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McLouth schedules annual Kansas Greatest Patriots Day Parade for Saturday

April 13, 2011

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McLouth residents will be painting the town red, white and blue Saturday with their 13th annual Kansas Greatest Patriots Day Parade.

A children’s parade will start at 11 a.m. and the main parade at 1 p.m. along Union Street in downtown McLouth.

The Fort Riley Mounted Color Guard will be in the parade, as will people portraying George and Martha Washington and Paul Revere.

All veterans are welcome to ride on the veterans trolley in the parade.

Festivities start with a pancake feed from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the McLouth fire station, 104 W. Lucy St. McLouth Medical Center, 313 S. Union, will have a health fair from 8 a.m. to noon as well.

Other attractions are a basket raffle, bake sale, taste table and cookbook sale at McLouth Public Library, as well as a military memorabilia display, homemade ice cream, a petting zoo, vendors and crafts.

A mountain men encampment group also will be doing demonstrations.

For more information, contact Cliff Weeks at (913) 796-6122.

Comments

Lawrence Morgan 3 years ago

I can't be there because I'm in California, but I wish I could. I hope the Journal World carries photos and an article.

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