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Youth block party at Hamlet Park

Middle school and senior high youth from Crossroads Church, Woodbury and Hope Community Church, Cottage Grove are hosting the second annual Block Party for youth grades 6 -12 at Hamlet Park, 8883 Hamlet Road South, Cottage Grove on Friday, Aug. 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is free and food will be available for a modest cost.

Last year over 300 students attended the event, participating in sporting contests, the skate park, live music and "the world's largest banana split eating contest."

This year the Block Party will feature national acts "Children 18:3" and "Nineball," along with DJ Magellan. Professionals from King of Kings Skateboard Ministries will perform throughout the evening.

Questions may be directed to James Racine, Crossroads Church senior high pastor, at (651) 294-7741.