Open House Ministries, a faith-based nonprofit, will host its annual Community Block Party and Resource fair on Thursday.
The free event is two-fold. The resource fair will provide a platform for attendees to access information to local community organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Community in Motion, C-Tran, Friends of the Carpenter, New Heights Clinic and many others.
The block party will also offer resources like free haircuts, preventive pet care and receiving a no-cost or low cost ($5) identification cards.
Attendees can join the festivities for family-friendly activities like a barbecue lunch, ice cream treats to cool off, a fashion show, dunk tank, games and other activities. Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle will kick off the festivities with a proclamation.
“The day will be filled with entertainment suitable for all ages, including a dunk tank and a delightful carnival. Open House Ministries encourages everyone to come and enjoy the festivities, fostering a sense of unity and joy throughout the community,” said the press release.
IF YOU GO:
When: 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10
Where: Open House Ministries Campus, 900 W. 12st St, Vancouver.