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Annual Block Party 2019 Saturday, September 14

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Annual Block Party 2019 Part of the Block Party

  • Date: September 14, 2019
  • Time: 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Location: Gorton Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Don’t miss our FREE End of Summer Block Party and Outdoor movie on Saturday, September 14th at 5:30pm. Bigger and better than ever! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and the whole family!

Food  •  Costume Contest  •  Activities  •  Entertainment • RC Juggles balloon art

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will be shown at sundown!

Fun Food Vendors:

Tables & Activities:

Come discover all the AMAZING work that is done in the non-profit offices of Gorton and our through our program partners. Participate in fun-filled activities with each organization and get your Block Party Passport stamped at every table to win a prize!

  • A Safe Place
  • Fill a Heart 4 Kids – Come tie-dye t-shirts and make friendship bracelets for homeless and foster children with Fill a Heart 4 Kids
  • Lake Forest Symphony – Conduct an orchestra with the Lake Forest Symphony! It’s your turn to be the maestro!
  • LoMastro Performing Arts Academy – performances
  • The Playroom at LoMastro
  • Super Soccer Stars
  • Hollis Blume (Power Meditation)
  • Nancy Morehouse (Personal Statement & SAT Classes)
  • Spanish Classes for Kids! (Angie Avirama)
  • Salsarobics
  • Marina Boldrini Rivelis – Cooking Classes
  • Drum Class with Helen Bond
  • Active Improv
  • Wiggleworms with Old Town School of Folk Music
  • Jane Ott with North South Capital LLC
  • Lynette Foss – Lyric & Lecture
  • Baby Massage with Angela Marcotte
  • Mighty Seeds Nutrition with Lisa Olson

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Artists, dates, times, prices and fees are subject to change.

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