I put the piece below together as a Merrimack Valley Magazine Little Bit, but space prohibited it's inclusion. Thought I'd post it here in case it is useful.
Have a wonderful holiday week!
Parade season has arrived! Parades are a great, free outdoor activity for the whole family (if you can manage to resist the strolling street vendors). We’ve collected the dates for some of the parades around the region. Get them on your calendar now, and plan your own parade crawl!
7/3 6:00 PM Gloucester, MA: Horribles Parade
7/4 9:30AM Plymouth, MA: Independence Day Parade
7/4 10:00AM Chelmsford, MA: Independence Day Parade
7/6 12:30PM Pepperell, MA: Independence Day Parade
8/4 12:00PM Newburyport, MA: Yankee Homecoming Parade
9/14 2:30PM Pelham, NH: Old Home Day Parade
9/15 10:00AM Billerica, MA: Yankee Doodle Homecoming Parade
9/21 10:30AM Hollis, NH: Old Home Days Parade
10/27 1:00PM Woburn, MA: Lion’s Club Annual Halloween Parade