Procession of the Species Parade
In Historic Downtown Albany
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 A.M.
Assemble 9:30 A.M. on the Court House Steps
4th Ave. and Broadalbin St.
Calling all parade entrants! Celebrate Earth Day by signing up for the Procession of the Species Parade! Think of your favorite animal, creepy crawly insect, wiggle-waggle fish, picturesque plant or most colorful bird. Create a costume and come join the celebration of each other and our natural world.
Come enjoy the parade! The parade route will start and end at 4th Avenue and Broadalbin where we will have various groups providing environmental friendly activites and information. Here is a peak at what we are planning.
Celebration from 9am-1pm, – Farmers Market on 4th and city hall parking lot.
Parade begins at 10:00 am. – 4th and Broadalbin in Front of the Court House.
Line up at 9:30am if participating. (Last minute noise maker supplies will be available at 9am)
What is the Procession of the Species Celebration? A free community event that brings people together to honor and respect each other and the natural world through art, music, and dance. It’s for people of all ages and walks of life. For the young, the old, the tall, the short, the fast walkers, the slow crawlers, the furry, the feathered, and the fanciful! The parade starts at the Linn County Courthouse at 10 a.m. and weaves its way through downtown Albany winding back to the Courthouse where the celebration continues.
What do I need to do? Think of your favorite animal, creepy crawly insect, wiggle-waggle fish, picturesque plant or most colorful bird. Create a costume and/or instrument and come join the celebration as we dance, flutter, and prance into spring fun.
Guidelines: No written words. No motorized vehicles. No live animals.
(pets welcome to walk on sidewalk alongside the parade)
Celebration activities and information from a variety of local organizations:
Heather Slocum, City of Albany
firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-791-0058