To commemorate 100 years of service, YWCA Princeton will host a free block party on the YM/YW field at 59 Paul Robeson Place on Saturday, September 17. The event will feature music and live performances, activities for children and families, tables with local nonprofits and vendors including:
- Thai Cha Chak*
- Mexi Boys*
- Minnie’s Weenies*
- The Bent Spoon*
- The Gingered Peach
- Mercer County Community College Culinary Group
- Sound Choice Disc Jockeys
- Color Me Hoopy
and more to be announced soon!
* Food items available for purchase
The Centennial Celebration Block Party will be the first in-person, public event hosted by YWCA Princeton since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are beyond excited to celebrate 100 years of impact with our community,” shared YWCA Princeton CEO Tay Walker. “This milestone is a culmination and celebration of all we’ve accomplished together thus far, and the future we can pave for our children and the next generation.”
Community organizations and vendors are invited to participate and share resources at the Centennial Block Party. Registration is required, and volunteer opportunities are also available. To learn more about the event and how to get involved, visit https://www.ywcaprinceton.org/centennial-celebration-block-party/.
About YWCA Princeton
YWCA Princeton is #OnAMission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YW advances its mission through programs that promote equity by creating opportunity, and support women and girls through every age and every stage of life. Programs and support services include childcare, English as a second language classes, summer youth programs, a breast cancer resource center, citizenship preparation courses, racial and gender equity advocacy, professional and social groups, and more. For details about our year-round offerings, visit www.ywcaprinceton.org.