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Parade of Lights 2017

posted Nov 16, 2017, 7:37 AM by Bennett Smith

To: Parents/Guardians, Marching Band, Flags

What: The Parade is November 25th  call time 4:00 PM   all parade contestants must be in place by 4:30 PM   Parade begins at 5:30PM

Where: The corner of Colorado and Evans Roncalli is # 7 in the parade.  Roncalli should step off shortly after 5:30 pm and end within an hour of the start of the parade.

Students should be dropped off within walking distance to their line-up station. Vehicles will not be allowed into the parade line-up area to drop-off participants.  Quincy would be the best drop off street.  Please see attached map on back.

The Parade will begin at Colorado and Abriendo, proceed down the hill to Union Avenue and continue on Union to Main Street and Main to 6thStreet where it will end on the corner of 6th & Court.

Parents please make arrangements to pick-up students at the end of the parade route. Tell your child where to meet.  Have cell phones ready and be looking out for our band as they enter the end of the route.

Extra parking available in the Downtown area at PB&T Motor Bank lot at 2nd & Court and Pueblo Chamber at 4th & Santa Fe

UNIFORMS

Marching Band/Drumline/Flags: black long sleeve dress shirt or Roncalli black polo, solid black pants, black tennis/casual shoes.  Wear warm socks and shoes.

Drummers may decorate their drums with wrapping paper, lights, bows, garland. Ect….   All members are encourages to accessorize with Santa hats, lights, glow sticks.

Dress according to the weather!! Be prepared to wear clothing items that will keep you warm.  Thermals, long sleeves, coats, earmuffs, knit caps, scarfs, gloves, warm socks and shoes.  If wearing gloves check to see if you can play in them. You may need to find an inexpensive light pair that you can cut the finger tips off so you can play your instrument.         Dress Warm!!

Students are responsible for taking and bringing back their instruments/equipment.  Do not leave anything behind at the end of the route!!

Parent volunteers that would like to accompany the band on the route to help in anyway are welcome. Please text or call Mr. Smith

Thanks for your support!                       

Robert Smith, Band Director :  (719) 406-2350

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Bennett Smith,
Nov 16, 2017, 7:37 AM
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