Tuesday August 7: East Bayside’s National Night Out – Neighborhood Parade & Bock Party
For one night, neighbors in East Bayside are asked to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors, and come out for a Parade and Block Party to promote neighborhood art, safety, and fun. Parade Line-Up at Mayo Street Arts at 10 Mayo Street at 5:30 pm. Parade attractions include Nessie the Sea Dragon, puppets by the Children’s Puppet Workshop, MECA, local nonprofit organizations, and assorted neighborhood youth groups.
Parade thru East Bayside starts at 6:00pm at Mayo Street Arts. Come to MSa at 5:30 to be in the parade – marchers/musicians/puppet carriers needed! FREE BBQ at Peppermint Park on Cumberland Ave to follow with live music by Maine Marimba Ensemble, a display of specialty police and fire vehicles, and kid’s activities and prizes. Guest speakers including Mayor Michael Brennan will round out the evening.
The neighborhood celebration is a collaboration between Target, Portland Police, Mayo Street Arts, Portland Housing Authority, East Bayside Neighborhood Organization, Casey Family Services, Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, The Root Cellar, and MaineStay.
Those interested in volunteering or getting involved can email email@example.com for more information.