Lawton Pointe Block Party on calendar for Saturday
The Lawton Pointe Block Party will be from 1-7 p.m. Saturday at 2237 NW Hoover.
The event will include music from Every Generation for Christ along with other entertainment from Breaking for Jesus and Fresh Start ministries. Also performing will be Christian rap artists and singers AT3 and Promised Son.
There will also be children's activities, including bounce houses and face painting. Food will be served and there will be a free clothing drive from Pollard Avenue Baptist Church, plus a giveaway of free books and a prize raffle.
Rodney Mitchell of the Marie Detty Gang Outreach unit will be keynote speaker.
"We're trying to help that area of the community. There's a lot of crime out there, including use of guns, gang violence, drug activity and other crimes," he said. "Various agencies will be present to make residents aware of goods and services available."