First Sundays

First Sundays

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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Mark your calendar! Join us at future First Sunday programs on January 7, February 4, and March 4, 2018.


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    10 a.m.–Noon

    Family Discovery Stations and Storytime

    Steinhardt Conservatory

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    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 at Steinberg Visitor Center

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    Noon–1 p.m.

    Chase Away the Winter Blues Outdoor Tour

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

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    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.

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    2–3 p.m.

    Winter Yoga

    Sarah Schumann, owner of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center, 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.

Dining & Gifts

Upcoming Dates

Sunday, December 3, 2017
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