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4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

January 2022

compost demonstration area

New Year, New Compost: Compost 101 Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, January 8, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Ring in the new year with compost! This workshop is perfect for anyone looking to improve their composting skills or lower their food waste in 2022. Join the QBG Compost Team on their active compost demonstration site to learn tips and troubleshoot issues. This workshop will have both indoor (QBG Auditorium) and outdoor components, so please dress appropriately and note QBG's health and safety protocols. FREE. Registration required. Parking rates in effect. Drop-in participants are welcome upon availability. Click HERE…

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Lucky Plant Sale Begins for Lunar New Year – 1/22 through 2/13

Saturday, January 22
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Saturday, January 22 through Sunday, February 13 Bring home a lucky plant! Choose from jade plants to peace lilies and other auspicious beauties, available for purchase at the QBG Store*. While supplies last. CLICK HERE to learn more about our Lunar New Year events celebrating the Year of the Tiger! Note: The plant sale takes place indoors. Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID is required to enter indoor facilities, except for individuals who are ineligible for vaccination. We will…

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Compost Bagging Community Volunteer Days

Saturday, January 22, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
volunteers sitting on bags of compost smiling and waving, wearing masks

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff prep for our compost giveaway events! Volunteers will support staff sift and bag finished compost, have great conversations, and learn about the QBG composting process. 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 Saturdays, 10:00am-1:30pm. Click HERE To register!  

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Crafting with Compost: Food Scrap Painting Workshop

Sunday, January 23, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Tap into your natural creative side using paints and dyes made from organic materials! From vegetables to flowers, explore horticultural hues to express yourself through art. Materials will be provided. This workshop will take place indoors in the QBG Auditorium so please note QBG's health and safety protocols. FREE. Registration required. Parking rates in effect. Drop-in participants are welcome upon availability. Click HERE to register! Note: This event is indoors. Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID is required to…

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Year of the Tiger Community Art Project

Sunday, January 23, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Be a part of our Lunar New Year community art project! Create a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February! This project will take place outdoors on the covered terrace. Materials may also be picked up at these times to work on at home and returned for display by February 5 at our Lunar New Year celebration event. FREE; Drop-in. $10 parking rate in…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, January 24, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Year of the Tiger Community Art Project (CANCELED)

Saturday, January 29, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Be a part of our Lunar New Year community art project! Create a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February! This project will take place outdoors on the covered terrace. Materials may also be picked up at these times to work on at home and returned for display by February 5 at our Lunar New Year celebration event. FREE; Drop-in. $10 parking rate in…

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Master Composter Pilot Workshop: Composting (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, January 30, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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The Master Composter course is back this year! In preparation for its return, the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is offering sneak-peek presentations of three Master Composter workshops to the public! This deep dive into the composting process will discuss managing decomposition. Participants will learn about carbon to nitrogen ratios, thermophilic composting and its benefits, as well as how to solve common problems of small and medium-scale composting. This an onsite event. This class could count towards…

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Year of the Tiger Community Art Project (CANCELED)

Sunday, January 30, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Be a part of our Lunar New Year community art project! Create a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February! This project will take place outdoors on the covered terrace. Materials may also be picked up at these times to work on at home and returned for display by February 5 at our Lunar New Year celebration event. FREE; Drop-in. $10 parking rate in…

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Master Composter Pilot Workshop: Composting Systems & Tools

Monday, January 31, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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The Master Composter course is back this year! In preparation for its return, the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is offering sneak-peek presentations of Master Composter workshops to the public! This deep dive into the composting process will discuss managing decomposition. Participants will learn about carbon to nitrogen ratios, thermophilic composting and its benefits, as well as how to solve common problems of small and medium-scale composting. This class could count towards your Master Composter Certificate when…

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February 2022

Year of the Tiger Community Art Project

Saturday, February 5, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Be a part of our Lunar New Year community art project! Create a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February! This project will take place outdoors on the covered terrace. Materials may also be picked up at these times to work on at home and returned for display by February 5 at our Lunar New Year celebration event. FREE; Drop-in. $10 parking rate in…

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Lunar New Year Celebration Event

Saturday, February 5, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us in celebrating the Year of the Tiger at the Garden! Help bring good luck by cheering at the lion dance performances. Tag along for a compost tour and go on a winter scavenger hunt to explore the Garden’s colors and trees (and nab a goodie bag when you complete your hunt!). Read and listen to stories at the Zodiac Animal Library, participate in the community art project, pick up a take-home craft, and bring home a lucky plant--jade…

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Compost Bagging Community Volunteer Days (RESCHEDULED FROM 1/29)

Sunday, February 6, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
volunteers sitting on bags of compost smiling and waving, wearing masks

Join the NYC Compost Project Staff prep for our compost giveaway events! Volunteers will support staff sift and bag finished compost, have great conversations, and learn about the QBG composting process. 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 Saturdays, 10:00am-1:30pm. Click HERE To register!  

