Monday, February 27, 2012

Mardi gras beads

  • Thanks to Maureen Jutras, who also sent along some background information: In response to your call for Mardi Gras photos, were sending along pictures from our 20th annual celebration.
  • (Abington Mariner)
  • Yenni also reported using campaign money for dues for the Italian American Marching Club, to buy beads for the Louisiana Irish-Italian and St. Patricks parades and for tickets to the Endymion Extravaganza and the Krewe of Argus ball.
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  • "We come every year and, I might say, Canadians love the Mardi Gras." Diane Earl ride zany vehicles and beg for beads from passing floats, of which there were an estimated 50 (but who was counting?).
  • (Bradenton Herald)
  • More than 80 members and guests enjoyed an evening of costumes, food, dancing and, of course, the beads. Among the guests attending The hat-dance contest winner was Mariana Cubides.
  • (Jupiter Courier)
  • The event was Mardi Gras themed, complete with beads, Mardi Gras music, and purple, green and gold balloons, confetti and streamers.
  • (Hammond Daily Star)
  • For many Americans, Mardi Gras is just another Tuesday but in Louisiana within walking distance of the biggest parade routes and party spots — feathers and beads not included.
  • (Eagle-Tribune)
  • St. Paul's Christian Day School students fervently try to grab bags of Mardi Gras beads from Dane Kruse (right) during a Mardi Gras parade at the school Friday. Kindergarten students were studying the event and its biblical parallels.
  • (Brenham Banner-Press)
  • It is a very unlikely location for a Mardi Gras party. About 30 or so years ago Each of the revelers on the floats had an armful of beads that they tossed, much to the delight of the crowd. At about 3 p.m.
  • (Indiana Gazette)

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