Cooper-Young celebrates with parade on July 5th

By Shelley Thomas

[singlepic id=241 w=320 h=240 float=left]Have you found yourself attending other neighborhood 4th of July parades and celebrations? Well, no longer! The entire Cooper-Young community will be hosting it’s own 4th of July Parade!

Monday, July 5th starting at 10 am, set up and start of the parade will be behind Peabody School.

Dress up your bicycles, kids, wagons, strollers, pets, grandma, and who/whatever else in your most patriotic attire and mosey down to the Peabody School for some festive fun!. After the parade, There will be a picnic and some fun, including a cool down with a live band, popsicles, and a Memphis Fire Department sprinkling!

It wouldn’t be CY if there was not some music and art, so come listen to some tunes while you draw, paint, and express Independence Day your way (bring your own supplies). Artists may submit their masterpieces to help decorate the Cooper-Young Community Association office building at 2298 Young Avenue, which was recently purchased by the CYCA and will soon get some long needed improvements.

Bring your picnic basket, blanket, chairs, art supplies, bathing suits, and costumes. Have fun with your neighbors and celebrate our nation’s independence CY style!

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