34 Entries and Counting

Mardi Gras Oak Cliff’s 2nd Annual Parade has 30 entries!

The entries include:

  • Wild on Windomere
  • Sweet 200
  • Wynnewood North Krewe
  • Kings Highway Krewe
  • The Divas and Dudes
  • Oak Cliff Lions Club
  • Friends of Oak Cliff Parks
  • Dr. Elba Garcia’s campaign
  • Stonewall Democrats
  • LULAC
  • Dallas County Democratic Party
  • Oak Cliff Earth Day
  • Old Oak Cliff Conservation League
  • O’Cliffy’s
  • Sunset High Bisonettes
  • Canterbury School
  • Girl Scouts of North Texas
  • Mystick Knights of NOLA
  • Bike Friendly Oak Cliff

…and many more!

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Local Business Becomes Bead Source

ABC Party, located at 1414 W Davis, has come on board as a local place to buy bulk beads!

Visit their store before the close of business on Sunday, January 24, to get your beads without having to pay for shipping!

A 50% deposit is required when the order is placed.

Each float rider should have a minimum of 4 gross (a gross is 12 dozen), and walkers should have 1 gross.

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Zola’s Everyday Vintage Offers Discount

Zola’s Everyday Vintage, located at 414 N. Bishop Ave. in the Bishop Arts District, has kindly extended a 10% additional discount to anyone coming in who mentions the OCarnivale Masquerade Ball! 

Her fantastic cocktail dresses and coats are already on sale (25% off)!  

Swing by, check out the vintage wear, and shop local-  GO Oak Cliff!

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The Rest of the Series…

Pictured is the rest of the series of posters for the 2010 Mardi Gras Oak Cliff celebration.  The center is our official announcement, and the right and left posters provide more detail.

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Entries Still Coming In, Deadline Extended

With the holidays just ending, people seem to be playing catch-up with their registration forms for MGOC. 

We will continue to take registrations until January 31, so go online and print those registration forms out!  You’re welcome to drop it by, or you can stick it in the mail.  A heads-up e-mail would be appreciated:  amywallacecowan   AT    gmail    DOT com. 

We are also still accepting sponsors.  Sponsorship information is on the web.  No contribution is too small!

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From Our Friends at Dash for the Beads…

Dear friends, neighbors, fellow runners, and Dash sponsors,
 
You’ve seen it on Facebook, and if you live around or frequent the Bishop Arts District in North Oak Cliff, you’ve probably heard about it…..the DASH FOR THE BEADS!  Months ago, several North Oak Cliff residents and friends began organizing a 5K run, 1 mile walk, and costume contest, with proceeds going to “Light Up Bishop Arts” by putting a uniform series of holiday lights on the buildings and trees all year round. 
 
Please join us on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. in the Bishop Arts District for a costumed run/walk that you’ll be talking about for years!!  There are great prizes for 5K finishers in each gender/age category AND even better prizes for the best group and individual costumes!  Entertainer Krystal Summers and WFAA news anchor Shelly Slater will be judging the costume portion of the run/walk. 
 
The race and walk both start and finish in the heart of Bishop Arts.  We’ll have music, water stations, and even a Wii tent to get you pumped up before the race, and after the race is over, feel free to stumble into one of the fantastic restaurants in Bishop Arts!!  Goto www.dashforthebeads.org to REGISTER!  You can also check us out on Facebook for updates about the race and costume contest.
 
For individuals, businesses, and corporations that sponsor the race and for volunteers, we’re having an after-race party with pizza and drinks, courtesy of Eno’s Pizza!  Goto www.dashforthebeads to SPONSOR or VOLUNTEER. 
 
Please forward this email to your friends and to anyone you know who loves running, putting on a costume, or BOTH! 
 
Chad West

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OCarnivale Tickets

Tickets for OCarnivale, the Bishop Arts District benefit, are now available! 

Get the early bird special-  $25 by the 25th!  Tickets bought after January 25th will be $35.  Based on availability, tickets will be $40 at the door.

Tickets are available at Indigo 1745 and Eno’s Pizza Tavern, both located in the Bishop Arts District. 

Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  Visit www.mardigrasoakcliff.com for more information!

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