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Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds
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Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds

Wednesdays, July 16, 23; August 6, 13, 20, 2014
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Calling all witches and wizards! Uncover the mysteries of plants from mythology and your favorite stories as you learn more about the real magic of plants.

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Ongoing

Let’s Grow

Let’s Grow

Celebrating 100 Years of the Children's Garden

In 2014, Brooklyn Botanic Garden marks the centennial of its pioneering Children’s Garden. Join us throughout the year in celebrating this remarkable place.

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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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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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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

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

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Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds

Midsummer Magic Plant Walks for 8‑ to 12‑Year-Olds

Wednesdays, July 16, 23; August 6, 13, 20, 2014
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required
Meet at the Visitor Center

Calling all witches and wizards! Uncover the mysteries of plants from mythology and your favorite stories as you learn more about the real magic of plants.

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Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 6 p.m.
Free for members | Preregistration Required

Take a peek inside BBG’s historic Children’s Garden—a special place where for the past 100 years only children participating in our season-long horticulture programs have had access.

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Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 28–September 3, 2014 | 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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