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People's Joy Parade

The People’s Joy Parade is May 5th 2018!

on Wed, 05/02/2018 - 4:14pm

The 10th annual People Joy Parade is almost here!  The parade will start at 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 5th at the intersection of MINNESOTA ST. & CHEROKEE ST. It will head East on CHEROKEE ST. to NEBRASKA ST.
, North on NEBRASKA ST. to UTAH ST., East on UTAH ST. to TEXAS ST., South on TEXAS ST. to CHEROKEE ST., where we will end by the big main stage.

To participate, please come to the El Lenador parking lot on Cherokee bewteen Minnesota and Michigan by noon.  Please also sign up on our online form!

Parade Puppet Demo & Workshop

on Sat, 04/21/2018 - 1:10pm

In anticipation of the People's Joy Parade, the Puppet Guild will be presenting a demo and workshop on Parade Puppets. The Guild will have several gigantes (parade puppets) on display and ready to be fixed up for the Parade. The Guild is also looking for volunteers to carry puppets on the day of the Parade, which is Saturday, May 5th on Cherokee Street.

People’s Joy Parade 2018

on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:49pm

The People’s Joy Parade is May 5th 2018!
We will be lining up at Noon. The parade walks at 1:11pm. Come one! Come all! This is a community art parade. It is FREE to participate. #MakeArtSpreadJoy

****Parents are responsible for their own children.***

Cherokee Street Footbeat 2018

on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:47pm

Cherokee Street FOOTBEAT has a few practices coming up! Many of you know the songs already but we hope to see you at Community Arts and Movement Project. This sing along group sings together and we walk in the street in the People's JOY parade on MAY 5th 2018. Please invite your friends and family. We love you! #makeartspreadjoy

People’s Joy Parade meeting

on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:46pm

Hello folks! We are having a meeting for parade administrators, volunteers, Artists and PJP staff.

We will be talking about the flow for the parade event on May 5th. What to expect and how volunteers can help out.

Questions? Email
Or call 314-827-1542

Thanks for your kindness!

Artica’s Tiny Totem building

on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:44pm

Do you like making small art sculptures? We are hosting a FREE art opportunity April 28th at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

I think it’s whimsical activity! Creative Children and adults have participated in the past. I’m collaborating with Artica again this year to make Tiny Totem Toe Behinds that can be assembled and then pulled in this years People’s Joy Parade!

Make Art. Spread Joy!

People's Joy Parade workshops

on Sat, 04/01/2017 - 12:47am

People's Joy Parade workshops 

1:00-3:00 pm

Peoples Joy Parade 2016 Route!

on Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:44am

Here is the route for this year's People's Joy Parade.  The parade lauches Saturday May 7th at 1:11pm from its staging area, the vacant lot next to El Lenador.  Please arrive at the staging by noon!

Parade Volunteer Meeting 4/30 1:30pm

on Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:58am

Can you help us bring the magic home and into the street?  We can't do this parade without you. We need volunteers help to make this collective joy possible, and we're having a volunteer coordination meeting Saturday 4/30 1:30pm here at CAMP.

The 7th People's Joy Parade is going down Saturday, May 7th, 2016. 1:11pm.