The James Edgar 1st Department Store Santa Collection
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Downtown Brockton Association

Montello Business Association

Campello Business Association

Mayor Linda M. Balzotti and the City of Brockton

 

Present the

 

The 27th Annual
Greater Brockton Holiday Parade

Parade Marshalls – 
Brockton Public Schools Principals

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Parade Starting at 1 p.m.

Downtown activities begin at 9:00 a.m.

Free pictures with Santa at 9:30 a.m.

Sponsored by:
Independence Associates, HarborOne Credit Union
and Tuxedos by Merian

 141-143 Main Street

City Hall Activities – 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Holiday Bazaar

Brockton Public Library 9am-12pm

Downtown Treasure Hunt

         Morning – events begin at 9 a.m.

· Fun for all – arts & crafts and “Downtown Treasure Hunt” at 10 locations

· Brockton Public Library – crafts, food & fun

· Pictures with Santa at Independence Associates, sponsored by Independence Associates, Tuxedos By Merian & HarborOne Credit Union. It’s tricked out to look like Edgar’s Department Store

· Holiday Bazaar at City Hall

· Brockton Historical society – sponsoring historical talks, factoids & fun at four separate sites on the treasure hunt

 

            Afternoon - Parade

· Brockton Public Schools Principals are the Grand Marshalls.

· Parade was started by the Rotary Club as a way to bring more people downtown

· The parade is a true community event

· Lots of food, fun (and FACILITIES) – make it a day!! Its more than just the parade this year!!

· Clydesdales

· Eight marching bands

· Countless community groups – girl scouts, boy scouts, PACs & PTAs, etc.

· Santa comes at the end

Post-Parade

· Parade Awards handed out at City Hall

· Holiday music/sing along on City Hall Plaza

· Mayor light’s the city’s Holiday Tree (with ornaments made by BPS kids)

· Edgar Award presented

           Edgar Award – TO BE ANNOUNCED

Click here for Previous Recipients

· Embodies community spirit –

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          Holiday Tree Ornaments – BPS Kids

· Since 2002, when the city first installed its downtown Holiday Tree, Brockton Public School students have created ornaments to display

· 17 schools (all elementary & middle schools) produce 20 ornaments each, providing color & creativity to the project

· Students at the Angelo are making their ornaments next week

         Santa Hat Day in the Schools

· The DBA donates over 18,000 Santa hats to students across the school system. This year, principals will be choosing which day to give out/decorate Santa hats

More Parade Information

For more information call 508-587-4322
www.1stdepartmentstoresanta.com
http://www.dbabrockton.com

The Brockton Public School System neither endorses nor sponsors the organization of activity represented in this material. 
The distribution of display of this material is provided as a community service.

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