Gorton's Annual Block Party
Gorton Community Center invites the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff community to our annual Block Party & Outdoor Movie on Saturday, September 14. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and the whole family! Don’t miss our free family event¬—it’s bigger, and better than ever! Food and entertainment are at the heart of this celebration—rain or shine—and Gorton has planned fun activities everyone will enjoy. Multiple food vendors will be on site dishing out delicious food all night—including Fat Shallot Food Truck, Bonique Gourmet Waffle Truck, The Daily Grind, Royal Ice Cream and Brother Willie’s Sno Cones. LoMastro Performing Arts Academy will have everyone dancing and the Wildlife Discovery Center, face painters, and balloon artists will keep children entertained so adults can enjoy this wonderful community event. We also will be featuring the amazing work done in the non-profit offices of Gorton through our program partners. Participate in fun-filled activities with each organization and get your Block Party Passport stamped at every table to win a prize! At sundown, Gorton will screen “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Miles Morales / Spider-Man, it was produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel. It is the first animated feature film in the Spider-Man franchise, and is set in a shared multiverse called the "Spider-Verse", which has alternate universes.