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4th of July Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help! It takes about 200 volunteers to make the Kirkland 4th of July event a community success.  Make it a family affair!  Celebrate in the best way possible by donating your time and help us make this day our best yet!

How to volunteer?                    Register at  www.signupgenius.com 

  Here is a sample of OPPORTUNITIES for 2018:

Sunday July 1, 2018

1:00 to 3:00PM

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.

 

Tuesday July 3, 2018

12:00 to 6:00PM (2 hour shifts)

We need 8 people for each 2 hour shift to decorate light poles and puty up flags for phase one of decorating.  Help us make Kirkland beautiful for the parade!  Have a ladder?  Bring it along!

 

4:00 to 6:00PM

Help make Boutonnieres at the Grape Choice.  We need 12 people to make flower boutonnieres for out Veterans, active service members and POW’s.  Your leave ready to set up your own florist shop. 

 

Wednesday July 4, 2018

7:00-9:00AM – 10:00-1:00 (It’s a long one but it’s really important)

We need 6 parade staging volunteers to stake and sign participant numbers for the parade.  This is when we mark the spots for parade entries.  We have the tools and 18 years of experience!  You get a break from 9 to 10 for breakfast (you are so important, it’s on us) Then help parade entries find their lineup spots.  “take no prisoners” attitude is helpful.  Pre meeting at The Grape Choice on Tuesday the 3rd at 6:00.

 

8:00-9:30 AM

Decorate the Town.  We need 20 volunteers to join us to put the final touches on downtown with streamers and balloons.  Bring a ladder!

 

9:00-10:30AM

Route Securers: We need 4 people to help secure the parade route with tape which will help with crowd control.  Meet at The grape choice.  We’ll start at either end of the route and meet in the middle.

 

9:30 – Noon

We need 10 volunteers to help with Children’Decorating at the Marina Park Pavillion.  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. 

 

10:00-12:00PM

We need 6 energetic young people to help sell flags and collect donations  in the crowd.

 

10:00-1:00PM  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 the most important and most fun opportunities.

 

12:00-3:30PM (4 People)  -  3:30PM-6:30PM (4 people)   - 6:30pm to 9:30 PM (4 people) 

We need people to sit at the KDA booth and sell shirets, glow items and other Kirkland merchandise

 

1:15 – 2:00PM

Barricade Pick up – We need 6 volunteers – 3 trucks to move barricades to the park for the picnic and fireworks.  Great exercise! 

 

Thurs July 5, 2018

8:00-9:30 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 rehast the 4th of July stories from the day before!

 

Thank You , Thank You,  Thank You In advance!

Register on  www.signupgenius.com  The easiest way to volunteer in Kirkland!

Questions? e-mail: bromerysusan@gmail.com  or phone: 954-234-8482

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