MOUNT CARMEL - The Clover Hose Fire Company block party, now underway, features a parade today and a fireworks display Saturday.

The festivities include food, beverage, games, theme baskets, bingo, ice cream, Joe's Kettle Corn, Wilburton red wagon, potato cakes, fries and nightly entertainment.

Activities today commence with a parade at 4 p.m. The block party will start at 5 p.m. and continue until 11 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the band Deuce from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the block party will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. and the band Rockville Revue will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10:30 p.m.

The Clover Fire Company invites all organizations, fire companies, emergency vehicles, floats, pets and any person in the community who would like to show their creativity with costumes to join the parade. Cash prizes will be awarded in all categories. Registration for the parade will be at Second and Oak streets at 3 p.m..