The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department invites you to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Historic John Chavis Memorial Park. Join us on Friday, September 27, 2013 for a reception from 5:30-6:15pm honoring John Chavis and the history of John Chavis Memorial Park. Following the reception, bring your lawn chair and enjoy live music in the park from 6:30-10:30pm. Food trucks will be on-site offering food for purchase.
The celebration continues on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 12pm – 4pm with festivities including carousel rides, inflatables, games and activities, music and more! This community celebration will also include a historical scavenger hunt in the park from 1-3pm. Help us attempt to break the World Record for the Longest Soul Train Dance line at 3:30 pm! Fifth Third Bank in partnership with DHIC will also be on site offering free financial education and credit reports on their eBus. Food trucks will be on-site offering food for purchase.
Both events are free and open to the public!