July 1st, 2017
1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Need 6 volunteers. Early prep for the kids and volunteers at
The Grape Choice by folding and organizing the volunteer
t-shirts, getting all the tattoos, pinwheels and decorations
ready for the kids event.
July 3rd, 2017
12:00 – 6:00 PM (2 hour shifts)
We need 8 people
for each 2 hour shift to decorate light poles and put up
flags for phase one of decorating. Help us make Kirkland
beautiful for the parade! Have a ladder? Bring it along.
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Help make Boutonnieres at the Grape Choice. We need 12
people to make flower boutonnieres for our Veterans, active
service members and POW’s. You’ll leave ready to set up your
own florist shop.
July 4th, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 AM
We need 8 parade staging volunteers to stake and sign
participant numbers for the parade. This is when we mark the
spots for the parade entries. We have the tools and fourteen
years of experience! You get a break from
9-10am for breakfast (you are so important, it's on
us). "Take no prisoners" attitude required. Help parade
entries find their lineup spot. Pre-meeting at 6pm at the
Grape Choice on Sunday the 3rd.
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Decorate the Town. We need 20 volunteers to join us at 8:00
to put the final touches on downtown with streamers and
balloons. Bring a ladder!
We need 4 people to help secure the parade route with tape
which will help with crowd control. They will start at the
beginning/end and work their way tot the middle.
9:30 AM -
We need 10 volunteers to help with Children’s Decorating at
the Marina Park Pavilion. You will make tattoos and help
decorate the kids and their bikes. Then we need walkers in
the parade to help make sure no one wanders off.
– 12:00 PM
We need 6
energetic young people to help sell flags to the crowd, our
last fundraising attempt of the year.
10:00 AM - 1:00
PM-ish Front Row Seats!!
We need about 50 of you to be Parade Route Monitors to keep
things running smoothly while the parade is going on. We’ll
have a quick training session before the parade. This is one
of our most important and most fun opportunities.
2pm (4 people) *
2pm - 7pm (4
people) * 7pm - 10:00pm
We need people to
sit at the KDA booth and selling shirts, glow items and
other Kirkland merchandise.
1:15 PM -
Barricade Pick Up – We need 6 volunteers - 3 trucks. These
people will move barricades to the park for the picnic and
fireworks. Great exercise!
July 5, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
We need 20 volunteers to come and help clean up Marina Park
and the Parade Route. It goes quickly and is a great way to
rehash the 4th of July stories from the day before.