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American Legion Post 39 invites you to our Taylor Unity Beer and Barbecue
Our country is going through some tough times, so the goal of this event is to bring Taylor neighbors together and celebrate the idea that our diversity is our greatest strength. Free BBQ, beer, and sodas provided.
The American military is one of the biggest and most diverse organizations in the world, and the American Legion is committed to supporting individuals of every color.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - BBQ, beer and water served
7:00 PM - Live music
8:00 PM - Event concludes
Our veterans fought alongside each other regardless of race, and that unified effort helps make our military strong. We are all in this together, and we will continue working together to make America a better place for the next generation.
At Murphy Park, there will be plenty of room for social distancing, and we also ask that you wear masks when not eating/drinking. This is not a political event, and there won't be any speeches. This is just an old fashioned Legion BBQ and the whole community is invited!
4TH OF JULY 2020
Independence Day Parade
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Like many events in 2020, the traditional Independence Day Parade in the City of Taylor will have a bit of a different flavor this year. The City is working with officers at the American Legion, Graham D Luhn Post 39, who have traditionally organized the parade, to plan a vehicle-only event that will allow participants and observers to practice COVID-19 social distancing and safety protocols consistent with recommendations from the CDC and local health officials. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to noon.
While this year’s parade will not include many of the elements that Taylor residents have enjoyed in past years, it will have a longer route so that more people can celebrate from the safety of their own yards. Decorated vehicles, led by the City of Taylor Fire Department, will follow a 10-mile route that will begin at the Naomi Pasemann Elementary School parking lot (2809 North Drive) and end at Murphy Park (1600 Veteran’s Drive).
To sign up to be a parade participant, visit: https://bit.ly/2020TaylorIndependence
*Note: There are only slots for 30 vehicles from the community, and they will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis among qualified entries. Entries must be received by Sunday, June 21, at 5 p.m. to be considered.*
For a map of the parade route, visit:
4th of July Fireworks Display
6:30PM at Murphy Park
Hosted by American Legion, Graham D. Luhn Post 39
Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration and fireworks! Parades, Food, Music, and Family Fun all day long in Murphy Park. Make sure and stick around after sunset for an incredible fireworks show!!
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Mark Your Calendars And Get Your Tickets Early!
Texas Critter Crusaders will be holding our first ever "Spay-ghetti Dinner & Dance" on March 21, 2020 from 5pm to 10pm. The evening will start with Yappy-hour at 5pm, and then dinner will be served from 6pm to 7pm. Following dinner we'll have a ton of fun dancing the night away to the tunes of Sterling Country with a "stretch" raffle drawing half-way through. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase from the bar.
Tickets are $20 for adults/$10 for kids if purchased in advance, or $25 for adults/$15 for kids at the door.
Date And Time
Sat, July 25, 2020
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
American Legion, Graham D Luhn Post 39
1310 Sycamore St
Taylor, TX 76574
Part of your ticket purchase includes your first "stretch" of raffle tickets to enter and win some really nice prizes! Additional raffle entries will be offered at the event. We will also have two separate gun raffles! If you just can't handle this much fun, we will have To-Go only meal tickets for $10.
Advance tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite (linked to this event for your convenience) or in person (shoot us a message and we'll make arrangements to deliver).
Taylor Veterans 5K Beer Run
Saturday, September 12, 2020
The Race is on and we hope to see you there!
We will update this page with more event information soon!