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March Madness at Queens Botanical Garden
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:   
Regina Forlenza – Queens Botanical Garden
718-886-3800, ext. 204
rforlenza@queensbotanical.org

Flushing, NY – February 9, 2012 – Queens Botanical Garden will be all abuzz this March, welcoming visitors from the surrounding community and beyond to an exciting slate of community events, workshops, lectures and exhibitions throughout the month.

Expert-led interactive workshops in wildlife photography, poetry and lawn care are a few of the options that will be available to visitors to the Garden in March. The packed schedule reflects the Garden’s renewed mission to expand its offerings to the public and maintain a consistent presence in the community. 

“April through October is considered the growing and gardening season, but there are things to see and do at QBG all year round,” says Darcy Hector, Director of Marketing and Development. “We hope people will come out for these early spring activities and see the Garden with fresh eyes.”

March Events at Queens Botanical Garden

Saturday, March 3, 2 to 4pm: Free Composting Workshop in Mandarin Chinese 
Saturday, March 10, 2 to 4pm: Free HSBC Children's Garden Family Day
Saturday, March 10, 2 to 3:30pm: Free Poetry Reading/Workshop
Saturday, March 10, 1 to 3:30pm - $10/person - Wildlife Photography by Shari Romar
Saturday, March 17, 1 to 3:30pm - $10/person - Flower Photography by H. David Stein
Saturday, March 17, 2 to 3:30pm: Free lecture "The Amazing World of Bamboo”
Sunday March 25, 10am to 1pm: Free MARCH for the Earth volunteering event
Sunday, March 25, 1pm to 4pm: $5/person - Spring Lawn Care Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, March 31 & April 1, 8am to 6pm: Opening Weekend!
Art Exhibit: “Vignettes from The Queens Project” – Audrey Gottlieb – through May 19
Saturdays, March 31 through June 16, 9:30am to noon: HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

For more information about March events at Queens Botanical Garden, call (718) 886-3800, ext. 204 or email rforlenza@queensbotanical.org.

 


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