The seventh annual Knowledge is Power 401 Block Party will be held on Sunday, August 17th from 2 pm to 8 pm at Pawtucket's Payne Park (210 West Ave.) with local entertainers, speakers, tables for community organizations and more.
The free event, whose theme is nonviolence awareness, will begin with a Nonviolence Motorcycle/Car Parade and also include free food, numerous vendors and fun activities for youth.
The day will end with a candlelight vigil in memory of those in the community who have lost their lives to violence.
Sponsors to help with expenses for the event are still being sought. For further information, contact Melissa DaRosa, Pawtucket Nonviolence Streetworker, at firstname.lastname@example.org. A crowd-funding page has also been set up that can be accessed at http://www.gofundme.com/cnxs4w.
The rain date is August 24th.
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