Jul 122014
 
J'Monque'D Blues Band provided the entertainment for Saturday's block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

J’Monque’D Blues Band provided the entertainment for Saturday’s block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The 25th Annual Feast of St. Henry block party and mass took place at St. Henry’s Catholic church Uptown on Saturday afternoon.

The Feast of St. Henry mass took place at 3 pm right before the block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Feast of St. Henry mass took place at 3 pm right before the block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Parishioners, neighbors and the literate were all welcomed to Saturday's block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Parishioners, students, neighbors and the literate were all welcomed to Saturday’s block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite the hot weather, the turnout was high at Saturday's block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite the hot weather, the turnout was high at Saturday’s block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Raffle tickets for steak houses and wine baskets helped to pay for Saturday's block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Raffle tickets for steak houses and wine baskets helped to pay for Saturday’s block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Voluntary donations paid for the free food and entertainment. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Voluntary donations paid for the free food and entertainment. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Free jambalaya was served at the block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Free jambalaya was served at the block party. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Free deserts were provided by the church. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Free deserts were provided by the church. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Free lucky dogs were also provided. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Free lucky dogs were also provided. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Lines were long for free Plumb street snowballs. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Lines were long for free Plumb street snowballs. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

 

 

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