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Light in Winter
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Light in Winter

November 2014–March 2015

Inspired by winter traditions from around the world, Light in Winter offers enlivening activities including bird walks, seasonal garden tours, yoga in BBG’s glass-walled Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium, and children’s workshops.

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Ongoing

Visions of Nature 2015: Classes at the Garden

Visions of Nature 2015: Classes at the Garden

Saturday, February 7–Saturday, March 7, 2015
Artists’ Reception: Sunday, February 8 | 2–4 p.m.

This exhibition features the work of the talented artists who participated as students and teachers in BBG’s Continuing Education art classes in 2014.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Plant-O-Rama

Plant-O-Rama

8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Plant-O-Rama is an all-day event featuring a free horticultural trade show, authors' talks and book signings, and lectures by leaders in the professional gardening field.

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Garden Apothecary: Herb-and Spice-Infused Cooking and Body Oils

Garden Apothecary: Herb-and Spice-Infused Cooking and Body Oils

Thursday, Januar 29, 2015 | 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn to create your own medicinal cooking and body oils tailored to your and your family's palette and health.

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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Sundays, December 7, 2014; January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10–11 a.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Spot winter birds around BBG with naturalist Brad Klein.

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Gudrun Sjödén Pop-up Shop

Gudrun Sjödén Pop-up Shop

Sundays, December 7, 2014; January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Garden Shop

Check out a special pop-up shop for this environmentally friendly Swedish clothing and homeware brand.

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Tropical Plant Stroll

Tropical Plant Stroll

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11–11:45 a.m. & 2–2:45 p.m.
Steinhardt Conservatory

Warm up in the Steinhardt Conservatory during this Tropical Plant Stroll.

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I’ve Got a Digital Camera—Now What?

I’ve Got a Digital Camera—Now What?

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join us for a fun introduction to basic digital photography. Learn what all the buttons mean, how to hold the camera (really!) and some of the do's and don'ts of digital photography.

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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Chase Away the Winter Blues

Chase Away the Winter Blues

November 2, December 7, 2014, January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 1–2 p.m. | Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long outdoor narrated walk series designed to relieve the winter doldrums.

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Hawaiian Dance Class (for adults and teens)

Hawaiian Dance Class (for adults and teens)

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Relax and transport yourself to the lush South Pacific islands. Learn traditional hula and Tahitian ori dances with Spoke the Hub instructor and Polynesian cultural ambassador Kaina Quenga.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Natural Perfume Blending

Natural Perfume Blending

Saturday, February 7, 2015 | 1–4 p.m.
Preregistration Required

In this sensory workshop we will examine the science, history, and art of perfumery. Each participant will leave with two bottles of their own bespoke perfume made with natural ingredients.

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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Kokedama: Hanging Garden Workshop

Kokedama: Hanging Garden Workshop

Saturday, February 14, 2015 | 1–4 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn the art of kokedama, the cultivation of a plant encased in a hanging ball of moss, and make two kokedama plantings to take home.

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

Sundays, February 15, 22, March 1 | 1–3 p.m.
Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery

Visitors are invited to sketch in the Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery and in the Desert, Tropical, and Warm Temperate Pavilions. Materials are provided. No reservations are necessary, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Free with Garden admission.

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Open Presidents Day

10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be open on Presidents Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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February Break Discovery Days

February Break Discovery Days

Monday–Wednesday
February 16–18, 2015 | 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Steinhardt Conservatory | Free Admission

Explore exotic habitats from around the world and have some hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

February Break Discovery Days

February Break Discovery Days

Monday–Wednesday
February 16–18, 2015 | 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Steinhardt Conservatory | Free Admission

Explore exotic habitats from around the world and have some hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break.

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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Fabulous Flowers in Glass Vases

Fabulous Flowers in Glass Vases

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Flower arranging doesn't have to be complicated to be beautiful. Using simple materials and basic design techniques, we will create a fabulous floral arrangement for the home.

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February Break Discovery Days

February Break Discovery Days

Monday–Wednesday
February 16–18, 2015 | 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Steinhardt Conservatory | Free Admission

Explore exotic habitats from around the world and have some hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break.

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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

 Learn More

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

 Learn More

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

 Learn More

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

Sundays, February 15, 22, March 1 | 1–3 p.m.
Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery

Visitors are invited to sketch in the Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery and in the Desert, Tropical, and Warm Temperate Pavilions. Materials are provided. No reservations are necessary, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Free with Garden admission.

 Learn More

Monday, February 23, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Garden Apothecary: Healing Salves

Garden Apothecary: Healing Salves

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Create body salves from homemade infused oils in this workshop, and take home your new creation.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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