Fall Star Party (Hunter’s Moon) at Fruit and Spice Park, Oct. 11

Astronomy buffs are invited to the Fall Star Party (Hunter’s Moon) on Friday, Oct. 11, 7-10 p.m., at the Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Ave. in Homestead.

Organized by the Southern Cross Astronomical Society and the Fruit and Spice Park, this free event will feature a moonlight tram tour of the park and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society will have hi-tech telescopic equipment available for stargazing.

Guests also can sit around the campfire for storytelling, and can bring their own marshmallows for toasting. Grilled food specialties and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Bring blankets or chairs.

Admission is free. For more information, call the Fruit and Spice Park at 305-247- 5727.

The Fruit and Spice Park, operated by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, grows more than 500 varieties of sub-tropical fruits, herbs, spices, vegetables and nuts from around the world on 39 lush acres in the agricultural Redland. The park offers daily botanical tours, fruit tasting and naturalist led workshops. For more information, visit www.fruitandspicepark.org.

For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks/

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