Big weekend with IPHS Homecoming 2017
By Sherrie Williams
Homecoming activities will kick off this evening and conclude Saturday.
This evening the Homecoming pep rally will start at 8 p.m. in the high school gym, followed by a bonfire will kickoff homecoming activities.
Friday Free Lunch
The Community Chow Down with free hamburgers and hot dogs, bottled water, and chips, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow in the 100 block of East Cash.
The event is sponsored by S5! Manufacturing, and the City of Iowa Park employees are cooking.
Parade at 3 p.m.
The homecoming parade carrying out the theme of Disney/Piaxer will start at 3 p.m. tomorrow downtown Iowa Park.
The parade will start in the area of East Cash and Bond Streets, proceed west on Cash to Yosemite, north on Yosemite and east on Park, then a u-turn at Park and Wall Streets, west on Park and north on Yosemite to Bank Street. Then east on Bank Street back to the starting point.
The game between the Iowa Park Hawks and Holliday kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Friendly Door Breakfast
Friendly Door Senior Citizen’s Center, 810 North Third, will serve breakfast from 6:30 till 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
The cost for the All You Can Eat Homecoming Breakfast is $8.
The menu will include pancakes, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy, orange juice and milk.
8:30 a.m. - Registration for the nnual Dutton Turtle Trot Race - There will be three age divisions, and an overall champion as well as the best dressed competition.
9 a.m. - Whoop-T-Do Vendors open.
Iowa Park Middle School and High School Band performance.
9:15 a.m. - Dutton Funeral Home Turtle Trot Race starts.
10 a.m. - Iowa Park Middle School and High School Choir -in the tent in City Park.
11 a.m. - Iowa Park Pep Squad.
11:15 a.m. - Iowa Park Top of Texas Cheerleaders.
11:30 a.m. - Defining Moments Dance Studio.
Mija’s Food Truck - Mexican food
Kelli Busby - Cookies
Legend Baseball - Pleasant Valley Hot Links
Frosty Paradise - Shaved ice
First Assembly of God - Funnel cakes
Wildfire Softball - Cotton candy
Iowa Park Police Association - dunking booth
Good Shepherd Lutheran - Bean bag toss
Optimist Club - Coke ring toss
Iowa Park Choir Booster Club - football toss/disc golf
Wuthrich Pony Ride - Pony rides
Grace Church - Balloon Artist
H&R Block - Inflatable obstacle course
First Baptist - 9 Square game and football kick
Iowa Park Chamber of Commerce - Train rides
Lakeview Church of God - Carnival games
Health and Fitness
Landon Watts - Health and Fitness
Robert Harper - Flower bed hoes
Cleatus Copeland - Wood crafts
Teresa Acosta - Hand crafted items
Miss Metsuki and Andie Knouf - Athletic items
Lip Sense - Debbie Knouf - Lip color, perfume, and color cosmetics
Pinkzebra - Home fragrance and decor
Friends of the Library - Books
Nadia Garcia - Bird houses, feeders, and chimes
Tastefully Simple - Breads, spices, desserts, dips and sauces
Patsy Johnson - Handmade gifts
Love That Bling - Jewelry, hats, clothes, purses, misc.
Iowa Park Rotary Club - Information
Electra Hospital - Informational
Whoop-T-Do sponsors include: presenting sponsor, First Bank; gold sponsor, 4-B (CDC) Corporation of Iowa Park; silver sponsors, AEP, McDonalds, S5! Manufacturing, Jeff Rhoades State Farm Insurance, and Waste Solutions; bronze sponsors, Hughes Pharmacy, Dana Ross Farmer’s Insurance, Gene James Heating and Air, and Sincerely Yours Florist.
An alumni luncheon will start at 11:30 a.m. at the high school. The cost is $12 a person, to be catered by Kathy’s.
The menu will include an assortment of sandwiches, fruit bar, special desserts, and drinks.
Door prizes will be drawn for.
Reservations for the luncheon are now being accepted.
To RSVP contact Sue Bradberry by e-mail or call at 940-636-1525.
You can mail your check to Sue Bradberry, 1514 Bentwood, IP, TX 76367, or reserve and pay at the door.
If you reserve and then don’t come, we still have to pay for your meal.