Meridian Middle School to host Neighborhood Night in May The event's theme is: 'Stand up, speak out and lend a hand” By Meridian Press staff email@example.com Apr 7, 2017 (…) Courtesy of Lorée Hill Vendor booths and activities for families will be set up at the Meridian Middle School’s Neighborhood Night on May 12, as seen here from last year’s inaugural event. Courtesy of Lorée Hill The theme of the Meridian Middle School Neighborhood Night, now in its second year, is "Stand up, speak out, lend a hand." The school will host the event May 12. Courtesy of Lorée Hill A jazz band performs at the Meridian Middle School Neighborhood Night in 2016. This year's event is May 12. By Holly Beech/MP Meridian Middle School, 1507 W. Eighth St. Courtesy of Lorée Hill Meridian Middle School's Neighborhood Night benefits the Meridian Food Bank. This year's event is May 12. Meridian Middle School will host a neighborhood night May 12 with food trucks, live music and activities for families.The celebration is from 5-8 p.m. at the school campus, 1507 W. Eighth St. Story continues below video × Advertisement Admission is free, with food available for purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring an item to donate to the Meridian Food Bank, which will enter them into a drawing for prizes.Two stages will feature local entertainment, and local vendors and service groups will set up shop, including the Micron Foundation and Discover Technology STEM bus, the Meridian Library District bookmobile, and the Meridian police and fire departments. Leaders from Meridian City Council, the mayor’s office and the West Ada School District will also attend. The proceeds from a school-wide canned food drive will be presented to the Meridian Food Bank during the event.“We here at MMS want to celebrate our school and surrounding neighborhood,” according to a press release from the school. “We invite all members of the community to join us for this celebration of the heart of Meridian.”Learn more at westada.org/mms or on Instagram at MMSNeighborhoodNight. More from this section Housing construction has 'gone crazy' in West Ada, boosting total market value Posted: April 27, 2017 Treasure Valley Kite Festival returns to Meridian Saturday Posted: April 26, 2017 Local students named Presidential Scholars semifinalists Posted: April 26, 2017 West Ada alerts parents after bus aide charged with sexual abuse of a vulnerable adult Posted: April 26, 2017 Rocky Mountain freshman to pitch medical towel design on national stage Posted: April 25, 2017 Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!