The Pine Bluff Police Department will host a fishing derby at Martin Luther King Jr. Park from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 17.

This is a free public event for children ages 15 and younger and for senior citizens, according to a news release.

The event will also include a hot dog eating contest, fish cooking demonstration and refreshments, including fish, nachos and sno cones. Senior care bags will also be distributed.