(poster picturing 2 young ladies in wheelchairs facing backwards. One is wearing a T shirt with awesome spelled out in capitol letters on the back and the words shining star beneath their picture. Text says The fifth annual Disability Pride NYC Parade Sunday July 14th. The parade is featuring the creativity of the community so floats, costumes, decorated wheelchairs, creative hairstyles, umbrellas, T shirts etc…. are encouraged. There will be awards handed out for creativity at the the festival. Gathering at Madison Sq at 10AM, Parade proceeds down broadway at 11AM to Union Sq, Festival at Union Sq from noon to 3PM.)
Let your Star Shine and participate in our CREATIVITY theme at this year’s parade. Costumes, floats, hats, T-shirts, wheelchairs etc… are all encouraged. Let your imagination run wild. There will be awards handed out for the most creative ideas.
SUNDAY JULY 14th
GATHER AT MADISON SQUARE 10 AM
PARADE PROCEEDS DOWN BROADWAY AT 11 AM TO UNION SQ PARK
FESTIVAL STARTS IN UNION SQUARE PARK 12PM – 3 PM.
ATTENTION – ROUTE HAS CHANGED. PLEASE SEE BELOW
(Poster shows colorful graphics of birds flying down to a young woman shown looking to the side from the neck up wearing a hat over a silhouette of many people marching forward with their arms raised. The right hand corner has THE 2018 DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE In white against pink. In the middle there is a blue field with white and pink lettering that says EXPRESS YOURSELF! Sunday July 15th. Below that is text in black and white that says “The theme of this years parade is CREATIVITY. We encourage you to decorate clothes, hats, wheelchairs, hair, faces, floats, make puppets, wear costumes, – use your imagination – have fun! Awards will be handed out for most creative ideas”. Gather at MADISON SQUARE 10AM, parade steps off at 11AM. Goes down BROADWAY to UNION SQUARE PARK. FESTIVAL AT UNION SQUARE PARK noon – 3 PM. Under that are the logos for DPNYC, POPD and ABS and on the bottom are pictures of last years paraders who came creatively dressed.)
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Save The Date:
2018 DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE JULY 15
This year’s parade will feature the creativity of the Disability Community: EXPRESS YOURSELF!
You can do that in way you choose – costumes, hats, t shirts, puppets, decorated wheelchairs, hairstyles, umbrellas, anything you can think of. Have fun with it. There will be awards for most creative ideas. This is not mandatory, just encouraged.