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Members’ Summer Evenings
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Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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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Ongoing

The Art of Discovery

The Art of Discovery

June 2–August 30, 2015

In celebration of the June opening of the new Discovery Garden, the summer gallery exhibit features artwork from the Garden's book for young naturalists, The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature.

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Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

September 8–December 13, 2015

BBG presents an exhibition of sculptures by renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi in collaboration with the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

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First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 1:30–3 p.m.
July 7–August 25, 2015

Calling all explorers 2–4 years old (and their caregivers)! Plant a carrot seed, touch a wriggly worm, nestle into a meadow nook to read a story, or create a unique nature craft at special Discovery Garden activity stations designed for toddlers.

 Learn More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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, August 6, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

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BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl

BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl

Thursdays, July 23, 30, August 6, 2015 | 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join this fun-filled moonlit walk and workshop about bats and other nocturnal wildlife in the Garden. Hear bat echolocation, see them in flight, and learn about their key role in our survival on the planet today.

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 1:30–3 p.m.
July 7–August 25, 2015

Calling all explorers 2–4 years old (and their caregivers)! Plant a carrot seed, touch a wriggly worm, nestle into a meadow nook to read a story, or create a unique nature craft at special Discovery Garden activity stations designed for toddlers.

 Learn More

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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, August 13, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Friday, August 14, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 1:30–3 p.m.
July 7–August 25, 2015

Calling all explorers 2–4 years old (and their caregivers)! Plant a carrot seed, touch a wriggly worm, nestle into a meadow nook to read a story, or create a unique nature craft at special Discovery Garden activity stations designed for toddlers.

 Learn More

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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, August 20, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Friday, August 21, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Nature Walks with Brad Klein: Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Moths

Nature Walks with Brad Klein: Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Moths

Sundays, July 26, August 23, 2015 | 11 a.m.–Noon
Meet at Visitor Center

Join naturalist Brad Klein to learn about butterflies, moths, and dragonflies and how to identify them in the field without having to capture them. Register in advance or onsite the morning of the walk.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 1:30–3 p.m.
July 7–August 25, 2015

Calling all explorers 2–4 years old (and their caregivers)! Plant a carrot seed, touch a wriggly worm, nestle into a meadow nook to read a story, or create a unique nature craft at special Discovery Garden activity stations designed for toddlers.

 Learn More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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’ Movie Night

Sunset Picnic Night & Members’ Movie Night

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | 6-8:30 p.m.

Bring a picnic supper and join us for a special screening of the 1985 classic The Goonies under the stars on Cherry Esplanade!

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Friday, August 28, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 27–September 9, 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

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Chile Pepper Festival 2015

Chile Pepper Festival 2015

Save the date for New York’s hottest fall tradition!

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Ghouls & Gourds 2015

Ghouls & Gourds 2015

Shake a tail feather, show off your costume, and carouse with colossal puppets at Brooklyn’s wackiest costume parade!

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Sunday, October 25, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; July 11–August 23; September 19–November 1
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together.

 Learn More


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