Friday Night Block Parties in Towson will begin on May 13 on Allegheny Avenue, between Washington Avenue and York Road, with live music, food, children's activities, prizes, beer and wine. Don't forget lawn chairs and blankets. Pets are prohibited. On May 13, the musical group Beach Bums will perform. On May 20, Voodoo Economics will perform; May 27, The New Romance; June 3, Tony Berry and New Money; June 10, Mary Lou and the Untouchables; June 17, Tony Scuito; and June 24, The Rat Pack. More musical acts to come.