Upcoming Events Calendar

Jun
22
Sat
Snug Harbor Garden Tours: White Garden and Herb Garden
Jun 22 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Experience Snug Harbor’s gardens in a whole new way this summer!  Choose your own adventure: a tour, a workshop, or a tour + workshop combo.

On the White Garden and Herb Garden Tour, learn about the original inspirations for Snug Harbor’s White Garden, where plants have either gray-green foliage or pure white blossoms. Next, tour the Herb Garden and discuss the practical origin of decorative gardens as a source of food and medicine.

Excited to learn more?  Stick around for the Planting Perfect Perennials Workshop from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM!

Come back each month for a different garden experience: 
White Garden and Herb Garden Tour: June 8, 22
Perennial Garden and Carl Grillo Glass House Tour: July 6, 20
Tropical Border Tour: August 3, 17, 31
Four Elements of the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden Tour: September 14, 28

BUY TICKETS HERE
Tours begin at 2:00 PM
Meet at  Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

Snug Harbor Members receive a 10% discount on individual tour and workshops tickets. To purchase your tickets at the discounted rate, log in to your Member Portal: https://snug-harbor.org/snug-harbor-member-portal-login

Jun
25
Tue
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Jun 25 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

Jun
29
Sat
History & Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour
Jun 29 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Rediscover Snug Harbor on a summer tour!

Hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings and more! The History and Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour through Snug Harbor’s 83-acre site reveals the history of our 19th century campus alongside tales of strange occurrences and mysteries on our grounds.

History & Mysteries Tours Available: June 1, 15, 29 | July 13, 27 | August 10, 24 | September 7, 21

BUY TICKETS HERE
Tours begin at 11:00 AM
Meet at  Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9
Snug Harbor Members receive a 10% discount on individual tour and workshops tickets. To purchase your tickets at the discounted rate, log in to your Member Portal.

Snug Harbor Heritage Farm Tours: Spring Has Sprung
Jun 29 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Experience Snug Harbor’s Heritage Farm in a whole new way this summer!  Choose your own adventure: a tour, a workshop, or a tour + workshop combo.

On the behind-the-scenes Spring Has Sprung Tour of the Heritage Farm, you’ll learn what’s fresh and what we are planning for our growing season.

Excited to learn more?  Stick around for the Spring Into Summer Workshop from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM!

Come back each month for a different Heritage Farm experience: 
Spring Has Sprung Tour: June 1, 15, 29
Fruits and Vegetables Tour: July 13, 27
Fall Crops and Cover Crops Tour: August 10, 24
Winter Crops and Putting Your Garden to Bed Tour: September 7, 21

BUY TICKETS HERE
Tours begin at 2:00 PM
Meet at  Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

Snug Harbor Members receive a 10% discount on individual tour and workshops tickets. To purchase your tickets at the discounted rate, log in to your Member Portal: https://snug-harbor.org/snug-harbor-member-portal-login

Jul
13
Sat
History & Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour
Jul 13 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Rediscover Snug Harbor on a summer tour!

Hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings and more! The History and Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour through Snug Harbor’s 83-acre site reveals the history of our 19th century campus alongside tales of strange occurrences and mysteries on our grounds.

History & Mysteries Tours Available: June 1, 15, 29 | July 13, 27 | August 10, 24 | September 7, 21

BUY TICKETS HERE
Tours begin at 11:00 AM
Meet at  Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9
Snug Harbor Members receive a 10% discount on individual tour and workshops tickets. To purchase your tickets at the discounted rate, log in to your Member Portal.

The Power of Compost: Healthy Ecosystems (NYC Compost Project)
Jul 13 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Why does composting matter? In this workshop you will see how your composting efforts can have a positive impact on your garden, your community, and the world around us. Prepare to roll up your sleeves as we go over the range of compost benefits and application techniques, so that you can make the most of your compost.

Meet at Compost Demo Site
Free admission | Registration requested

Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Jul 13 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

Snug Harbor Heritage Farm Tours: Fruits and Vegetables
Jul 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Experience Snug Harbor’s Heritage Farm in a whole new way this summer!  Choose your own adventure: a tour, a workshop, or a tour + workshop combo.

On the Fruits and Vegetables Tour, learn about over one hundred varieties of fruits growing at the Heritage Farm!  We’ll tour the nightshade rows, the tunnel, and the perennial fruit bramble and orchard.

Excited to learn more?  Stick around for the Let Us Feast Workshop from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM!

Come back each month for a different Heritage Farm experience: 
Spring Has Sprung Tour: June 1, 15, 29
Fruits and Vegetables Tour: July 13, 27
Fall Crops and Cover Crops Tour: August 10, 24
Winter Crops and Putting Your Garden to Bed Tour: September 7, 21

BUY TICKETS HERE
Tours begin at 2:00 PM
Meet at  Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

Snug Harbor Members receive a 10% discount on individual tour and workshops tickets. To purchase your tickets at the discounted rate, log in to your Member Portal: https://snug-harbor.org/snug-harbor-member-portal-login

Jul
20
Sat
Gentle Yoga & Meditation Classes with BE Yoga
Jul 20 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

You’re invited to practice yoga in the beautiful New York Chinese Scholars Garden, led by professional instructors at Be Yoga & Dance in Rosebank, Staten Island.

NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden
Advance Registration: $18
BUY TICKETS HERE
Day-of/door registration: $20, cash only

Take part in a Gentle Flow class, accessible to all levels, with meditation and deep rest. Connect with your body, your breath, and your spirit.  You will center and ground your body through breath work and fascia release exercises, followed by a steady flow of postures to build strength, balance, and flexibility. Great class if you a recovering from an injury or illness, are brand new to movement with minimal flexibility, mothers-to-be, and mothers returning after at least 6 weeks from giving birth.

Jul
23
Tue
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Jul 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject