John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
CITYWIDE THEME: AMERICA -- UNITED WE STAND
Schedule of events on Independence Day at Humboldt Park, Monday, 7/5/2010
9:00 - 10:15 AM = Parade starts at E. Lincoln Ave. and S. Kinnickinnic Ave. It then proceeds down
S. KK Ave. to S. Logan Ave. to E. Idaho St. to Humboldt Park (located at 3000 S. Howell Ave.)
10:30 - 11:00 AM = Rainbow Randa: Patriotic Clown Performance
11:00 - noon = Games: Children's, Teens & Adult (front of tennis courts)
11:00 - 1:00 PM = 1860's Old Time Baseball Game (Keltner Baseball Field)
12:15 - 1:00 PM = Donut Eating Contest -- Preregister, 1st 20 only, grouped by 5 6 donuts: 1 minute
most eaten & consumed 6 in shortest time
12:30 - 1:00 PM = Children's Contest Registration for age groups 2 - 12 years, Vehicle Decore to meet Theme, Category -- chairpersons:
Doll Buggy: 2-8 years chair: Diane Reeve 414-643-5427
Coaster: 3 - 10 years chair: Diane Jones 414-881-2756
Tricycle: 3 - 7 years chair: LuRae Brower 414-482-2032
Bicycle: 7 - 12 years chair: Marleen Stevens 414-769-0855
12:45 - 1:15 PM = Dancers with Woofs Performing Dogs (next to pavilion)
1:00 - 1:30 PM = Children's Vehicle Judging: Theme, Decor & Originality
1:30 - 2:00 PM = Children's Parade to/across Chalet Stage -- Awards to all
2:00 - 2:30 PM = Twist Dance Contest: Multi-age, youth & adult on Chalet Stage Audience Participation & awards
2:30 - 5:00 PM = New 2010 Talent Show at Chalet: Ages 5 - 10, 11 -14 & 15-19
3:00 - 7:00 PM = Live Musical groups at Idaho Street Stage Features: "Keith Weisling - Blues" and the "Liban Brothers - Jazz"
7:00 - 7:15 PM = Posting of the Colors, National Anthem, Thank You and Presentation of the day's awards
7:15 - 9:15 PM = Evening Entertainment at Chalet Stage Features: "Diamonds and Martinis"; Neil Diamond tribute and more.....
9:15 - 9:45 PM = Fireworks - Celebrating Association's 100th Anniversary with American Flag ground display (expanded fireworks display sponsored by W.B. Bottle Company)
Larry Reeve, President Diane Reeve, Vice-President Jeanmarie Jones, Treasurer
Maryanne Loppnow, Secretary Diane Jones, Media Chair
John Manke, Publicity Penny Manke, Ways 7 Means Terry & LuRae Brower, Parade Chairs
Carolyn Selimi 414-744-7095 Talent Contest Chairperson
We have a need for a few convertibles to use in our parade. If you have one available, please call one of our members for further information.