First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

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First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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 here to register
Join author Victoria Johnson for a discussion of her new book, American Eden, covering the untold story of the personal physician of adversaries Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, David Hosack, whose dream to build the nation’s first botanical garden inspired the young republic. American Eden will be available for sale in the QBG Gift Shop. Get your copy signed by the author at the end of the event!

2pm to 4pm: Activity Table will have botanical crafts with an herbal theme
Included with Garden admission; drop-in

***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! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see “In Full Bloom,” featuring three artists presenting work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature.

Details

Date:
Saturday, April 6
Time:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost:
Included with Garden admission
Event Category:
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Venue

Queens Botanical Garden
4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Organizer

Queens Botanical Garden
Phone:
718.886.3800
Email:
info@queensbotanical.org
Website:
www.queensbotanical.org