Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27TH

Block Party Kickoff (Free breakfast sandwiches while they last) (8 am-10 am)

Work ~N~ Progress Career Fair (10 am - 2 pm) 

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This event for families will include development activities, information and support designed to engage men and women in making informed career decisions as well as opportunities in employment and education. From resume’ writing to employment opportunities to your education needs, Work ~n~ Progress will create a distinctive experience for the attendees and their families, giving them the kind of practical information they can act on immediately to begin or continue to develop their professional lives. Career Fair attendees



Field Trip Friday! for daycare and elementary age kids (11 am - 2 pm) (outside stage)

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Free hot dogs while they last. Free play and rides for daycare and elementary school age kids



Women Who Jam  (4:00 - 7:00 pm) (outside stage)

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The Happiest Hour! Two for One Beverage Specials and Signature Drinks (5:00 pm-8:00 pm)

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 28TH


The Verdell Smith 5K Walk/Run (7:30 am - 10:00 am) (outside)


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Healthy City Health & Wellness Affair presented by Methodist North Hospital (10 am - 2 pm) (inside)

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The Healthy City Health & Wellness Affair presented by Methodist North Hospital is arguably Memphis’ fastest growing and largest health and wellness event.  In its twelfth year, this event is poised to serve attendees of the Block Party and Picnic for Peace with multiple interactive health and wellness related offerings. 

Below is a partial list of what will take place at Healthy City Health and Wellness Affair:

•    Health screenings & Free physicals for kids
•    ​​Healthy Cooking demonstration

•    Blood pressures checks
•    Cholesterol checks
•    Blood glucose level checks
•    O2 Saturation checks 
•    Flu shots 

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•    Healthy joints and joint surgery 
•    Congestive Heart Failure 
•    Hypertension 
•    Addressing wounds 
•    Breast cancer and mammography 
•    Signs of stroke

Lights, Cameras...YOU! (10 am - 2 pm) (inside)
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Imagine this...you are the star for a day being treated by an all star stylist team! This can come true for you at the Block Party and Picnic for Peace...Oh yeah...its all F.R.E.E.!


Free natural hair styling
Free nail care
Free makeup
Free health advice
Free exercise advise and demonstrations
Free health assessments
Free massage
Free courtesy photo shoot!

Services provided courtesy of:


The Institute of Beauty (natural hair)

Twistouts
Natural pinups
Faux enhancements
  • The Nail Institute (manicure)

    Hand and arm massage
    Color change
    Shaping
    (Must be at least 12 years of age)

The "Whipped" Car - Truck - Bike Show (11 am - 5 pm) (outside)

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Performances Presented by Pro Beat DJ's (12 - 4 pm) (outside stage)

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Success in the City Panel Discussion (2:00 - 3:30 pm - inside stage)


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Hosted by County Commissioner Willie Brooks


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Dominoes Championship Tournament  (2 pm - 4 pm) (inside)


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BLOCK PARTY FOR PEACE FREE CONCERT SERIES! (4 - 8 pm)

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 29TH


The 2ND Annual Bluff City Boxing Classic Purchase your tickets here!
(2 - 6 pm) (inside)

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