150916FestivalSept. 16: Portia writes: “I got my first volunteer work” – a Friday evening stint volunteering at Festival in the Park on Sept. 25. “We all have got to start somewhere, right? I’m looking forward to my work.”

Portia will be one of more than 250 volunteers helping with logistics during the three-day gathering of artists, arts and crafts exhibits and entertainers. The free festival is in its 51st year and will be held at Freedom Park off East Boulevard.