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Sakura Matsuri 2015
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Sakura Matsuri 2015

Saturday, April 25–Sunday, April 26, 2015 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

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Ongoing

Natural Remains: Mixed Media Artwork by  Jessica Baker

Natural Remains: Mixed Media Artwork by Jessica Baker

April 4–May 17, 2015
Artist’s Reception: Saturday, April 11 | 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Artist Jessica Baker uses innovative and original processes to create unique prints on paper and directly on leaves, as well as mixed-media works.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sakura Matsuri 2015

Sakura Matsuri 2015

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Monday, April 27, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Spring Bonsai Seminar: Repotting Bonsai

Spring Bonsai Seminar: Repotting Bonsai

Thursday, April 30, 2015 | 6–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Observe best practices for repotting bonsai and learn about root balancing and function. Repotting techniques will be demonstrated using 70- to 100-year-old bonsai from BBG's renowned collection.

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Wood Designer Phil Gautreau Trunk Show

Wood Designer Phil Gautreau Trunk Show

Saturday, May 2, 2015 | 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Meet local wood designer Phil Gautreau at BBG’s Garden Shop.

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30, 2015 | 3–4 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Join us for interactive walks around BBG’s grounds. Open to families with children of all ages.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 Learn More

Monday, May 4, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Plant Sale 2015

Plant Sale 2015

Tuesday, May 5–Thursday, May 7, 2015

The spectacular annual event, tented on Cherry Esplanade, offers the largest collection of quality plants in the metropolitan area.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Plant Sale 2015

Plant Sale 2015

Tuesday, May 5–Thursday, May 7, 2015

The spectacular annual event, tented on Cherry Esplanade, offers the largest collection of quality plants in the metropolitan area.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Plant Sale 2015

Plant Sale 2015

Tuesday, May 5–Thursday, May 7, 2015

The spectacular annual event, tented on Cherry Esplanade, offers the largest collection of quality plants in the metropolitan area.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Friday, May 8, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Living Lessons in Gardening: The Garden Plan

Living Lessons in Gardening: The Garden Plan

Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 10 a.m.–Noon or 1–3 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn about garden design principles; discuss plant choices and maintenance needs; and learn about pruning techniques.

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Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30, 2015 | 3–4 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Join us for interactive walks around BBG’s grounds. Open to families with children of all ages.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 Learn More

Monday, May 11, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Friday, May 15, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30, 2015 | 3–4 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Join us for interactive walks around BBG’s grounds. Open to families with children of all ages.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Monday, May 18, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Friday, May 22, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30, 2015 | 3–4 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Join us for interactive walks around BBG’s grounds. Open to families with children of all ages.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Friday, May 29, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30, 2015 | 3–4 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Join us for interactive walks around BBG’s grounds. Open to families with children of all ages.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Catch BBG's burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

 Learn More

Monday, June 1, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Spring Gala 2015

Spring Gala 2015

Tuesday, June 2 2015 | 6–9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the new Discovery Garden with a cocktail reception in the Discovery Garden and a lavish formal dinner, followed by an After Party on the Cherry Esplanade.

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Spring Gala After Party 2015

Spring Gala After Party 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | 9 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in the Garden with a dance party under the stars. Beginning just as the Spring Gala winds down, the After Party will usher in the night with dancing, drinks, and dessert.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Frolic

Frolic

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 1–5 p.m.

Bring your wild wings and your dancing shoes for a fabulous family festival celebrating springtime whimsy and the opening of BBG’s new Discovery Garden. Dragonflies, butterflies, and other winged friends are welcome!

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Members’ Rose Night

Members’ Rose Night

6 p.m. –8:30 p.m.

Shake a leg to a live band and don your swankiest fascinator. Celebrate the blooming of the roses as only members can!

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Monday, June 22, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Sunset Picnic Night & Members-Only Discovery Garden Open House

Sunset Picnic Night & Members-Only Discovery Garden Open House

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | 6-8:30 p.m.

Explore nature! Visit this brand-new garden and get your hands dirty at fun activity stations throughout the marsh, meadow, and woodland landscapes.

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Wednesdays, July 1, August 5, September 2, 2015 | 6-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy live music and a cocktail special (cash bar) while savoring the summer sunset on Lily Pool Terrace.

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Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Monday, July 6, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Monday, July 13, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More

Monday, July 20, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27-September 2, 2015 | 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.

 Learn More


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