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February 2019

February Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop

Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 per child

Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs;…

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February Break Family Programs: Storytime & Craft

Wednesday, February 20, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Drop-in. Free. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the Garden exhibition, "Organic Emergence," at the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. Free.

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February Break Family Programs: Bugging Out!

Friday, February 22, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 per child

Bugs are all around us! Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and searching for bug homes in the Woodland. Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins are welcome upon availability. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one adult. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the…

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March 2019

Art in the Garden Closing Reception & Artist Talk: Organic Emergence

Saturday, March 9, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Take one last look at Organic Emergence, meet the artist, and join us for a closing reception. The Artist Talk will take place 4 to 4:30pm. Registration required. Click here for tickets.

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Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop

Sunday, March 10, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:00am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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Hanging Planter Macramé Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

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! Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium

Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 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-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Book ahead for more cocktails and crafts! Indigo Shibori: Thursday, April 11 Macrame Planter: Thursday, May 9

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Children’s Garden Open House

Saturday, March 23, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
FREE

Join us for our FREE annual Open House, and get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts: see how worms wiggle, touch and discover the QBG plant collection, create your own tasty and healthy trail mix, plant your own seedling in the Children's Garden, or do a garden-wide scavenger hunt. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children ages 2 to 14. This event takes place both indoors and outdoors. Registration required: 2019childrensgardenoh.eventbrite.com Children's…

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Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop

Sunday, March 24, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:00am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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Art in the Garden: In Full Bloom

Friday, March 29, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Free with Garden admission

In Full Bloom presents the work of three artists, Darya Warner, Amber Vittoria, and Jamie Pesavento, who create work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. On exhibit March 29 through September 1. March 29 through March 31: 8am to 4pm April through October: Tuesdays through Sundays, 8am to 5pm Drop-in. Located in QBG's Visitor & Administration Building Art Gallery during Garden open hours. Free through March; free with Garden admission April through October. Stay…

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April 2019

Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, April 4
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, April 11
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

Sunday, April 14, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Save the date. More details coming soon!

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, April 18
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Arbor Fest

Sunday, April 28, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Save the date!  It's a fun-filled celebration of trees and the environment at QBG's Arbor Fest! Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, such as: BEER & WINE GARDEN • LAWN GAMES • BAR TRIVIA • BOTANICAL DEMOS • GARDENING ACTIVITIES & CRAFTS  

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May 2019

Daffodil Dash

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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Run, walk, or push a stroller while you enjoy the spring flowers! All proceeds benefit the educational programs of Queens Botanical Garden.

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 9
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00am

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

Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 16
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00am

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

Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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Corporate Volunteer Day – Book Today!

Thursday, May 30
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One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00am

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

Perfect for a Corporate Volunteer Day or team-building activity! Attention Companies! We can tailor an experience for your group involving a hands-on seasonal work activity. Complete your package with great add-ons such as lunch, happy hour, professional photography to capture your team’s service or social experience, and more. Activities generally take place 9am to 12pm or 1 to 4pm on weekdays. Recommended for a group of 20 individuals. To learn more and book today, go to www.queensbotanical.org/corporate-volunteer

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