Leedy Streets Open to create family-friendly feel

Vincent Mayor Emma Cole and Loton Park Tennis Club vice president Michael Duke. Picture: Supplied.
Vincent Mayor Emma Cole and Loton Park Tennis Club vice president Michael Duke. Picture: Supplied.

FOLLOWING on from Leedypalooza, Leederville is keen to keep the street party going.

Leedy Streets Open takes place in the town centre for the next two Sundays from 4pm to 9pm, with the streets closed to cars to create a family-friendly space.

Have a go at street cricket or tennis, and relax under a Hills Hoist.

“We wanted to capture the old school neighbourhood feel when you could have a game of cricket or tennis on the street or in your backyard, and enjoy getting together with your friends on a warm summer’s day,” Mayor Emma Cole said.

“Dress in your brightest whites on Sunday, February 24, as Loton Park Tennis Club brings us tennis in the street, and don’t forget to bring your best bowling arm on Sunday, March 3, for backyard cricket with the Tuart Hill Cricket Club.”

Local businesses will also be spilling out onto Oxford Street and Newcastle Street, with roving entertainment, street art, kids activities, retailer specials and more to enjoy.