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May 2019

Activity Table

Sunday, May 26, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 29, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at QBG’s urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, May 29, 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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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 30
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, May 30, 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 29, 2019

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

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

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June 2019

First Weekend: Pride in the Garden

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

Kick off World Pride Month with First Weekend activities in the garden! Schedule: 11am to 12pm: Drag Queen Story Hour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 12 to 1pm: Pride Container Garden Workshop 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with…

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Drag Queen Story Hour with Angel Elektra

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

Join Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) in the Garden for a morning of stories, movement, and crafts. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Registration encouraged. Click here to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID –…

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Pride Container Garden Workshop

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

June is World Pride Month! Nothing says PRIDE better than creating your own colorful container garden! Choose from a selection of different colorful flowers and herbs to make your own window box container. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On June 1, QBG is hosting additional Pride-themed activities with Drag…

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First Weekend: Pride in the Garden

Sunday, June 2, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Kick off World Pride Month with First Weekend activities in the garden! Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12)…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

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

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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, June 5, 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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Rose Gala

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

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

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00 am

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

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! On the first Thursday of April, May, and June, join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics while working hands-on with our plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes…

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Farm Walk Through

Thursday, June 6, 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 29, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ 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, June 6, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

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

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

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 8, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

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NewYork-Presbyterian Queens presents: TWIST & SPROUT!

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

A family-friendly FREE event—all about healthy eating and outdoor exercise! Check back soon for more details. FREE admission courtesy of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Food and beverage not included.

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Art in the Garden: Grown Up Flowers

Wednesday, June 12, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

On view throughout the Garden Wednesday, June 12 through Monday, September 2. Giant inflatable flowers greet you at Queens Botanical Garden! Created by PLAYLAB, INC., "Grown Up Flowers" imagines flowers inflated many times their normal size, giving visitors a new perspective on these iconic and playful representations of beauty. Take selfies with four larger-than-life flowers for a fantastical time at the Garden Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Click here for more information about Art in the Garden. ***While the event…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, June 12, 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, June 12, 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, June 13, 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, June 13, 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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Art in the Garden Reception: In Full Bloom

Thursday, June 13, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Meet the three exhibiting artists of In Full Bloom: Darya Warner, Amber Vittoria, and Jamie Pesavento. Learn about and view their work, inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to register. In Full Bloom is on exhibit March 29 through August 25 in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry.…

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Farm & Compost Tours

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

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

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

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

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

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Watercolor Workshop: Roses

Saturday, June 15, 11:00 am to 1:00 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. For part of the class, participants will go out into QBG's Rose Garden and use roses 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! Sign up for "Meet Your Compost Microbes" workshop taking place on the same day 2 to 3:30pm (included with…

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 15, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

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Meet Your Compost Microbes Workshop

Saturday, June 15, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn how to create microbe samples and identify active biology living in your compost or soil by using morphology as a guide. We will be using a compound trinocular microscope using three levels of magnifications: 40, 100, and 400. FREE for Members / $6 Non-Member (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! Sign up for the Farm & Compost Tour 11am…

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Activity Table

Sunday, June 16, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

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Music in the Garden: The Ladybugs Jazz Band

Sunday, June 16, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

The Ladybugs' music features the dreamy, dulcet tones of voices and trombones. Lead by Martina DaSilva, their unique instrumentation of two lead singers (both doubling in percussion & ukulele), two trombone players, guitar, and bass allows for a lush sound that uplifts all audiences. The Ladybugs’ repertoire includes favorites from the 1920s, ‘30s, and ‘40s, infused with country, blues, Latin, and classical music. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event is free, Garden admission…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, June 19, 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, June 19, 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, June 20, 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, June 20, 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: Lavender

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

Join QBG for our Flower Power Parties, a once-a-month celebration of culture, flowers, and food! On Lavender Night, we are celebrating diversity and Pride! Featuring a performance by ¡Retumba!, a multi-cultural all-woman Afro-Caribbean music and dance ensemble, who will get you dancing all evening. Enjoy offerings from food vendors and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Create your own flower crown and other botanical crafts inspired by the Garden's blooming lavender. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets.…

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Drawing in the Garden with Amber Vittoria

Thursday, June 20, 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. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults –…

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Pick & Prep: Farm Fresh Foods

Saturday, June 22, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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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Activity Table

Saturday, June 22, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

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Activity Table

Sunday, June 23, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

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Botanical Microscopy Photography with Darya Warner

Sunday, June 23, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about artist Darya Warner’s photographic process using microscopes. Participants will go for a garden walk to collect botanical specimen, view them under microscopes, and make their own photographic prints. Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a print to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of In Full Bloom in July and August. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event is…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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, June 27, 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, June 27, 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: House Plant Embroidery

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn to embroider house plants onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) will teach fundamental embroidery stitches and how to apply them to create a customizable Rubber Plant or Philodendron 'Pink Princess' pattern. While enjoying a summer cocktail, participants will complete a stitching sampler, learn tips and tricks, and embroider a frameable house plant. Beginners welcomed; no experience necessary! All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here…

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 29, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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Activity Table

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

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

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July 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, July 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at QBG’s urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Registration required. Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to…

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, July 3, 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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Summer Nights

Thursday, July 4, 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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First Weekend: Deserts and Tropics

Saturday, July 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

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QBG’s First Weekend activities in June are all about desert and tropical plants! Check back soon for more details.

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