GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Salvation Army is celebrating summer with a free block party at the Kroc Center.

The ‘Kroc Block Party’ takes place Friday, Aug. 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event is free to everyone.

Families can enjoy a bounce house, a giant slip and slide, a mobile gaming truck and a visit from the Grand Rapids Gold mascot ‘Buckets.’

Food and drinks will also be available. You can visit the Kroc Center’s Facebook page for more information and updates.

For the full conversation with John Shaner, the Kroc Center marketing and PR director, watch the video in the player above.