First Sundays - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
First Sundays

First Sundays

Families & Kids | First Sundays

December 2, 2018; January 6, February 3, March 3, 2019
First Sunday of Each Winter Month

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Experience the serenity and wonder of the Garden with programs for the entire family!
All programs are free with Garden admission.

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  • an asian woman reads a picture book to two young children.

    10:30 a.m.–Noon

    Family Story Time

    Read garden-inspired stories alongside BBG volunteers. Different winter themes each month; drop in anytime during program hours to join in.
    Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium

  • group of people with binoculars

    11 a.m.–Noon

    Winter Nature Walk with Bradley Klein

    Explore Brooklyn Botanic Garden and observe the birds, mammals, and insects that remain active in winter.
    Meet on Magnolia Plaza by the steps.

  • winter berries

    Noon–1 p.m.

    Chase Away the Winter Blues Outdoor Tour

    Join licensed psychotherapist Lynne Spevack for this narrated walk designed to relieve the winter doldrums. See Monthly Tour Topics
    Meet on Magnolia Plaza by the steps.

  • group of people amid tropical plants

    1–2 p.m.

    Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

    Join a trained Garden Guide on a tour of the exotic flora of tropical, desert, and Mediterranean climates without leaving Brooklyn.
    Meet at Steinhardt Conservatory entrance.

  • group of individuals doing yoga indoors

    2–3 p.m.

    Winter Yoga

    Sarah Schumann will lead this all-levels yoga class that emphasizes warming and opening the body through yoga postures, breathing exercises, and guided meditation.
    Bring your own yoga mat. Space is limited; sign up in the Visitor Center starting at 11 a.m.

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