Party in the Park Planned for 2022
The City of Paris would like to thank everyone that helped and attended the Party in the Park, October 15, 2021. This was our first attempt at something like that and while we had a great time, we did learn a few things. One thing was the weather. Last year, the weather was cold and rainy so we have decided to move this year's Concert up a month, hopefully increasing the chance of warmer temperatures at the least.
THE CONCERT WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2022. THE BAND HAS ALREADY BEEN BOOKED AND IT IS
The Park department runs on a small tax, which makes improvements slow to happen. The City's hope is that the funds raised from the concert will be used to make some of the needed improvements. The 2021 Concert netted approximately $6,000.00 and $2,500.00 of that profit went toward booking the band for this year. The balance of the money will be used to develop better parking for the south end of the park as well as repair some of our existing bleachers. The hope is that this event will grow along with the proceeds. Some of the bigger projects are new bleachers, parking, upgrade bathrooms, upgrade concession stands, possibly finding an area to develop disc golf and a pickleball court.
This Park is used by so many people of all ages. There are school softball and baseball games, summer Khoury league games, cross country track practice, 4-H Fair, horse events, Fourth of July fireworks, Old Threshers, Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derbies, Halloween Walks for the kids, birthday & anniversary parties, walking, pet walking, outdoor basketball and outdoor movie night. The list could go on and on and so could the list of needed improvements.
PLEASE, MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND COME ENJOY THE BAND. HELP SUPPORT IMPROVING YOUR HOMETOWN PARK!
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