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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

9th Annual SID Block Party is Saturday

SID President Nimrod Webb and event specialist Pat Fields,
at a SID Block Party.

Plainfield's Special Improvement District (SID) hosts its 9th Annual downtown Block Party Saturday, June 24, from Noon to 4:00 PM.

The popular FREE event features non-stop entertainment on a stage set up on Front Street between Park and Watchung Avenues.

This year's lineup includes Sandra Rey (Ecuadorian music); Clown Cepellin del Salvador; the group Tus Rumberas; the Balcon Andino Dance Group; and Banda De Guerra El Sombrero Azul (El Salvador); plus Ballroom Dancing exhibitions.

More than thirty local vendors and information booths will line the street, including services and nonprofits.

Kids will enjoy a FREE bounce house, and all will have an opportunity to tour a Plainfield Rescue Squad ambulance.

The rain date is Saturday, July 8. For more information, call (908) 756-1088.

The Plainfield SID is composed of hundreds of businesses and property owners focused in two areas: the Downtown Business District, and the South Avenue District. Supported ny voluntary assessments and the City of Plainfield, it engages in a series of activities throughout the year to promote shopping and dining in Plainfield.

  -- Dan Damon [follow]

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