Hands-on History: A Garden for Mary

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May 11, 2013


King Manor Museum


Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween


Event description: Mary and Rufus King both loved the gardens of King Manor. Help plant a vegetable garden at the museum in honor of Mary -- come back and watch the vegetables grow throughout the summer. Participants will learn about plants, enjoy listening to stories about gardens, and make thier own compostable flowerpot -- they even get to plant seeds in it so they can grow their own flowers or beans at home.

Address: 150-03 Jamaica Avenue
In King Park
Jamaica, NY 11432
Phone: 718-206-0545
Website: kingmanor.org

About King Manor Museum

Standard hours: Weekdays: 12-2; Weekends: 1-5
Wheelchair accessible: Partially
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: No
Where is food allowed: Food not allowed at all
Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: Yes

Founded in 1900, King Manor Association of L.I., Inc. operates King Manor as a historic house museum to preserve and interpret the home and legacy of Rufus King.  Our goal is to make history relevant and immediate, and to foster an awareness of the roots of the present and a deeper appreciation of history as an on-going process. Come enjoy a tour of our period rooms, listen to a concert, attend a lecture, or bring the family for free crafts, and much more!
Parking: Street Parking
Nearest public transportation stop: Jamaica Center: E, J,Z; Parsons: F
Play area: Outdoor
Party room: No

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