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4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

June 2023

Compost Build Community Volunteer Days

Monday, June 5, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 24, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 5, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow! We will combine over 4,000 lbs of Queens-generated food scraps with equal parts QBG horticulture waste. Volunteers can help by bringing their own food scraps to the build! Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations…

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Seven adults walking through a rose garden

Rambling Rose Gala 2023

Monday, June 5, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Honoring Joan N. and Norman Bluestone Foundation and its Trustees Sara B. Herbstman, President Ira Lichtiger, Board of Directors Joyce Bluestone, Board of Directors Michelle Potvin, Board of Directors Charles Herbstman, Board of Directors in recognition of their support of Queens Botanical Garden and commitment to the education of children in Queens Join us as we celebrate our 75th anniversary as a public garden and honor the Joan N. and Norman Bluestone Foundation and its Trustees by purchasing a sponsorship, tickets, or a…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, June 6, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, June 7, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Storytime & Craft – Pride Special

Saturday, June 10, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Free; Included in Garden Admission ($0-6)

Drop in for a Pride-themed, family-friendly storytime and craft activities! Included in garden admission: Adults $6; Seniors (age 62+) $4; Students with ID $4; Individuals with Disabilities $4; Children (ages 4 to 12) $2; Children (3 and under) FREE; Members – FREE* Location: V&A Meeting Room *Not yet a Member? Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits at over 300 gardens, and more. To become a Member and start enjoying…

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Poetry and Music Gathering with China Institute

Sunday, June 11, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Queens Botanical Garden and The China Institute welcome the community to enjoy performances of traditional Chinese music and poetry readings inspired by cultural connections linking Chinese people and the natural world. Performers will include pipa/qin virtuoso Zhou Yi, artistic director of the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society of New York and an internationally acclaimed soloist (Tan Dunʼs Concerto for Pipa and String Orchestra). The performance will be preceded by a guided tour of the garden - highlighting some of the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, June 13, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, June 14, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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🏳️‍🌈Queens at the Garden 2023: a Queens Botanical Pride Event

Wednesday, June 14, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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The Queens are in the Garden! Get your pride on and enjoy an evening of drag performances hosted by the incomparable queen, Marti Cummings, at the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! This year we have three amazing performers Nani Tsunami, Janae SaisQuoi, and our host Marti Cummings. We'll also have Pride-themed crafts available for all ages. Food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) available for purchase. Included in the ticket fee are after-hours access to the Garden, drag queen performances, DJ music,…

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Meadow to Medicine Intensive Course: Botany, Ethical Harvest, & Herbal Remedies

Saturday, June 17, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Calling all urban foragers, herbalists, botanists, and the foraging/herbalism/botany-curious! Queens Botanical Garden is partnering with bioregional herbalist Calyx Liddick of Northern Appalachia School for this hands-on, two-day intensive course. We will cover observing the natural world, plant identification, safe and ethical wild harvesting, basic phytochemistry, and principles of herbal medicine making. Get hands-on experience identifying medicinal plants for harvest and making herbal extracts. Register for both days and save, or come for one. Dates: Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June…

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Storytime & Craft: Father’s Day Cards

Saturday, June 17, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Free; Included in Garden Admission ($0-6)

Drop in for Father's Day-themed, family-friendly storytime and craft activities! Included in garden admission: Adults $6; Seniors (age 62+) $4; Students with ID $4; Individuals with Disabilities $4; Children (ages 4 to 12) $2; Children (3 and under) FREE; Members – FREE* Location: Visitor & Administration Building Meeting Room *Not yet a Member? Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits at over 300 gardens, and more. To become a Member…

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Movie Night: The Lion King

Saturday, June 17, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Follow the adventures of lion cub Simba as he escapes perils, makes lifetime friends, and avenges his father’s death against his evil uncle, Scar. Before the movie, make a bug craft! The movie will begin at approximately 8:30pm. Rain Date is Saturday, June 24.  Experience big screen magic with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. Included in your ticket is a feature film screening, after-hours access to the Garden, a complimentary craft or performance (varies based on featured…

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Meadow to Medicine Intensive Course: Botany, Ethical Harvest, & Herbal Remedies

