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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.

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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 ••

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