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Members’ Summer Evenings
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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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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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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

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BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl

BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl

Thursdays, July 23, 30, August 6, 2015 | 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join this fun-filled moonlit walk and workshop about bats and other nocturnal wildlife in the Garden. Hear bat echolocation, see them in flight, and learn about their key role in our survival on the planet today.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; 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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Herbal Alcohol Tour: Absinthe

Herbal Alcohol Tour: Absinthe

Saturday, August 1, 2015 | 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. & 1:15–2:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn the sordid history of absinthe, and then try this maligned alcohol from a local distiller served in a classic fashion.

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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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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Family Discovery Weekends

Family Discovery Weekends

Saturdays and Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
June 6–14; 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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Monday, August 3, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 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

First Discoveries for Toddlers

First Discoveries for Toddlers

Tuesdays | 1:30–3 p.m.
July 7–August 25, 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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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 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

Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Members’ Garden Cocktail Nights

Wednesdays, July 1, August 5, September 2, 2015 | 6-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy live music and a cocktail special (cash bar) while savoring the summer sunset on Lily Pool Terrace.

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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.

 Learn More

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
July 7–August 28

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, hold a water plant and learn how it floats, or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow!

 Learn More

BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl

BBG at Night: Nocturnal Critter Crawl

Thursdays, July 23, 30, August 6, 2015 | 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join this fun-filled moonlit walk and workshop about bats and other nocturnal wildlife in the Garden. Hear bat echolocation, see them in flight, and learn about their key role in our survival on the planet today.

 Learn More


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