It’s that time of year- the Doo Dah Parade is back in action! And it’s happening MAY 1ST. All of you are invited to not just attend- but also if you want to march in The Parade let me know! I’ll be on a float with the Queen before me- Queen Naughty Mickie. We’ll have a photography themed float that we’ll be making starting THIS SATURDAY. We are seeking VOLUNTEERS to help with the float.
McGinty’s Gallery at the End of the World, 2475 N. Lake Ave.,
Altadena will again sponsor the outgoing queen float for the 33rd
Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade on May 1. It will honor 32nd Queen
Skittles in a manner befitting her personality and reign. Artist Dave
Lovejoy will head the project, as he did last year, as float
designer, creating the concept and leading volunteers in bringing it
to fruition. 32nd Queen Mickie will be serving as his assistant.
The gallery is seeking volunteers to help make the float, as well as
donations of materials to create it. In return, you will be invited
to march with the entry down the brand new parade route in East
Pasadena on the big day.
Lovejoy is planning to incorporate as many repurposed materials as
possible into the float. The gallery is especially in need of large
pieces of cardboard, such as refrigerator boxes, television boxes and
bicycle boxes. Smaller boxes will also be appreciated. Also needed is
paint, decorative ribbons, rickrack and other notions and items that
will make the float sparkle.
Items for donation may be dropped off at the gallery noon-5 p.m.
April 10 and 17.
Volunteers will be needed to craft the materials into shapes and
decorate them accordingly at the Gallery noon-5 p.m. April 10, 17 and
24. You are encouraged to bring a large box for yourself to decorate,
along with any notions you would like to use. You do not need any
special talents or artistic ability to help with the float~ we will
teach you and find something that you can do and have fun too!
For more information or to sign up on the volunteer list (walk-ins
still welcomed), please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call