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A Summertime Block Party to Remember

A Summertime Block Party to Remember

On June 8, the Sabathani Community Center hosted a “Summer Summer Summertime Block Party” to kick off the summer and celebrate the end of the school year. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather, with blue skies and a cool breeze. Best of all, the community came together for an afternoon of fun and connection.

Here are just a few highlights:

  • Vendors from the People’s Market MPLS
  • Numerous community organizations sharing their resources, including the District Office of Rep. Ilhan Omar (with Rep. Omar herself joining the festivities!)
  • Delicious food trucks and a fun bouncy house
  • Soul Line Dance with Tina Jackson
  • DJ Q Bear spinning the tunes
  • A basketball tournament organized by Don’t Shoot Guns, Shoot Hoops
  • Roller skating with Twin Cities Skaters
  • Double dutch jump rope with Pros of the Rope

Check out the slideshow below – all photos by Chris Holden.

You Spoke, We Listened

You asked for more intergenerational celebrations and connections, and this event was our way of bringing you that. We aim to continue building on this momentum, and for that, we need your continued support, ideas, and presence. Thank you for coming out and supporting us. Together, we can live up to your expectations and create even more memorable events.

We hope you enjoy this look back at our amazing day in the sunshine and feel inspired to join us for our next community event. Stay tuned to our events calendar at sabathani.org/events and join our email list to stay updated.

Happy summer!

 

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