All Lakes Block Party is scheduled for July 1-3 Fun

NATIONAL CITY – The All Lakes Block Party, which made its debut last year, will return with a full weekend of fun for the whole family, this Friday to Sunday, July 1-3.

It will be held at the community center of the Sand Lake Heights Men’s Association property, located at 4059 Indian Lake Rd. in National City and will include indoor and outdoor activities for people of all ages.

Spouses David Malenfant and Robin Blemaster, owners of the D&R Land & Lakes Marathon, presented the event in 2021 and are again organizing a block party for 2022.

Starting at noon this Friday, July 1, there will be a lunch for adults, served by the Yosko County Aging Commission. An euchre tournament will follow, and those wishing to join the dish must register by calling 469-9361.

Friday night bingo for adults is the next planned event and it will be held in the community center. Doors are due to open at 4pm and Early Bird starts at 6pm

The Family Walk-In Bingo activity will last from 18:30 to 20:30 in the pavilion of the property of the Men’s Association, and the price is 50 ยข per game.

The organizers say that there will be many great prizes for both children and adults, and that there is no need for rollers, as there will be child-friendly cards with sliding windows. In addition, once the bingo games are over, participants are encouraged to stay in their happy seats for even more fun.

The auction for brown bags – also known as the sale of a white elephant – will start at 20:30. Continuing until dusk, it will include a lot of fun and surprises for everyone.

Completing the fun on the first night of the All Lakes Block Party will be an outdoor family movie. Shown on a large 25-foot screen, the show will start in the evening and there is no attendance fee.

Movie buffs are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket, and while snacks and drinks will be available, attendees can also pack their own.

In addition, all children are welcome to stop by the D&R Land & Lakes Marathon, on the corner of Indian Lake and Esmond roads, to cast their vote for the film to be played. Voting ends at noon this Friday, July 1.

The second day of the block party this Saturday, July 2, will be a parade starting at 10 a.m. from Eagle Park. The theme is “Fourth of July”, there will be three cash prizes to grab and participants can register their floats or vehicles during the lineup at 9 a.m. for the procession.

It is said that the craft show, which will take place on Saturday, all day until dusk, offers something for everyone. He will be back in a few hours and on Sunday and all craftsmen and sellers are welcome.

The price for those who want to install a cabin is $ 25 per day or $ 40 for both days. This will be the first to arrive, the first to be serviced, and anyone interested in selling their items can stop by the Marathon station or call the business at 362-1286 to reserve a seat.

While guests enjoy the block party, the women’s quick service window will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Along with Judy’s Famous Nachos Supreme, they will serve nachos and cheese, hot dogs and homemade sauerkraut.

Another highlight of the event is Family Midway, which will rain or shine under the pavilion from noon to 3 pm Visitors of all ages are welcome to try their luck in the various games in an attempt to win tickets, which can then be redeemed for their selection of more than 500 prizes that will be available.

A cornhall tournament is also scheduled and registration will start at 13:00 and the games will start at 14:00. There is a $ 10 entry fee and the competition will include cash prizes. Contact Ron Quinkert at 734-634-5311 for more details.

Accompanying the evening entertainment on Saturday will be live music by the group Reverse sidefrom 7-11 p.m.

For the last day of All Lakes Block Party 2022 on Sunday, July 3, attendees are encouraged to go out and show off their “toys” – be it tractors, classic cars, golf carts or other vehicle / equipment – from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Between these hours there will be a return of both the craft show and the food that will be offered in the window for fast service to women.

Live music entertainment, including rock and country, will be provided by Half Deck from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Although there will be no on-site alcohol sales, Blemaster notes that guests are welcome to bring coolers with their own adult drinks during the group’s performances. However, people are asked to leave glassware at home, as only boxes or plastic will be allowed on the premises.

For more information on the second annual party, call the D&R Land & Lakes Marathon at 362-1286.

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