Sat, Jan 26
11:00am - 12:00pm
6 classes have spots left
Kids will learn about the various parts of trees, their functions, and will use parts of trees to make a craft for take home! Program concludes with a walk through the Pinetum. Please dress for the weather.
Saturday Jan 26th, 11am - 12pm
Saturday Feb 2nd, 11am - 12pm
Craft a valentine for your special someone and let your love-light shine with a botanical cocktail! We'll create collages out of pressed flowers and learn how to make your own plantable seed paper. Please Note: All materials provided.
Wednesday Feb 13th, 6pm - 8pm
Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Tuesday Feb 19th, 1pm - 2:30pm
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5+) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. We’ll be helping you to set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday Feb 21st, 1pm - 2:30pm
Friday Feb 22nd, 1pm - 2:30pm
Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for 4 to 10-year-olds, but all are welcome to attend. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is not a drop-off program. List of classes: Plants...
Learn all about the different uses and healing properties of aromatic oils, create household products, and sip on botanically infused cocktails from herbs you can grow in your own backyard! Please Note: All materials provided
Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will feature an exclusive peek inside QBG’s Greenhouse and will use plants wintering there as inspiration.
Learn all about different plant parts, identify their functions, and discover which of these parts we eat. We'll visit the Greenhouse to see edible plants and make hummus for dipping veggies as a healthy snack! Please dress for the weather.
Learn the elements in creating an indigo vat as participants make one together as a group. Learning about indigo history, techniques, and more from Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens. Each participant will test out shibori techniques on one silk scarf and one pocket square (provided) before dyeing them blue and taking them home! Please Note: All materials...
Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by pros, and take home their own centerpiece. All materials included. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult).
Students learn about bonsai traditions, artistic design principles, bonsai horticulture, and both short and long-term maintenance. Each participant will leave with a finished bonsai potted into a bonsai pot, working with a tropical or sub-tropical tree that can grow well in apartments. All materials included, recommended for adults and children...
Enjoy a special performance of excerpts from Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s new production “Navidad,” featuring live music and dance that celebrate U.S. and Mexican Christmas traditions. The performance will feature segments from the show, a discussion about the story, and interactive movement workshops with the audience. Please...