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Winter Family Outings at Queens Botanical Garden

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Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

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Winter is wonderful at QBG! Experience winter’s splendor with outdoor garden activities and a nature walk!

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Winter is wonderful at QBG! Experience winter’s splendor with outdoor garden activities and a nature walk. This program is recommended for 4 to 12-year-olds.

This is a fully outdoor, socially distanced program. Please dress for all weather. Masks are required for the full duration of this event.

Ticket includes one child with one adult. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is NOT a drop-off program. Adults should plan to participate with children.

Sign up for a single session for $22.

Winter Trees - Saturday, December 11, 2 to 3pm

Kids learn about the various parts of trees and their functions, and use parts of trees to make a craft to take home! Program includes a walk through the Pinetum. Please dress for the weather.

Making Scents of Herbs - Saturday, January 8,  2 to 3pm

Herbs create fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, and medicines. Learn about different plant parts, identify their functions, and discover which of them we use every day! We'll visit the Herb Garden to see edible plants and make our own tea bag blends to take home! Please dress for the weather. 

Celebrating Black Botanists & the Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver - Saturday, February 12, 2 to 3pm

Learn how plants played an important role in the lives of Dr. Carver, Dr. Marie Clark Taylor, Edmond Albius, and Percy Gentle. We'll explore some plants Dr. Carver worked with, using plants to paint and to create a lotion to take home. Please dress for the weather.

Bugging Out! - Saturday, March 12, 2 to 3pm

Bugs are all around us! But where do they go in the wintertime? Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a live insect, building your own clay creepy crawly, and searching for bug homes in the garden. Please dress for the weather. 

Kitchen Gardening - Saturday, March 26, 2 to 3pm

You can garden in the winter too! Participants learn about all the different ways to grow plants and even plant a few to take home! Class includes a sneak preview of the Children's Garden seedlings in preparation for the spring. Please dress for the weather.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Although the event is outdoors, part of the program is taking place in an enclosed area with limited space. Mask-wearing is required to enter the Children's Garden and to participate in this program. While exploring the garden independently from this program, you are not required to wear masks while social distancing from other guests. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring this event is safe for everyone!

DISCOUNTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Members with Family Membership and above receive a 10% discount by using the code MEMBER. Siblings can receive a 5% discount by using the code SIBLING.

A limited number of scholarships seats are available by request. Please email kidsprograms@queensbotanical.org.

For information on membership, visit https://queensbotanical.org/membership.

REFUND POLICY

Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer. 

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, click here.

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, please visit our website.

PARKING

On-site parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For parking fees, please check our website or call 718.886.3800.

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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Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

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Refund policy

No Refunds

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Queens Botanical Garden (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.

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