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Sakura Matsuri 2015
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Sakura Matsuri 2015

Saturday, April 25–Sunday, April 26, 2015 | 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.

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Ongoing

Natural Remains: Mixed Media Artwork by  Jessica Baker

Natural Remains: Mixed Media Artwork by Jessica Baker

April 4–May 17, 2015
Artist’s Reception: Saturday, April 11 | 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Artist Jessica Baker uses innovative and original processes to create unique prints on paper and directly on leaves, as well as mixed-media works.

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Tuesday, March 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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Wednesday, April 1, 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

Thursday, April 2, 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

Friday, April 3, 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

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Morning Meditative Walk

Morning Meditative Walk

Saturdays, April 4, 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. For ages 18+.

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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.

 Learn More

Sunday, April 5, 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

Monday, April 6, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Registration for Summer Classes Opens

Registration for Summer Classes Opens

Monday, April 6, 2015 | 9 a.m.

Adult courses at BBG foster lifelong learning and creativity. Register for courses in gardening, art, cookery, wellness, and more to engage your passions or discover something new.

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Tuesday, April 7, 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

Wednesday, April 8, 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

Thursday, April 9, 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

Friday, April 10, 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

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Morning Meditative Walk

Morning Meditative Walk

Saturday, April 11, 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. For ages 18+.

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Wedding Centerpieces

Wedding Centerpieces

Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Spend the day learning how a floral designer builds wedding centerpieces and tablescapes. Tour the New York City flower market and then head back to a floral studio in Manhattan to create your own wedding centerpiece.

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Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

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Rooftop Container Gardening

Rooftop Container Gardening

Sunday, April 11, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Want to start a rooftop garden or properly care for an existing one? This workshop will give you the tools to get going!

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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.

 Learn More

Sunday, April 12, 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

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 Learn More

Flower Crowns

Flower Crowns

Sunday, April 12, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Celebrate spring and learn how to add charm and romance to any ensemble with floral crowns and headpieces. You'll leave this workshop with a full crown and a headband accent.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, April 14, 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

Wednesday, April 15, 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

Veggies and Herbs in Containers

Veggies and Herbs in Containers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn which varieties of vegetables and herbs do best in containers and how to care for them so that they reward you with a delicious and bountiful harvest!

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Thursday, April 16, 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

Friday, April 17, 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

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Morning Meditative Walk

Morning Meditative Walk

Saturday, April 18, 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. For ages 18+.

 Learn More

Living Lessons in Gardening: The Season Begins

Living Lessons in Gardening: The Season Begins

Saturday, April 18, 2015 | 10 a.m.–Noon or 1–3 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn about garden design principles; discuss plant choices and maintenance needs; and learn about pruning techniques.

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Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 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.

 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.

 Learn More

Natural Perfume Blending

Natural Perfume Blending

Saturday, April 18, 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, April 19, 2015

Family Morning Meditative Walk

Family Morning Meditative Walk

Sunday, April 19, 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.

 Learn More

Veggies and Herbs in Containers

Veggies and Herbs in Containers

Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn which varieties of vegetables and herbs do best in containers and how to care for them so that they reward you with a delicious and bountiful harvest!

 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.

 Learn More

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Saturdays, April 11–May 9, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sundays, April 12–May 10, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
No programs April 25–26
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants. Listen to a garden story, meet and touch composting worms, use science skills to investigate nature, and pot up a plant to take home.

 Learn More

Wild Edibles Walk

Wild Edibles Walk

Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 2–5 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn to safely identify, harvest, and prepare delicious wild ingredients such as ramps and fiddleheads, and discover which noninvasive natives will thrive in your garden.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, April 21, 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

Wednesday, April 22, 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

Thursday, April 23, 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

Garden Apothecary: Fruits and Herbs Syrups, Cordials, and Tinctures

Garden Apothecary: Fruits and Herbs Syrups, Cordials, and Tinctures

Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn how to use your favorite alcohols, fruits, and herbs to make versatile syrups, cordials, and tinctures for flavor, healing, and fun.

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Friday, April 24, 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

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Sakura Matsuri 2015

Sakura Matsuri 2015

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

 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.

 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.

 Learn More

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sakura Matsuri 2015

Sakura Matsuri 2015

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

 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.

 Learn More

Monday, April 27, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Tuesday, April 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.

 Learn More

Wednesday, April 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.

 Learn More

Thursday, April 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

Spring Bonsai Seminar: Repotting Bonsai

Spring Bonsai Seminar: Repotting Bonsai

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

Observe best practices for repotting bonsai and learn about root balancing and function. Repotting techniques will be demonstrated using 70- to 100-year-old bonsai from BBG's renowned collection.

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