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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Norwegian Constitution Day Parade 2018

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Parade travels BEGINS at Southpark
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott /// Pre-parade festivities IN Hodges Park
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-5127

A parade celebrating Norwegian Constitution Day featuring Scandinavian organizations with members in traditional costumes along with marching bands, antique cars and floats. ---- Festivities begin in Hodges Park at the conclusion of the parade. --- The PARADE starts at South Park at Cumberland and Talcott and marches north ON Cumberland from South Park to Park Ridge City Hall. --- This event is sponsored by the Norwegian National League www.nnleague.org

Celebrate Norway's Constitution Day with a parade sponsored by the Norwegian National League of Chicago from Noon to 4:00 pm. on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Park Ridge.

THE PARADE starts AT 1:00 PM at Talcott & Cumberland, heading north on Cumberland to the Park Ridge City Hall AND WILL END AT Hodges Park (505 Butler Place, Park Ridge IL).
The parade will feature many Scandinavian social, church and civic organizations with members wearing traditional costumes, along with floats, the Maine South Marching Band, Steperettes Cadet Color Guard, Medinah Big Wheels and Shriners Flying Carpets. Music in Hodges Park will be provided by the Norwegian Bachelor Farmer singers. Leikarringen Heimhug, Norwegian Dancers of Chicago, will perform and lead the audience in a Grand March with traditional Scandinavian music in front of City Hall.
Pre-parade festivities in Hodges Park begin at 12Noon and conclude at 4:00 pm. Enjoy refreshments, activities for children, Scandinavian vendors and displays and entertainment.
Questions can be directed to Barbra Kronborg-Mogil 847-823-7596 kronmo815@gmail.com
FREE Sponsored by the Norwegian National League
Norwegian National League website: www.nnleague.org
There is a map of the parade route and and a link to their Go Fund Me page on the parade page at http://nnleague.org/parade.html -- NEW IN 2018 is a "GO FUND ME" page where you can help us make this event possible. Please tell others about this new way of supporting this fun annual event.
The League also hosts a banquet in celebration of Norway's Constitution Day.
South Park Field House
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott
(847) 692-5127
Park Ridge Recreation & Park District (847) 692-5127
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