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, February 14, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Monthly Walking Tour Series: Winter Trees

Saturday, February 26, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us to explore the beauty of trees in winter, from the collection of conifer trees in our Pinetum to learning how to identify different trees by their bark, cones, and needles. $10 Non-Member / $8 Member. Registration required. Click HERE to register! Interested in another tour this winter or spring? Check out our monthly walking tour series!  

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Sift & Bag Your Own Compost Event

Sunday, February 27, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Three people sifting compost at a sifting table

Join the QBG Compost Staff as we sift finished compost from our demonstration site. Get a tour and deep dive into the options available for backyard composting while working with a fun group of people to sift, bag and take home finished compost for your garden and house plants. This event will take place outdoors, so please dress warmly. Gloves and heat packs will be provided. FREE. Registration required. Click HERE to register!

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March 2022

Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, March 7, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Spring Bird Walks with NYC Audubon (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 19, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Dates Saturdays, March 19, April 2, 16, 30, and May 14, 9:30-10:30am Pricing March 19 - FREE April 2, 16, 30 & May 14 - Included in Garden Admission.***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry: Adults –…

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snowdrop flower blooming

Monthly Walking Tour Series: Early Spring Bulbs & Ephemerals

Saturday, March 19, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join us to explore early Spring bulb flowers, blossoms, and other seasonal highlights with our knowledgeable staff. $10 Non-Member / $8 Member. Registration required. Click HERE to register! Interested in another tour this winter or spring? Check out our monthly walking tour series!

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art supplies

Art in the Garden: Printmaking Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 19, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Learn the basics of block printing with artist Chemin Hsiao and create a linoleum cut to print botanical patterns and designs onto paper! This workshop is inspired by Shapes of the Garden, Chemin Hsiao's exhibition on view in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery December 3, 2021 through March 27, 2022. Registration required. Drop-in participants are welcome upon availability. $15 Materials fee for Non-Members / $12 for Members* Parking is not included. Click HERE to register! Shapes of the Garden…

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Spring Children’s Garden Family Day

Sunday, March 27, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts in the Children’s Garden! See how worms wiggle, discover the QBG plant collection, create garden art, and more. Learn about all the outstanding programs we have for children ages 2 to 12.  CLICK HERE for tickets. FREE; Drop-in Ages 2-12 years old, must be parent-accompanied *$10 parking fee in effect GREEN TIP! On the same day, Sunday, 3/27, from 10am to 2pm, the Garden is hosting an E-waste Recycling Event…

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Seed to Soil: A Three-Part Workshop Series (3/27, 4/3, 4/10)

Sunday, March 27, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join the QBG Farm and Compost team on a three-part workshop series: Seed to Soil. This course provides a basic understanding of how to prep your garden bed for the spring and apply that knowledge on the Farm and compost sites at QBG. Throughout this series we will dive into topics including composting, food and garden waste, mulching, and all organic growing techniques. This course requires participants to attend all three sessions. Non-Members: $20* / Members: $18. Registration required. *Includes Garden…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, March 28, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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April 2022

Spring Bird Walks with NYC Audubon (FULL)

Saturday, April 2, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Dates Saturdays, March 19, April 2, 16, 30, and May 14, 9:30-10:30am Pricing March 19 - FREE April 2, 16, 30 & May 14 - Included in Garden Admission.***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry: Adults –…

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, April 7, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Blooming trees at Garden

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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QPL Seed Library Launch!

