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January 2019

Winter Family Programs: Plants We Eat!

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$12 per child

Learn all about different plant parts, identify their functions, and discover which of these parts we eat. We'll visit the Greenhouse to see edible plants and make hummus for dipping veggies as a healthy snack! Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4 to 10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is not a drop-off program. This is part of the Winter Family Programs Saturday series. Sign up…

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Year of the Pig Community Art Project

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 2, 2019

Free

Make your mark in this community art project celebrating Lunar New Year! Drop in to work on collaborative sculptures to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The project will be displayed in the Garden for QBG’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9 and for the remainder of February. Please note: this family-friendly activity involves papier maché and paint. Drop-in. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On each Saturday of this Community Art Project, we are hosting Winter…

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Winter Family Programs: Bugging Out!

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$12 per child

Bugs are all around us! Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, building your own insect, and looking for bug homes in the Woodland Garden. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4 to 10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one adult. Drop-ins…

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Year of the Pig Community Art Project

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 2, 2019

Free

Make your mark in this community art project celebrating Lunar New Year! Drop in to work on collaborative sculptures to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The project will be displayed in the Garden for QBG’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9 and for the remainder of February. Please note: this family-friendly activity involves papier maché and paint. Drop-in. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On each Saturday of this Community Art Project, we are hosting Winter…

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Winter Family Programs: Winter Trees

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$12 per child

Kids will learn about the various parts of trees, their functions, and will use parts of trees to make a craft for take home! Program concludes with a walk through the Pinetum. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4-10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one adult. Drop-ins are welcome…

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Year of the Pig Community Art Project

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 2, 2019

Free

Make your mark in this community art project celebrating Lunar New Year! Drop in to work on collaborative sculptures to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The project will be displayed in the Garden for QBG’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9 and for the remainder of February. Please note: this family-friendly activity involves papier maché and paint. Drop-in. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On each Saturday of this Community Art Project, we are hosting Winter…

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Watercolor Workshop: In the Greenhouse

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will feature an exclusive peek inside QBG’s Greenhouse and will use plants wintering there as inspiration. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! From 11am to 12pm, we welcome families to take part in our Winter Family Program, Winter Trees ($12 per child) and 12 to 1pm, join us for a community art project celebrating…

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February 2019

Winter Family Programs: Tabletop Gardening

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$12 per child

You can garden in the winter too! Participants will get to learn about all the different way to grow plants and even plant a few to take home! Class concludes with a visit to the Greenhouse. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4-10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must…

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Year of the Pig Community Art Project

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 2, 2019

Free

Make your mark in this community art project celebrating Lunar New Year! Drop in to work on collaborative sculptures to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The project will be displayed in the Garden for QBG’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9 and for the remainder of February. Please note: this family-friendly activity involves papier maché and paint. Drop-in. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On each Saturday of this Community Art Project, we are hosting Winter…

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February Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 per child

Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs;…

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February Break Family Programs: Storytime & Craft

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Drop-in. Free. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the Garden exhibition, "Organic Emergence," at the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. Free.

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February Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms!

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 materials fee

Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5+) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. We’ll be helping you to set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one…

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February Break Family Programs: Bugging Out!

Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 per child

Bugs are all around us! Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and searching for bug homes in the Woodland. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one adult. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the…

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