pick-up will take place in QBG’s Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street on Saturday, March 16, 10am to 1pm. Interested in composting but don’t know where to start? Learn more at www.queensbotanical.org/farmandcompost or contact us at [email protected] or 718.539.5296.   Registration and pre-payment required. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted…

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Hanging Planter Macramé Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 16, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn the basics of macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to learn how to design your own piece. This class will focus on creating a hanging planter. QBG will provide a selection of ideal plants for you to design your piece around! Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. This workshop is SOLD OUT. TIP: Spend the day at…

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Backyard Composting Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 16, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Keep your carrot tops, banana peels, and coffee grounds local by turning them into nutrient-rich compost in your own backyard. We will explore easy methods for composting at home or in community spaces. Participants will have the option to purchase the 80-gallon Eco-Master backyard compost bin for the reduced cost of $45 and receive a free bottom screen. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. This workshop is SOLD OUT. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container. Enjoy a tropical cocktail while you plant your tiny ecosystem. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. This event is sold out. TIP: Book ahead for more cocktails and crafts! Indigo Shibori: Thursday, April 11 Macrame Planter: Thursday, May 9

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Children’s Garden Open House

Saturday, March 23, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
FREE

Join us for our FREE annual Open House, and get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts: see how worms wiggle, touch and discover the QBG plant collection, create your own tasty and healthy trail mix, plant your own seedling in the Children's Garden, or do a garden-wide scavenger hunt. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children ages 2 to 14. This event takes place both indoors and outdoors. Registration required: 2019childrensgardenoh.eventbrite.com Children's…

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Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 24, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! This event is sold out. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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Art in the Garden: In Full Bloom

Friday, March 29, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

In Full Bloom presents the work of three artists, Darya Warner, Amber Vittoria, and Jamie Pesavento, who create work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. On exhibit March 29 through August 25. March 29 through March 31: 8am to 4pm April through October: Tuesdays through Sundays, 8am to 5pm Drop-in. Located in QBG's Visitor & Administration Building Art Gallery during Garden open hours. Free through March; free with Garden admission April through October. TIP:…

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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

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. This event is sold out. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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March for the Earth Volunteer Day (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 31, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

QBG welcomes helping hands to join us for a day of volunteering for March for the Earth. Volunteers will assist with weeding and mulching to beautify the gardens for our busy spring season. We will provide our volunteers with light refreshments, free garden admission, and a fun-filled day of hard work! THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Tip: Spend the day at the Garden! Afterward, join us for the March for the Earth Volunteer Fair from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Meet friendly…

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QBG Community Volunteer & Internship Fair

Sunday, March 31, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Free

Meet friendly Queens Botanical Garden staff (Horticulture, Herb Garden, Urban Bee Garden, Children’s Garden, Public Programs, and General Volunteers) and the following local community partners to learn about current volunteer and internship opportunities: Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Divya Jyoti Center Gallop NYC Jackson Heights Beautification Group Make the Road Queens Y (Commonpoint Queens) Reading Partners Selfhelp Community Services Share Family Supports Together We Can The event is held in the Visitor & Administration Building Auditorium. From 2 to…

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April 2019

Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, April 4
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 4, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! On the first Thursday of April, May, and June, join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics while working hands-on with our 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…

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Compost Giveback (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 6, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
Free

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Although staff will be present to assist, please come prepared to fill and carry out your own bags. We will provide shovels and empty 7.5 gallon sandbags. The compost is made from residential food scraps collected locally and processed at QBG. Limit of 10 bags per registrant. This event takes place in QBG’s Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY. If you are interested in…

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First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs! Schedule: 11am to 1pm: The Herbal Kitchen Workshop $20-30 (includes Garden admission); registration required; click to purchase tickets Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour Included with Garden admission; drop-in 2 to 4pm: American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson Included with Garden admission; registration required; click…

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The Herbal Kitchen Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. $20 Member; $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission). Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On this day, join us for: – Compost Giveaway from 10am to 2pm; (free; registration required); – a seasonal garden tour…

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American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson

Saturday, April 6, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Join author Victoria Johnson for a discussion of her new book, American Eden, covering the untold story of the personal physician of adversaries Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, David Hosack, whose dream to build the nation's first botanical garden inspired the young republic. American Eden will be available for sale in the QBG Gift Shop. Get your copy signed by the author at the end of the event! Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here…

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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

