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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

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, August 2, 2014

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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Wednesday, August 6, 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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Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Wednesdays, July 2, August 6, September 3, 2014 | 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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Wednesday, August 13, 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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Wednesday, August 20, 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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Wednesday, August 27, 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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Members’ Movie  Night

Members’ Movie Night

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 6 p.m.–end of film

Bring a picnic and join us for a special film screening under the stars on Cherry Esplanade.

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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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Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Wednesdays, July 2, August 6, September 3, 2014 | 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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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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