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Anxiety and depression can keep us stuck in the same patterns. One of the best things we can do for ourselves is to go out and do something we enjoy, even if we do not feel like it. People rarely find themselves saying, "Wow. I really wish I didn't go to that park. It made me feel so much worse."

Here are some of my favorite activities in our beautiful borough of Queens.

Queens International Night Market

Tons of great food & 100 independent local vendors here in Queens! It is held most Saturdays during the summer outside by New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows park. There are performances that focus on the numerous cultures here in Queens. Check out their website by clicking their name above for more details! 

Queens Botanical Garden

One of my favorite places to enjoy a Sunday. 

Open Tuesday through Sunday, 8am to 6pm. 

Closed on Mondays, except Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Columbus Day.

Adults – $6
Seniors (age 62+) – $4
Students with ID – $4
Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2
Children (3 and under) – FREE

Free Hours: Wednesdays, 3 to 6pm, and Sundays, 9 to 11am* Free hours are suspended on festival days.*

Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Zoo

Adult (13 & over) $8

Child 3-12 $5

Senior 65 & over $6

Child 2  & under FREE 

Current Hours APRIL 1 - NOVEMBER 5, 2017

Daily 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekends & Holidays10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Last entry is 30 minutes prior to closing.

53-51 111th Street
Corona, New York 11368

Queens Zoo

Forest Hills Greenmarket 

South side of Queens Blvd at 70th Avenue, Queens

Open Sunday, Year Round  

Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  

Forest Hills Greenmarket 
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