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September 2022

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Orpheus ReflectionsTM Concert

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Welcome to a classical music concert for those living with dementia and their caregivers. Please join us for a special Orpheus ReflectionsTM program at the beautiful setting of Queens Botanical Garden. The program will include a trio of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra musicians performing classical works by Beethoven, Dvořák, Ponce, Bizet, and songs from the Great American Songbook. Chinese translation will be available. RSVP This program is free of charge. Pre-registration is required as capacity is limited. To RSVP, please visit…

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QBG Farm Open Hours & Farm Stand

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 24, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, September 25, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Donation Based

See what's growing at the QBG Farm every Saturday, 10am to 3pm, and every Sunday, 9am to 1pm, through September*! The donation-based Farm Stand will have freshly-harvested produce to choose from! All donation proceeds go toward our mission to provide fresh, local food and vital programming for the community. *Subject to change.

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Marigold Planting Activity

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

Drop in to plant marigolds to take home from 11am-1pm! Included in Garden admission. Drop-in upon availability. In conjunction with live music and a dance performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company from 12 to 1pm. After the planting activity, join us on a bilingual Garden tour (English and Spanish) from 1 to 2pm.  

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Calpulli Mexican Dance Company at Queens Botanical Garden

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day (9/16) with a performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company! Join us for complementing activities: marigold planting to take home from 11am-1pm and a bilingual Garden Tour (English and Spanish) from 1 to 2pm. Registration recommended; walk-ins welcome. Included in Garden admission. CLICK HERE to register. Entry to this event is included in Garden Admission and is to be paid at Garden Entrance. Your admission supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people,…

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Bilingual Garden Tour (English & Spanish)

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden admission

Following our live music and a dance performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company from 12 to 1pm, join us on a bilingual Garden tour (English and Spanish) from 1 to 2pm. Prior to the tour, there will also be a marigold planting activity  from 11am-1pm. Included in Garden admission. Drop-in upon availability.

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QBG Farm Open Hours & Farm Stand

Sunday, September 18, 2022, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 24, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, September 25, 2022

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

See what's growing at the QBG Farm every Saturday, 10am to 3pm, and every Sunday, 9am to 1pm, through September*! The donation-based Farm Stand will have freshly-harvested produce to choose from! All donation proceeds go toward our mission to provide fresh, local food and vital programming for the community. *Subject to change.

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, September 19, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow. Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 17, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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QBG Farm Open Hours & Farm Stand

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 24, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, September 25, 2022

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

See what's growing at the QBG Farm every Saturday, 10am to 3pm, and every Sunday, 9am to 1pm, through September*! The donation-based Farm Stand will have freshly-harvested produce to choose from! All donation proceeds go toward our mission to provide fresh, local food and vital programming for the community. *Subject to change.

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Art in the Garden Opening Reception: Spread Love, A Mini Mural Installation

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 11:00 am to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Live Painting by: Marco Santini Live Music by: DJ Pamidor 4-6pm Installation on exhibit now through Saturday, December 10, 2022 Included in Garden Admission CLICK HERE to sign up with Unfamous NY About the Exhibit The exhibition features an array of multidisciplinary local artists coming together to create a variety of mini murals with themes ranging from environmental awareness to mental health awareness, and more. The rise of graffiti and murals in New York City was made possible through the…

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Movie Night: WALL-E

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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WALL-E is the last robot left on Earth spending his lonely days tidying up the planet little by little. When he spots EVE, a sleek and shapely probe sent back to Earth on a scanning mission, WALL-E embarks on his greatest adventure yet, following EVE across the galaxy! Before the film, come plant a succulent to take home!

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QBG Farm Open Hours & Farm Stand

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 24, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, September 25, 2022

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

See what's growing at the QBG Farm every Saturday, 10am to 3pm, and every Sunday, 9am to 1pm, through September*! The donation-based Farm Stand will have freshly-harvested produce to choose from! All donation proceeds go toward our mission to provide fresh, local food and vital programming for the community. *Subject to change.