Sunday, June 18, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Calling all urban foragers, herbalists, botanists, and the foraging/herbalism/botany-curious! Queens Botanical Garden is partnering with bioregional herbalist Calyx Liddick of Northern Appalachia School for this hands-on, two-day intensive course. We will cover observing the natural world, plant identification, safe and ethical wild harvesting, basic phytochemistry, and principles of herbal medicine making. Get hands-on experience identifying medicinal plants for harvest and making herbal extracts. Register for both days and save, or come for one. Dates: Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June…

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Storytime & Craft – Juneteenth Special

Monday, June 19, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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$0-$6

Drop in for Juneteenth themed, family-friendly storytime and craft activities! Included in garden admission: Adults $6; Seniors (age 62+) $4; Students with ID $4; Individuals with Disabilities $4; Children (ages 4 to 12) $2; Children (3 and under) FREE; Members – FREE* Location: V&A Meeting Room *Not yet a Member? Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits at over 300 gardens, and more. To become a Member and start enjoying all…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, June 20, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, June 21, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Storytime & Craft – Pride Special

Saturday, June 24, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Free; Included in Garden Admission ($0-6)

Drop in for a Pride-themed, family-friendly storytime and craft activities! Included in garden admission: Adults $6; Seniors (age 62+) $4; Students with ID $4; Individuals with Disabilities $4; Children (ages 4 to 12) $2; Children (3 and under) FREE; Members – FREE* Location: V&A Meeting Room *Not yet a Member? Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits at over 300 gardens, and more. To become a Member and start enjoying…

Find out more »

Compost Build Community Volunteer Days

Monday, June 26, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 24, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 5, 2023 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Join the NYC Compost Project staff on our epic compost build days! Volunteers will experience a large-scale compost operation and get firsthand experience building a compost windrow! We will combine over 4,000 lbs of Queens-generated food scraps with equal parts QBG horticulture waste. Volunteers can help by bringing their own food scraps to the build! Volunteers will help empty bins of food scraps, remove contaminates, chop whole foods, and assist to maintain a clean space, all while having great conversations…

Find out more »

Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, June 27, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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July 2023

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, July 5, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, July 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Movie Night: Shrek

Saturday, July 8, 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Shrek goes on a quest to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona with the help of his loveable Donkey and win back the deed to his swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad. Rated PG. Before the movie, make lily pads and ogre ears! Ticket holders will be allowed into the Garden starting at 7pm. The crafts will be available starting at 7pm. The movie will begin at approximately 8:30pm. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE. ADVANCED TICKETS strongly recommended. Walk-ins welcome upon availability. About the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, July 11, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, July 12, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, July 13, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Crafting with Scraps Series: Repurposing Materials for the Arts

Sunday, July 16, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 10:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us for the Crafting with Scraps Workshop Series to explore new and fun ways to get creative with your botanicals and food scraps before tossing them into the compost pile. Learn how to re-imagine leftovers and see new life in old material. A great event for composters and crafters of all ages. $10 Non-member / $8 Member* (Includes garden admission). Registration required; walk-ins welcome upon availability.  REGISTER HERE Meeting Location: Farm or Rain Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, July 18, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, July 19, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, July 20, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Fool’s Paradise Garden Party

Saturday, July 22, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Fool's Paradise Travel Present FP Garden Party 2023; "The Return to Queens." This year's FP Garden Party will make its long-awaited return to the borough of Queens, at QBG's illustrious urban oasis. Through this innovative partnership, Fool's Paradise Travel and Queens Botanical Garden will help New Yorkers rediscover and value of the city's public spaces and encourage guests to don their most fashionable attire, create beautiful picnic plots, and enjoy a luxurious outdoor experience. Fool's Paradise Travel is a company…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, July 25, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

Find out more »

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, July 26, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, July 27, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Crafting with Scraps Series: Repurposing Materials for the Arts

Sunday, July 30, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 10:30 am

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

Join us for the Crafting with Scraps Workshop Series to explore new and fun ways to get creative with your botanicals and food scraps before tossing them into the compost pile. Learn how to re-imagine leftovers and see new life in old material. A great event for composters and crafters of all ages. $10 Non-member / $8 Member* (Includes garden admission). Registration required; walk-ins welcome upon availability.  REGISTER HERE Meeting Location: Farm or Rain Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace…

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August 2023

Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, August 1, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, August 2, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, August 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, August 9, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, August 10, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids (Tenth Anniversary)

Friday, August 11, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sunday, August 13, 2023

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

Stay tuned for details on the tenth anniversary of Taiwan: A World of Orchids at Queens Botanical Garden!

