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Queens Botanical Garden Hosts MARCH for the Earth

                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE               

Regina Forlenza- Queens Botanical Garden
718-886-3800 ext. 204


February 28, 2013- Flushing NY—Queens Botanical Garden will be celebrating the Vernal Equinox with a day of service and unity on March 23, 2013, beginning at 10am.  Individuals and groups from the community are invited to volunteer their services in the Garden, doing everything from seeding to weeding, all to prepare for the season.  We’ll begin with light refreshments in the morning.  Following the 2 hour work session, join QBG staff for a festive unity march to the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Unisphere.  Advanced registration is required-email rforlenza@queensbotanical.org. (Note: The Parking Garden will be open for this event; $5 per vehicle)

Inquiries may also be directed to (718) 886-3800, ex330 or dhector@queensbotanical.org

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.  Parking is available in the Garden’s lot on Crommelin Street.  For travel directions and more information visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.  QBG 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 NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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