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Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center & Events!!!!


Independence Day Parade &
"Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social"
will be Wednesday July 4th, 2012 11:00 a.m. 

Be A Part of the
Annual Independence Day Parade
& Ice Cream Social

Children, adults, musicians and their instruments, firemen, veterans, scouts and all interested groups to participate.  Bring horses and farm animals, antique cars, floats, fire trucks, farm or logging implements and wagons or to join in the traditional celebration of Independence Day! 
Call 360-629-6110 to volunteer or participate!

Costume contest for children under 12 for the best costume depicting a patriotic or United States history theme.   No pre-registration necessary - Monetary prizes will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.

All Parade participants should meet at the Josephine Sunset Home parking lot between  10:30 and 11 a.m. on the Wednesday the 4th of July. 

Awards are presented after the parade at “The Floyd” about 11:30 a.m.

11 a.m. – Parade Begins.
4th of July on Main Street Stanwood circa 1906
11:30 a.m. – Short Program and Presentation of the awards at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center

Noon - Ice Cream Social with Fresh Strawberries & Ice Cream!

New Exhibit "Waistlines & Hemlines" plus Museum Exhibits and the D. O. Pearson House will be open after the Parade.

Sponsored by the Stanwood Area Historical Society: 360-629-6110

Hero QuiltsSpecial Display returns - Red, White & Blue Quilts
On July 4th there will be a display of red, white and blue quilts ---A group of quilters from Stanwood and the surrounding area meet once a month to make the quilts. They are then given to American Hero Quilts for delivery to Madigan Army Hospital and distributed to wounded soldiers. Some quilts are also sent on to military hospitals in Germany and Afghanistan.
Since 2007 the group has made more than 550 quilts.

See them on the 4th of July on the 1st floor of the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102 Ave NW in Stanwood near the D O Pearson House. They will be on view from 10AM until 1:30 or 2PM and quilters will be there to answer questions.

Directions: The Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center is part of the Stanwood Area Historical Society and is located two blocks north of the intersection of Highway 532 and 102nd Ave. NW in the historic west end of Stanwood about 7 miles west of I - 5 Stanwood Camano exit 212.  
Parking is available in the parking lot just west of Center - 27108 102nd Ave. N. W. Stanwood, WA