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Compost-Pa-Looza

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get inspired to make compost! Join us for a day at the Garden aimed to spotlight Queens composting and empower the community to learn, network, and have fun with all things soil health! Take part in the creative workshops, community networking tables, activity tables, compost demonstrations, interactive performances, and farm tours. Together we will support a sustainable solution by revitalizing NYC soils and recycling food waste to the "black gold" known as compost. Compost-Pa-Looza is a family friendly event that…

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Compost Made Easy Workshop

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

Join our friends from the NYC Compost Project Hosted by The New York Botanical Garden for a Compost Made Easy Workshop! Composting doesn't have to be overwhelming. The team will discuss methods of composting in your backyard or rooftop, the ideal ratios to add to your bin, which tools to use, and the best time to start composting. Learn easy ways to make compost at home using plastic bins. This workshop is part of Compost-Pa-Looza, a day at the Garden…

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DIY Compost Critter Worm Bin Workshop

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 1:15 pm to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

Join the NYC Compost Project Hosted by SNUG Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden for a 45-minute workshop on vermicomposting practices! Learn about red wiggler worms, harvesting finished compost from your worm bin, and all about physical decomposers. Bring your own bin (sizes of bin must be between 6 qt. to 27 gal) and we will help you create an indoor worm bin using red wigglers, browns, greens, and a plastic bin. We will provide the red wiggler to you…

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Decomposer ID Workshop

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

Join the NYC Compost Project Hosted by The New York Botanical Garden for a Decomposer ID Workshop. Compost is produced through the hard work of decomposer organisms that break down organic material. Learn about the compost food chain and how this web structure maintains a healthy ecosystem. We'll discuss chemical and physical decomposition and the three levels of consumers. Don't miss the "Find the Critter" activity at the end! This workshop is part of Compost-Pa-Looza, a day at the Garden…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 17, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE. Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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October 2022

Bird Walks with NYC Audubon (POSTPONED)

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

***Due to the forecasted weather, we are postponing this Fall Bird Walk with NYC Audubon on Saturday, October 1. We are sorry for any inconvenience. The postponed date is to be determined. We have other scheduled walks taking place as part of this special series. We encourage you to sign up for other dates currently available at this link: https://qbgfallbirdwalks.eventbrite.com In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides…

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Members-Only Fall Farm Tour (POSTPONED)

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE for QBG Members

***Due to the forecasted weather, we are postponing Members-Only Fall Farm Tour to next Saturday, October 8 at the same time.*** We are excited to invite our Garden Members to a Members-Only Fall Farm Tour!  Celebrate the changing of the seasons at the QBG Farm! Join a tour with Karen Guzman, QBG Farm Coordinator, to learn about sustainable farming, use of urban composting, and the thousands of pounds of produce grown here each year! Spaces are limited due to Farm…

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Outdoor Art Tour with AnkhLave Garden Fellows

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Meet and go on a tour with four of the 2022 AnkhLave Garden Artist Fellows and see their works as part of AMPLIFY: AnkhLave Garden Project at Queens Botanical Garden one last time. Come see the art, meet the artists, and enjoy our 39-acre oasis! Meeting Location: Registrants meet at Queens Botanical Garden's Visitor & Administration Building Terrace Registration recommended. Drop-in upon availability. CLICK HERE to register.  Included in Garden admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to…

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Here We Root Dance Performances (POSTPONED)

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Due to the forecasted weather, this event has been postponed to rain dates and times: Saturday, October 8 with performances at 4pm & 5:30pm. Please click here for more information about the postponed event. Here We Root is an original outdoor contemporary dance inspired by Asian immigrants' stories, focusing on the Chinese diaspora in Flushing, New York. It invites audiences to experience, reflect on, and celebrate Asian immigrant identities and experiences. The piece combines movements with text, theatre, and an…

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Here We Root Dance Performances (POSTPONED)

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Due to the forecasted weather, this event has been postponed to rain dates and times: Saturday, October 8 with performances at 4pm & 5:30pm. Please click here for more information about the postponed event. Here We Root is an original outdoor contemporary dance inspired by Asian immigrants' stories, focusing on the Chinese diaspora in Flushing, New York. It invites audiences to experience, reflect on, and celebrate Asian immigrant identities and experiences. The piece combines movements with text, theatre, and an…

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Movie Night: Luca (POSTPONED)

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included in Garden Admission

Due to the forecasted weather, we are postponing this event to the official rain date, next Saturday, October 8 at the same time. CLICK HERE for tickets. A young boy on the Italian Riviera experiences an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta, and endless scooter—interrupted by the fact that he’s a sea monster from another world! Before the film, come make a clay monster!

