Apples & Honey Day

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Apples & Honey Day

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Free with Admission (fee for some activities)

Celebrate harvest season with apples and honey!

12 to 4pm— Apples and Honey inspired Crafts • Free
Create apple print cards and make a paper pollinator – a honey bee to take with you through the garden.

12 to 4pm: Apples & Honey Tastings • Free
Taste different varieties of apples and honey from local purveyors.
12:30, 1:30, 2:30pm: Pollinator Tours • Free
Join a tour to spot pollinators in the Garden and the plants that attract them!

1 to 2:30pmBuzz on Bees • $6 • Registration required:
Celebrate nature’s winged aviators at this family-friendly workshop! Visit QBG’s Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects from a QBG beekeeper, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home. Registration required!

1 to 3pmDyed in Queens Demonstration • Free
Artist in residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown harvest fruits like pokeberries and persimmons to extract natural dyes to create art.

4 to 5:30pmMusic in the Garden: NYC Klezmer • Free
Just try not to dance when you hear the expressive sounds of traditional Jewish music from Eastern Europe!

Sponsored by Astoria Bank and Kupferberg Center for the Arts.


Sunday, September 17, 2017
12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free with Admission (fee for some activities)
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