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Chile Pepper Festival 2015
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Chile Pepper Festival 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Cherry Esplanade

New York’s hottest fall tradition features spicy performances from around the world and the opportunity to sample dozens of hot sauces, pickles, and salsas as well as artisanal goodies from Brooklyn’s best chile-chocolate creators.

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Ongoing

Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

September 8–December 13, 2015

BBG presents an exhibition of sculptures by renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi in collaboration with the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum.

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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through September 6
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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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Summer Guided Tour

Summer Guided Tour

June through September 6
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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Monday, September 7, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Exhibition Preview for Members: Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden


Exhibition Preview for Members: Isamu Noguchi at Brooklyn Botanic Garden


September 9, 2015 | 6–8 p.m.

Join us for a members-only peek at an exhibition of sculptures by renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi.

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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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Monday, September 14, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 9:30–10:30 a.m.
September 15–October 27, 2015

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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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Botanical Beads: Ancient Ornaments to Modern Jewels

Botanical Beads: Ancient Ornaments to Modern Jewels

Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 6–9 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn about plants as body adornments and the relationship between plants and people. Each student will make a unique pair of earrings using an assortment of local and tropical seeds.

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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays & Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
September 19–November 1, 2015
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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Natural Perfume Blending

Natural Perfume Blending

Saturday, November 19, 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, September 20, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays & Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
September 19–November 1, 2015
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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Collage: Celebrating the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden

Collage: Celebrating the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden

Sunday, September 20, 2015 | Noon–4 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Transform found images and ephemera into collages inspired by the Garden—with close attention to the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (celebrating its centennial) and BBG's special Isamu Noguchi exhibit.

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Monday, September 21, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 9:30–10:30 a.m.
September 15–October 27, 2015

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.

 Learn More

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Chile Pepper Festival 2015

Chile Pepper Festival 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Cherry Esplanade

New York’s hottest fall tradition features spicy performances from around the world and the opportunity to sample dozens of hot sauces, pickles, and salsas as well as artisanal goodies from Brooklyn’s best chile-chocolate creators.

 Learn More

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays & Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
September 19–November 1, 2015
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

Monday, September 28, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 9:30–10:30 a.m.
September 15–October 27, 2015

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.

 Learn More

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Plant Mystery Tour for 7- to 11-Year-Olds

Plant Mystery Tour for 7- to 11-Year-Olds

Thursdays | 4–5:30 p.m.
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015
Meet at Discovery Garden Pavilion
Preregistration Required

Investigate interesting plants and search for critters in the Discovery Garden’s habitats using microscopes, dip nets, and other science tools.

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DIY: All-Natural Cleaning Products

DIY: All-Natural Cleaning Products

Thursday, October 1, 2015 | 6:30–9 p.m.

Learn to make your own natural, nontoxic, family- and pet friendly home-care products. Take home your new creations at the end of the workshop.

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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Overwintering Plants Indoors

Overwintering Plants Indoors

Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn which plants need to be brought inside, which need a dormancy period, how to combat dry-out from heating systems, and more.

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Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays & Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
September 19–November 1, 2015
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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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays & Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
September 19–November 1, 2015
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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