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Worlds Beyond Earth

Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, the new planetarium show explores worlds that share our solar system and the unique conditions that make like on Earth possible.

AMNH

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020
M-F Halfhour 10:30am-4pm; Wed starts at 11am
Sat-Sun Half hour 10:30am-5pm
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Lunar New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Year of the Rat at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family! Welcome the New Year with a plant from our Lucky Plant sale!

QBG

January 25, 2020
January 25, 2020
12:00 PM-4:00 PM
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February Break Discovery Days

Explore habitats from around the world and have hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break. Families can learn together inside BBG’s Steinhardt Conservatory with Discovery Docents. Activities are the same each day, but feel free to come for a repeat visit.

BBG

February 17, 2020
February 17, 2020 - February 20, 2020 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
10:30am-12:30pm
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Storytime & Craft

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under.

QBG

February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020 - February 21, 2020 Tue, Fri
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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First Discoveries for Toddlers

Calling all explorers up to 5 years old (and their caregivers)! Learn how plants and animals keep warm during the winter in the Discovery Garden. Touch and smell winter plants, read a story, or create a craft to take home. Activities rotate weekly. Free with Garden admission.

BBG

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020 - March 27, 2020 Fri
10am-11:30am
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Compost Giveback

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Staff will be present to assist but please come prepared to fill and carry out bags of compost. We will provide shovels and empty 7.5 gallon sandbags.

QBG

March 14, 2020
March 14, 2020 - March 28, 2020 Sat
10:00 AM-2:00 PM
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Children's Garden Family Day

Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts. See how worms wiggle, touch and discover the QBG plant collection, create your own tasty and healthy trail mix, plant your own seedling in the Children’s Garden, and do a garden-wide scavenger hunt.

QBG

March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
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at the annual EXPO

UA Science Expo

EXPO is our end of year celebration where Urban Advantage students from all borough come and present their projects.

AMNH

June 6, 2020
June 6, 2020
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Student set-up at 10:00 am
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Upcoming Events

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Nature Club

Join us for FREE sessions with the Bronx Zoo Nature Club! We will host monthly sessions at the Zoo and in nearby parks, connecting families back to nature through unstructured, free-play exploration.

BXZ

January 25, 2020
February 1, 2019 - July 1, 2020 Sat
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11
June 8
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T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

Meet the entire tyrannosaur superfamily and reveal the amazing story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through stunning life-sized models, fossils and casts, engaging interactives, and an immersive multiplayer virtual reality experience developed for this exhibition.

AMNH

January 20, 2020
March 11, 2019 - August 9, 2020 Everyday
Every half hour
10:30am– 5:00pm
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The Butterfly Conservatory

Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies. Adult butterflies are wonderfully diverse in shape, size, and color. Active during the day, they live almost everywhere around the world, from Arctic tundra to tropical rain forests.

AMNH

January 20, 2020
October 12, 2019 - May 25, 2020 Everyday
Every quarter hour from 10:15 am to 5 pm.
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Holiday Train Show

Marvel at model trains zipping through an enchanting display of more than 175 famous New York landmarks (the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Rockefeller Center, and other favorites) each re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, acorns, and cinnamon sticks.

NYBG

January 21, 2020
November 23, 2019 - January 26, 2020 Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10am - 5pm
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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Tour the exotic flora of tropical, desert, and Mediterranean climates without leaving Brooklyn. Meet at the Conservatory Entrance.

BBG

January 24, 2020
December 1, 2019 - March 29, 2020 Sat, Sun, Fri
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Free Winter Hours at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Experience the serenity and wonder of the Garden with free weekday admission and programs for the entire family!

BBG

January 21, 2020
December 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10:00am-4:30pm
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