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May 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 1, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

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 compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, May 1, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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

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. Drop-in. 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…

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

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

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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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, May 2, 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, August 29, 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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Daffodil Dash

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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Run, walk, or push a stroller while you enjoy the spring flowers! All proceeds benefit the educational programs of Queens Botanical Garden.

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First Weekend: Daffodils & Tulips

Saturday, May 4, 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 May are all about daffodils and tulips! Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour 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: Spend the day…

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Transplants: An Afternoon of Dance and Music with Queens College

Saturday, May 4, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Join Queens College dance program students as they present Transplants, an afternoon of site-specific dance in the Garden. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Transplants Earth, Air, Fire, Metal, Water Performances at 2pm and 4pm Queens College Dance Program Choreography One Course Professor: Edisa Weeks Choreography, Improvisation and Performance by: Alisha Anderson Christie Ahn Cindy Pierre Crystal Samuels Daniella Bressler Dellwin Carpio Erica Hines George Alvarez Georgia Tsamados Greer Shammah Helen Ouyang Jamie – Chih-Chi Liu Jo-An Elie Jose Betances Kathreena…

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TULIP TIME! (CANCELED)

Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Experience spring with a visit to QBG during TULIP TIME! Celebrate spring bulb flowers during the peak of tulip season. See over 20,000 tulips and tens of thousands of daffodils, and take part in the festivities. Schedule: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm: Hourly Tulip Tours Included with Garden admission; drop-in Learn about the different varieties of tulips and bulb flowers in our Spring displays with QBG's resident plant expert Fred Gerber. 11am to 1pm: Floral Design: Tulips $30-40 (includes Garden admission); registration…

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Floral Design: Tulips

Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Arrange tulips at TULIP TIME! Participants will learn the beauty of designing with tulips and other bulb flowers as they create a spring basket arrangement to take home. All flowers and materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! This workshop takes place during TULIP TIME!, where we have a full day of festivities to celebrate spring bulb flowers, including tulip…

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Printmaking Workshop: Tulips

Sunday, May 5, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Tulips have been a long-lasting motif in the history of textile and ceramic arts. In this workshop, create tulip patterns and designs and learn the basics of block printing on paper and fabric with Artist Chemin Hsiao. 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! This workshop takes place during TULIP TIME!,…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 8, 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 23, 2019

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

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 compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, May 8, 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 30, 2019

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

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. Drop-in. 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…

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 9
|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, May 9, 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, August 29, 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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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Macramé Planter (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, May 9, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Sip on a spring cocktail and 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! All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. This event is SOLD OUT.

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Mother’s Day Mini Photo Sessions

Saturday, May 11, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Make Mother’s Day Weekend memorable with colorful family portraits at Queens Botanical Garden! Sign up for a 15-minute mini photo session by professional family photographer Eryn Hatzithomas (www.ehatziphoto.com). Receive six (6) photos to remember this special occasion. Ideal for individual families of three to seven people. Photos are taken in QBG’s Wedding Garden, an exclusive space that is normally closed to the public for private events. In case of rain or inclement weather, an alternative indoor location for photos will…

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Floral Design: Mother’s Day Bouquet (SOLD OUT)

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

Learn the art of hand gathering bouquets for a fresh from the garden look! This workshop makes a great gift for Mom! Each participant will take a bouquet home. All materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. This event is SOLD OUT. TIP: More for mom! Make Mother’s Day Weekend memorable with colorful 15-minute mini photo session for family portraits at the Garden! ($150; registration required). Spend…

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Activity Table

Saturday, May 11, 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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Photos with Mom

Sunday, May 12, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$20 for 2 digital photos

Drop in for a portrait with mom with a beautfiul backdrop in QBG's Wedding Garden. Up to six family members can pose by professional family photographer Eryn Hatzithomas (www.ehatziphoto.com). You will receive two digital photos to remember this special day in the Garden. TIP: More for mom! On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12, treat mom to a delicious farm-to-table meal at QBG at 10am or 1pm during our Mother's Day Brunch event ($25-65; registration required). Book your brunch now--Tickets sell…

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Mother’s Day Brunch in the Garden (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, May 12, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Members: $55 per adult, $25 per child / Non-members: $65 per adult, $30 per child (includes Garden admission)

Treat mom to a delicious farm-to-table brunch at QBG! Featuring a sumptuous menu by local caterers, guests will enjoy freshly made hot dishes, muffins, scones, fair trade coffees, and teas. Enjoy a stroll around the Garden. Choose between two sessions, 10am and 1pm. Registration required. Ticket price includes admission for Adults and Children ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are free. Includes garden admission. This event is SOLD OUT TIP: More for mom! Before your brunch session, get a professional…

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Activity Table

Sunday, May 12, 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
+ Google Map

Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 15, 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 23, 2019

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

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 compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, May 15, 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 30, 2019

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

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. Drop-in. 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…

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 16
|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, May 16, 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, August 29, 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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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 18, 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. 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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Farm & Compost Tours

Saturday, May 18, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost. In this one-hour tour you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming. This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to QBG Farm & Compost. Included with Garden admission. Tour begins promptly at 11am, please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Click…

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Compost Crafts: Wildflower Seed Balls

Saturday, May 18, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Make wildflower seed balls using compost made at QBG. Wildflower seed balls can be tossed in tree pits, gardens, and less loved lots to sow native flowering plants. Suggested for all ages 3+. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in. While supplies last. ***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…

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Activity Table

Sunday, May 19, 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
+ Google Map

Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 22, 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 23, 2019

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

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 compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, May 22, 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 30, 2019

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

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. Drop-in. 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…

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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, May 23, 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, August 29, 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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Activity Table

Saturday, May 25, 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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Activity Table

Sunday, May 26, 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
+ Google Map

Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 29, 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 23, 2019

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

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 compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, May 29, 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 30, 2019

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

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. Drop-in. 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…

Find out more »

Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 30
|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, May 30, 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, August 29, 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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June 2019

First Weekend: Pride in the Garden

Saturday, June 1, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Kick off World Pride Month with First Weekend activities in the garden! Schedule: 11am to 12pm: Drag Queen Story Hour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 12 to 1pm: Pride Container Garden Workshop 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (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…

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Drag Queen Story Hour with Angel Elektra

Saturday, June 1, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Join Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) in the Garden for a morning of stories, movement, and crafts. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Registration encouraged. 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 –…

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Pride Container Garden Workshop

Saturday, June 1, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

June is World Pride Month! Nothing says PRIDE better than creating your own colorful container garden! Choose from a selection of different colorful flowers and herbs to make your own window box container. 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! On June 1, QBG is hosting additional Pride-themed activities with Drag…

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First Weekend: Pride in the Garden

Sunday, June 2, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Kick off World Pride Month with First Weekend activities in the garden! Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (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)…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, June 5, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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 compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, June 5, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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

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. Drop-in. 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…

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Rose Gala

Wednesday, June 5, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Honoring: Peter Koo New York City Council Member Jaclyn Mucaria President, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Your support of Rose Gala 2019 will help sustain QBG’s colorful flowers, innovative programs, and environmental education workshops for the 32,000+ schoolchildren and 250,000+ people who are served by the Garden each year. Click to support.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 6, 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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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, June 6, 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, August 29, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, June 6, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

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

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 8, 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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NewYork-Presbyterian Queens presents: TWIST & SPROUT!

Sunday, June 9, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

A family-friendly FREE event—all about healthy eating and outdoor exercise! CLICK HERE for updated information. FREE admission courtesy of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Food and beverage not included.

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