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North Centre Street Block Party Set for Saturday

June 10th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

In collaboration with the Downtown Development Commission and the Arts and Entertainment District of Cumberland, the merchants and business owners of the first block of North Centre Street will host the North Centre Street Festival/Block Party on Saturday, June 11 from noon to 9 p.m. Live music will begin at noon on the Baltimore Street side stage.  June 11 falls on the weekend that traditionally would have been Heritage Days. In light of his recent passing, the block party is dedicated to the memory of neighbor Lee Schwartz, owner of The Book Center. Each of the restaurants connected to North Centre Street  will provide seating for dining in the street while the retailers will host sidewalk sales. The block will be designated with open carry of alcohol purchases from Frederick Street to Baltimore Street. DDC  executive director Melinda Kelleher…