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Spring Gala After Party 2015
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Spring Gala After Party 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | 9 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in the Garden with a dance party under the stars. Beginning just as the Spring Gala winds down, the After Party will usher in the night with dancing, drinks, and dessert.

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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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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

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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.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

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Family Nature Adventure Walks

Family Nature Adventure Walks

Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30, 2015 | 3–4 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Join us for interactive walks around BBG’s grounds. Open to families with children of all ages.

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

April and May
Tuesday–Sunday | 1 p.m.
plus Saturday | 11 a.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

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

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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Spring Gala 2015

Spring Gala 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | 6–9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the new Discovery Garden with a cocktail reception, formal dinner, and After Party on Cherry Esplanade.

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Spring Gala After Party 2015

Spring Gala After Party 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | 9 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in the Garden with a dance party under the stars. Beginning just as the Spring Gala winds down, the After Party will usher in the night with dancing, drinks, and dessert.

 Learn More

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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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.

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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Morning Meditative Walk

Morning Meditative Walk

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 9 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
Preregistration Required

Find peace and inspiration by taking a meditative walk through BBG before it opens to the public. Students will receive gentle guidance in physical alignment, breath awareness, and simple supported yoga poses.

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Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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Frolic

Frolic

Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 1–5 p.m.
FREE!

Bring your wild wings and your dancing shoes for a fabulous family festival celebrating springtime whimsy and the opening of BBG’s new Discovery Garden. Dragonflies, butterflies, and other winged friends are welcome!

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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 7, 13, 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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Moss Terrarium Workshop

Moss Terrarium Workshop

Sunday, June 7, 2015 | 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. & 1–2:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Get hands-on guidance in mini-scaping your own little green world, along with tips for keeping it healthy. All the components are provided, including forest-fresh mosses, an adorable little person to live inside, and a care sheet for you to take home with your nifty new terrarium.

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Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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Gardening with Native Herbs

Gardening with Native Herbs

Sunday, June 7, 2015 | 2 p.m.–5 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn more about power-packed native perennial herbs, used historically as remedies or food, and how to grow them in your own garden.

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 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.

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Members’ Rose Night

Members’ Rose Night

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | 6–8:30 p.m.

Shake a leg to a live band and don your swankiest fascinator. Celebrate the blooming of the roses as only members can!

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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Family Morning Meditative Walk

Family Morning Meditative Walk

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 9–10:15 a.m.
Preregistration Required

Find peace and inspiration by taking a meditative walk through BBG before it opens to the public.

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Living Lessons in Gardening: Reducing Garden Maintenance

Living Lessons in Gardening: Reducing Garden Maintenance

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 10 a.m.–Noon & 1–3 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn from a professional about garden design principles and discuss plant choices and maintenance, including how to reduce gardening maintenance.

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Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 7, 13, 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

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 7, 13, 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

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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The Garden Party: Succulent Gardens, and Hair Combs, and Flower Crowns

The Garden Party: Succulent Gardens, and Hair Combs, and Flower Crowns

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | 2–5 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Create a festive atmosphere for summer fun with your very own succulent garden, floral hair combs, and lush flower crowns.

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

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First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 1:30–3 p.m.
June 16–August 25
No programs June 23 or 30

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.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 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

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, June 22, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 Learn More

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through August
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday | 1 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Find out what’s blooming in the Garden this summer, and explore the new Discovery Garden.

 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.

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Sunset Picnic Night & Members-Only Discovery Garden Open House

Sunset Picnic Night & Members-Only Discovery Garden Open House

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | 6-8:30 p.m.

Explore nature! Visit this brand-new garden and get your hands dirty at fun activity stations throughout the marsh, meadow, and woodland landscapes.

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