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City Hall announces events for Mayor’s Neighborhood Month in May (update)

Open Streets. (Photo: Michelle Johnsen Photography | Lancaster Recreation Commission)

Update, Wednesday, March 15: Due to rain in the forecast, the Culliton Park Block Party that had been planned this evening has been cancelled.

Mayor Danene Sorace said city staff will instead take part in SoWe’s block party, which is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the park.

Previously reported:

Lancaster city will hold the sixth edition of its Mayor’s Neighborhood Month celebration in May.

Festivities include block parties in each quadrant, as well as the Open Streets fair along Water Street and a free movie night in Binns Park. The schedule is as follows.

  • Sixth Ward Park Block Party
    5:30 to 7 p.m. May 1
    680 E. Ross St.
  • Buchanan Park Block Party
    5:30 to 7 p.m. May 8
    901 Buchanan Ave.
  • Culliton Park Block Party
    5:30 to 7 p.m. May 15
    200 S. Water St.
  • Open Streets
    Hosted by Lancaster Rec
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19
    Water Street
  • Milburn Park Block Party
    5:30 to 7 p.m. May 22
    219 Dauphin St.
  • Community Movie Night
    Screening Disney’s Encanto
    6:30 to 9 p.m. May 30
    Binns Park (100 block of North Queen Street)

“Neighborhood Month provides a unique opportunity to connect our city government with the people it serves,” Mayor Danene Sorace said in a statement. “By hosting events in each quadrant of the City, Neighborhood Month celebrates the many neighborhoods that make Lancaster an exceptional place to live.”

For more information on Mayor’s Neighborhood Month, click here.