The Kiwanis Club of Hesperia is currently accepting entries to the annual Hesperia Days parade on Sept. 15. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. at the corner of I Avenue and Main Street. The route will end at E Avenue and Main Street. This year's theme will be "Proud to be American."

With more than 85 entries per year, Kiwanis Club of Hesperia is asking those who would like to participate in this exciting, community

event to sign up early. The sign up deadline is 5 p.m. Friday with a $30 fee. Applications are available at Shear Realty, located on Main Street in Hesperia, just north of Maple Avenue, Hesperia Chamber of Commerce and the Hesperia Recreation and Park District office. You can also register online at

With thousands of parade spectators on hand, this will be a grand way to show community spirit, advertise businesses, boost club membership and have a great time. This event will be one of the many exciting events to be held during the weekend's Hesperia Days celebration, so plan early to get involved and have fun.

For more information, call Becky Otwell at (760) 964-7504.