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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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Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

September 27, 2014–January 27, 2015
Artist Reception: Sunday, September 28 | 2–4 p.m.

Renowned botanical illustrator Dick Rauh has drawn a number of trees in BBG's living collection, including specimens from the Garden’s important bonsai collection, the focus of this exhibition.

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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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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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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.

 Learn More

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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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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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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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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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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Wednesday, August 6, 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

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.

 Learn More

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.

 Learn More

Thursday, August 7, 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 (For All Ages)

BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl (For All Ages)

Thursday, August 7, 2014 | 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.

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Friday, August 8, 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 9, 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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Sunday, August 10, 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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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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Tuesday, August 12, 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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Wednesday, August 13, 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

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.

 Learn More

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.

 Learn More

Thursday, August 14, 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

Friday, August 15, 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 16, 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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Sunday, August 17, 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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Tuesday, August 19, 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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Wednesday, August 20, 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

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.

 Learn More

Thursday, August 21, 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, August 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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Saturday, August 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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Sunday, August 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.

 Learn More

Tuesday, August 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

Wednesday, August 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

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.

 Learn More

Thursday, August 28, 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

Friday, August 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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Saturday, August 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.

 Learn More

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Chile Pepper Festival 2014

Chile Pepper Festival 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m. | Rain or Shine

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

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ghouls & Gourds 2014

Ghouls & Gourds 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Noon–5:30 p.m. | Rain or Shine
Kids under 12 Free!

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

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