Northwest NEWS

March 22, 1999


Parade Marshal Glen Kelly starts fun-filled Saturday

Glen Kelly

Glen Kelly, parade marshal.

   Glen Kelly, former Woodinville business owner and parade chairman, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 22nd Annual Woodinville All Fools' Day Parade, this Saturday, March 27, at 11 a.m. Kelly, a Chamber of Commerce "Volunteer of the Year," currently makes his home in Oregon.

   This year, the parade originates at the Metro Park & Ride, and beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, proceeds along NE 175th Street to City Hall. Rain or shine, kids in costume, decorated floats, the Woodinville High School Band, and much more will participate.

   Trophies will be awarded. Judging the event this year are Peg Phillips, Sam Adkins, Louise Miller, Karen Hausler, K.C. Caffey, and Randy Neiman. The judges stand will be in front of Miracle Carpet on NE 175th. Mark Francis, a 14-year veteran of Albertson's produce department will be the Master of Ceremonies.

   NE 175th will be closed to traffic from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The basset hounds will march in the parade as a group in the Basset Bridgade on their way to the Basset Bash in the Sorenson playfields from 1 to 4 pm.

   Celebrate Woodinville will start with a Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10:45 a.m. at Woodinville Round Table Pizza in the Woodinville Towne Center. The Woodinville Farmers Market opens their year with a Arts and Craft Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall.

   The 2nd Annual Teen Northshore Art Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the city council chambers. The Children's Activity and Resource Fair will run from noon to 4 p.m. at the Woodinville Towne Center. Pony rides will be offered in the lower lot.

   From noon to 4, the City of Woodinville 6th Birthday celebration will feature entertainment with a 1 p.m. performance by the Woodinville Community Band in the Sorenson gym. Cake will be served.

   The ever-popular Basset Bash, featuring the skills and personalities of basset hounds from across the country competing for prizes such as Best Howl, Fastest in the Hot Dog Race, and Best Costume, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sorenson playfield.

   A Community Swing Dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. at City Hall. Lessons will be available from 7 to 8 p.m.