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Hope by Laura Fontini

In HOPE Laura Fantini’s intricately detailed pencil drawings of seeds, which she has collected throughout NYC and Italy, explore the fundamental power of seeds, new beginnings, and growth.

QBG

April 26, 2018
January 9, 2018 - April 29, 2018 Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Saving the Plants of the World: Science in Action

For more than a century, scientists at NYBG have traveled to better understand plants and fungi, their relationship to their environments, and their uses by people around the world. Now you can get a glimpse of their groundbreaking work via this exhibition in the Britton Rotunda.

NYBG

April 26, 2018
February 20, 2018 - May 1, 2018 Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10am - 5pm
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QBG Bird Walk with NYC Audubon (Registration Required)

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this special series with NYC Audubon! Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Use your UA voucher for garden admission!

QBG

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018
9:30am to 10:30am
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Sakura Matsuri

Sakura Matsuri offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The festival celebrates the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.

BBG

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018 Sat, Sun
10:00am to 6:00pm
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Arbor Fest

It’s a fun-filled celebration of trees and the environment at QBG’s Arbor Fest! Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, including live music, arts and crafts, demonstrations, a petting zoo, and local food vendors! Thank you to sponsor Green Mountain Energy.

QBG

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018
11:00am to 5:00pm
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Storytime and Craft

Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally-inspired stories that will open their imaginations to the different natural worlds found at QBG; followed by a botanically themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under (accompanied by adult).

QBG

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018 Sat, Sun
2:00pm to 4:00 pm
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Hungry March Band

When the Hungry March Band plays, anything can — and will — happen.

NYSCI

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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STEM Career EXPO

Join us for our 3rd annual STEM Career Expo to learn about the wide range of careers in STEM. Reservations required.

NYSCI

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018
5:30pm to 8:00pm
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Nature Walks with Bradley Klein: Spring Migration Part 2

Meet at Magnolia Plaza by building steps. View migrating birds and learn to identify species by sight and sound with the guidance of naturalist Bradley Klein. Bring binoculars; we have a limited number to share. Free with Garden admission. No registration necessary.

BBG

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018
11am-12pm
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QBG Bird Walk with NYC Audubon (Registration Required)

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this special series with NYC Audubon! Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Use your UA voucher for garden admission!

QBG

May 19, 2018
May 19, 2018
9:30am to 10:30am
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Memorial Day Veteran Tree Tour

The Garden boasts many distinguished veteran trees that are a century old or more. Each species—linden, cypress, oak, cherry—has unique qualities; all are especially lovely in spring. Come celebrate their longevity and hear their stories.

BBG

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm
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Conservation Celebration

It’s a party for the planet! We are proud to host this annual event of education demos, crafts, keeper talks, animal presentations, and music, leading to a greater awareness of the health of the planet. Meet local organizations that are working toward a greener future.

SIZ

June 2, 2018
June 2, 2018
12pm - 3pm
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QBG Bird Walk with NYC Audubon (Registration Required)

Register for one or all five free nature walks in this special series with NYC Audubon! Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds – like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Use your UA voucher for garden admission!

QBG

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018
9:30am to 10:30am
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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 9, 2018
June 9, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Identification Day

The Museum celebrates natural history collections by inviting visitors to bring in their own specimens for our annual Identification Day. Get an up-close look at specimens from the Museum’s rarely seen collections, while scientists attempt to identify your discoveries.

AMNH

June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Upcoming Events

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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

April 26, 2018
January 1, 2016 - January 1, 2020 Everyday
10:00am to 5:45pm
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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.

NYA

April 26, 2018
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 Everyday
Feeding times depend on animal needs.
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Sea Lion Celebration

In our interactive show at the Aquatheater, the bonds our sea lions have with their trainers take center stage. The animals learn behaviors from them that stimulate their natural instincts and aid in their care.

NYA

April 26, 2018
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 Everyday
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
3:30 PM
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Geometrics Figurative Works

Karl Szilagi creates visual puzzles that use black and white geometric patterns to create figurative images. His art explores how we perceive patterns as both flat and three-dimensional at the same time. Free with NYSCI admission.

NYSCI

April 26, 2018
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 Everyday
Monday-Friday 9:30-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
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Connected Worlds

A fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where vistors explore the interconnectedness of different environments, learn about the importance of keeping systems in balance, and see how our individual and collective actions can have widespread impact.

NYSCI

April 26, 2018
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 Everyday
Monday-Friday 9:30-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday 10am-6pm
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Sea Lion Feedings

At the heart of the park, bark hello to California sea lions at the daily feeding and training demonstrations for the Zoo’s noisiest residents at the Sea Lion Pool.

BXZ

April 26, 2018
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 Everyday
11:00 AM
3:00 PM
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