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HHFA: MD8; St Patrick’s Day Parade
March 11 @ 9:30 am
UPDATE: SATURDAY 3/11 ST “PADDY’S” DAY Meeting point: 9:30am Walgreens at rt 589 / rt 90. Across from Ocean Pines Post office and next to 7-11. KSU 10am https://www.google.com/maps/dir/11085+Cathell+Rd,+Berlin,+MD+21811/61st+St,+Ocean+City,+MDemail@example.com,-75.1534149,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x89b8d80f40fb84e9:0x4b86762cfad10627!2m2!1d …
Walgreens has a rest room, there is 7-11 for coffee right there as well.
Once we leave Ocean Pines Walgreens, we will turn left at the light at Cathell / rt 589, then bear right on Rt. 90 into Ocean City. Approx 10 min. Once at end of bridge on Rt. 90, we will turn Right on Coastal Highway, immediate right is 61st street where line up is located. Arrival approx 10:10ish. We are lining up there according to the online paperwork. We will obtain our number there or prior this week and I will update as necessary.
According to the St. Patty’s Day information: https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/st-patricks-parade-festival-saturday-march-11/To (https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/st-patricks-parade-festival-saturday-march-11/To) avoid traffic delays, viewers are urged to arrive before 10:30 a.m. and to view the parade from 57th Street south to 45th Street.As usual, our parade will begin promptly at 12 Noon and, as you know, we never vary from a prompt start. The parade line up will begin on 61st Street and proceed south to 44th Street. The reviewing and judges stand will be on the 45th Street Shopping Center parking lot. http://www.delmarvairish.org/ (http://www.delmarvairish.org/)
After the parade:The 45th Street Shopping Center will be transformed into an Irish Festival complete with LIVE Irish entertainment, dancers, face painting, Irish apparel and plenty of food and drink. Festivities will begin at 11 AM and will remain open through 4 PM.
We will need two volunteers to carry the Hogs and Heroes MD8 banner and if we have enough walkers, we could carry an American Flag and a Police Flag.
Remember to deck out your bikes and yourself with St. Patty’s Day Green!
Appreciate everyone coming! JB