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Porters Back-to-School Summer Block Party

August 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Families in the Porters neighborhood will say goodbye to summer and hello to the new school year with backpack giveaways, raffles, bounce houses, face painting, train rides music and more! Special guest appearances from the 501st Legion, a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization and a live mural painting by local artist Justin Stafford!

Representative Clovis Watson, Jr. and Judge Walter M. Green will keynote the block party.

This year’s event is sponsored by Oelrich Construction; GRU; Simmons Tax Services; Gainesville CRA; and more. The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office will also be in attendance registering voters.

A fundraiser to collect school supplies for this event will be hosted at First Magnitude Brewing Company on Saturday, August 5th from 2-5pm.

For more information about the Porters Back-to-School Summer Block Party, please contact Event Chair Gigi Simmons at 352-792-3958.


August 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Porters Community Center 512 SW 2nd Terrace Gainesville, Florida 32601