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Aug 23

Community Carnival and Back to School Block Party

Posted on August 23, 2016 at 3:02 PM by Communications Department

Kids 1The Doris Miller Community Center and the Wickham Avenue Alliance are celebrating the end of summer with a Community Carnival and Back 2 School Block Party on Saturday, August 27. The free event runs from 12 PM to 5 PM at 2814 Wickham Avenue and is open to the public. The carnival features a police/sheriff basketball tournament, softball games, inflatables, face painting, arts and craft projects, vendors, free food, prizes, games, and rides!
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An art and essay contest includes prizes for each grade level awarded during the event. Anyone interested in entering the contests should stop by the Doris Miller Community Center or call 757-247-8603 for more information and to register for book bags and supplies.