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2014 Sakura Matsuri
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2014 Sakura Matsuri

Saturday, April 26–Sunday, April 27 | 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. The festival marks the end of Hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.

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Ongoing

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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Full Bloom: Artwork by Ann Tarantino

Full Bloom: Artwork by Ann Tarantino

March 21–May 1, 2014
Works on skylights will be on view April 19–September 21
Artist’s reception: Friday, March 21, 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Ann Tarantino uses flowers and vegetables as a point of departure for her intricate cut paper works.

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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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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Wednesdays, April 16, 23, 30; May 7 | 1 p.m.

Hanami is the Japanese tradition of cherry-blossom viewing. Celebrate it with a stroll through BBG’s renowned flowering cherry collection, Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, and Plant Family Collection.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

2014 Sakura Matsuri

2014 Sakura Matsuri

Saturday, April 26–Sunday, April 27 | 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. The festival marks the end of Hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, April 27, 2014

2014 Sakura Matsuri

2014 Sakura Matsuri

Saturday, April 26–Sunday, April 27 | 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. The festival marks the end of Hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, April 28, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Plant Sale 2014

Plant Sale 2014

Tuesday, April 29–Thursday, May 1, 2014

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

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Plant Sale 2014

Plant Sale 2014

Tuesday, April 29–Thursday, May 1, 2014

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

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Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Wednesdays, April 16, 23, 30; May 7 | 1 p.m.

Hanami is the Japanese tradition of cherry-blossom viewing. Celebrate it with a stroll through BBG’s renowned flowering cherry collection, Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, and Plant Family Collection.

 Learn More

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Plant Sale 2014

Plant Sale 2014

Tuesday, April 29–Thursday, May 1, 2014

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

 Learn More

Friday, May 2, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17, 31 | 3–4 p.m.

Celebrate 100 years of kids in the Garden at BBG with fun, interactive walks around BBG’s grounds.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Spring: Sunday, May 4 & June 1
Summer: Saturday, July 12 & August 2
Fall: Sunday, September 7 & October 5
2–3 p.m. & 3:30–4:30 p.m

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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Monday, May 5, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Wednesdays, April 16, 23, 30; May 7 | 1 p.m.

Hanami is the Japanese tradition of cherry-blossom viewing. Celebrate it with a stroll through BBG’s renowned flowering cherry collection, Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, and Plant Family Collection.

 Learn More

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17, 31 | 3–4 p.m.

Celebrate 100 years of kids in the Garden at BBG with fun, interactive walks around BBG’s grounds.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Nativelicious: Gardening with Edible and Ornamental Native Plants

Nativelicious: Gardening with Edible and Ornamental Native Plants

Sunday, May 11 | 2–5 p.m.

Discover which native plants can add beauty to your garden while providing you with tasty and nutritious native fruits and nuts.

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Spring in Bloom Guided Tour

Spring in Bloom Guided Tour

Wednesdays, May 14, 21, 28 | 1 p.m.

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

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17, 31 | 3–4 p.m.

Celebrate 100 years of kids in the Garden at BBG with fun, interactive walks around BBG’s grounds.

 Learn More

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Foraging for Wild Edible Plants

Foraging for Wild Edible Plants

Sunday, May 18 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

On this foraging foray, we’ll find native delicacies such as pokeweed and ramps growing right next to introduced invasive (but still delicious) species, including sorrel and gobo root.

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Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Gardening for Urban Beekeepers and Bee Lovers

Gardening for Urban Beekeepers and Bee Lovers

Sunday, May 18 | 2–5 p.m.

Whether you are a beekeeper or just want to help bees in crisis, there are many helpful steps you can take to help bees in your backyard, community garden, or even on your terrace or rooftop garden.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesdays–Saturdays, April 5–June 6
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 6–June 1 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs on April 19–20, 26–27, 30; May 1, 24–25.

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Learn about a different theme each week.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

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