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Oakland Park will have people dancing in the streets on Friday

Oakland Park will have people dancing in the streets on Friday

Downtown Oakland Park is having a giant dance party on Friday – a mile-long dance party, to be exact.

From 6 to 10 p.m., Main Street will come alive with music, food, painting activities and more during the “Dancing in the Streets” event, from Northeast 38th Street to Oakland Park Boulevard. The party is an evolution of the city’s “Music on Main Street” event, which features a live band in front of City Hall, typically every last Friday of the month.

“I call this event ‘Music on Main Street’ on steroids, because it’s going to be huge,” said Kathleen Margoles, Community and Economic Development director. “Our downtown is evolving, and so we wanted a way to bring costumers,...

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