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Winter Family Outing: Celebrating Black Botanists & the Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver

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Learn how plants played an important role in the lives of Dr. Carver, Dr. Marie Clark Taylor, Edmond Albius, and Percy Gentle. We’ll explore some plants Dr. Carver worked with, using plants to paint and to create a lotion to take home. This program is recommended for 4 to 12-year-olds. This is a fully outdoor, socially distanced program. Please dress for all weather. Masks are required for the full duration of this event. Ticket includes one child with one adult. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is NOT a drop-off program. Adults should plan to participate with children. 

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About Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main St.

Flushing, NY


    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.