HAYWARD -- The final downtown street party of the summer takes place Thursday along B Street from Foothill Boulevard to City Hall at Watkins Street.

Musical groups will include Third Sol, which performs Latin, funk and rock; Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces, a rockabilly group; Native Elements, which plays reggae band; and Lucid Rays, a classic rock group.

The party, with a theme of California Dreaming, will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to live music, the celebration also will have children's rides, street entertainers, vendors, games, food and a car show with hot rods and classics parked on Main Street. Two beer/soda gardens will be set up.