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Nikon's Small World Photomicrography Exhibition

View the winning images of this annual competition showcasing the delicate balance between scientific technique and art.

NYSCI

February 20, 2019
November 9, 2018 - February 24, 2019 Everyday
Monday-Friday 9:30 am-5 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10 am-6 pm
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Chase Away the Winter Blues Outdoor Tour

Meet at Magnolia Plaza by the building steps. Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack for this narrated walk designed to relieve the winter doldrums. Walks are held in all weather; dress warmly. First Sundays only of Dec-March.

BBG

February 24, 2019
December 2, 2018 - March 3, 2019 Sun
12:00-1:00pm
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First Sundays

First Sunday of each winter month December-March. Free programs (with Garden admission) for the entire family! Family Story Time, Winter Nature Walk, Chase Away the Winter Blues Outdoor Tour, Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

BBG

February 24, 2019
December 2, 2018 - March 3, 2019 Sun
10:00am-2:00pm
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February Break Discovery Days

Explore habitats from around the world and hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break. Explore the lush conservatories on scavenger hunts, listen to stories, and pot up a plant to take home. Activities are the same each day.

BBG

February 20, 2019
February 18, 2019 - February 21, 2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
10:30am-12:30pm
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February Break Family Programs: 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. Drop-in.

QBG

February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019
1pm - 2:30pm
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Children’s Garden Open House

Learn about the garden and nature programs we have for kids ages 2 to 14 and see how worms wiggle, discover the QBG plant collection, create your own tasty trail mix, plant a seedling, or do a garden-wide scavenger hunt. Registration required: 2019childrensgardenoh.eventbrite.com

QBG

March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019
1:00 - 4:00pm
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Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

Quintet of the Americas is one of the longest-running wind quintets in North America.

QBG

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
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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 1, 2019
June 1, 2019
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Student set-up at 10:00 am
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Upcoming Events

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Space Show: Dark Universe

The Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it- and to new frontiers for exploration. Check website for times.

AMNH

February 20, 2019
November 2, 2013 - December 31, 2019 Everyday
10:30am-4pm
10:30am-5pm
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The Titanosaur

The Museum added a must see exhibit to its famous Fossil Halls: a cast of a 122 ft long dinosaur.This species is so new that it hasn’t yet been named by the paleontologists who found it. Scientists think this dinosaur, part of a group known as titanosaurs, weighed about 70 tons.

AMNH

February 20, 2019
January 1, 2016 - January 1, 2020 Everyday
10:00am to 5:45pm
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Unseen Oceans

Experience an ocean you never imagined. Enter a sensory world of the ocan at night and discover the fluorescent secrets of undersea animals and explore the dreamatic undersea landscape of the deep ocean.

AMNH

February 20, 2019
March 12, 2018 - August 18, 2019 Everyday
10:00 am - 5:45 pm
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Pondlife Exhibit

This multimedia exhibition by scientist and filmmaker Sally Warring combines art and biology in an exploration of the microbial communities in the ponds and waterways at the Garden.

BBG

February 20, 2019
April 1, 2018 - April 1, 2019 Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10:00am to 4:00pm
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Penguin Feedings

Penguin Feedings

Our black-footed penguins bray loudly to each other during their daily feedings. It’s one way they strengthen their pair bonds, along with preening each other and rubbing bills. Feeding times depend on animal needs. Check the daily schedule in the Main Lobby.

NYA

February 20, 2019
May 12, 2018 - May 12, 2019 Everyday
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Giant Screen 2D/3D Movie

In Backyard Wilderness, follow a girl who discovers the secrets that nature has hidden close to her front door. This film reveals animal inhabitants in rare and breathtaking detail, inside dens and nests, and moving along forests floors and pond bottoms. Check website for times.

AMNH

February 20, 2019
September 14, 2018 - June 30, 2019 Everyday
11:30am; 4:30pm
10:30am; 12:30pm; 1:30pm; 3:30pm
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