On Monday, April 23, from 3-6 pm, the Great Lakes Children’s Museum will host a special mask-making workshop to help children prepare for the Grand Traverse Earth Day Parade, held on the following Saturday.
This year’s parade theme is: The Great Lakes: Our Living Water and will focus on the fish of the Great Lakes, with ideas presented by the parade artists for children and their families to consider.
This workshop is offered for children and families to build a mask or headgear for the Grand Traverse Earth Day Parade, which will take place in downtown Traverse City on April 28th. This is not a drop-off workshop and children under the age of 14 will need an adult to stay throughout. Children under the age of 9 bring will require an adult to help them with their project.
The Earth Day Parade is Saturday, April 28 at 1 pm. To be in the parade, meet at Central Grade School, corner of 7th & Pine at 12 noon. The parade will run from 1-3 pm, with a community picnic & special family music concert in Hannah Park afterwards.
The parade route is: Corner of 7th and Pine St. to 8th to Union to State to Park to Front to Union, ending at Hannah Park for a Community Picnic and Family Music Concert.
This mask-making workshop is sponsored by the Little Artshram. The Museum will be closed and no admission will be charged. However, Little Artshram suggests a donation of $10 per mask/costume for the workshop and to help support the Earth Day Parade.
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