Tuesday August 6: East Bayside’s National Night Out – Neighborhood Parade & Bock Party
For one night only, families and neighbors are asked to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors, and come out for a PARADE and BLOCK PARTY to promote neighborhood solidarity, safety, bicycles, art, music, and fun.
Parade Line-Up at Mayo Street Arts (10 Mayo Street) at 5:30 pm…parade departs at 6:00pm sharp, winding through the neighborhood, and ends at Peppermint Park on Cumberland Ave for a FREE BBQ and live music by neighborhood drumming ensemble BURUNDI BEATS!
FREE BBQ at Peppermint Park on Cumberland Ave to follow, with live music by Burundi Beats drum ensemble, a display of specialty police and fire vehicles, and kid’s activities and prizes. Guest speakers to include Chief Sauschuck, Herb Adams, and Mayor Brennan round out the evening.
Come march in the parade – join Burundi Beats drum ensemble, Nessie the Sea Dragon, puppets by the Children’s Puppet Workshop, MECA, and assorted neighborhood youth groups. Marchers/musicians/puppet carriers needed!
National Night Out is a collaboration between Portland Police, Community Policing, Mayo Street Arts, Portland Housing Authority, East Bayside Neighborhood Organization, Portland Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Opportunity Alliance, The Root Cellar, Target, and MaineStay.
Volunteers should come to Mayo Street Arts at 5:30 pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Executive Director, Mayo Street Arts
10 Mayo Street, Portland Maine 04101