Country Brook Summer Block Party
Representatives from the City Manager’s Office, Police and Neighborhood Services Departments assisted at the Champaign Park District’s Summer Block Party at Country Brook Apartments on Thursday, May 25. The Park District is hosting a series of block parties in partnership with the City in various neighborhoods throughout Champaign. The Country Brook party was well attended with the Park District estimating 400 people attended the inflatable obstacle course, face painting, music and live entertainment from CUperStars. The Neighborhood Services Department provided pizza and bottled water. The Eastern Illinois Food Bank provided sacks of groceries to eligible households on a first come/first serve basis. The food distributions will continue through the remaining summer block party series. The additional block parties are scheduled for the following dates/locations:
-6/22 – Citizens Park in the Garden Hills neighborhood (1311 Garden Hills Dr.)
-7/27 – Location to be determined*
-8/1 – Beardsley Park (1006 N Walnut St.)
*The July 27 block party location will be determined by neighborhood vote. Neighborhood residents can vote online at champaignparks.com. Votes must be submitted by June 30.