8/11/16 Join us for the Festival of Abilities
Adaptive activities, pumpkin patch, petting zoo and more!
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2100 Judiway St, Houston, TX 77018
Join the Friends of Oak Forest Park for a fun, family-friendly festival benefitting a Playground for All Abilities, hosted by Friends of Oak Forest Park, Leather Apron Foundation and Houston Parks Board. $10/person suggested donation.
Activities include a Stroll & Roll costume parade, Arts Alive! "Halloween Happening" expressive arts, petting zoo, fitness for all abilities, Disney-trained caricature artist Tom Rye, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, games, music, trick or treating, festival food, wine tasting, craft beer garden, donor recognition opportunities and more. Houston Parks & Recreation Dept. Adaptive Sports & Recreation will host wheelchair basketball and rugby, and the Monster Dash obstacle course. Performance by the acclaimed Fly Dance Company, "the gentlemen of hip-hop".
Guests of Honor include Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Cohen, Council Member District C and Michelle Colvard, former Ms. Wheelchair America and Texas. A lifelong advocate for people with disabilities, Michelle was instrumental in developing the Vale-Asche Playground Without Limits at Memorial Park. Click here to RSVP.
Save time and get your wristbands in advance!
$10/person suggested donation
Wristbands will be available at the event, but you're strongly encouraged to get them prior to the event at the following locations:
Sat. Oct 15 from 12-5 pm – sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt
1214 W. 43rd St at Ella
Come to sweetFrog’s Grand (re)Opening with tons of giveaways and discounts. A portion of opening weekend sales will benefit the More Than1Way 2Play campaign, plus Spirit Night at Papa Murphy’s Take N Bake Pizza 2 doors down. Stop by for pizza and fro yo!
Mon. Oct 17 through Sat. Oct 29 - Body Rock Pilates
3460 Ella Blvd
Stop by during class hours Monday through Thursday 8:30-10:30 am and 4:30-7:30 pm; Friday 8:30 am-11:30 am. Saturday 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am-12:00 pm
For sponsorship information, vendor booths and volunteer opportunities, contact Elyssa Horvath, Event Coordinator with Friends of Oak Forest Park or call 832-771-8030
Vendor booths still available! $250 donation
To learn more about the Oak Forest Park Revitalization, click here.