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June 2019

Summer Nights

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Flower Power Party: Lavender (RESCHEDULED)

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Join QBG for our Flower Power Parties, a once-a-month celebration of culture and flowers! On Lavender Night, we are celebrating diversity and Pride! Featuring a performance by ¡Retumba!, a multi-cultural all-woman Afro-Caribbean music and dance ensemble, who will get you dancing all evening. Create your own flower crown and other botanical crafts inspired by the Garden's blooming lavender (for a fee). This event was rescheduled from June 20 to June 27 due to inclement weather. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission.…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: House Plant Embroidery (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Learn to embroider house plants onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) will teach fundamental embroidery stitches and how to apply them to create a customizable Rubber Plant or Philodendron 'Pink Princess' pattern. While enjoying a summer cocktail, participants will complete a stitching sampler, learn tips and tricks, and embroider a frameable house plant. Beginners welcomed; no experience necessary! All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. This workshop is SOLD OUT.

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, June 28, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Activity Table

Saturday, June 29, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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Activity Table

Sunday, June 30, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities. Included with Garden admission. Drop-in.

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July 2019

Summer Nights

Thursday, July 4, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 5, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

Saturday, July 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about 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. Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 4pm: Printmaking Workshop 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While most activities are free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission…

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Printmaking Workshop: Cacti & Succulents

Saturday, July 6, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

In this printmaking workshop with artist Chemin Hsiao, draw inspiration from cacti and succulents. Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - This event is part of First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics on Saturday, July 6. Join us for Storytime &…

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First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

Sunday, July 7, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about 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. Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Succulent Garden Workshop 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While most activities are free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry.…

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Succulent Garden Workshop

Sunday, July 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

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. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers," larger-than-life, inflatable flowers by PLAYLAB,…

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Art in the Garden: Conocer y Compartir – We Find Each Other by Mobile Print Power

Tuesday, July 9, 8:00 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

On view in the Arboretum / Meadow from July 9 through May 30, 2020, Conocer y Compartir – We Find Each Other is a series of illuminated sculptures inspired by the lampposts from the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The sculptures feature screenprinted artwork created with visitors to QBG in April 2019. The project was previously on view in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. Click here for more information about Art in the Garden. ***While the…

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Summer Nights

Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Create Your Own Horticouture with Jamie Pesavento

Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Become a botanical fashion designer with artist Jamie Pesavento. Go for a garden walk to collect photographs and specimen for collage material to create your own nature-inspired runway looks! Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a look to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of the "In Full Bloom" exhibit in July and August. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event…

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Wine on Us: Member Appreciation Celebration

Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Show your QBG Member card to receive a complimentary glass of wine on us! Must be 21 years or older - valid ID required. This event is for QBG Members only. To become a Member click here.New Membership Form Drop-in; no prior registration required. TIP: - This event is run in conjunction with Summer Nights. The Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. (Included with Garden…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 12, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Create Your Own Horticouture with Jamie Pesavento

Saturday, July 13, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Become a botanical fashion designer with artist Jamie Pesavento. Go for a garden walk to collect photographs and specimen for collage material to create your own nature-inspired runway looks! Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a look to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of the "In Full Bloom" exhibit in July and August. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to purchase tickets. ***While the event…

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E-Waste Recycling Event

Sunday, July 14, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Free

Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! In partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Items accepted include working & non-working computers, monitors, printers/scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TVs, VCRs & DVD players, phones, audio/visual equipment, cell phones and PDAs. Learn more about which items by calling call (212) 477-4022 or going to lesecologycenter.org/programs/ewaste/ewaste-faq Drop-off location: QBG Parking Garden at 42-80 Crommelin Street Rain or shine. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12…

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Artist in Residence: Pasqualina Azzarello

Tuesday, July 16, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Drop in from Tuesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 21 to watch a new mural take form on QBG's Education Building during a week-long artist residency with Pasqualina Azzarello. Over the course of the week, Ms. Azzarello will be developing the mural with participants of QBG's summer Junior Naturalists program. Meet the artist while she paints live on Thursday, July 18 from 6 to 8pm at Flower Power Party: Dahlia. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free,…

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Artist in Residence: Pasqualina Azzarello

Wednesday, July 17, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Drop in from Tuesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 21 to watch a new mural take form on QBG's Education Building during a week-long artist residency with Pasqualina Azzarello. Over the course of the week, Ms. Azzarello will be developing the mural with participants of QBG's summer Junior Naturalists program. Meet the artist while she paints live on Thursday, July 18 from 6 to 8pm at Flower Power Party: Dahlia. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free,…

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Artist in Residence: Pasqualina Azzarello

Thursday, July 18, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Drop in from Tuesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 21 to watch a new mural take form on QBG's Education Building during a week-long artist residency with Pasqualina Azzarello. Over the course of the week, Ms. Azzarello will be developing the mural with participants of QBG's summer Junior Naturalists program. Meet the artist while she paints live on Thursday, July 18 from 6 to 8pm at Flower Power Party: Dahlia. Drop-in. Included with Garden admission. ***While the event is free,…

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Summer Nights

Thursday, July 18, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Flower Power Party: Dahlia

Thursday, July 18, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Join QBG for our Flower Power Parties, a once-a-month celebration of culture, flowers, and food! On Dahlia Night, we are celebrating the culture of Mexico! Featuring a performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company. Calpulli presents the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance and live music. Enjoy offerings from food vendors and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Create your own flower crown (for a fee), or flower print handkerchief (for a fee), and other botanical crafts inspired…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 19, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farm & Compost Tours

Saturday, July 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost. In this one-hour tour you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming. This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to QBG Farm & Compost. Included with Garden admission. Tour begins promptly at 11am, please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Click…

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Hapa-Zome: Flower Prints

Saturday, July 20, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn the art of hapa-zome, smashing plant color and shape onto fabric. Participants will go on a tour of the Garden with Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens, harvest plants for their hapa-zome project, and design two handkerchiefs. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers," larger-than-life,…

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Summer Nights

Thursday, July 25, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Macramé Planter

Thursday, July 25, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Sip on a summer cocktail and learn the basics of macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to learn how to design your own piece. This class will focus on creating a hanging planter. QBG will provide a selection of ideal plants for you to design your piece around! All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets.

