131st Annual Leonard Picnic

The city of Leonard is preparing for the 131st Annual Picnic!

Wednesday, July 14th - Gospel Night:
6:00 p.m. - Arm Band Night at the Carnival
7:30 p.m. - Gospel Singing at the City Park

Thursday, July 15th - Kids Night:
6:00 p.m. - Arm Band Night at the Carnival
6:30 p.m. - Kids Activities at the City Park (includes a baby crawl, toddler race, hula hoop & jump rope contests, parent child bouncy ball race, three legged race, & water balloon toss, and an appearance by Trippy the Clown)
- Volleyball & Softball Tournaments begin at the City Park (times TBD based upon sign-ups)
(For more information on the volleyball tourney, contact Rodney Boggs - 903-456-3069.)
(For more information on the softball tourney, contact Regina Handle - 972-977-3406.)
8:00 p.m. - Entertainment by First Baptist Church of Leonard followed by Kevin McLemore's Band at the City Park.

Friday, July 16th:
8:00 a.m. - Golf Tournament at Webb Hill Country Club in Wolfe City
4:00 p.m. Until Dark - Adult Child Fishing Tourney at City Park (Must Meet State Laws)
6:00 p.m. - Carnival Begins at the City Park
6:30 p.m. - Registration for Domino Tournament at the Five Rivers Social Building
7:00 p.m. - Domino Tournament Begins at the Fiver Rivers Social Building
7:00 p.m. - Hot Dog Eating Contest Sponsored by Sonic of Leonard at the City Park
- Volleyball Tournament at City Park (times TBD based upon sign-ups)
7:30 p.m. - Home Run Derby Contest (Ages 7-adult may enter) (Contact Regina Handle.)
8:00 p.m. - Performance by Robby White at the City Park

Saturday, July 17th:
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast on the Square provided by the Methodist & Valley Creek Baptist Men. ($5 per plate - scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, coffee, and water)
8:00 a.m. - noon - "Big Bag of Books Sale" at the Library
10:00 a.m. - Parade on the Square (Line up at 9 a.m. and Judging at 9:30 a.m.)
11:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Car Show at the City Park (Contact Pastor Willie Johnson.)
- Volleyball Finals at the City Park (times TBD based upon sign-ups)
- Softball Finals at the City Park (times TBD based upon sign-ups)
4:30 p.m. - Entertainment by the LHS Alumni/Concert Band on the Square
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. -Entertainment by LHS Jazz Band during the Fireman's Barbecue
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Fireman's Barbecue followed by the Preservation League Pie and Cake Auction on the Square
6:00 p.m. - Carnival Begins at the City Park
7:00 p.m. - Homemade Ice Cream Contest at the City Park
8:00 p.m. - Performance by Marty Page at the City Park
10:00 p.m. - Fireworks Extravaganza at the City Park sponsored by the City of Leonard and the Businesses of the Leonard Chamber of Commerce

Picnic T-Shirts ($15) & Hats ($12) on sale now at the First National Bank of Trenton - Leonard Branch, American Bank of Texas, Leonard Pharmacy, Furniture Gallery, Leonard Graphic, & Summer House


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