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May 2018

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, May 26, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Activity Table

Saturday, May 26, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

Sunday, May 27, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
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One event on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:30am

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this 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: qbgbirdwalks2018.eventbrite.com Ticket price does not include garden admission; click here for admission rates

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Activity Table

Sunday, May 27, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, May 30, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Horticulture Volunteer Days

Thursday, May 31, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 9:00am

Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational day where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Required registration opens one month prior to each volunteer day: 2018qbghortvolunteering.eventbrite.com Includes Garden Admission

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June 2018

Seasonal Tours: Pride at QBG

Saturday, June 2, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

Included with Garden Admission

Taking inspiration from the colors and symbolism of the Pride flag, explore the Garden through the different colors of the rainbow. Included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 2, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Seasonal Tours: Pride at QBG

Sunday, June 3, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

Included with Garden Admission

Taking inspiration from the colors and symbolism of the Pride flag, explore the Garden through the different colors of the rainbow. Included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Sunday, June 3, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, June 6, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Horticulture Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 7, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 9:00am

Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational day where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Required registration opens one month prior to each volunteer day: 2018qbghortvolunteering.eventbrite.com Includes Garden Admission

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Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

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

One event on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:30am

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this 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: qbgbirdwalks2018.eventbrite.com Ticket price does not include garden admission; click here for admission rates

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 9, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, June 13, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Rose Gala

Thursday, June 14, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Honoring Maria A. Grasso, Chief Operating Officer, Flushing Bank For tickets, journal ads, and sponsorship, visit queensbotanical.org/rosegala or call 718.886.3800, ext. 330.

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Farmer’s Market Fridays Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, June 15, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 16, 2018

Visit the Down to Earth Markets every Friday until November 16 to purchase fresh produce from the farmers market. The market is located corner of Dahlia Avenue and Main Street, Flushing.

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 16, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Sunday, June 17, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Plants of the Arab World Walking Tour

Sunday, June 17, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Included with Garden Admission

Join QBG staff as we explore the stories and histories of plants and trees native to the Arab world from papyrus to QBG’s historic blue atlas cedar trees. Registration required: arabplantswalkingtour.eventbrite.com Tour is included with Garden admission.

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Teas of the Arab World Tasting Table

Sunday, June 17, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Included with Garden Admission

Sample and learn about different tea traditions of the Arab World. Tasting is included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, June 20, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium

Wednesday, June 20, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container. Enjoy a tropical cocktail while you plant your tiny ecosystem. All materials provided. $20 Member; $25 Non-Member (includes Garden admission). Adults 21+ only. Registration required: qbgcocktailandcraft.eventbrite.com

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Farmer’s Market Fridays Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, June 22, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 16, 2018

Visit the Down to Earth Markets every Friday until November 16 to purchase fresh produce from the farmers market. The market is located corner of Dahlia Avenue and Main Street, Flushing.

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Community Volunteer Day

Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Roll up your sleeves and keep QBG clean and green! Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Refreshments will be served. Registration required: communityvolunteer519.eventbrite.com Community Volunteer Day is included with garden admission.

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Art in the Garden: Our Botanical World Photo Walk with Professional Women Photographers

Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join members of Professional Women Photographers as they lead a photo walk around QBG. This tour of garden highlights is open to all camera types, including smart phones, as well as all ages and skill levels. Get shooting tips while exploring the best blooms. Participants age 18 and older can enter photos in QBG’S “People, Plants, Cultures” photo contest for a chance to win free family membership and tickets to Harvest Fest 2018! Learn more about the contest. Included with…

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 23, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Sunday, June 24, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, June 27, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Meet Your Compost Microbes

Thursday, June 28, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to create 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-Members (includes Garden admission). Registration required: compostmicrobes.eventbrite.com

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Farmer’s Market Fridays Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, June 29, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 16, 2018

Visit the Down to Earth Markets every Friday until November 16 to purchase fresh produce from the farmers market. The market is located corner of Dahlia Avenue and Main Street, Flushing.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, June 30, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 30, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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July 2018

Activity Table

Sunday, July 1, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, July 4, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Extended Summer Evenings

Thursday, July 5, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August. Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16. During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible, click here for more information. Regular Garden admission applies, click…

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Farmer’s Market Fridays Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 6, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 16, 2018

Visit the Down to Earth Markets every Friday until November 16 to purchase fresh produce from the farmers market. The market is located corner of Dahlia Avenue and Main Street, Flushing.

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Seasonal Tours: Deserts and Tropics

Saturday, July 7, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

Included with Garden Admission

Tours will feature 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. Included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Saturday, July 7, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Desert Dish: Create a Succulent Terrarium

Saturday, July 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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. $20 Member; $25 Non-Member (does not include Garden admission). Registration required: succulentterrarium.eventbrite.com

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Seasonal Tours: Deserts and Tropics

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

One event on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

Included with Garden Admission

Tours will feature 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. Included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Sunday, July 8, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Macramé for Beginners

Sunday, July 8, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the basics behind macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to get an idea of what it takes to design your own piece, and learn the fundamental knots needed for the craft to create a plant hanger or wall hanging. $20 Member; $25 Non-Member (does not include Garden admission). Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required: qbgmacrame.eventbrite.com

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, July 11, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Extended Summer Evenings

Thursday, July 12, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August. Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16. During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible, click here for more information. Regular Garden admission applies, click…

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Farmer’s Market Fridays Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 13, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 16, 2018

Visit the Down to Earth Markets every Friday until November 16 to purchase fresh produce from the farmers market. The market is located corner of Dahlia Avenue and Main Street, Flushing.

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Activity Table

Saturday, July 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Activity Table

Sunday, July 15, 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Family-friendly botanical themed arts and crafts activities. Activity Table is included with Garden admission.

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Music in the Garden: Funky Dawgz Brass Band

Sunday, July 15, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Groove along to the Funky Dawgz Brass Band as they play a contagious,upbeat mix of traditional New Orleans R&B, hip hop, funk, and today's hits with a brass twist. Included with Garden admission.

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, July 18, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our 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. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: farmcompostvolunteering2018.eventbrite.com Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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