The Black River Academy Museum will be hosting its first block party of the summer on Saturday, July 9, from 5–9 p.m. on Depot Street in Ludlow. There will be a baking contest for both adults and children. There will also be a bike parade from 5:30-6 pm for ages 5-13. Please decorate your bikes! Winners for the baking contest and bike parade will be acknowledged on social media and in the newspaper, winning first, second, and third prizes. Interested parties can call 802-975-0017 by July 1 for registration.