Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, May 6 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, May 6

Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, May 6

Weekends in Bloom

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Weekends from April 22 to May 14, celebrate Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s glorious spring blooms and flowering trees with pop-up music and dance performances, cultural programs, workshops for kids and families, Garden tours, and more.

All programs free with Garden admission. See all weekends.

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  • Two young girls prepare food in the Children's Garden.

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Discovery Garden

    Family Discovery Weekends

    Learn and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats encourage families to explore nature alongside volunteer docents.

  • Woman with orange head wrap around her head dancing.

    11–11:45 a.m.
    Water Garden

    Alexandra Jean-Joseph & Sky Menesky of Imamou Lele

    Take a journey to Haiti through the exploration of traditional games, songs, drumming, and dance movement.

    Presented in partnership with Haiti Cultural Exchange
  • Man playing Mike traditional Indian tabla drums.

    12–12:45 p.m.
    Osborne Garden

    Mike Lukshis

    Mike Lukshis performs a traditional classical solo on the Indian tabla drums, mixed with stories about the popular percussion instrument.

  • Musician Buyu Ambroise plays the trumpet while wearing a black hat and black buttonup against a gray background.

    1–1:45 p.m.
    Plant Family Collection

    Buyu Ambroise & the Blues in Red Band

    Buyu Ambroise & the Blues in Red Band present a fusion of jazz and Haitian rhythms.

    Presented in partnership with Haiti Cultural Exchange
  • A view of a bridge in the Japanese garden.

    1–2 p.m.
    Magnolia Plaza

    Seasonal Highlights Tour

    Discover BBG’s plants and gardens in peak bloom and other highlights of the season on this tour led by a Garden Guide. Meet on Magnolia Plaza by building steps.

  • Entertainer Adam Rinn in a fun white blazer with black splotches and pointing at a ferris wheel labelled the Wonder Wall in Coney Island.

    1–4 p.m.

    Coney Island USA’s Adam Rinn

    Direct from Coney Island, Adam Rinn will amuse and amaze you with his unusual acts and incredible feats. A true master of swords and strength!

  • Two rows of people including women in pink scarves and men in black hoodies pose together.

    2:30–3:15 p.m.
    Plant Family Collection

    Harlem Japanese Gospel Choir

    The Harlem Japanese Gospel Choir perform their unique blend of English and Japanese singing in powerful harmony.


Art in the Garden is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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