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Annual Honey Harvest Festival

Bee Smart!  Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees!                                                                                 The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives on Wednesday, August 22 from 1:00PM to 3:30PM. Join us for tasty, fun, and informative activities for all ages.  See how the Voelker Orth Museum’s beekeeper harvests honey. Make bee-inspired art. Sample different types of honey from different regions. […]

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Garden Creativi-Tea: Art Workshops

All ages welcome! Our family-friendly summer art workshops are back. Make and take home your own creations.  Each week we combine art with some nature in the  garden, and a refreshing glass of iced tea on the side. Victorian garden-inspired collage, giant colorful “spider webs” and with your own fuzzy crawlers, painted planters, something to grow on your window-sill. Each week we’ll feature a […]

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Tea Talk And Tea at the Voelker Orth Museum

It’s time for tea! Come learn about how the world’s most popular beverage was prepared, used, and marketed in 19th-century America on Sunday, June 10th from 1:30PM thru 4PM at the Voelker Orth Museum! Have you ever wondered about the “pinkie out” stereotype of fancy ladies drinking tea? Find out this, and much more. There’s a lot more to Camellia […]

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Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

Walking Tour Co-sponsored with The Voelker Orth Museum Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 *Rain Date: Sunday, May 6th at 2:00pm Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm Group meets at 1:45pm Location: The Flushing Cemetery 163-06 46th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358 Meets inside the main gate at the Chapel Directions: 718-359-0100 or flushingcemetery.com Price: $10 Registration Purchase Tickets Here Information Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber […]