The Skokie Human Relations Commission will host a Block Party Forum on Sunday, May 5, 2019, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Skokie Police Headquarters, 7300 Niles Center Road. The event is open to all residents who would like to host a block party. If you are a past host or hosting your first event, this session is for you!
The program includes information on permitting, tips on engaging with your neighbors, developing a party plan, ideas for activities and how to apply for the Block Party of the Year award. Special guest speakers include Skokie Police Officer Rich Wilken who oversees the Neighborhood Watch program and a panel of previous Block Part of the Year award winners. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more info call the Human Services Division at 847-933-8208.