Uncle Sam's Throwdown 2014
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July 30th - Temporal Cities Blanket Fort Festival 

Benton Park Summer Event Series and Spore Projects Present:

Temporal Cities 2nd Annual Blanket Fort Festival

Saturday, July 30, 2016


Benton Park (Arsenal & MIssouri)

An Interactive Playscape built by neighbors, artists, and YOU!! 

Featuring: costume contest (7pm), sustainability and wellness workshops, Celestial Theater, produce promenade (sorta like a cakewalk but with produce), Mad Science, sculptures by Artscope kids, Blaqueberry Puppets, yoga with Sergio, Tha Zumba King, Castle of Magical Thinking, Cranky Yellow, face painting, art workshop with reiki/mediation with Itshanapa, Revisionist Inn shadow puppets, laughter with Sonia of Kismet Creative Center, Origami with Katie Rogerz and DJ Dicky P, beer booth, food, and a village of interactive blanket forts and tons more!!!! FREE & Family Friendly. 

Full activity schedule coming soon! 

Main Stage:
-Dubb Nubb 
-Beth Bombara
-Obviously Offbeat
-Defeated County
-Billy Croghan
-Letter to Memphis

Benton Park Neighborhood Association will have food from Trueman's and beverages available.  Benton Park gear (flags, t-shirts, etc) will also be available for purchase. 

For more informaiton, check out the Facebook Event. 

+Cover Image from SPORE Project's Fox Park Intepretive Center 2014. Taken by Virgina Harold


BPNA Meeting - July - Neighborhood Potluck



Benton Park Bridge at Missouri & Arsenal
Tuesday, July 5- 6;00PM

The general BPNA monthly meeting (First Tuesday of Every Month) is held in the park this month so neighbors can enjoy a potluck. Bring a side dish or a dessert to share with neighbors. BPNA will provide the main dish from a local neighborhood restaurant.BYOB. 


Benton Park Summer Event Series