Phoenix finds a reason to party tonight during a community barbecue that includes auctions, door prizes, music and activities for kids.

Phoenix finds a reason to party tonight during a community barbecue that includes auctions, door prizes, music and activities for kids.

It begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Library, 510 First St. Tickets are $3 for kids under 6 and $5 for everyone else.

A jump house for kids will be available, and karaoke will be presented by Ultimate Sound and the Fabulous Copy Cats. The meal will include hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, watermelon and sodas.

Advance tickets are available at Scrappy Craft, Phoenix City Hall, the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Phoenix Auto Center. Details: 535-1955.