The Wickliffe Block Watch is gearing up for its annual block party for all Austintown residents. The group has planned a Trunk Sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30 at Wickliffe Christian Church, 3939 Potomac Ave.
They will also be once again having the Austintown Championship Hot Dog Eating Contest, open to all residents of Austintown, with three age categories: eight to 12, 13 to 17, and 18 and older. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top eaters this year.
The party runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with music, games, face painting, a Chinese
asuction, door prizes, antique cars, and demonstrations by area safety forces. The Block Watch will provide free food to all who attend. Beverages will be provided by the Austintown Police Department.
The Block Watch meets every other month on the first Tuesday of the month, with the next meeting set for 7 p.m. April 3, at Wickliffe Christian Church. Meetings are open to all residents and businesses in the Austintown area.
For information, call 330-774-1803 or 330-272-5242.