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Garfield Day 2013 set for August 10

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Garfield Day 2013 set for August 10
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549

The city of Garfield will celebrate the summer season with Garfield Day 2013 on Saturday, August 10. An all-day family event, Garfield Day will feature a parade, car show and bean bag tournament, as well as a handful of new activities.


To enter a float in the parade, call Kristen Welle at (320) 834-3063. To participate in the car show, call Amy Albrecht at (320) 834-3546. To participate in the bean bag tournament, call Ron Welle at (320) 834-3063.

Following is a schedule of events:


City Wide Garage Sales.

Pancake feed at St. John's Church.

7 to 11 a.m. Car show at the park.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop with vendors at City Park.

11 a.m. Parade; $50 cash prize for the best float.

Noon. Water ball wars; kids water ball wars following the fire department.

Noon. Concessions at City Park.

Noon to 3 p.m. Pork chop feed and beer garden at City Park.

Noon to 3 p.m. Kiddie carnival at City Park; $3 for all-day pass; includes bouncy house and games; 12:30 p.m. Kids' coin find (toddler to 12 years); 12 to 2 p.m. Hemker petting zoo; 1 to 3 p.m. Face painting.

Noon to 4 p.m. Pie and ice cream social at St. Luke's Church.

1 to 3 p.m. Kids' tractor pedal pull.

1 to 4 p.m. Lions bingo.

3 p.m. Raffle drawing by Garfield Fire Department; tickets available at the park.

Horse drawn trailer rides, mini horse and cart rides.

Bean bag toss tournaments.

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