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, July 26, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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August 2019

Summer Nights

Thursday, August 1, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 2, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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First Weekend: Pollinators

Saturday, August 3, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about plants in the garden that are native to different climates, including those in the Seasonal Bed, where there is a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights. Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Bee Inspired! Workshop 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid…

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Bee Inspired! Workshop

Saturday, August 3, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Learn the what, how, and why of honeybee creations. Participants taste local honey and make household items with bee products beeswax candle and salve. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers," larger-than-life, inflatable flowers by PLAYLAB, INC. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.) - Through August 25, go…

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First Weekend: Pollinators

Sunday, August 4, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in the Seasonal Bed, where there is a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights. Schedule: 11am to 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Tour (drop-in; included with Garden admission) 2 to 4pm: Activity Table (drop-in; included with Garden admission) ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through…

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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Drawing in the Garden with Amber Vittoria

Thursday, August 8, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Join artist Amber Vittoria for observational drawing and botanical illustration out in the Garden. Participants will be able to take home their artwork and contribute a drawing to a community exhibit that will be on view as part of "In Full Bloom" in July and August. This event was rescheduled from June 20 to August 8 because of thunderstorms. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Included with Garden admission. Click here to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 9, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Friday, August 9, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY).

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Saturday, August 10, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY).

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Embroidery Workshop: Orchids

Saturday, August 10, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Draw inspiration from current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids and learn to embroider orchids onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) will teach fundamental embroidery stitches and how to apply them to a customizable orchid pattern. Using needle and thread, students will complete a stitching sampler, learn tips and tricks, and embroider a frameable orchid plant. Beginners welcome; no experience necessary! All materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here…

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Watercolor Workshop: Orchids

Saturday, August 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will use the Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit as inspiration. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - Check out current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids, a stunning display of orchids. Located in the Visitor & Administration Building. (Included with Garden admission;…

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Sunday, August 11, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY).

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Post-Exhibit Orchid Sale

Sunday, August 11, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Prices Vary

Take home one of the show’s beauties at our post-exhibit orchid show! The exhibit will close at 4pm to dress up for the sale at 4:30pm! Prices vary. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! - Check out current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids, a stunning display of orchids. Located in the Visitor & Administration Building. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.)

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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 15, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Wine on Us: Member Appreciation Celebration

Thursday, August 15, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Show your QBG Member card to receive a complimentary glass of wine on us! Must be 21 years or older - valid ID required. This event is for QBG Members only. To become a Member click here.New Membership Form Drop-in; no prior registration required. TIP: - This event is run in conjunction with Summer Nights. The Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. (Included with Garden…

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111 Rooftops of NYC: Book Talk and Walk

Thursday, August 15, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Join author Leslie Adatto and photographer Clay Williams for a discussion of their new book, 111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss. As part of the talk, learn about the sustainable design elements and native planting strategies on a tour and reception on QBG's Green Roof! Books will be available for sale and signing. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Click here to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry.…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 16, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farm & Compost Tours

Saturday, August 17, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost. In this one-hour tour you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming. This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to QBG Farm & Compost. Included with Garden admission. Tour begins promptly at 11am, please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Click…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium

Thursday, August 22, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

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. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $25 Member / $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets.

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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 22, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 23, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Summer Nights

Thursday, August 29, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, August 30, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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September 2019

Summer Nights

Thursday, September 5, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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New Gardens Tour + Wine on Us

Thursday, September 5, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join QBG Executive Director Susan Lacerte on an evening tour of the NEW Unity Garden, renovated Perennial Garden, and Wedding Garden. When the tour ends, Members will receive a complimentary glass of wine on us! Registration is required: RSVP Joshua DeJoy, [email protected] or 718-886-3800 ext. 362 Must be 21 years or older for the wine – valid ID required. This event is for QBG Members only. Become a Member TODAY!

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 6, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Summer Nights

Thursday, September 12, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 12, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Included with Garden admission

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12. Join us once a month for Flower Power Parties taking place on select Summer Nights--Thursdays, June 20, July 18, August 8, and September 12--which will include live music and dance, botanical crafts, food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, as well as other programming!   *** Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October:…

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 13, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 20, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farm & Compost Tours

Saturday, September 21, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost. In this one-hour tour you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming. This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to QBG Farm & Compost. Included with Garden admission. Tour begins promptly at 11am, please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early. Presented by NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Click…

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Apples & Honey Day

Sunday, September 22, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Celebrate harvest season with apples and honey!

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, September 27, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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October 2019

Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, October 4, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, October 11, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Harvest Fest

Sunday, October 13, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Celebrate all things Autumn at QBG’s signature fall festival, fun for the whole family!

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, October 18, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, October 25, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Halloween in the Garden

Sunday, October 27, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Bring the whole family for a day in ghoulish garden activities and show off your costume on the Trick-or-Treat Trail!

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November 2019

Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 1, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 8, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 15, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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Farmer’s Market Hosted by Down to Earth Markets

Friday, November 22, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 22, 2019

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets. Every Friday, now through November 22, 2019. Located on the corner of Main Street and Dahlia Avenue. For more information about Down to Earth Markets, visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com or call 914.923.4837.  

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December 2019

Christmas in the Garden

Sunday, December 8, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get into the holiday spirit with fun for the whole family!

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