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Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds
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Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds

Wednesdays, July 16, 23; August 6, 13, 2014
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Discover some of the enchanting plants found in your favorite magical fiction books and learn fun facts about the real magic behind garden plants!

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Ongoing

Let’s Grow

Let’s Grow

Celebrating 100 Years of the Children's Garden

In 2014, Brooklyn Botanic Garden marks the centennial of its pioneering Children’s Garden. Join us throughout the year in celebrating this remarkable place.

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100 Years and Growing: A Century in the Children’s Garden

100 Years and Growing: A Century in the Children’s Garden

May 10–September 21, 2014
Reception and alumni event: Saturday, June 7.

Get a rare glimpse into the life and culture of this "kids only" garden.

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Tree House Installation

Tree House Installation

Oak Circle

Tree house architect Roderick Romero created a new, site-specific installation using wood from trees felled by Hurricane Sandy.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk adjacent to Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Native Plants Guided Tour

Native Plants Guided Tour

Wednesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 , 2014 | 1 p.m.
Magnolia Plaza

Native plants are everywhere in the Garden! Join this expedition to see the many creative ways native plants are displayed on BBG’s grounds—especially in the expanded Native Flora Garden.

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Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds

Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds

Wednesdays, July 16, 23; August 6, 13, 2014
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required
Meet at the Visitor Center

Discover some of the enchanting plants found in your favorite magical fiction books and learn fun facts about the real magic behind garden plants!

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Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Wednesdays: June 18, July 23, August 20, 2014
6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Free for members | Preregistration Required

Take a peek inside BBG’s historic Children’s Garden—a special place where for the past 100 years only children participating in our season-long horticulture programs have had access.

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Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 28–September 3, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.

On these special summer evenings, BBG remains open an extra two and a half hours for members only! Enjoy a twilight stroll and dine al fresco at the café.

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Members’ Enchanted Garden Performance by Delirious Dances

Members’ Enchanted Garden Performance by Delirious Dances

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 7 p.m.

Join us for a special, members-only evening dance performance with live music in the Native Flora Garden.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk adjacent to Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk adjacent to Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Dressing Up Your Plate Family Workshop

Dressing Up Your Plate Family Workshop

July 27, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Enjoy newly harvested edible roots, flowers and leaves as you renew your commitment to personal and environmental well-being.

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk adjacent to Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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