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August 2019

Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 2, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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First Weekend: Pollinators

Saturday, August 3, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about plants in the garden that are native to different climates, including those in the Seasonal Bed, where there is a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights. 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: Bee Inspired! Workshop 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid…

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Bee Inspired! Workshop

Saturday, August 3, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Learn the what, how, and why of honeybee creations. Participants taste local honey and make household items with bee products beeswax candle and salve. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers," larger-than-life, inflatable flowers by PLAYLAB, INC. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.) - Through August 25, go…

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First Weekend: Pollinators

Sunday, August 4, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in the Seasonal Bed, where there is a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights. 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…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, August 7, 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, August 7, 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, August 8, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Drawing in the Garden with Amber Vittoria (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Join artist Amber Vittoria for observational drawing and botanical illustration out in the Garden. Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a drawing to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of "In Full Bloom" in July and August. This event was rescheduled from June 20 to August 8 because of thunderstorms. This event is SOLD OUT. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to register. ***While the event…

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Flower Power Party: Orchid

Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Get a first viewing of the Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit featuring over 400 potted orchids. Enjoy a special performance by Samba New York! as they create the musical ambiance of a “pagode”—a backyard samba party featuring ballroom dance and interactive instruction. Enjoy offerings from food vendors and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Play wooden lawn games and create botanical crafts inspired by the World of Orchids exhibit! Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Click here to register. ***While the event is free,…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 9, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

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

Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Friday, August 9, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY). Features artwork by Reyna Clarissa, Chien Chun Feng, Ming-Hsuan Lee, Yi-An Pan, and Sandy Yeh. Click here for related events and programs. Included with Garden admission. 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…

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Saturday, August 10, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY). Features artwork by Reyna Clarissa, Chien Chun Feng, Ming-Hsuan Lee, Yi-An Pan, and Sandy Yeh. Click here for related events and programs. Included with Garden admission. 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…

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Embroidery Workshop: Orchids (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, August 10, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Draw inspiration from current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids and learn to embroider orchids onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) will teach fundamental embroidery stitches and how to apply them to a customizable orchid pattern. Using needle and thread, students will complete a stitching sampler, learn tips and tricks, and embroider a frameable orchid plant. Beginners welcome; no experience necessary! All materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here…

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Watercolor Workshop: Orchids

Saturday, August 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will use the Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit as inspiration. 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! - Check out current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids, a stunning display of orchids. Located in the Visitor & Administration Building. (Included with Garden admission;…

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Sunday, August 11, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY). Features artwork by Reyna Clarissa, Chien Chun Feng, Ming-Hsuan Lee, Yi-An Pan, and Sandy Yeh. Click here for related events and programs. Included with Garden admission. 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…

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Post-Exhibit Orchid Sale

Sunday, August 11, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Prices Vary

Take home one of the show’s beauties at our post-exhibit orchid show! The exhibit will close at 4pm to dress up for the sale at 4:30pm! Prices vary. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - Check out current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids, a stunning display of orchids. Located in the Visitor & Administration Building. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.)

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, August 14, 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, August 14, 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, August 15, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 15, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Wine on Us: Member Appreciation Celebration

Thursday, August 15, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Show your QBG Member card to receive a complimentary glass of wine on us! Must be 21 years or older - valid ID required. This event is for QBG Members only. To become a Member click here.New Membership Form Drop-in; no prior registration required. TIP: - This event is run in conjunction with Summer Nights. The Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. (Included with Garden…

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111 Rooftops of NYC: Book Talk and Walk (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, August 15, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Join author Leslie Adatto and photographer Clay Williams for a discussion of their new book, 111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss. As part of the talk, learn about the sustainable design elements and native planting strategies on a tour and reception on QBG's Green Roof! Books will be available for sale and signing. This event is SOLD OUT. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Click here to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 16, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

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

Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farm & Compost Tours

Saturday, August 17, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Music in the Garden: People of Earth

Sunday, August 18, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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People of Earth is a 15-member global music orchestra set on blurring the barriers between the great art forms of the terrestrial sphere, and creating an explosive blend of the music of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and beyond. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. 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 (ages…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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, August 22, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 22, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium

Thursday, August 22, 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-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets.

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Wedding Mini-Tours

Thursday, August 22, 6:20 pm to 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:20 pm

Included in Garden admission

Tour our exclusive Wedding Garden, Moon Gate, Cherry Circle, and indoor spaces perfect for your special occasion. Meeting Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace Tour times: 6:20pm and 7pm *These Mini-Tours are taking place during select Summer Nights, when QBG has extended its hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, now through September 12! Included with Garden admission; Walk-in

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 23, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

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

Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Pick & Prep: Farm Fresh Foods

Saturday, August 24, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Come to the farm to harvest fruits and veggies and prepare a light lunch together. All our food scraps will be composted to help nourish future crops. Families welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 3+. $8 for Members / $10 Non-Members (includes Garden admission). Registration required. Click here to register. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, August 28, 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, August 28, 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, August 29, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 29, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 30, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

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

Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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September 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 4, 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, September 4, 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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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 5, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.   Participants must be 16 year of age or…

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Summer Nights

Thursday, September 5, 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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New Gardens Tour + Wine on Us (Members Only)

Thursday, September 5, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join QBG Executive Director Susan Lacerte on an evening tour of the NEW Unity Garden, renovated Perennial Garden, and Wedding Garden. When the tour ends, Members will receive a complimentary glass of wine on us! Registration is required: RSVP Joshua DeJoy, [email protected] or 718-886-3800 ext. 362 Must be 21 years or older for the wine – valid ID required. This event is for QBG Members only. Become a Member TODAY!

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 6, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Chuseok Korean Moon Festival

Saturday, September 7, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

The Korean American Harvest Festival Committee presents the 37th Annual Chuseok Korean Moon Festival at Queens Botanical Garden. Celebrating South Korean culture, and riding the globally popular “Korean Wave” of pop culture, this event features musical entertainment with K-pop performances, Korean products, food vendors, and more! Takes place Saturday, September 7, 10am to 7pm and Sunday, September 8, 10am to 6pm. FREE. Drop-in. $10 Parking. CLICK HERE to register. Schedule* *subject to change Saturday, September 7  (Last Entry at 6:30pm)…

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Storytime & Craft

Saturday, September 7, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally inspired stories that will open their imaginations to the different natural worlds found at QBG, followed by a botanically themed craft activity.   Drop-in. Included in 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…

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Seasonal Garden Tour

Saturday, September 7, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff.   Drop-in. Included in 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.

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Activity Table

Saturday, September 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Drop-in. Included in 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.

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Chuseok Korean Moon Festival

Sunday, September 8, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

The Korean American Harvest Festival Committee presents the 37th Annual Chuseok Korean Moon Festival at Queens Botanical Garden. Celebrating South Korean culture, and riding the globally popular “Korean Wave” of pop culture, this event features musical entertainment with K-pop performances, Korean products, food vendors, and more! Takes place Saturday, September 7, 10am to 7pm and Sunday, September 8, 10am to 6pm. FREE. Drop-in. $10 Parking. CLICK HERE to register. Schedule* *subject to change Saturday, September 7  (Last Entry at 6:30pm)…

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