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8th Annual Pennington Street Block Party on Global Youth Service Day
April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm| Free
The 8th Annual Pennington Street Block Party is a family-friendly event in Downtown Tucson hosted by City High School and the Paulo Freire Freedom Schools. Activities include musical performances, interactive booths, street theater, student presentations, teaching demos, art exhibits, food trucks, and carnival games. The Block Party started in 2009 as a community event to showcase youth creativity, learning, and service as part of Global Youth Service Day.
Some of the many exhibitors and performers include:
• Bit Buckets Robotics
• City High School
• Imago Dei Middle School
• Paulo Freire Freedom Schools
• Pima Animal Care Center
• Pima County Department of Environmental Quality
• Pima County Teen Court
• Social DoGooder
• Startup Tucson
• Tucson Arts Brigade
The 2016 event is sponsored by Zocalo, KXCI Community Radio, Reilly’s Craft Pizza, Madden Media, Downtown Tucson Partnership, Drachman Institute, and CITY Center for Collaborative Learning.