To celebrate the winter solstice, the Queens Botanical Garden at 43-50 Main St. in Flushing, will host a day of family activities on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 12:30 to 5 p.m.
The free event will include garden tours, craft programs to make pomanders and beeswax candles, music and a tree lighting with a sing-along.
A holiday marketplace with vendors and refreshments will be for sale. Photos with Santa Claus will also be available starting at $10.
A concert by the Rough Dozen, an all-male a cappella ensemble, will perform in the auditorium.
Most of the other programs will be held outside.
Parking is available for a fee in the parking garden.
For more information, go to queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.