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Members-Only Orchid Evening

Friday, August 11, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Queens Botanical Garden Members, get up close to the floral stars of our Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit! Enjoy wine and light snacks in the company of these floral beauties. Please note: this is a QBG Members-only event. Please check back for more details and registration!

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids (Tenth Anniversary)

Saturday, August 12, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sunday, August 13, 2023

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

Stay tuned for details on the tenth anniversary of Taiwan: A World of Orchids at Queens Botanical Garden!

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids (Tenth Anniversary)

Sunday, August 13, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sunday, August 13, 2023

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

Stay tuned for details on the tenth anniversary of Taiwan: A World of Orchids at Queens Botanical Garden!

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Crafting with Scraps Series: Repurposing Materials for the Arts

Sunday, August 13, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 10:30 am

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

Join us for the Crafting with Scraps Workshop Series to explore new and fun ways to get creative with your botanicals and food scraps before tossing them into the compost pile. Learn how to re-imagine leftovers and see new life in old material. A great event for composters and crafters of all ages. $10 Non-member / $8 Member* (Includes garden admission). Registration required; walk-ins welcome upon availability.  REGISTER HERE Meeting Location: Farm or Rain Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, August 15, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, August 16, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, August 17, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, August 22, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, August 23, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, August 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Crafting with Scraps Series: Repurposing Materials for the Arts

Sunday, August 27, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 10:30 am

One event on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 10:30 am

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

Join us for the Crafting with Scraps Workshop Series to explore new and fun ways to get creative with your botanicals and food scraps before tossing them into the compost pile. Learn how to re-imagine leftovers and see new life in old material. A great event for composters and crafters of all ages. $10 Non-member / $8 Member* (Includes garden admission). Registration required; walk-ins welcome upon availability.  REGISTER HERE Meeting Location: Farm or Rain Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, August 29, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, August 30, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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September 2023

Labor Day – Garden is Open

Monday, September 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day first of September, repeating indefinitely

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

Queens Botanical Garden is open on Labor Day.

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, September 5, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, September 6, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, September 7, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Apples & Honey Day

Sunday, September 10, 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! Fill your day with themed crafts, apples and honey tastings, local beer and cider, and meet our beekeeper! Wear your Beehive hair-do or create your own interpretation of a beehive in our hat workshop to show off in our Pollinator Parade. Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome. Free; included in Garden admission. Check back for link to purchase tickets! While the event is free, garden admission must be paid at entrance: Adults $6; Seniors (age…

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, September 12, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, September 13, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, September 19, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

Find out more »

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, September 20, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, September 26, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
FREE
Volunteers planting/weeding at urban farm

Help prepare the QBG Farm to grow produce that we distribute to food pantries in supporting our communities with food relief. Join QBG's Farm staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects. Depending on the season and need, garden activities might include raking, mulching, weeding, planting, garden bed maintenance, pruning, harvesting, and more. Volunteers…

Find out more »

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, September 27, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

October 2023

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, October 4, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, October 5, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, October 11, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, October 18, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

Find out more »

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days 2023

Wednesday, October 25, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff to care for our compost demo site by weeding, mulching, planting, applying compost, and gardening. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring water or snacks, and dress comfortably. QBG staff will provide gloves. FREE; Registration required. Takes place on Wednesdays, 1pm to 3pm. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large student, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].

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November 2023

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, November 2, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, November 2, 2023

One event on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join QBG's horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.  This is an outdoor event, please dress for the…

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September 2024

Labor Day – Garden is Open

Monday, September 2, 2024
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day first of September, repeating indefinitely

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

Queens Botanical Garden is open on Labor Day.

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