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Walk, roll and play at Elmhurst's annual pet, bike parade

Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 10:29 a.m. CDT

ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce and the Spring Road Business Association hosts their 25th-annual Spring Road Pet and Bike Parade on Saturday.

Pet owners of all ages and their favorite furry or feathered friends are invited to join. Any species and all breeds are welcome. Bike riders are encouraged to decorate their bicycles.

The parade steps off from the Ahlgrim's Funeral Home parking lot, 567 S. Spring Road, at 1 p.m. heading north on Spring Road to Jack's Silverado Grill, 447 Spring Road. Check in starts at 11:30 a.m.

Free supplies will be available to decorate bikes before the parade. Other activities include face tattoos, a moon jump and chance to show off Fido's smarts and see other pets' tricks.

The event is free, but donations of nonperishable food or cash for the Yorkfield Food Pantry will be accepted. For more information, call DeVries Animal Hospital, 630-833-7387 or email info@devriesanimalhospital.com.

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