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Community Block Party

APRIL 7, 2024: Celebrate the vibrant and diverse communities of Owings Mills, Reisterstown, Pikesville, Park Heights and beyond! Enjoy a great line up of entertainment featuring local artists and fun, family-friendly activities.

Event to be held outdoors, weather permitting. Indoors if raining.

Date
Sunday, Apr 07
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location
Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Owings Mills, 21117

April 7 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm

Join Us April 7

FAMILY FUN | COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES | MARKETPLACE | FOOD

Join this fun, family-friendly festival for little kids and big kids alike.  Activities include:

  • Strolling entertainment including bubble artists, balloon twisting, characters, and more!
  • Live entertainment on stage — music, dance, and special guest appearances.
  • NEW — Trackless train rides, mini golf, jumbo games, large inflatables, caricaturists, spin art, and JCC Swag Store!
  • Enjoy LifeBridge Health’s “Treasure Your Health” area — great fun for everyone, including a real treasure hunt!
  • Celebrate Israeli culture, delicious kosher foods, plus shopping for gifts, jewelry, and more!

The Block Party also features an array of community partners showcasing their non-profit organizations and local vendors selling a range of unique products and services.

The event will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Indoors if it’s raining.

WATCH: Block Party 2024

Activities

Here are just some of the awesome activities you and your family can expect. Check back closer to the event as we add more activities to our line up!

Great Entertainment
• Sagamore Band playing classic rock & roll favorites from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s including Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Beatles, Chicago, The Rolling Stones and more.
• Community Artists including the JCC’s very own Children’s Theatre Production Company reprising several songs from Matilda, Jr.

Interactive Experiences
• Artful face painters
• Zany balloon twisters
• Lovable strolling characters
• Petting Zoo
• Other new surprises

Fun Inflatables and Games
• Large obstacle course
• Interactive light game
• Moon bounce for tots
• Gaga
• Cornhole
• Mini-golf
• Nine square
• Spin art and more!

Treasure your Health with LifeBridge Health
• Chat with local health care providers
• Take advantage of free health screenings in their Care Happens Here mobile unit
• Participate in a fun, family-friendly treasure hunt with prizes!
• Special “visitors” from the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore!
• Enjoy interactive heart-health games and activities with the American Heart Association


Parking

Free Parking with Shuttle Service
As in past years, parking is at Stevenson University with shuttle service provided for all participants (except event sponsors, partners, vendors, and volunteers).

NEW Paid Parking at the JCC
This year we are offering limited pre-paid parking spots for Block Party guests onsite. Each parking spot is $36 and will be yours for the duration of the event.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

(As of 2/26/24)

The Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore

The JCC is proud to be a part of The Associated Network which provides funding and promotional support services to our agency.

Interested in being a sponsor, vendor or community partner?

Contact us for more information:

Partners & Vendors

(As of 2/26/24)

The Community Block Party offers Partners and Vendors the opportunity to reach a diverse cross-section of our community. We provide exposure for your organization or business to 3,000+ attendees—many of whom are families with children under age 10.

Partners: For other non-profit organizations who want to showcase your organization’s mission while providing a fun activity for attendees — the Community Block Party is for you!

Vendors: For individuals or small businesses looking to connect your products and services with thousands of potential customers or clients — sign up today for the Block Party!

For more information on joining the Community Block Party as a Partner or a Vendor, please contact Laura Kurcfeld.

APGFCU
Camps Airy & Louise
David Ross Orthodontics
First National Bank
Garrison Forest School
Greater Pikesville Rec Council
Guntry Gun Club
Jemicy School
LifeBridge Health
TRowe Price

 

Baltimore County Public Library-Owings Mills
Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and School
Beth Israel
Camp Zeke
CASA of Baltimore County
CHANA
Erin Levitas Foundation
Friendship Circle of Baltimore
Gerstell Academy
Inna Alesina
Irvine Nature Center
Jewish Community Services of Baltimore
Jewish Grandparents Network
The Jewish Network
Jewish War Veterans of the USA—Post 167
Maryland Public Television
The Park School
Pearlstone, headquarters of Adamah
Troop 42 Boy Scouts

Baltimore Read Aloud
The Fertility Agency
K Thirty Six LLC
LINKZ, LLC
LNKS
Matcha Time Gift Shop
Paparazzi Jewelry
Shoe Orthodontics
Treats by Allyson



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