Compost-Pa-Looza

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Compost-Pa-Looza

Family-friendly day of compost--filled with workshops, activities, interactive performances, tours, and more!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Get inspired to make compost! Join us for a day at the Garden aimed to spotlight Queens composting and empower the community to learn, network, and have fun with all things soil health! Take part in the creative workshops, community networking tables, activity tables, compost demonstrations, interactive performances, and farm tours. Together we will support a sustainable solution by revitalizing NYC soils and recycling food waste to the "black gold" known as compost. Compost-Pa-Looza is a family friendly event that will take place rain or shine. Stay tuned for a schedule of activities (subject to change).

Registration recommended; Walk-ins welcome.

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 • Members FREE***

Your ticket supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

*** Become a Garden Member today and enjoy free admission all yearlong, including festival days like Climate Arts Festival! CLICK HERE to become a Member.

Free & Reduced Pricing Opportunities

The Garden partners with many organizations to offer free or reduced admission, including Urban Advantage, CoolCulture, and CUNY students. Check our Admissions page to learn more about our partnerships, terms of discount or free admission, and instructions for redeeming. Please note that select events that are included in admission may require registration and be first-come, first-served: https://queensbotanical.org/hours_admission

Check the event schedule below--subject to change or visit our website for the latest: https://queensbotanical.org/compostpalooza/

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HEALTH & SAFETY

Reference current health & safety guidelines, found on our website: https://queensbotanical.org/know-before-you-go

CANCELLATIONS

In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email.

COMMUNICATIONS

By purchasing tickets and attending QBG events, you hereby opt in to receiving communications from the Garden. You may receive updates about future QBG events and news through the addresses you provide. If you do not wish to receive future communication, simply click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of an email or write to info@queensbotanical.org.

GARDEN ETIQUETTE

QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, visit our website: https://queensbotanical.org/etiquette.

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) occasionally photographs or films visitors and activities on site to support our mission in promotional media and materials, including print, online, broadcast, and social media. By attending this event, you grant permission to QBG use your likeness in perpetuity, in all forms of print and digital media used to promote, publicize, or advertise the Garden, its activities, and programs. If you do not give QBG permission to take and use your image, you must notify an event organizer or staff when you arrive for this event. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

GETTING TO QBG

By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus.

For driving directions and more information: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

PARKING

Parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For more information: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

ABOUT QBG

QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.

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