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January 2018

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Winter Terrariums

Wednesday, January 17, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$15 - $18

Build a tiny green world and bring some delight into your home this winter. All materials provided, including container, plants, and care sheet. Warm up while you work with a botanical cocktail. Registration required: winterterrariums.eventbrite.com ***This Winter Terrariums workshop is SOLD OUT! If you'd like to join us for the next evening cocktail & craft evening, check out the next one on Thursday, 2/8: https://botanicalvalentines.eventbrite.com***

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The Climate Reality Project Presentation

Wednesday, January 17, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing,NY11355
Free

The Climate Reality Project was founded in 2011 by former Vice President Al Gore to amplify the message about climate change—its causes, consequences, and solutions. Climate Reality presentations are available world-wide, offered for free by trained presenters. Join us for an eye-opening presentation and a discussion about how everyone can engage to help solve the climate crisis. Special presenters: Monica Weiss, Dan Hanson Registration required: climaterealityprojectatqbg.eventbrite.com

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Winter Family Program: Winter Trees

Saturday, January 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Come learn all about trees in our wonderful Winter Trees program.  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. Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Activities are geared for 4-10 year olds, but all are welcome to attend. Each Saturday…

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How to Use Your Brown Bin

Saturday, January 20, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Free

Have you recently received your curbside Organics Collection kit? Do you have questions about how to separate your waste and keep your bin neat? Come learn tips and tricks for keeping your trash, recycling, and organics areas clean and easy to manage. Are you in a building of 10+ units and want to enroll? First check your area is receiving service at bit.ly/organicscollection. Then come to our workshop to learn more! Registration required: brownbinbest.eventbrite.com

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Lunar New Year Community Art Project

Saturday, January 20, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

Free

Make your mark as part of a community art project. Each Saturday leading up to Lunar New Year, we will work on a step-by-step collaborative art project to be displayed in the garden to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Activities will be family friendly but may involve paint.

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Activity Table

Saturday, January 20, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Activity Table

Sunday, January 21, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Winter Family Program: The World of Bugs

Saturday, January 27, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bugs are all around us! Come explore the World of Bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and hunting for bug homes in the Woodland. Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Activities are geared for 4-10 year olds, but all are welcome to attend. Each Saturday will include indoor nature-themed hands on activities, followed by a short nature…

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Lunar New Year Community Art Project

Saturday, January 27, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

Free

Make your mark as part of a community art project. Each Saturday leading up to Lunar New Year, we will work on a step-by-step collaborative art project to be displayed in the garden to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Activities will be family friendly but may involve paint.

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Activity Table

Saturday, January 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Henna Workshop II

Saturday, January 27, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

ln this class learn how to control the henna cone and other techniques of applying henna. You will become familiar with the unique characteristics of various regional styles. You will also learn the basic elements that make up a henna design, and how you can create your own. Beginners are welcome but are encouraged to also register for Henna Workshop I. Registration required: hennaqbg2.eventbrite.com

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E-Waste Recycling Event

Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing,NY11355

Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! In partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Read the frequently asked questions to learn what to and not to bring. DOWNLOAD the event flyer. 

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Activity Table

Sunday, January 28, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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February 2018

Winter Family Program: Tabletop Gardening

Saturday, February 3, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Did you know you could garden in the winter too? In this Tabletop Gardening class, 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. Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Activities are geared for 4-10 year olds, but all are welcome to attend. Each…

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Lunar New Year Community Art Project

Saturday, February 3, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

Free

Make your mark as part of a community art project. Each Saturday leading up to Lunar New Year, we will work on a step-by-step collaborative art project to be displayed in the garden to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Activities will be family friendly but may involve paint.

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Saturday, February 3, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, November 5, 2017

One event on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

Free with Garden Admission

On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 to 2pm. Plus, every weekend from 2 to 4pm, check out our activity table!

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Sunday, February 4, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, November 5, 2017

One event on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

Free with Garden Admission

On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 to 2pm. Plus, every weekend from 2 to 4pm, check out our activity table!

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 4, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines

Thursday, February 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Craft a hand-made valentine for your special someone and get in the mood with a botanical cocktail to let your love-light shine! Registration required: botanicalvalentines.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 10, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Winter Watercolor Workshop I

Saturday, February 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In this introductory class, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will feature an exclusive peek inside QBG’s working greenhouse and will use plants wintering there as inspiration. Participants are encouraged to register for Winter Watercolor Workshop II to further develop their technique. Registration required: winterwatercolor1.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 11, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 17, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at QBG with crafts and performances. Learn about the Lucky Plants of Lunar New Year. From chrysanthemums to jade plants, you’ll find out more about these auspicious beauties. Visit the plant sale and buy your own to take home!

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 18, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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I Heart Worms

Thursday, February 22, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$10

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. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required: iheartwormswinter2018.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, February 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Winter Watercolor Workshop II

Saturday, February 24, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In this class, artist Chemin Hsiao will work with you to explore the unique qualities of winter light and landscape through watercolor painting. Participants will spend some time outside so dress warmly (weather dependent) and will get an exclusive peek inside QBG’s working greenhouse. Beginners are welcome, but are encouraged to also register for Winter Watercolor Workshop I. Registration required: winterwatercolor2.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, February 25, 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, February 28, 2018

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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