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Crafting with Compost: Food Scrap Painting Workshop

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Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

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Express yourself with paints and dyes from organic materials at this hands-on workshop!

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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 below.

FREE. $10 parking rate in effect.

Note: This event is indoors. Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID is required to enter indoor facilities, except for individuals who are ineligible for vaccination. We will be accepting the CDC Vaccination Card, the Excelsior Pass, and the NYC COVID Safe App. The latter two are downloadable via Google Play and the App Store.

Please note the Covid-19-related health & safety guidelines below.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for the health and safety of all visitors, follow our current health & safety guidelines, found on our website: https://queensbotanical.org/know-before-you-go
  • Outdoors, vaccinated visitors and staff are not required to wear masks, regardless of distancing. Individuals may choose to still wear masks. Unvaccinated visitors are required to wear masks.
  • Starting December 14, 2021, children ages 5 to 11 are required to have proof of vaccination to entire buildings onsite. They must show they have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
  • Starting December 27, 2021, individuals 12 and older are required to show proof they have received two vaccine doses, except for those who have received the one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID are required to enter buildings onsite.
  • Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID is required to enter buildings onsite. We accept the CDC Vaccination Card, the Excelsior Pass, and the NYC COVID Safe App (Android | iOS).
  • Indoors, masks must be worn in shared spaces such as Gift Shop, classrooms, restrooms, etc, unless eating in designated areas.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are available at multiple stations throughout the Garden.
  • High-touch surfaces are disinfected throughout the day.
  • For more information: https://queensbotanical.org/know-before-you-go

CANCELLATIONS

In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email. Please check our website or social media for updated information.

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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 fellow guests. For more guidelines on garden etiquette: 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

$10 parking rate in effect on this day. 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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