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      January 12, 2019

      Saturday  11:00 AM

      43-50 Main Street
      Flushing, New York 11355

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      Winter Family Programs at Queens Botanical Garden

      Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4 to 10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is not a drop-off program. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Sign up for a single session or all four for a discounted package of $40 per child. Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk.  Plants We Eat! - Saturday, January 12,  11am to 12pmLearn all about different plant parts, identify their functions, and discover which of these parts we eat. We'll visit the Greenhouse to see edible plants and make hummus for dipping veggies as a healthy snack! Please dress for the weather.  Bugging Out! - Saturday, January 19, 11am to 12pmBugs are all around us! Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, building your own insect, and looking for bug homes in the Woodland Garden. Please dress for the weather.  Winter Trees - Saturday, January 26, 11am to 12pmKids will learn about the various parts of trees, their functions, and will use parts of trees to make a craft for take home! Program concludes with a walk through the Pinetum. Please dress for the weather. Tabletop Gardening - Saturday, February 2, 11am to 12pmYou can garden in the winter too! Participants will get to learn about all the different way to grow plants and even plant a few to take home! Class concludes with a visit to the Greenhouse. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! From 12 to 1pm on each day of Winter Family Programs, join us for a community art project celebrating Lunar New Year! Drop in to work on collaborative sculptures to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The project will be displayed in the Garden for QBG’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 9 and for the remainder of February. Please note: this family-friendly activity involves papier maché and paint. 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. PLEASE NOTE: By purchasing tickets and attending QBG events, you hereby opt in to receiving e-communications from the Garden. You may receive e-mail updates about future QBG events and news through the email address you provide. If you do not wish to receive future communication, simply click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of an email. 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. By driving, please click here for more information. 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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