Saturday, April 9, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get aboard the Queens Public Library Book Bus at Queens Botanical Garden as QPL launches its mobile Seed Library! Explore the inside of the book bus, make a craft, listen in on nature-themed storytime, and pick up a grab-and-go activity kit to continue the fun at home. While supplies last. Family-friendly; For all ages Drop-in; Registration recommended CLICK HERE to register. Included in Garden Admission: Adults $6 • Seniors (age 62+) $4 • Students with ID $4 • Children (ages…

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Sift & Bag Your Own Compost Event

Sunday, April 10, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm

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

Join the QBG Compost Staff as we sift finished compost from our compost windrows. Get a tour and deep dive into the options available for backyard composting while working with a fun group of people to sift, bag and take home finished compost for your garden and house plants. Bring your own bags! ***Please note: On Monday, April 11, the Garden is CLOSED. Sift & Bag participants on that day will enter as part of this event and will exit…

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tulips

Monthly Walking Tour Series: Botanical Immigrants Tour (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, April 10, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week and join our botanical immigrants tour to learn about the global origins of plants at Queens Botanical Gardens and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world. $10 Non-Member / $8 Member. Garden admission is included. Registration required. Click HERE to register. SOLD OUT. Check back for availability.  Interested in another tour this winter or spring? Check out our monthly walking tour series!

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Sift & Bag Your Own Compost Event

Monday, April 11, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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One event on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm

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

Join the QBG Compost Staff as we sift finished compost from our compost windrows. Get a tour and deep dive into the options available for backyard composting while working with a fun group of people to sift, bag and take home finished compost for your garden and house plants. Bring your own bags! ***Please note: On Monday, April 11, the Garden is CLOSED. Sift & Bag participants on that day will enter as part of this event and will exit…

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Sift & Bag Your Own Compost Event

Tuesday, April 12, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm

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

Join the QBG Compost Staff as we sift finished compost from our compost windrows. Get a tour and deep dive into the options available for backyard composting while working with a fun group of people to sift, bag and take home finished compost for your garden and house plants. Bring your own bags! ***Please note: On Monday, April 11, the Garden is CLOSED. Sift & Bag participants on that day will enter as part of this event and will exit…

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Sift & Bag Your Own Compost Event

Wednesday, April 13, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm

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

Join the QBG Compost Staff as we sift finished compost from our compost windrows. Get a tour and deep dive into the options available for backyard composting while working with a fun group of people to sift, bag and take home finished compost for your garden and house plants. Bring your own bags! ***Please note: On Monday, April 11, the Garden is CLOSED. Sift & Bag participants on that day will enter as part of this event and will exit…

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Professional Learning Opportunity with DEP (NYS Teachers ONLY)

Wednesday, April 13, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE

Professional Learning Opportunity with Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday, April 13, 4:30 to 6:30pm Registration with DEP required In-person at Queens Botanical Garden FREE Join us for a guided tour of the Garden, farm, and composting project. Learn about QBG’s sustainable practices and innovative design features. Explore how composting and producing food work together to reduce waste in NYC, while participating in a hands-on activity on composting. New York State teachers are eligible to earn two CTLE hours for participating…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 14, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Sift & Bag Your Own Compost Event

Thursday, April 14, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm

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

Join the QBG Compost Staff as we sift finished compost from our compost windrows. Get a tour and deep dive into the options available for backyard composting while working with a fun group of people to sift, bag and take home finished compost for your garden and house plants. Bring your own bags! ***Please note: On Monday, April 11, the Garden is CLOSED. Sift & Bag participants on that day will enter as part of this event and will exit…

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 14, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 26, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Spring Bird Walks with NYC Audubon (FULL)

Saturday, April 16, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Dates Saturdays, March 19, April 2, 16, 30, and May 14, 9:30-10:30am Pricing March 19 - FREE April 2, 16, 30 & May 14 - Included in Garden Admission.***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry: Adults –…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Monday, April 18, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, April 19, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Spring Break Activities

Tuesday, April 19, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Families fill their Spring Break and Earth Day with fun outdoor activities! Kids and families visit nature-themed activity stations to create botanical crafts and listen to stories about spring flowers, insects, and animals! Programs will take place in the Arboretum. Family-friendly; For all ages. Drop-in; Registration recommended CLICK HERE to register.  Included in Garden Admission*: Adults $6 • Seniors (age 62+) $4 • Students with ID $4 • Children (ages 4 to 12) $2 • Children (3 and under) FREE…

