Children’s books will be distributed to all along the route. To have your children receive books, just be anywhere on the route between 12:30 and 3 pm.
Children wishing to march in the parade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT and dressed as their favorite story character. For more information contact Miss Laurence at 917.549.6273
Assembles: Guerrilla Garden. 624 Charbonnet 12 Noon. Leaves 12:30 p.m.
First Stop: House of Dance and Feathers. 1317 Tupelo
Second Stop: New Orleans Public Library, MLK Branch. 1611 Caffin
Third Stop: Galvez Goodies. 2036 Caffin
Fourth Stop: Free Mission Baptist Church. 1921 Egania
Ends: Lower Ninth Ward Street Library. 5445 Douglass
Dedicated to the memory of Teral “Rasta” Butler, flag boy of the Indian nation Lower Ninth Ward Red Hawk Hunters. One Love.
This parade was made possible through the help, generosity, participation, inspiration and kindness of spirit of the following:
The Lower 9th Ward CSED
Books to Kids
Backyard Gardeners Network
House of Dance and Feathers
New Orleans Public Library
Mr. Burnell Cotlon
Free Mission Baptist Church
The Hot 8 Brass Band
New Orleans Fire Department
The Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund
Mardis Gras Zone
Crystal Shelton Photography
Mr. Eugene Harding
Mr. Marcus Bronson
All the wonderful friends and musicians who supported the fundraisers.
And as always, Ms. Ann Marie Coviello.