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Christmas Parade is Thursday

Christmas in Crowley activities are rescheduled

The city’s official “Welcome” to Santa Claus will be held Thursday when members of the Crowley Kiwanis Club host the annual Christmas Parade.
Meanwhile, Crowley Main Street and the City of Crowley have decided to postponed the annual Christmas in Crowley celebration, fearing forecasts of rain Wednesday night.
The Christmas Parade rolls at 6 p.m. following the traditional route along North Parkerson Avenue, around the courthouse and south to Second Street,
There the parade units make a “U-turn” and return to their starting point near Crowley Kindergarten.
Riders in the parade will be allowed to throw candy only from the floats and other units.
Spectators are being encouraged to observe social distancing and to wear masks along the parade route.
For more parade information, call Keeffer Kelbaugh at (504) 669-9722.
Christmas in Crowley, originally sceduled to be held tonight, will, instead, be held Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the historic downtown area.
Jill Habetz, president of the Main Street board, cited the 60 percent chance of rain being forecast for Wednesday night as the reason for the postponement.
A variety of activities, including holiday shopping, pictures with Santa and more will be offered during the event.
Businesses have decorated the downtown area as part of the “Deck the Streets” event also sponsored by Main Street.

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