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New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458
718-817-8700
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The weather was cold . I wore Jeans and a nice sweater.
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The weather was Cold.. I wore winter jacket & comfortable shoes..
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"Tropical Paradise"
12 ratings
4.6 average rating
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33 events
16 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

The Botanical Gardens are incredible! Very beautiful! Although this Culinary event for kids was a good idea, it wasn't well done. People working at the stands talk to kids like they were talking to adults using words like acid citric, etc. If you...continued

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6 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

Fun for the whole family. We with my 6 and 2 year old. They had fun and learned all at the same time. It was not crowded which is a nice change for a nyc kids event.

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Janessa
4 events
4 reviews
183 stars
attended Feb 21 2014

Hi‧ i couldn't make it to the( tropical paradise) on february 21,2014. i still have the passes with me‧ can i still use them? my boys really want yo go*

Please help me out‧‧
thank you★

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Description

Culinary Kids Food Festival:

February 17–23, 10:00am to 5:00pm 

In the Dining Pavilion behind the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory

As part of the Garden’s Edible Academy initiative, there’s a family-friendly, weeklong food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods. Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden staff and the culinary team, Growing Chefs, will be on hand offering cooking demonstrations, recipes, and hands-on activities, with plenty of music and tastings to add to the fun. Bring your Festival passport along as you tinker with the science of kitchen chemistry and get to the root of foods from pickles to cheese at a variety of activity stations. The daily 1:00pm cooking demonstration will feature kid-friendly recipes and tasty samples, while local chefs will share tips and recipes.

*_Even Puppets Love to Eat!_ *

February 21–23, 11:00am – 12:45pm

Janice Buckner’s puppets take a musical, imaginary journey around the world in search of their favorite foods. Join Janice and the puppets on their exploratory adventures at The New York Botanical Garden as part of the Culinary Food Festival. Learn more about Janice.

Bronx Arts Ensemble Family Concert: 

*_Hansel and Gretel_ *

In the Ross Hall, Sunday, February 23, 1:00pm & 2:30pm

Hansel and Gretel sing, dance, juggle, and do slapstick to tell the famous story of the pair meeting the Witch in the forest with a wonderful gingerbread house. Animated actors perform to live music played by the Bronx Arts Ensemble musicians. The audience will be introduced to each instrument and join in the adventure! Admission included with an All-Garden Pass.