The 7th annual Market Street Community Block Party is today in downtown Alton. The free event will include food and drink, carnival games; bounce houses, pony rides and a health fair. It will also be a collection point for food items for the Crisis Food Center and Salvation Army.
Event volunteer Judy Roth says the health fair is a big component of the event:
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The block party will be held on Market Street in Alton between 3rd and 6th Streets from 11am to 3pm today. For more details, go to www.communityblockparty.org