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Spring Break Activities

Wednesday, April 20, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Families fill their Spring Break and Earth Day with fun outdoor activities! Kids and families visit nature-themed activity stations to create botanical crafts and listen to stories about spring flowers, insects, and animals! Programs will take place in the Arboretum. Family-friendly; For all ages. Drop-in; Registration recommended CLICK HERE to register.  Included in Garden Admission*: Adults $6 • Seniors (age 62+) $4 • Students with ID $4 • Children (ages 4 to 12) $2 • Children (3 and under) FREE…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 21, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Spring Break Activities

Thursday, April 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Families fill their Spring Break and Earth Day with fun outdoor activities! Kids and families visit nature-themed activity stations to create botanical crafts and listen to stories about spring flowers, insects, and animals! Programs will take place in the Arboretum. Family-friendly; For all ages. Drop-in; Registration recommended CLICK HERE to register.  Included in Garden Admission*: Adults $6 • Seniors (age 62+) $4 • Students with ID $4 • Children (ages 4 to 12) $2 • Children (3 and under) FREE…

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Spring Break Activities

Friday, April 22, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

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

Families fill their Spring Break and Earth Day with fun outdoor activities! Kids and families visit nature-themed activity stations to create botanical crafts and listen to stories about spring flowers, insects, and animals! Programs will take place in the Arboretum. Family-friendly; For all ages. Drop-in; Registration recommended CLICK HERE to register.  Included in Garden Admission*: Adults $6 • Seniors (age 62+) $4 • Students with ID $4 • Children (ages 4 to 12) $2 • Children (3 and under) FREE…

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Climate Arts Festival

Sunday, April 24, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Get inspired to make change! Join us in our partnership with Southeast Queens Arts Alliance (SEQAA) for a day at the Garden aimed to empower the community to collectively acknowledge, reflect on, and face our international climate crisis. Immerse yourself in creative workshops, art exhibits, interactive performances, and compost and farm tours and demonstrations. Together we reckon with how the climate crisis is impacting our lives and adopt practical changes on a local level to counteract climate change–not just for Earth Month, but every day moving forward.

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 28, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 28, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Flower Patch at Queens Botanical Garden

Saturday, April 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle, an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Meet costumed nature creatures, pick your own pot of flowers, do floral-themed crafts, and make your mark on Chalk Walk! For adults 21 and older, available are spring-themed beers and ciders for purchase.

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Spring Bird Walks with NYC Audubon (FULL)

Saturday, April 30, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Dates Saturdays, March 19, April 2, 16, 30, and May 14, 9:30-10:30am Pricing March 19 - FREE April 2, 16, 30 & May 14 - Included in Garden Admission.***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry: Adults –…

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May 2022

Flower Patch at Queens Botanical Garden

Sunday, May 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

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

Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle, an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Meet costumed nature creatures, pick your own pot of flowers, do floral-themed crafts, and make your mark on Chalk Walk! For adults 21 and older, available are spring-themed beers and ciders for purchase.

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 3, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

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

One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

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

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 Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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 Day

Thursday, May 5, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Flower Patch at Queens Botanical Garden (CANCELLED)

Saturday, May 7
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle, an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Meet costumed nature creatures, pick your own pot of flowers, do floral-themed crafts, and make your mark on Chalk Walk! For adults 21 and older, available are spring-themed beers and ciders for purchase.

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Mother’s Day Floral Design Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 7, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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For Mother's Day, learn the art of hand-gathering bouquets for a fresh-from-the-garden look! This outdoor***(now indoor) workshop makes a great gift for moms and mom-figures! Each participant takes their bouquet home. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). ***Due to weather forecasted for Saturday, May 7, we are moving our Mother's Day Floral Design Workshop indoors to our Visitor & Administration Building. Please note that for indoor spaces, participants will be asked to…

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Flower Patch at Queens Botanical Garden

Sunday, May 8
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

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

Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle, an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Meet costumed nature creatures, pick your own pot of flowers, do floral-themed crafts, and make your mark on Chalk Walk! For adults 21 and older, available are spring-themed beers and ciders for purchase.

