Flint MI happenings ~ The 3rd Annual Flint DDA Holiday Festival is on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and will start at North Saginaw Street and 2nd Avenue, then go south down to South Saginaw Street and 4th Street. There will be Holiday lights, choirs, musical entertainment, marching bands from area schools, live reindeer, carriage rides and Santa will be on hand to pose for pictures with children.
Kettering University's crew has been hard at work on a float to participate in the parade. Last Friday the crew delivered styrofoam balls (mind you, 16" in circumference!) to departments, asking that those interested make ornaments for the tree on the float. Here's my contribution, a ribbon fold ornament. It took 36' of ribbon - in as close as I could get to our school colors, natch' - and about 400 straight pins. My DH cut the ribbon for me. Good thing, 'cuz we started on this right after supper and I'm just now finished, at 11:30 p.m.! Whew! These fingers are SORE!