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August 2019

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
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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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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 29, 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
+ 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
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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
+ 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
|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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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
|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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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.

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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

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Storytime & Craft

Sunday, September 8, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Sunday, September 8, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Sunday, September 8, 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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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 11, 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 11, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, September 12, 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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Flower Power Party: Lotus

Thursday, September 12, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

At Flower Power Party: Lotus, we are celebrating the culture of India! Featuring a performance and interactive Bollywood dance workshop by Ajna Dance Company. Enjoy offerings from food vendors and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Create botanical crafts inspired by all the flowers blooming in the Garden. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Schedule and activities are subject to change. CLICK HERE to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through…

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Wedding Mini-Tours

Thursday, September 12, 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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Art in the Garden: Marbles in the Valley by Nancy Paredes

Friday, September 13, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included in Garden admission

Marbles in the Valley is an exhibition of prints and photographs that portrays nostalgic landscapes reminiscent of the native countries of the borough’s diverse communities. Born and raised in Corona, Queens to Honduran parents, artist Nancy Paredes depicts the distorted memories of immigrants and the imaginings of a first generation. This exhibition centers around a series of collagraphs of abstract landscapes printed from the layering of plastic shopping bags. Accompanying the collagraphs are otherworldly photographs that extend into a different…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 13, 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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Audubon Bird Walk

Saturday, September 14, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Register for one or all five free nature walks 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. Included in Garden admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with…

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Activity Table

Saturday, September 14, 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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Activity Table

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

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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Colors of Us: Music by Claire Marie Lim

Sunday, September 15, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Free. Registration required. Limited seating.

Electronic music artist and technologist Claire Marie Lim (a.k.a. dolltr!ck) presents a live performance of Colors of Us, an album of new music created with female-identifying youth of Asian descent in Queens. Inspired by the emotions and experiences of young Asian and Asian-American people with ties to the Queens borough, Colors of Us offers insight into the creativity of youth in the community, and sheds light on the unique realities that they live as individuals between multiple cultures. This show…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 18, 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 18, 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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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 20, 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, September 21, 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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Activity Table

Saturday, September 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Preparing Your Garden for Fall

Saturday, September 21, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$6 Non-Member / FREE for Members (includes Garden admission)

Autumn is here, and it’s time to put the garden to sleep for the season. Join QBG Farm & Compost staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, compost application, and lawn seeding. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.   $6 Non-Member / FREE for Members (includes Garden admission)   Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to register.

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Community Volunteer Day

Sunday, September 22, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
FREE

Roll up your sleeves and keep QBG clean and green! Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Refreshments will be served.   Participants must be 16 year of age or older.   CLICK HERE to register.

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Apples & Honey Day

Sunday, September 22, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Celebrate harvest season with apples and honey! Fill your day with themed crafts, apples and honey tastings, local beer and cider, and meet our beekeeper! Wear your Beehive hair-do or create your own interpretation of a beehive in our hat workshop to show off in our pollinator parade. End the day with the rockabilly sounds of Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones!   Drop-in. Included in Garden admission.   CLICK HERE to register.   ***While the event is free, Garden admission…

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Music in the Garden: Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones

Sunday, September 22, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones are New York’s premier roots rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly, rhythm & blues outfit. A new take on an old sound, they’ve been described as ‘pan-americana,’ the incorporation of many areas of early rock and roots music as a creative launchpad.   Drop-in. Included in Garden admission. CLICK HERE to register.   This performance is part of our Music in the Garden series: www.queensbotanical.org/musicinthegarden.   ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 25, 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
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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, September 25, 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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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rose Embroidery

Thursday, September 26, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$30 Non-Member / $25 Member (includes Garden admission)

Celebrate QBG’s blooming Rose Garden and learn to embroider roses onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) teaches fundamental embroidery stitches and how to apply them. While enjoying an autumnal cocktail, participants will start off with a tour of QBG’s Rose Garden, then move indoors to complete a stitching sampler, learn tips and tricks, and embroider a frameable rose to bring home. Beginners welcomed; no experience necessary!   $30 Non-Member / $25 Member (includes Garden admission)   Registration required. Drop-ins…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 27, 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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Art in the Garden: Opening Reception: Marbles in the Valley

Saturday, September 28, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included in Garden admission

Meet Nancy Paredes, the artist of QBG's latest exhibit, Marbles in the Valley, and view the artwork. Included in Garden admission.   Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to register.   ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.…

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October 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, October 2, 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, October 2, 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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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, October 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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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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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, October 4, 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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Storytime & Craft

Saturday, October 5, 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, October 5, 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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