The Rincon Noon Lions Club is making preparations for its 30th annual Christmas Parade, to be held on Nov. 21 beginning at 10 a.m. at Macomber Park on Lexington Avenue.
Danny Fries of the Lions Club said there are still openings in the parade and any churches, scout troops or businesses or other organizations should call in to get their spot secured.
There is no fee to enter the parade. After leaving Macomber, the parade goes down Lexington, takes a right on 4th St. Extension, then takes a left on Highway 21 and then proceeds south to 9th street and then takes a left at the Hinely Center.
All parade participants should be at Macomber by 8:45 a.m. on the day of the parade. Anyone with animals in the parade should have them at the Lions Club Building no later than 9 a.m.
Fries said that parade units are allowed to throw candy to the crowds, but the throwers must be 16 years or older so that the candy is thrown far enough away from the units. He also stressed that no units can contain a Santa Claus costume, so the children are not confused.
Three judges will independently evaluate the units and floats and award trophies for the best band, and other categories.
For more information on the parade or breakfast, call Fries at 663-2412.