LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Lock Haven University Honors students and other LHU student volunteers will host a community family Block Party on Saturday, September 20 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on West Park Street, opposite Hoberman Field. Families and children are invited to this free event, which is sponsored by Advocates for a Drug-Free America.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
The block party will feature a variety of booths and events. LHU Honors students will have seven booths, providing face painting, sidewalk chalking, duck pond trivia, crafts, relay races, partner twister and a scavenger hunt. Pizza and hot dogs will be provided for all.
Jennifer Reeder, who works for Advocates for a Drug-Free America, organized the party. LHU Honors students and AmeriCorps volunteers are working together to provide at least 25 volunteers for the event. Kimberly Cox, an AmeriCorps volunteer, expressed her hope that there will be a large turnout of families and children. “I am hoping it is one of the more successful events this year,” Cox said.