Hillie Nation Band preparing for St. Patrick’s Day march
The Hillie Nation Band, comprised of students in fifth grade through high school, will march in the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 19 for the second year.
“The Haverhill band made its debut in the Lawrence parade in 2014, earning a trophy for its outstanding performance,” said Director Dean Tsioropoulos. “We aim to earn another award this year.”
Members and their parents have been given a rehearsal and meeting schedule.
Band students will be taken by bus to the parade on March 19, and are expected to gather in the band room by 10 a.m. The band steps off at 1 p.m.
Want to watch in person? Here’s the route:
Starts at intersection of Amesbury and Essex streets.
Amesbury Street past the Claddagh Pub
Over the Casey (Central) Bridge onto Parker Street
Left onto Salem Street
Down Salem Street past Pizza King
Left onto Market Street past the Relief’s In
Ends at Osgood and Market streets
Reviewing stand is at Salem and Loring streets