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Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:30 am | Updated: 10:53 am, Thu Aug 1, 2013.

New York Carousel Entertainment, LLC, operator of the Forest Park Carousel, will host the second annual fundraiser for the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association at the recently landmarked Forest Park Carousel on Friday, Aug. 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Visitors will have unlimited access to carousel rides and face painting for $10 and individual rides for $3 during the two-hour event. There will be refreshments provided and a magic show for children. The fundraiser will be held rain or shine.

As with last year, New York Carousel, which hosted last year’s event during its first season operating the carousel, will be donating all proceeds to the chapter.

There will also be a “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 56th Avenue and 111th Street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

The two-mile walk, which will be held rain or shine, will run from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration for this event can be done online at alznyc.org/walk or call (800) 272-3900.a

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