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June 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, June 19, 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 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
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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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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 (SOLD OUT)

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. This event is SOLD OUT. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults –…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, June 21, 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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Pick & Prep: Farm Fresh Foods

Saturday, June 22, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

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

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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
+ Google Map

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

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Botanical Microscopy Photography with Darya Warner (SOLD OUT)

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. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT ***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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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, June 28, 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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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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July 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, July 3, 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, July 3, 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, July 4, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 5, 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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First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

Saturday, July 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights. Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 4pm: Printmaking Workshop 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While most activities are free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission…

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Printmaking Workshop: Cacti & Succulents

Saturday, July 6, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

In this printmaking workshop with artist Chemin Hsiao, draw inspiration from cacti and succulents. Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - This event is part of First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics on Saturday, July 6. Join us for Storytime &…

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First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

Sunday, July 7, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights. Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Succulent Garden Workshop 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While most activities are free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry.…

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Succulent Garden Workshop

Sunday, July 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Bring home your own miniature desert environment. Choose from a variety of cacti and succulents to create an open-air succulent terrarium in a ceramic container and learn tips for succulent care. All materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers," larger-than-life, inflatable flowers by PLAYLAB,…

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Art in the Garden: Conocer y Compartir – We Find Each Other by Mobile Print Power

Tuesday, July 9, 8:00 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

On view in the Arboretum / Meadow from July 9 through May 30, 2020, Conocer y Compartir – We Find Each Other is a series of illuminated sculptures inspired by the lampposts from the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The sculptures feature screenprinted artwork created with visitors to QBG in April 2019. The project was previously on view in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Click here for more information about Art in the Garden. ***While the…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, July 10, 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, July 10, 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, July 11, 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, July 11, 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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Create Your Own Horticouture with Jamie Pesavento

Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Become a botanical fashion designer with artist Jamie Pesavento. Go for a garden walk to collect photographs and specimen for collage material to create your own nature-inspired runway looks! Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a look to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of the "In Full Bloom" exhibit in July and August. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event…

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Wine on Us: Member Appreciation Celebration

Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

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

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 12, 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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Create Your Own Horticouture with Jamie Pesavento

Saturday, July 13, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Become a botanical fashion designer with artist Jamie Pesavento. Go for a garden walk to collect photographs and specimen for collage material to create your own nature-inspired runway looks! Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a look to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of the "In Full Bloom" exhibit in July and August. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event…

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E-Waste Recycling Event

Sunday, July 14, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Free

Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! In partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Items accepted include working & non-working computers, monitors, printers/scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TVs, VCRs & DVD players, phones, audio/visual equipment, cell phones and PDAs. Learn more about which items by calling call (212) 477-4022 or going to lesecologycenter.org/programs/ewaste/ewaste-faq Drop-off location: QBG Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street Rain or shine. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12…

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Artist in Residence: Pasqualina Azzarello

Tuesday, July 16, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Drop in from Tuesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 21 to watch a new mural take form on QBG's Education Building during a week-long artist residency with Pasqualina Azzarello. Over the course of the week, Ms. Azzarello will be developing the mural with participants of QBG's summer Junior Naturalists program. Meet the artist while she paints live on Thursday, July 18 from 6 to 8pm at Flower Power Party: Dahlia. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free,…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, July 17, 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, July 17, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Dahlia

Thursday, July 18, 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 Dahlia Night, we are celebrating the culture of Mexico! Featuring a performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company. Calpulli presents the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance and live music. Enjoy offerings from food vendors and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Create your own flower crown (for a fee), or flower print handkerchief (for a fee), and other botanical crafts inspired…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 19, 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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Farm & Compost Tours

Saturday, July 20, 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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Hapa-Zome: Flower Prints

Saturday, July 20, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn the art of hapa-zome, smashing plant color and shape onto fabric. Participants will go on a tour of the Garden with Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens, harvest plants for their hapa-zome project, and to design two handkerchiefs. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers,"…

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Soil Science: Facts & Field Tests

Saturday, July 20, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Aggregates, soil texture, the rhizosphere – what on Earth are we talking about? Facts & Field Tests provides a foundation for your soil explorations. Learn how soil scientists describe soils and what qualities are necessary for healthy plants and ecosystems through easy-to-replicate field tests. This workshop is presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. FREE for Members / $6 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to register. TIP: Spend the day at…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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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Farm Walk-Through

Thursday, July 25, 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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