Esquimat hosting giant block party

Party-goers can an enjoy an afternoon with friends and neighbours while learning about their community

Mark your calendar, Esquimalt. It’s time to party.

Esquimalt Parks and Recreation is hosting a giant block party this Saturday (May 30) on Fraser Street in front of the Esquimalt Recreation Centre.

And the best part? It’s free.

Party-goers can an enjoy an afternoon with friends and neighbours while taking part in traditional backyard games, get goofy in the photo booth, build an illustrated community storyboard and check out the art corner.

Kids can enjoy crafts and activities with Esquimalt Recreation summer camp leaders, face painting and jump around in the bouncy castle.

Many community organizations will be there to discuss their programs, including the Victoria Police Department where you can learn more about Block Watch.

The Lions Club will host a concession to raise funds for the planned Esquimalt Splash Park.

The block party runs from 1 to 4 p.m.

For more details, please go to esquimalt.ca.

 

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