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Queens Botanical Garden

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Upcoming Events

August 2017

CANCELLED: Fall Veggies Container Garden Workshop

Saturday, August 26, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

This workshop has been cancelled.

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Activity Table

Saturday, August 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Storytime & Craft

Sunday, August 27, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

Free with Garden Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation. While supplies last.

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Activity Table

Sunday, August 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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September 2017

Seasonal Garden Tours

Saturday, September 2, 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 Saturday, November 4, 2017

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, September 2, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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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, September 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

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, September 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 7, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants. Registration required: 2017qbgvolunteerdays.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, September 9, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Activity Table

Sunday, September 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Brunch on the Farm

Saturday, September 16, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Say farewell to summer at this exclusive Member-Brunch! Your light meal will incorporate vegetables and herbs harvested from the QBG Farm! Schedule: 11am - 12:30pm Brunch served under a tented space 12:30  Remarks by Executive Director, Susan Lacerte 1pm  Farmer-led tour of the QBG Farm To purchase tickets you must be a member of Queens Botanical Garden. Limited seating available. $20 Adults, Members are allowed one guest $10 Children (ages 4 thru 12) FREE Children (3 and under).

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Activity Table

Saturday, September 16, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Storytime & Craft

Saturday, September 16, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Free with Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

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Apples & Honey Day

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

Celebrate harvest season with apples and honey! 12 to 4pm—Nature-inspired crafts and tours • Free 1 to 2:30pm—Buzz on Bees • $6 • Registration required: fall2017buzzonbees.eventbrite.com Visit QBG’s Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home. 1 to 3pm—Dyed 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 5:30pm—Music in the Garden:…

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Dyed in Queens Demonstrations

Sunday, September 17, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free

Artist in residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown fruit to extract natural dyes! Observe her process as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques to create art.

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Buzz on Bees

Sunday, September 17, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Celebrate nature’s winged aviators at this family-friendly workshop! Visit QBG’s Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home. Please note, this workshop is happening during a larger event Apples & Honey. In order to attend Buzz on Bees workshop, advance registration is required: fall2017buzzonbees.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, September 23, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Activity Table

Sunday, September 24, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Storytime & Craft

Sunday, September 24, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Free with Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

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Opening Day: Borderlines by Shahryar Shahamat

Friday, September 29, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, September 29 thru Sunday, December 31 • Free with Admission thru October, Free November thru December Through his paintings in Borderlines, artist Shahryar Shahamat shares his experience—boundaries and challenges—as a resident of New York City for the past seven years.

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Activity Table

Saturday, September 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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October 2017

Seasonal Garden Tours

Sunday, October 1, 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

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, October 1, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Artist Reception

Sunday, October 1, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Free with Admission

Meet the artist and view the exhibit. Through his paintings in Borderlines, artist Shahryar Shahamat shares his experience—boundaries and challenges—as a resident of New York City for the past seven years.

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Artist Reception

Sunday, October 1, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Meet Shahryar Shahmat and view his exhibit on view, Borderlines.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, October 5, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants. Registration required: 2017qbgvolunteerdays.eventbrite.com

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Saturday, October 7, 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 Saturday, November 4, 2017

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, October 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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, October 8, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Activity Table

Saturday, October 14, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

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Storytime & Craft

Saturday, October 14, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Free with Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

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Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch

Sunday, October 15, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family! We'll have live music, old-fashioned games, nature and garden walks, composting demonstrations, craft and food vendors, beer tent, and the ever-popular Pumpkin Patch.

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Activity Table

Saturday, October 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Music in the Garden: Ustad Shafaat Khan

Saturday, October 21, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Sitar and tabla Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan is a world-renowned Indian classical musician who has performed with Stevie Wonder and has released three historic CDs produced by Dr. Deepak Chopra. Enjoy Maestro Khan’s blend of Indian classical and folk music as he is joined by his fusion group “East Meets West” and presents music that reflects heritage that can be traced back to the sixteenth century. Sponsored by Astoria Bank and Kupferberg Center for the Arts.

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Dyed in Queens Demonstrations

Sunday, October 22, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with Admission

Artist in residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown botanicals to extract natural dyes! Observe her process as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques to create art.

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Activity Table

Sunday, October 22, 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, November 26, 2017

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

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Storytime & Craft

Sunday, October 22, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Free with Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

Find out more »

Activity Table

Saturday, October 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Halloween at the Garden

Sunday, October 29, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet and take pictures with Flora, QBG’s friendly mascot! Show off your Halloween costume and bring your trick-or-treat bags!

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Activity Table

Sunday, October 29, 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, November 26, 2017

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

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November 2017

Horticulture Volunteer Day

Thursday, November 2, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 1:00pm

Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants. Registration required: 2017qbgvolunteerdays.eventbrite.com

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Saturday, November 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 Saturday, November 4, 2017

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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Handmade Greeting Card Workshop

Saturday, November 4, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Hand craft unique greeting cards using beautiful papers and embellishments. Each participant will make two styles of cards. Registration required: handmadegreetingcards.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Saturday, November 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Live Painting & Performance

Saturday, November 4, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Observe Shahryar Shahamat as he creates site-specific, life-sized paintings, inspired by the ambiance of the Garden and a live musical performance on trombone.

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Community Volunteer Day

Sunday, November 5, 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. Includes bagel breakfast. Registration required: fall2017communityvolunteering.eventbrite.com

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Seasonal Garden Tours

Sunday, November 5, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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!

Find out more »

Dyed in Queens Demonstrations

Sunday, November 5, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with Admission

Artist in residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown botanicals to extract natural dyes! Observe her process as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques to create art.

Find out more »

Activity Table

Sunday, November 5, 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, November 26, 2017

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

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Activity Table

Saturday, November 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Storytime & Craft

Saturday, November 11, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Free with Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

Find out more »

Activity Table

Sunday, November 12, 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, November 26, 2017

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

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Activity Table

Saturday, November 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Floral Design Workshop: Holiday Centerpiece

Sunday, November 19, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by pros, and take home their own centerpiece. All materials provided. Registration required: 2017holidaycenterpiece.eventbrite.com

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Activity Table

Sunday, November 19, 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, November 26, 2017

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

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Friday, November 24, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, November 26, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Saturday, November 25, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, November 26, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Activity Table

Saturday, November 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Sunday, November 26, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, November 26, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Activity Table

Sunday, November 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017

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

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Storytime & Craft

Sunday, November 26, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Free with Admission

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

Find out more »

Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Tuesday, November 28, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Wednesday, November 29, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Thursday, November 30, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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December 2017

Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Friday, December 1, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Saturday, December 2, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Holiday Sale at QBG Gift Shop

Sunday, December 3, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sunday, December 3, 2017

Unique gifts for everyone! Kick off your holiday shopping at our annual holiday sale.

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Christmas at the Garden

Sunday, December 3, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Get into the holiday spirit with fun for the whole family! Christmas at the Garden returns to Queens Botanical Garden with live musical performances, photos with Santa (fee required), garden tour, holiday crafts, tree lighting, and blowout sales at QBG Shop!

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