On November 29th 17 4-H clubs braved the cold to participate in the annual Newton Chamber of Commerce Holiday parade! All Star Rabbits, Awesome Alpaca Adventurers, Breeders & Feeders, Bunnies n Buddies, Capricians, Furry Friends, Goats Galore, Kids in the Kitchen, Little Critters, Little Pocket Pets, Loping Life, Merry-Go-Riders, Side Kicks, Shelton’s Shooters, Sussex County K9 Frenzy, Sussex County Lego, and Sussex County Milkmakers!
Sussex County 4-H Clubs are invited to participate in the Town of Newton’s Annual Holiday Parade, sponsored by the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce.
The theme for this year’s parade will be Christmas through the Ages, Celebrating Newton’s 150th Anniversary.
Awards will be given for the floats and/or group who best depict the theme. Please be advised that floats must arrive by 8:30 AM.
All floats will enter Lower Spring Street via Diller Ave. Judging will take place before the parade so that as participants reach the reviewing stand we can announce the winners. If your float is not in place by the 8:30 AM deadline it will not be judged.
All marchers should arrive between 8:30 and 9:30 AM at the Lower Spring Street staging area. Lower Spring Street will be open for you to drop marchers off but you will not be allowed to park vehicles there. Be advised that the staging area will be blocked off to all vehicular traffic.
Further information about where you can park will be sent after you have registered to march in the parade.
Musical groups, floats, animals and vehicles such as antique cars are welcome to participate. If you are interested in building a float there are several supply and informational sites available on the web.
If you or your group wishes to join in the festivities, please fill out the enclosed form and return it by November 15, 2014
Sussex County 4-H clubs are invited to march in the Town of Branchville’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26.
If your club would like to march in the Branchville Parade (sponsored by the American Legion), please contact Scott McGrath, 973-998-1266 to confirm your club’s participation. Those marching in the parade should plan to meet by 9 am in Branchville, with the parade starting at 10.
Note: Animals are permitted to participate in the Branchville Parade
Clubs are invited back to the American Legion Hall following the parade for a brief reception.
The Annual Newton Memorial Day Parade is schedule for Monday, May 26, 2014 beginning at 10:00 AM. Sussex County 4-H clubs are invited to participate in this traditional holiday event by marching in the parade.
Please note that due to the reverence of the day no animals may be part of this parade.
All marchers should arrive between 9:00 AM and 9:30 AM at the Lower Spring Street staging area. Be advised that the staging area will be blocked off to vehicular traffic except for floats.
Please be aware that floats must arrive by 8:30 am. Lower Spring Street will be open for you to drop off but you will not be allowed to park your cars there. All vehicles can park at any of the municipal lots in town free of charge.
The parade route will remain the same. It will begin on Lower Spring Street at the train station; proceed up Spring to Moran Street, then down to Memory Park where a Memorial service will be held.
If you would like to participate in the parade, please contact Sandra Diglio @ 973-383-4796973-383-4796 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Floats and vehicles such as antique cars are welcome to participate.