Find out more »

Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

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

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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 10, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Farm Community Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 12, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Spring Bird Walks with NYC Audubon

Saturday, May 14, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.  Dates Saturdays, March 19, April 2, 16, 30, and May 14, 9:30-10:30am Pricing March 19 - FREE April 2, 16, 30 & May 14 - Included in Garden Admission.***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry: Adults –…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 17, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Farm Community Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 19, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, April 14, May 5, June 16, July 7, 2 to 4pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a…

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Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

Saturday, May 21, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

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

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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Rainforest Terrarium Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 21, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container in this outdoor workshop. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $35 Non-Member / $30 Member* Includes Garden Admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gives you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission and gift shop purchases, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits…

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pink roses in bloom

Walking Tour: Tulips, Roses, & Wampum – The Seal of Queens (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 21, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Join on a walking tour to explore the the botanical heritage of Queens through its Native American, Dutch, & English colonial histories. $10 Non-Member / $8 Member. Garden admission is included. Registration required. Click HERE to register. This event is SOLD OUT. You can check back for openings. Interested in another tour this winter or spring? Check out our monthly walking tour series!

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Watercolor Workshop: On the Farm (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, May 22, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Artist Chemin Hsiao teaches you the basic techniques of watercolor painting in this outdoor workshop taking place on the QBG Farm. Draw inspiration from the various vegetables and plant life at the Farm and the pollinator garden on the Farm’s perimeter. $35 Non-Member / $30 Member* Includes Garden Admission. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.  *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gives you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission and gift…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 24, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Farm Community Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 26, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 31, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, May 31, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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June 2022

Horticulture Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FREE
Blooming trees at Garden

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 Days

Thursday, June 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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 Day

Thursday, June 2, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 7, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Seven adults walking through a rose garden

Rambling Rose Gala 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Rambling Rose Gala 2022 Wednesday, June 8, 6 to 8:30pm at Queens Botanical Garden Honoring Andrea Woodner & Julia Felix Welcome to this year’s Rambling Rose Gala! In recognition of their longstanding support of Queens Botanical Garden and desire to bring Nature and the arts to the community, we are thrilled to be honoring Andrea Woodner & Julia Felix with the Rose Gala Award. To safely gather at the Garden, we once again will invite guests to “ramble” through various gardens, to enjoy the…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 9, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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FanfaireNYC at the Garden

Saturday, June 11, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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FanfaireNYC is an annual art festival hosted by the High School of Art & Design's Parent Teacher Association. It is a celebration of creativity, entrepreneurship, and technology in the arts from cartooning and animation through graphic design, photography, architecture, and fashion. From 11am to 3pm, enjoy four hours of drawing professional Cosplay models at a costumed draw-a-thon, stop by vendor tables, and shop at Artist Alley. From 1:15 to 2pm, vote for your favorite cosplay costume winners at a Cosplay Parade…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 14, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Thursday, June 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 16, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Watercolor Workshop: Roses

Saturday, June 18, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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In this watercolor workshop series, we focus on a different space in the Garden each session. In June, we will focus on QBG’s stunning sustainable Rose Garden. This workshop will be partially outdoors. All materials provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). $35 Non-Member / $30 Member (includes Garden admission) Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

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Movie Night: Onward

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley set out on a daring and magical journey to spend one more day with their late father. Before the screening, make a paper mushroom house and Father’s Day card for the dad or dad-figure in your life! 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. CLICK HERE for tickets. About the Movie Nights at the Garden…

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Compost Build Volunteer Days

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

One event on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 9:30 am

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

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. 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 and a fun time. Tip: This is a recommended event to attend if you are also interested in becoming a Compost seasonal volunteer. Click here to register! Available…

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Queens at the Garden: a Queens Botanical Pride Event

Wednesday, June 22, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Get your pride on at the Garden! 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! Pride-themed crafts available for all ages. Food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) available for purchase. Included in ticket fee are after-hours access to the Garden, drag queen performances, DJ music, and crafts. $20 Tickets. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. CLICK…

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Corporate Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 23, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 23, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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Farm Community Volunteer Days

Tuesday, June 28, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Farm Community Volunteer Days

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

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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Corporate Volunteer Day

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
+ Google Map
Group of volunteers smiling at camera in urban farm

Bring your team to enjoy a Corporate Volunteer Day in the Garden. Ideal for groups of up to 15 individuals. Your group will be led by a QBG Horticulture expert on gardening tasks such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, farming, and more in our beautiful 39-acre urban oasis. Click HERE to inquire!

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Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, June 30, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

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. CLICK HERE to register.  Takes place on Thursdays, 1 to 3pm. Individuals welcome to register. All volunteers must register on Eventbrite. To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please…

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