Hi Viper Club of Washington! Here is the information about the upcoming 4th of July Parade in Bothell and BBQ at the Phillips. The weather is going to be great so let's try and show the Vettes that we can get 20 cars this year!!! We have an earlier position in staging this year so shouldn't have to wait quite as long as in year's past. Don't forget to bring lots of candy as the route is long and we don't want to disappoint anyone. Quick summary: 8:30 - 10:30 breakfast at firehouse off Beardslee 11 - noon staging and decorating the cars (V-51) for parade 2 pm on family fun at the Phillip's pool party - BRING THE ENTIRE FAMILY and a dish!!! City News | City Services | City of Bothell The theme this year is "Happy Birthday, Bothell! - Red, White & Blue. Enjoy this annual event that has been taking place for 100 years. The parade starts on Main St. at 104th Ave. NE winds down Main Street to SR 527 and heads north to NE 188th. This is a real community parade where the kids and neighbors participate. Please bring candy to throw to the crowd and decorations for your vehicle(s). We will be staging at Cascadia Community College Parking lot, we need to be there at or before 11 am. For those that are hungry or want the kids to have a little extra fun, there will be a pancake breakfast at the firehouse from 8:30 until 10:30 am at the Downtown Firehouse. After the parade we will briefly pause to remove decorations that might become airborne in route, then cruise to the home of George & Robin Phillips. More details about the individual parts of the event are below: ==================== Free pancake breakfast at the downtown Bothell firehouse Address: 10756 Beardslee Blvd. Bothell, WA When: 8:30 - 10:30 AM What: Breakfast, Pancakes, Syrup, jam, Coffee & Juice Cost: Free How: Exit I-405 on Beardslee Boulevard (Exit 24) If coming from the North, Turn right If coming from the South, Turn Left at freeway overpass (Do not cross under the overpass) Cross freeway bridge Proceed ~.8 miles to NE 185th St Fire station is on the right Misc: Parking is difficult so if you find a spot take it. =================== Bothell 4th of July Parade Staging Place: Cascadia Community College Parking lot When: We need to be staged at or before 11am. Start of Parade: Noon Cost: Free Misc: Bring Red White & Blue decorations to decorate your car, bring CANDY ===================== Celebrate the 4th of July with George & Robin Phillips This is a FAMILY event, kids and grandkids are welcome!! When: Immediately after parade (Bothell) until sunset What: Swim party - bring suits and towels and suntan lotion Who: Kids are encouraged Note: The Phillips will be providing the main course and beverages (soda and beer). Please bring a side dish determined by your LAST NAME. A thru I - Appetizers J thru Q - Salad R thru Z - Dessert Looking forward to seeing you all on the 4th!! Lori Retych - Vice President Viper Club of America - Washington Chapter Attached are some pictures from last year's event when the weather was 30% chance of rain... we expect much better this year so let's try and hit 20 cars!!!