111 Rooftops Of NYC: Book Talk And Walk

Thursday, 15 Aug 2019 @ 6:30 PM Past Event
111 Rooftops of NYC: Book Talk and Walk
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Join author Leslie Adatto and photographer Clay Williams for a discussion of their new book, 111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss. As part of the talk, learn about the sustainable design elements and native planting strategies on a tour and reception on QBG's Green Roof!

Books will be available for sale and signing.

Registration required. Drop-in upon availability.

***While the event is free, Garden admission is 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 evening at the Garden!

- This event is part of the Garden's Summer Nights series where you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12.

- From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with "Grown Up Flowers," larger-than-life, inflatable flowers by PLAYLAB, INC. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.)

- Through August 25, go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see the "In Full Bloom" exhibit, featuring three artists presenting work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.)


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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.


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