To celebrate the beginning of the summer season, Crocker Park will host its inaugural Block Party today. The event includes a morning run with the dogs and includes a free party throughout the streets of Crocker Park. There will be activities, games, exhibits, demos, and more. A 5K & 1-Mile walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Crocker Park’s event venue, Market Square, and take runners and walkers on a scenic route through Westlake. A portion of the proceeds from the $30/person registration will support the City of Westlake’s K9 Unit. Following the race from 11 a.m. to 3pm, attendees can enjoy the Crocker Park Block Party on Main Street where there will be meet and Greets with Westlake Police Department law enforcement officers, live music, sidewalk chalk, a rock climbing wall, gardening classes, vendors and took trucks.