The deadline for entering the 2008 Downtown Christmas Parade sponsord by Coldwell Banker, Kaljian and Associates is today.
The parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Friday. Rain or shine, it will start at the corner of Sixth and K streets and proceed to Henry Miller Plaza.
There will be two announcing areas this year. Los Banos resident Larry Goodger will be announcing entrants from the corner of Sixth and J streets. Joe Ferry, a local man, will be announcing from the plaza.
The parade theme is "Home for the Holidays." There are four awards that will be presented at the plaza following the parade.
Los Banos High School music teacher Tom Faria will lead the school's choir and band in a performance at the plaza.
For more information and entry forms, please visit the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce office at 503 J St. across from City Hall, or call the office at 826-2495. Parade entry forms can also be downloaded from the Chamber's Web site, www.losbanos.com, or at the Enterprise office, 1253 West I St.