State Senator Anthony H. Williams and the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) will hold the 24th Annual Neighborhood to Neighborhood Street (N2N) Festival from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7.
The mammoth stage will be set up at 50th Street and Baltimore Avenue, with vendor and community service agency tables and booths set up from 49th to 51st Streets, as well as down Willows Avenue to Catharine Street.
On stage during the afternoon and early evening will be such Hip Hop recording stars as Angie Stone and MC Lyte. Both these dynamic singers were pioneers in the Hip Hop field with a dozen top albums between them. They have also made numerous appearances as TV and film actresses. Stone is lauded for her lifelong work to support diabetes research.
Hosting the event, in addition to regular appearances by the effervescent Senator Williams, will be Lady B of WRNB 100.3 Philadelphia, herself a gifted Hip Hop artist, and Skeet.
On hand will be a number of food vendors providing a wide variety of delicious meals and snacks, and restaurants and bars in the area will be open for lunch and dinner. Throughout the afternoon there will be a variety of free entertainment for the whole family.
The “Kid’s Zone” will feature rides, games, prizes, moon bounces, face painting, and sports demonstrations. In the seniors’ tent, older residents will find resource materials for health and quality of life improvement.
The N2N (Neighborhood to Neighborhood) Festival has brought together families from all over the Southeastern region on Pennsylvania for decades. Admission is completely free, but attendees are requested to sign in at the registration table.