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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

Calling all witches and wizards! Uncover the mysteries of plants from mythology and your favorite stories as you learn more about the real magic of 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 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.

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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 30, 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

Calling all witches and wizards! Uncover the mysteries of plants from mythology and your favorite stories as you learn more about the real magic of plants.

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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’ Night for Children

Members’ Night for Children

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.

Pack a healthy picnic and join our favorite vegetable superheroes, the Super Sprowtz, for an evening of singing, dancing, and prizes.

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Thursday, July 31, 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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BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl, Section A (18+)

BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl, Section A (18+)

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Join this fun-filled moonlit walk and workshop about bats and other nocturnal wildlife in the Garden.

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Friday, August 1, 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, August 2, 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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Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Spring: Sunday, June 1, 2014
Summer: Saturday, July 12 & August 2, 2014
2–3 p.m. & 3:30–4:30 p.m

Free with Garden Admission | Preregistration Required

Take a peek inside BBG’s historic Children’s Garden on a special behind-the-scenes tour and then make a tasty seasonal garden treat.

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Sunday, August 3, 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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Monday, August 4, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, August 5, 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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