Concrete Couch's annual Lantern Parade preparation will begin on Tuesday Feb 18th. 4th, 5th and 6th grade students parents can enroll them for FREE at www.connect14.org.
Students younger than 4th grade can attend WITH A PARENT. The five free after-school work sessions for this gorgeously creative lantern making adventure are: Feb 18, 25, 3, 10, 17, and a snow make up if necessary after Spring Break on Tuesday May 31st. The Lantern Parade in Manitou Springs happens on Friday April 3rd. Students must be accompanied by their parents to attend the Lantern Festival and Concrete Couch will share more details when we get closer to that April date.
Parade night schedule:
7:30 to 7:45pm: meet at Memorial Park and visit with other lantern makers
8pm sharp: parade starts
8:20pm parade ends at Soda Springs Park, and CC Music Jam Band plays (all invited to join in).
9pm: clean up and dreaming of NEXT YEARS'S parade entries....