The city of Pine Bluff will give away sweet potatoes to promote the 2020 Census. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the parking lot of the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St.


Citizens may receive a bag of sweet potatoes by completing the Census online in the parking lot. WiFi will be available for those that would like to connect and access the Census on their own devices. Ipads will also be available to use, according to a news release.


Precautions against COVID-19 will be implemented to protect the health and safety of the public, including social distancing guidelines.


The 2020 Census is available online at www.my2020census.gov .