Asian American Activity Center and Queens Botanical Garden Host Seventh Annual Pre-Lunar New Year Gala & Flower Market
Saturday January 21, 2012 – 10am to 6pm and Sunday January 22, 2012– 10am to 6pm
Darcy Hector – Queens Botanical Garden
718-886-3800, ext. 330
Tammy Ngan – Asian American Activity Center
Flushing NY, November 17, 2011 – Queens Botanical Garden and Asian-American Activity Center, Inc. will celebrate Lunar New Year by hosting The 7th Annual Pre-Lunar New Year Gala & Flower Market 2012 on Saturday January 21st and Sunday January 22, 2012.
The Flower Market will continue a long Chinese tradition, celebrating the last days before Lunar New Year 2012 (The Year of the Dragon) with a sumptuous display of flowers and Lunar New Year goods. The event will take place in a heated 5,000 square foot tent and will feature live music and dance performances, raffles, and free tastings from local vendors, in addition to a breath-taking selection of cut flowers and plants. The Flower Market will also be a convenient venue for last-minute shopping before Lunar New Year.
Queens Botanical Garden is co-sponsoring the Flower Market with the Asian American Activity Center, Inc., a non-profit organization promoting Asian-American culture in New York City.
For more information, please call (718) 886-3800, ext. 330 (English) or 212-431-0368 (Chinese).
Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship. Located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, Queens Botanical Garden is easily accessible by car, train, or bus. For travel directions and more information visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800. Queens Botanical Garden is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.