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"American Eden" Book Talk with Victoria Johnson

  • Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street Flushing, NY, 11355 United States (map)

"AMERICAN EDEN" BOOK TALK WITH VICTORIA JOHNSON

Join author Victoria Johnson for a discussion of her new book, American Eden, covering the untold story of the personal physician of adversaries Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, David Hosack, whose dream to build the nation's first botanical garden inspired the young republic. American Eden will be available for sale in the QBG Gift Shop. Get your copy signed by the author at the end of the event!  Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Included with Garden admission.  ***While the event is free, the ticket price is included in Garden admission, to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.  TIP:Spend the day at the Garden! Earlier the same day, Saturday, April 6, join us for the Herbal Kitchen Workshop from 11am to 1pm ($20-$30; registration required). A seasonal tour of QBG's Herb Garden will take place 1 to 2pm (included with Garden admission; drop-in). REFUND POLICY Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer.  CANCELLATIONS In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email. COMMUNICATIONS By purchasing tickets and attending QBG events, you hereby opt in to receiving communications from the Garden. You may receive updates about future QBG events and news through the addresses you provide. If you do not wish to receive future communication, simply click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of an email or write to info@queensbotanical.org.  PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) occasionally photographs or films visitors and activities on site to support our mission in promotional media and materials, including print, online, broadcast, and social media. By attending this event, you grant permission to QBG use your likeness in perpetuity, in all forms of print and digital media used to promote, publicize, or advertise the Garden, its activities, and programs. If you do not give QBG permission to take and use your image, you must notify an event organizer or staff when you arrive for this event. QBG cannot be held responsible for third-party outlets. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. GARDEN ETIQUETTE QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, visit our website. GETTING TO QBG By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus. For driving directions and more information, please visit our website. PARKING On-site parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For parking fees, please check our website or call 718.886.3800. ABOUT QBG QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.