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March 2019

Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 24, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! This event is sold out. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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Art in the Garden: In Full Bloom

Friday, March 29, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

In Full Bloom presents the work of three artists, Darya Warner, Amber Vittoria, and Jamie Pesavento, who create work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. On exhibit March 29 through September 1. March 29 through March 31: 8am to 4pm April through October: Tuesdays through Sundays, 8am to 5pm Drop-in. Located in QBG's Visitor & Administration Building Art Gallery during Garden open hours. Free through March; free with Garden admission April through October. TIP:…

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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

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. This event is sold out. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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March for the Earth Volunteer Day (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 31, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

QBG welcomes helping hands to join us for a day of volunteering for March for the Earth. Volunteers will assist with weeding and mulching to beautify the gardens for our busy spring season. We will provide our volunteers with light refreshments, free garden admission, and a fun-filled day of hard work! THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Tip: Spend the day at the Garden! Afterward, join us for the March for the Earth Volunteer Fair from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Meet friendly…

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QBG Community Volunteer & Internship Fair

Sunday, March 31, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Free

Meet friendly Queens Botanical Garden staff (Horticulture, Herb Garden, Urban Bee Garden, Children’s Garden, Public Programs, and General Volunteers) and the following local community partners to learn about current volunteer and internship opportunities: Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Divya Jyoti Center Gallop NYC Jackson Heights Beautification Group Make the Road Queens Y (Commonpoint Queens) Reading Partners Selfhelp Community Services Share Family Supports Together We Can The event is held in the Visitor & Administration Building Auditorium. From 2 to…

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April 2019

Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 4, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00am

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

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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First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs! Schedule: 11am to 1pm: The Herbal Kitchen Workshop $20-30 (includes Garden admission); registration required; click to purchase tickets Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour Included with Garden admission; drop-in 2 to 4pm: American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson Included with Garden admission; registration required; click…

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The Herbal Kitchen Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. $20 Member; $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission). Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! On this day, join us for: – Compost Giveaway from 10am to 2pm; (free; registration required); – a seasonal garden tour…

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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

Sunday, April 7, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:30am

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

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. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Sunday, April 7, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs! Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft drop-in; included with Garden admission 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour Drop-in; included with Garden admission 2 to 4pm: Printmaking Workshop $20-30; registration required; click here to purchase tickets Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. 2pm to 4pm: Activity Table will have botanical crafts with an herbal theme…

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Printmaking Workshop: Herbs

Sunday, April 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

In this printmaking workshop with artist Chemin Hsiao, draw inspiration from herbs like lavender, rosemary, and sage. Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. 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! Go to the Visitor & Administration…

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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

Sunday, April 14, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:30am

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

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. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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Activity Table

Sunday, April 14, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Indigo Shibori

Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

While enjoying cocktails, participants learn about natural plant-based dyes, indigo vat preparation, and design techniques from Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens. Participants will fold, twist, bind, and tie fabric to create beautiful designs. All participants will leave with one silk and one cotton indigo-dyed bandana. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Book ahead for more cocktails and crafts! Macrame Planter: Thursday, May 9

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Botanical Immigrants Tour

Saturday, April 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week and join our botanical immigrants tour to learn about the global origins of plants within our collections and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world. Register in advance. 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,…

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Compost Crafts: Summer Veggie Starts

Saturday, April 20, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Visit the pop-up planting station to see how compost can be used in potting mixes for starting summer vegetables. Take home a two-inch compostable pot with string bean, corn, or other veggie seeds. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Drop-in. While supplies last. 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 inspired by…

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Activity Table

Sunday, April 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

Saturday, April 27, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:30am

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

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. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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Watercolor Workshop: Spring Blooms

Saturday, April 27, 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. This class will go out into the garden and use bulb flowers, flowering trees, and other spring blooms 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! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting…

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Arbor Fest

Sunday, April 28, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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It’s a fun filled celebration of trees and the environment at QBG’s Arbor Fest! Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, including live music, arts and crafts, demonstrations, a petting zoo, beer, wine, and local food vendors! Check back for more details! TIP: QBG Members get in to festivals for free and enjoy other great discounts! To become a Member today, click here.

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May 2019

Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 1, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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 1, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm 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, May 2, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00am

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

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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Daffodil Dash

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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Run, walk, or push a stroller while you enjoy the spring flowers! All proceeds benefit the educational programs of Queens Botanical Garden.

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First Weekend: Daffodils & Tulips

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

QBG's First Weekend activities in May are all about daffodils and tulips! Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour 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) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE. TIP: Spend the day…

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Transplants: An Afternoon of Dance and Music with Queens College

Saturday, May 4, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Join Queens College dance program students as they present an afternoon of site-specific dance in the Garden. 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) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! QBG will host its…

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TULIP TIME!

Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Experience spring with a visit to QBG during TULIP TIME! Celebrate spring bulb flowers during the peak of tulip season. See over 20,000 tulips and tens of thousands of daffodils, and take part in the festivities. Schedule: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm: Hourly Tulip Tours Included with Garden admission; drop-in Learn about the different varieties of tulips and bulb flowers in our Spring displays with QBG's resident plant expert Fred Gerber. 11am to 1pm: Floral Design: Tulips $30-40 (includes Garden admission); registration…

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Floral Design: Tulips

Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Arrange tulips at TULIP TIME! Participants will learn the beauty of designing with tulips and other bulb flowers as they create a spring basket arrangement to take home. All flowers and materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! This workshop takes place during TULIP TIME!, where we have a full day of festivities to celebrate spring bulb flowers, including tulip…

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Printmaking Workshop: Tulips

Sunday, May 5, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Tulips have been a long-lasting motif in the history of textile and ceramic arts. In this workshop, create tulip patterns and designs and learn the basics of block printing on paper and fabric with Artist Chemin Hsiao. 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! This workshop takes place during TULIP TIME!,…

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Day

Wednesday, May 8, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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 8, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm 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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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Macramé Planter

Thursday, May 9, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Sip on a spring cocktail and learn the basics of macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to learn how to design your own piece. This class will focus on creating a hanging planter. QBG will provide a selection of ideal plants for you to design your piece around! All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Mother’s Day Mini Photo Sessions

Saturday, May 11, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Make Mother’s Day Weekend memorable with colorful family portraits at Queens Botanical Garden! Sign up for a 15-minute mini photo session by professional family photographer Eryn Hatzithomas (www.ehatziphoto.com). Receive six (6) photos to remember this special occasion. Ideal for individual families of three to seven people. Photos are taken in QBG’s Wedding Garden, an exclusive space that is normally closed to the public for private events. In case of rain or inclement weather, an alternative indoor location for photos will…

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Floral Design: Mother’s Day Bouquet

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

Learn the art of hand gathering bouquets for a fresh from the garden look! This workshop makes a great gift for Mom! Each participant will take a bouquet home. All materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: More for mom! Make Mother’s Day Weekend memorable with colorful 15-minute mini photo session for family portraits at the Garden! ($150; registration required). Spend the day at the Garden!…

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Activity Table

Saturday, May 11, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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, May 12, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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 15, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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, May 15, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm 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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Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

Saturday, May 18, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:30am

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

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. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Sign up for one or all five walks! Saturday, March 30 Sunday, April 7 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, April 27 Saturday, May 18

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Compost Crafts: Wildflower Seed Balls

Saturday, May 18, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Make wildflower seed balls using compost made at QBG. Wildflower seed balls can be tossed in tree pits, gardens, and less loved lots to sow native flowering plants. Suggested for all ages 3+. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in. While supplies last. ***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…

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Activity Table

Sunday, May 19, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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 22, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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, May 22, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm 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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Activity Table

Saturday, May 25, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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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Activity Table

Sunday, May 26, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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, May 29, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm 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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June 2019

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 9:00am 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, June 5, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm 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, June 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00am

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

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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