Block Party Held at Old Firehouse in McLean

Bands for Bikes Concert helped collect 100 bikes for Wheels to Africa.

The Old Firehouse Teen Center in McLean held its 27th annual Block Party on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, where about 500 people were expected. The event included a Bands for Bikes Concert with four bands and a bike collection for Wheels to Africa.

The four bands that performed at the Bands for Bikes Concert included: The Outliers, singer Claudia Swope, Dropoff, and The Unexpected. The Block Party also included a rock-climbing wall, a moon bounce, a Shark Attack balancing game, quarterback ball toss, spray-on tattoos, Coderkids, Mathnasium, and Johnny Ray's food truck. The event was sponsored by Burke and Herbert Bank with partners Bach to Rock, Wheels to Africa, and Bands for Bikes...

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