Hickory – Hickory Police Department and the Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department invite the community to the annual Ridgeview Community Block Party this Friday, August 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Taft Broome Park.

Enjoy music by DJ Nita B, games, activities, a bounce house, and free hamburgers, hotdogs, and drinks at this family-friendly event. School supplies will be available for students while supplies last.

Additional sponsors of this free back-to-school community event include Hickory Antiques Mall, I Heart Grooming, Modern Nissan, Maxine Loftis, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Plush Kutz, U-Haul, Pelican’s Snoballs, Exodus House, Walmart, and the Thompson Family.

Taft Broome Park is located at 115 7th Avenue SW in Hickory.