The Weekender: 5 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend
A Japanese tradition and wellness practice guided by Lina Lombardo. Forest bathing is a meditative practice intended to encourage individuals to make mindful connections with nature. Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point, sandspointconservancy.org $35-45. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. April 17.
DR. NASIM NIKNAFS
An interactive webinar, Popular Music Education Revisited: An Engaged Global Perspective, presented by music educator Dr. Nasim Niknafs at Adelphi University PAC. aupac.adelphi.edu Free. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 17.
The Animal Rescue Fund’s Pet Food Pantry will be open for both donations and distribution of pet food on the same day. Please wear a double masked when dropping off or picking up food while also staying inside your vehicle. 124 Daniels Hole Rd., East Hampton. arfhamptons.org Free. 12 p.m.-3 p.m. April 17.
DANIELA’S BUTTERFLY RUN
Join virtually to support Daniela’s Butterfly 5K Run/Walk, an inaugural event aimed at finding a cure for pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma research. Despite this event taking place virtually, participants of all ages are welcome to get out, enjoy the weather, and support a cause. Post your race times and share your photos. events.elitefeats.com/
WINEMAKER FOR A DAY
At Sannino Vineyard, you have the opportunity to be a winemaker for a day. With this exclusive session, you and your guest will have the chance to learn how to blend a custom bottle of wine as you learn about life as a vintner from winemaker Anthony Sannino. 15975 County Road 48, Cutchogue. 631-734-8282, sanninovineyard.com Registration is $225. Noon April 18.
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