Sunday, April 7, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

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

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. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Sunday, April 7, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs! Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft drop-in; included with Garden admission 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour Drop-in; included with Garden admission 2 to 4pm: Printmaking Workshop $20-30; registration required; click here to purchase tickets Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. 2pm to 4pm: Activity Table will have botanical crafts with an herbal theme…

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Printmaking Workshop: Herbs

Sunday, April 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

In this printmaking workshop with artist Chemin Hsiao, draw inspiration from herbs like lavender, rosemary, and sage. Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration…

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, April 11, 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 25, 2019

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

Drop in for a 20-minute mini tour of the QBG Farm! Meet the farmers, see the crops, and learn about compost’s role in keeping soil healthy. All ages welcome; weather permitting. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) –…

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Tree Giveaway with NYRP

Saturday, April 13, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
Free

QBG and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) will give away 150 trees to NYC residents like you! Trees will include flowering and fruiting varieties like Dogwood, Eastern Redbud, and American Plum. Sign up to take home a tree! TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. Be sure to check out…

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Community Art Project with Mobile Print Power

Saturday, April 13, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

Join Mobile Print Power for a series of drop-in workshops to create and print artwork inspired by QBG. We will explore how people use the Garden and how plants are used in different cultures. The artwork will be installed in the Garden as part of "Conocer y Compartir - We Find Each Other," a series of illuminated sculptures inspired by the lampposts from the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The project, previously on view in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, will…

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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

Sunday, April 14, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

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

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. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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Activity Table

Sunday, April 14, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

Sunday, April 14, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

QBG welcomes back the Quintet of the Americas for their eighth annual concert at the Garden. The Quintet will present "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue," an eclectic program of music covering Gershwin, blues, pop, folk, and minimalism, and influenced by Chinese, Latin, and Middle Eastern cultures. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Limited seating. 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, seating is…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Indigo Shibori (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

While enjoying cocktails, participants learn about natural plant-based dyes, indigo vat preparation, and design techniques from Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens. Participants will fold, twist, bind, and tie fabric to create beautiful designs. All participants will leave with one silk and one cotton indigo-dyed bandana. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. This workshop is SOLD OUT. TIP: Book ahead for more cocktails and crafts! Macrame Planter: Thursday, May…

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, April 18
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, April 18, 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 25, 2019

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

Drop in for a 20-minute mini tour of the QBG Farm! Meet the farmers, see the crops, and learn about compost’s role in keeping soil healthy. All ages welcome; weather permitting. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) –…

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Botanical Immigrants Tour

Saturday, April 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week and join our botanical immigrants tour to learn about the global origins of plants within our collections and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world. This event is rain or shine. Register in advance. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children…

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Compost Crafts: Summer Veggie Starts

Saturday, April 20, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Visit the pop-up planting station to see how compost can be used in potting mixes for starting summer vegetables. Take home a two-inch compostable pot with string bean, corn, or other veggie seeds. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Drop-in. While supplies last. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting work inspired by…

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Community Art Project with Mobile Print Power

Saturday, April 20, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

Join Mobile Print Power for a series of drop-in workshops to create and print artwork inspired by QBG. We will explore how people use the Garden and how plants are used in different cultures. The artwork will be installed in the Garden as part of "Conocer y Compartir - We Find Each Other," a series of illuminated sculptures inspired by the lampposts from the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The project, previously on view in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, will…

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Activity Table

Sunday, April 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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Spring Break Activities for Kids!

Tuesday, April 23, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Friday, April 26, 2019

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

Stop by for self-guided nature activities, where children get their hands dirty as they sift and search through QBG's Exploration Station. Appropriate for children of all ages. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE. TIP:…

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Spring Break Activities for Kids!

Wednesday, April 24, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Friday, April 26, 2019

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

Stop by for self-guided nature activities, where children get their hands dirty as they sift and search through QBG's Exploration Station. Appropriate for children of all ages. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE. TIP:…

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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, April 25, 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 25, 2019

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

Drop in for a 20-minute mini tour of the QBG Farm! Meet the farmers, see the crops, and learn about compost’s role in keeping soil healthy. All ages welcome; weather permitting. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) –…

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Spring Break Activities for Kids!

Thursday, April 25, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Friday, April 26, 2019

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

Stop by for self-guided nature activities, where children get their hands dirty as they sift and search through QBG's Exploration Station. Appropriate for children of all ages. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE. TIP:…

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