ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Grab a friend or two and get ready for a big family-friendly event happening in Odessa in just a few days. The Odessa Police Department is hosting a block party for the entire community to enjoy, from 10 am to 2 pm on July 30th at South Side Ball Park, 1201 W Monahans.

Guests can expect giveaways, food, and games at the big event. The first 600 kids that attend will receive a special backpack with goodies.

People in the community will have an opportunity to connect with OPD officers and learn more about how different departments serve the community.

For more information on the event, click here.