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๐ŸŽ‰ Get Ready to Party! Our Backyard Detroit Block Party is Here! ๐ŸŽ‰


Are you ready to unleash the power of community and celebration? Our Backyard Detroit presents the most exciting event of the year - our Block Party Extravaganza! Get ready to be part of an unforgettable day filled with joy, empowerment, and a whole lot of fun. We're celebrating a year of incredible park stewardship accomplishments, and we want YOU to join us in this epic celebration!






๐ŸŒณ Championing Our Green Spaces - It's Your Backyard Too! ๐ŸŒณ

Our Backyard Detroit is all about empowering residents to take ownership of their public green spaces. We're inspired by the Bee Green In Your Backyard activity book, which led to the name of our fantastic initiative. Just like the name suggests, we consider all public-use green spaces as our very own backyard. In a bustling urban setting like Detroit, where many of us are apartment or condo renters, these parks become even more crucial for us to connect with nature and enjoy the outdoors. Our block party reinforces the idea that these beautiful green spaces are OURS to cherish and protect.


๐ŸŒŸ Celebrate Stewardship, Celebrate Change ๐ŸŒŸ

Let's applaud the hard work and dedication of our park champions who have put their hearts and souls into maintaining and improving our local parks. This block party is a tribute to you, the champions of our community! Together, we've transformed our parks and created a positive impact that's visible in every corner of Detroit. Let's raise our glasses and toast to the change we've brought to our city.





๐Ÿ™๏ธ Embrace the City's Finest at the Community Resource Fair ๐Ÿ™๏ธ

But wait, there's more! Our block party is not just a celebration; it's a gateway to a world of opportunities and resources. Step into the vibrant Community Resource Fair and be amazed by the array of organizations and services available to enhance your life. Health, education, employment, housing - you name it, we've got it covered! This is your chance to connect with key stakeholders, gather invaluable information, and empower yourself and your community. It's time to strengthen our bonds and lift each other up!


๐ŸŽถ Groove, Dance, and Make Memories ๐ŸŽถ

Who says parties are just for kids? At Our Backyard Detroit's Block Party, there's something for everyone, regardless of age! Get ready to dance, sing, and play with our lineup of incredible local artists and performers. From toe-tapping tunes to heart-pounding beats, we'll keep the energy high and the spirits soaring. And as you're having the time of your life, you'll also learn more about the Our Backyard Detroit Program and how you can become a part of this fantastic movement.


๐ŸŒฟ Dive Deeper into Our Backyard Detroit ๐ŸŒฟ

If you've been curious about our program or a seasoned participant eager for more, the block party is THE place to be. Engage with our friendly program representatives, ask all your burning questions, and gain deeper insights into the transformative impact we're making on our local parks and community. We want YOU to be an integral part of this remarkable movement, and together, we'll make Detroit a greener, happier place.


So, what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars, spread the word, and invite everyone you know! The Our Backyard Detroit Block Party promises to be an event like no other, filled with joy, empowerment, and a sense of belonging. Join us as we celebrate the champions of our green spaces and create lasting memories together. We'll see you there!


๐Ÿ“… Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2023

๐Ÿ•’ Time: 11pm-4pm

๐Ÿ“ Location: Pingree Park 8400 E. Forest Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

๐Ÿš Bussing available to Pingree Park from

  • District 1: Stoepel No. 1

  • District 2: Fitzgerald Park

  • District 3: Jayne Lasky Field

  • District 4: Balduck Park

  • District 4: Maheras-Gentry Park

  • District 6: Hedwig Park

  • District 7: Zussman Playfield



Let's make this an unforgettable celebration, Detroit! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŒณ Help us plan for this event by registering for it HERE.
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