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(Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

Crews tend to some ground work, along with continued renovation of the basketball slab, this morning at Central Park in preparation for Saturday’s Art in the Park. The Artesia Arts Council-sponsored event, which features a variety of artists and crafters, along with food and games, will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday. The Artesia Public Schools band program’s cake walk will take place on the basketball slab from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday.