Block Gives Back to hold Peace & Play Day

The event will be held Saturday, July 29.

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The Block Gives Back will hold a Peace and Play Day on Saturday, July 29, starting at 11 a.m. at Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. in Frankford.

The rain date is Aug. 5.

The day will include motivational speakers, including former Democratic state representative candidate Joe Hohenstein, advocating against street violence.

Activities will include live music, a disc jockey, football, basketball, wiffle ball, soccer, volleyball, dodgeball, kickball, a water balloon fight, musical chairs, arts and crafts, face-painting and a watermelon-eating contest.

Proceeds will benefit the Jack Costello Boxing Club.

For more information, call Tom Roush (267–671–7744), Felix Alvarez (267–407–7827) or Hakeem Ruiz (267–234–8630) or email theblockgivesback@gmail.com ••