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Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch (event is expired)

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Queens Botanical Garden Neighborhood: Flushing43-50 Main St (At Dahlia Ave) Queens, NY 11355(718) 886-3800
Description:Celebrate October with some Pumpkin picking fun! Take a guided tour of the garden, hear live music from local bands or listen to some family-friendly stories. There will be children's activities throughout the day and food and beer will be available for purchase.

Event schedule:
11am -- Lonesome Moonlight String Band acoustic session at the Garden Entrance Plaza

11am -- Bird & Nature Walk

11:30am-12 noon -- Poetry reading with the Fresh Meadows Poets

12:30-1pm -- Tai Chi demonstration

1-4pm -- Urban Advantage Family Science Sunday (special admission required)

1:15-2:30pm Musical Entertainment: Lonesome Moonlight String Band

1:30-2pm -- Gardening demonstration with QBG Gardener, Karl McKoy

2-2:30pm -- Spinning wheel demonstrations

2-3pm -- Garden Tour with QBG Executive Director, Susan Lacerte

3-3:30pm - Glass painting demonstrations with Cristina Cipriani

3:15-4:30pm Musical Entertainment: The Bakersfield Breakers

Fun throughout the afternoon:
Children's activities including QBG's popular Pumpkin Patch (1-4pm or while supplies last; $3 per pumpkin)

Face painting (12:30-4pm; $2)

Origami pumpkin demonstrations (12:30-4:30pm; while supplies last)

Compost Demonstration: learn how to harvest, sift, and apply indoor and outdoor compost with the NYC Compost Project in Queens (11am to 4pm)

Food vendors and beer tent

QBG Marketplace with seasonal treats for sale (while supplies last)

Craft vendors

Cider press demonstrations (while supplies last)

Tunes provided by DJ Ito throughout the day
Schedule subject to change.
Dates and times: Sunday, October 14 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Cost:Free with admission.Event website:www.queensbotanical.org/programs/harvestfest
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