Join us at the Second Annual Chinatown Block Party!

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News Date: 
November 14, 2018

Salinas and Chinatown residents, property owners, business owners, community members, and service providers are invited to come together and celebrate the beginning of the revitalization of Chinatown, and to assist individuals experiencing homelessness take the first step to housing. The City, Upper Room Salinas Church and many other non-profit organizations are hosting the 2nd Annual Chinatown Block Party- Housing Starts in Chinatown, which is scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The event will be located on Soledad Street in Chinatown between Lake Street and Market Way. The event will consist of approximately 30-40 booths where various agencies, service providers and community members will provide information, social services, intakes, giveaway baskets, and necessities such as hygiene bags, socks, clothes and food. Children and family activities are also part of the event and they will be hosted at the Buddhist Temple located on 14 California Street. Activities will include frisbee painting, crafts, and jump house, among others for young children and families in and around the neighborhood. There will be free food, music and other giveaways at the event for everyone in attendance. Everyone is invited!