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Mental Health Marathon at Pershing Avenue Neighborhood Farm & Gardens

May 21, 2022

It’s a fact that being outdoors and exercising boost mental health. Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month by spending a day in the garden exploring ways to keep your mind, body, and community in great shape.


9–10am: Qigong workshop in partnership with Poughkeepsie Farm Project

10am–2pm: Fruit tree planting, flower drawing, community picnic table painting, feelings wheel exploration for kids with NAMI mid-Hudson

11am–noon: Clear Mind, Clear Movement: Join Nico for a Dance Exchange workshop and learn how to groove your way through stress and shake off anxiety

noon: Lunch


Parking on the Street

Spanish interpretation and/or bilingual assistance will be provided

Please reach out to Anthony Coneski at with any questions


This event is organized by:

NAMI Mid-Hudson

The City of Poughkeepsie

Ecological Citizens Project

Poughkeepsie Farm Project