11:00 a.m. - Parade sign in will be outside of Beauchamp Library at 2111 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13205. Book festival sign-in/set up will be at Brighton Academy Middle School.
12:00 p.m. - Parade Route: The parade will leave Beauchamp Library promptly at 12:00 p.m. heading west on Colvin Street toward Midland Avenue. Left on Midland Avenue. Right on West Lafayette Avenue (1 block past Brighton Avenue) where it ends at Brighton Academy Middle School parking lot (the address for Brighton Academy is 309 West Brighton Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13205. The event takes place at the back entrance located on West Lafayette Avenue). Note: The parade does not return to Beauchamp Library.
1:00-4:00 p.m. - Children's Book Festival: After the parade, join the fun at Brighton Academy parking lot and auditorium.
There will be food, games, prizes, free books, and information about learning opportunities for children, youth and adults. There will also be a variety of special entertainment.
In case of rain: Parade may be cancelled. Festival events will still take place at Brighton Academy Middle School.
Thanks again for your interest in joining us for this special time of fun and learning. If you have any questions, please contact us at (315) 436-6562 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit www.lightacandleforliteracy.org
for more information.