The 2014 Earth day Planning Group/Sponsorship, Little Artshram, Great Lakes Children’s Museum, TC Sings, The Leelanau School, Oryana, Deep Blue Water Samba, The Grand Traverse Mycological Society, and many others are pleased to announce our plans for a stellar, Earth Day Parade 25th celebration!
Saturday, April 26th, parade line-up Oryana Natural Foods Market @ 1pm, parade begins @ 2pm.
2014 THEME: 25th Year—”Best of“
Featuring folks in their well-loved, and much used costumes and masks, as well as, a puppet from each year or every 5 years—with appropriate parade signage designating it as such….include Horses and White Pine Trees in the puppet-mask-making this year.
PARADE ROUTE: From Oryana….Down 10th street, right on Cass, right on State, left on Park, left Front, left on Union, right on 6th St. to Hannah Park.
Community picnic after parade @ Hannah Park.
We invite folks from throughout the Grand Traverse Region, including individuals, families, schools, organizations and ALL of the downtown businesses to help us celebrate 25 years of holding an Earth Day Parade and celebration in the GT Region!
COMMUNITY PICNIC begins approx. @ 3:30 pm @ Hannah Park directly after the parade. This is a ZERO-waste event, which means Pack it in, and Pack it Out. Bring your picnic lunch, and a blanket or chair to sit on, with some picnic tables will be provided.
Musicians and songsters are invited to march along in our downtown Traverse City Earth Day Parade and attend the community picnic and perform in a beautiful outdoor setting, on a non-electric stage, at Hannah Park!
WE thank and are grateful for our Community Partners that have stepped forward to support this fine, community event so far:
The Grand Traverse Circuit
Great Lakes Children’s Museum
The Leelanau School
Deep Blue Water Samba
Grand Traverse Mycology Society
Joe and Carol Spaulding, Stephanie Mills, Nick and Dea Talantis, Rokko Jans, Jack and Susan Seaman, Lauri and Tom Meade, Leigh Fairey….
AND our 2014 Eday Organizing/Planning/Volunteer Crew:
Carol Laughing Waters
Kaz McCue & Leelanau School Kids
The Bolde Family
Flo & Marika & Steve
Bernie & Jalene
Zach Power designed our beautiful 25th Anniversary poster.
THANKS TO ALL!
YES! You can still become a Community Partner and ensure that the GT Earth Day Parade continues into 2015 and beyond. Download a sponsor/donation form here or you can directly donate via our Paypal account at the bottom of this announcement: http://www.littleartshram.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/2014-Eday-Community-PartnerSponsor.pdf
PARADE DAY CONTACT:
Marc Alderman 231-276-2328