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You’re Invited to NYBG’s Earth Day Celebration + A Family Pack Giveaway


Our friends at the New York Botanical Garden are hosting an Earth Day Celebration and the final weekend of The Orchid Show from April 21 to 22The Orchid Show closes with an Earth Day celebration that highlights NYBG’s central work to save the plants of the world.



Meet NYBG scientists and students to learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants and fungi, from the Bronx to Brazil. Join behind-the-scenes tours of the Plant Research Laboratory, where cutting-edge studies probe plants’ molecular mysteries. Participate in the Open House of the Steere Herbarium to view myriad historic and modern preserved plant specimens not normally on public view.

Family Fun

Family-friendly activities throughout the weekend invite everyone to join in the celebration.

Spring Fun

Friday, April 20; 1:30–5:30 p.m.
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden
Explore the unfolding wonders of the spring season! Investigate amazing sights and sounds of spring inside the Discovery Center using science tools, then go outside to hunt for evidence that plants and animals are awakening from their winter slumber. Craft your own seed sprouting tray to observe at home!

Earth Ball on Display

Saturday & Sunday, April 21–22
Conservatory Lawn
Debuting in 2017, the Earth Ball is back for another Earth Day Celebration. Come snap a pic with the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory as the backdrop.

Kids Count!

Saturday & Sunday, April 21–22; 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden
Learn about a teen-led, three-season project to document leaf, flower, and fruit development in native plants growing in the Adventure Garden. Go out to observe the pussy willow and add your own data to their work!

Reserve your tickets today!

Giveaway time! Enter to win (1) family pack of 4 tickets to the New York Botanical Garden. Follow @3citygirlsblog on Instagram and like the giveaway post. For bonus entries, tag a friend that you would take along! Giveaway ends Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 Winner will be notified by DM. Good luck!

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