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, October 3, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow. Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Blooming trees at Garden

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. This is an outdoor event. Please dress for the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Members-Only Fall Farm Tour (Rain Date)

Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE for QBG Members

***Due to the weather on the original date, 10/1, we postponed Members-Only Fall Farm Tour to today, Saturday, October 8 at the same time.*** We are excited to invite our Garden Members to a Members-Only Fall Farm Tour! Celebrate the changing of the seasons at the QBG Farm! Join a tour with Karen Guzman, QBG Farm Coordinator, to learn about sustainable farming, use of urban composting, and the thousands of pounds of produce grown here each year! Spaces are limited…

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Here We Root Dance Performances (Rain Date)

Saturday, October 8, 2022, 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Due to the weather on the original date, this event was postponed to its rain date today, Saturday, October 8, with performances at 4pm & 5:30pm. Please click here register for this event. Here We Root is an original outdoor contemporary dance inspired by Asian immigrants' stories, focusing on the Chinese diaspora in Flushing, New York. It invites audiences to experience, reflect on, and celebrate Asian immigrant identities and experiences. The piece combines movements with text, theatre, and an original…

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Here We Root Dance Performances (Rain Date)

Saturday, October 8, 2022, 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Due to the weather on the original date, this event was postponed to its rain date today, Saturday, October 8, with performances at 4pm & 5:30pm. Please click here register for this event. Here We Root is an original outdoor contemporary dance inspired by Asian immigrants' stories, focusing on the Chinese diaspora in Flushing, New York. It invites audiences to experience, reflect on, and celebrate Asian immigrant identities and experiences. The piece combines movements with text, theatre, and an original…

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Movie Night: Luca (Rain Date)

Saturday, October 8, 2022, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Due to the weather on the original event date, we postponed this event to the official rain date, Saturday, October 8 at the same time. You can still get tickets! CLICK HERE to purchase. A young boy on the Italian Riviera experiences an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta, and endless scooter—interrupted by the fact that he’s a sea monster from another world! Before the film, come make a clay monster! Pricing Our Fall Movie Nights are INCLUDED in Garden…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Garden is Open

Monday, October 10, 2022
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Queens Botanical Garden is OPEN on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Monday, October 10, 2022, 8am to 6pm. CLICK HERE to learn about the activities taking place this day to commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Free Admission On this day, our Garden Admission to enter is waived. We ask those who are able to make a “pay what you wish” donation. Donations will support indigenous groups through Niamuck Land Trust and Shinnecock Kelp Farmers, as well as sustainable land and water stewardship at QBG. 

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Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Monday, October 10, 2022, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us as we commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day on October 10, 2022 to acknowledge that the land on which Queens Botanical Garden is situated is the traditional land of the Matinecock people, the first people of Flushing, Queens. Read our official Living Land Acknowledgement. The Garden will be open from 8am to 6pm with some special activities taking place 11am to 3pm (see below). We also encourage you to attend one of the many indigenous-led events in the area, including…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 17, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Movie Night: Little Shop of Horrors

Friday, October 14, 2022, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Flower shop assistant Seymour must keep carnivorous plant Audrey II full on human flesh and blood! Before the film, come see a carnivorous plant demonstration! CLICK HERE for tickets.

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Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Saturday, October 15, 2022, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Dates: Saturdays, October 1 (postponed due to rain), 15, 22, & 29, and November 5 & 19, 9:30-10:30am Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  CLICK HERE to register.  PRICING ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry April through October: April through October: Adults…

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Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 15, 2022, 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
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Every Saturday & Sunday, October 15-30
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Pumpkin Patch The quintessential outdoor fall experience! QBG’s ever-popular Pumpkin Patch returns Saturdays and Sundays, October 15 – 30! The outdoor Pumpkin Patch at the QBG Farm will be full of harvest-themed photo opportunities and activity stations for seed planting, crafts, autumn-themed book reading, and chalk art! Children (age 4 and older) get to choose their own pumpkin. Be sure to meet and take pictures with the friendly costumed nature creatures roaming the Farm! For adults 21 and older, available…

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Pumpkin Patch

Sunday, October 16, 2022, 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
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Every Saturday & Sunday, October 15-30
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Pumpkin Patch The quintessential outdoor fall experience! QBG’s ever-popular Pumpkin Patch returns Saturdays and Sundays, October 15 – 30! The outdoor Pumpkin Patch at the QBG Farm will be full of harvest-themed photo opportunities and activity stations for seed planting, crafts, autumn-themed book reading, and chalk art! Children (age 4 and older) get to choose their own pumpkin. Be sure to meet and take pictures with the friendly costumed nature creatures roaming the Farm! For adults 21 and older, available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 10, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm 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. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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