Our Food Distribution Center is now closed. We reopen on Monday morning at 9:30am.

It’s Almost Summer Summer Summertime!

Join us as we come together in community to celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of the summer. 

Date: Saturday, June 8
Time: 12pm – 4pm  
Location: Sabathani Community Center Parking Lot 
Admission: Free to attend!

Activity Schedule

  • 12pm: Block party opens
  • 12:30pm: Welcome from CEO Scott Redd
  • 1pm: Heart of Sabathani Awards Presentation
  • 1:30pm: Sound of Blackness “Walk Down Memory Lane” (Auditorium)
  • 2pm: Soul Line Dancing with Tina Jackson
  • 3:30pm: Basketball tournament winners announced
  • 4pm: Block party closes


  • Beats by DJ Q Bear 
  • Delicious eats from The Green Band Truck, Cafe Ena, and Wha’ Jamaican
  • Basketball Tournament with Don’t Shoot Guns, Shoot Hoops 
  • Vendors from The Peoples’ Market MPLS
  • Roller skating with Twin Cities Skaters
  • Bouncy House for the kids
  • Demos with Pros of the Rope and Chicago Steppers

Come on out for a fun day of unity, peace, and celebration as we kick off summer in style! 

Everyone is welcome!

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Hosted by Don’t Shoot Guns, Shoot Hoops

Compete in boys and girls categories across four age groups: 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18.

Pregistration for the basketball tournament is closed, but you are welcome to drop in and sign up at the event. 

Map & Directions:

  • Address: 310 E 38th Street, Minneapolis
  • View on Google Maps
  • Find us on the 23 bus line, or a short walk from the 11, 5, and 18 bus lines.  

Contact Information:

Stay connected and share your experience with us on social media using the hashtag #SabathaniBlockParty

We look forward to seeing you there!

Volunteer Opportunties

We have a variety of volunteer roles available throughout the day, from assisting with setup and cleanup to greeting and providing general directions for our guests.

Click here to view available roles and to sign up today.